Sumo Deadlifts

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• Stand facing the bar. Place your feet considerably wider than shoulder-width apart with your toes pointing outward, keeping them in line with your knees.

• Flex your knees until your thighs are parallel to the floor.

• Take an overhand grip on the bar with your hands about shoulder-width apart, keeping your arms straight (use an over-under grip to lift heavier loads).

• Inhale, hold your breath, slightly arch your back, shoulders backward, contract your abdominals and straighten your legs, extending your torso to stand erect.

• Exhale as you complete the movement.

Level : Intermediate
Equipment Required : Barbell

Targeted Mussels

Primary

 

    hamstrings muscle used08 1    

Secondary

  buttocks muscle used04 1calf muscle used05 1 abs muscle used01 1forearm muscle used07 1 quads muscle used12 1traps muscle used14 1  

 

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