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Sumo Deadlift

Angle-Based Images: Sumo Deadlift Video
Angle-Based Images: Sumo Deadlift Video
Angle-Based Images: Sumo Deadlift Video
Angle-Based Images: Sumo Deadlift Video
Angle-Based Images: Sumo Deadlift Video
Sumo Deadlift: Step 1
Step 1 Position your feet about twice shoulder-width apart, your toes pointed out at an angle, and a barbell at your feet rolled up against your shins. Without rounding your lower back, bend your knees and grab the barbell with both hands.
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Sumo Deadlift: Step 2
Step 2 In one movement, press through your heels, thrust your hips forward, and stand up as quickly as possible. Pause, and then reverse the motion by pushing your hips back and returning to the starting position.
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Progressions & Variations

Tips

Don't round your lower back position at any point throughout the pull.

Do not let the bar sway away from the body. Keep it close.

Make sure you come to a full lockout when you stand up by squeezing your glutes.

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