Barbell Sumo Deadlift

Abs

Preparation

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.

Workout Step

  • Step-1
    Pull bar up by driving feet outward while pulling chest up
  • Step-2
    Extend knees when bar passes knees
  • Step-3
    At top of lift, when torso is upright, drive shoulders back and chest up
  • Step-4
    Return weight to floor by bending hips back and knees pointed outward, while keeping chest high and back straight
  • Step-5
    Repeat.