Barbell Sumo Deadlift
Position feet under bar with very wide stance. Squat down and grasp bar between legs with shoulder width mixed grip. Face forward while positioning shoulders upward with arms straight, chest high, hips low, and back straight.
- Step-1Pull bar up by driving feet outward while pulling chest up
- Step-2Extend knees when bar passes knees
- Step-3At top of lift, when torso is upright, drive shoulders back and chest up
- Step-4Return weight to floor by bending hips back and knees pointed outward, while keeping chest high and back straight