Today, let me give you my “Rulon Rules” to Romanian Deadlift. About a month ago, I chatted about deadlifts. Romanian Deadlifts (RDL) are a great way to work the posterior chain, which helps us move forward. If we strengthen the posterior chain, this will help us run faster, which we all need heading into our triathlon season.
What is the difference between a deadlift and a Romanian Deadlift? The deadlift is when the athlete starts the movement by picking the bar up from the ground and bringing it to their hips. The RDL is when the athlete begins the move at full extension in the hip and lowers it slightly past the knees.