Stiff-Legged Barbell Deadlift

One of three powerlifting events (other two are squat and bench press). Weight is lifted off floor to approximately waist height. Lifter must stand erect, shoulders back.

an exercise performed by squatting down to pick up a barbell off the floor, standing up straight (or leaning back slightly), and then putting it back down. Simple, no?

see the Misc.Fitness.Weights FAQ: What is the proper way to deadlift?