# Smith Machine Dead Lifts

This is the same as a Dead Lift but the Smith Machine allows for better control of the weight.

### Steps

1. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart so that your feet are under the bar.
2. Keeping your back straight bend at the waist, allow some bend in your knees.
3. Grasp the par with an overhand grip approximately 16 inches apart.
4. Straighten your back as you hold the bar at arm’s length.
5. Bend over again lowering the bar to just above the floor.

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