May 9, 2018
Barbell Sumo Deadlift
PlanningPosition foot under bar with really large stance. Squat down and grasp club between feet with neck width blended grip. Face ahead while positioning arms up with hands straight, upper body extreme, sides reasonable, and right back directly.
ExecutionPull club up by operating foot outward while pulling upper body up. Extend knees when club passes knees. At top of lift, whenever torso is upright, drive arms back and chest up. Return body weight to flooring by flexing sides as well as legs pointed outward, while keeping upper body large and back right. Repeat.
CommentaryTarget muscle mass is exercised isometrically. Hefty barbell deadlifts somewhat activates Latissmus Dorsi. Utilize neck width grip since narrower than neck circumference hold can certainly make it harder to lockout at top. Throughout lift, keep sides low, shoulders high, hands and back right, and legs pointed out same direction as foot. Also, keep club close to human anatomy to boost technical influence. With large stance, press legs out to sides rather than down seriously to prevent knees from buckling inwards. Pressing legs out allows hips to visit toward club faster while improving control. During representative education for powerlifting, never simply tap body weight to ground, but rather, allow barbell settle to ground each rep to adequately train range of motion through preliminary slack of heavy barbell. See comparable exercises: Deadlift and Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift. Also see Sumo Deadlift vs mainstream Deadlift and Deadlift Strength guidelines.
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