These deadlift myths have been around for too long and it’s time they disappear. Get ready to feel SHOCKED, LIED TO, or ANGRY.
An exercise that has you work more from the hips, abs, and glutes will undoubtedly help you move faster. Here’s how to perform and program sumo deadlifts.
I wish I could give you exactly the stance you need, but you’ll have to dial that in for yourself. Here are some tricks to begin this process.
The more advanced you are, the longer the stretches between records become. If you’re in that position (trust me, I’ve been there before), consider doing some supplemental exercises. The ones listed here will help boost your sumo deadlift.
I’ve noticed a lack of variety in how people deadlift — conventional or sumo — as well as the fact that they rarely change pulls. As someone who does both, I wondered why that was. I set out to solve that mystery with a survey and found some answers from a variety of respondents…
elitefts coach and 2019 Stronger Sports Training Success Summit speaker Julia Anto has seen far too many social media lifts with poor form — enough to start up a video series to correct lifters’ form. In the first video of the series, she fixes the sumo deadlift.
These are the deadlifting tips that have helped my deadlift the most. If they helped me and my athletes, they’ll help you too.
“Pull your lats in” to “slow down” are two of five cues that can make an incredible difference in the execution and lockout of your deadlift.
From the presentations and coaching, I derived more knowledge than I shared. Everyone who has a serious interest in powerlifting should see the S5 Compound, and one of the best ways to do that is at a learn-to-train seminar.
The sumo deadlift is a misunderstood type of pull with so many advantages. Let’s start with technique so you can smash a PR!
I ran this in ’94 and got about 100 pounds in three cycles, but I caution any of you who try this to put the squat and bench on maintenance, because the volume is brutal.
You may never do this lift in competition, but training the sumo deadlift can add tons of strength to your conventional deadlift, carrying events, and overhead strength while relieving stress on your back.
Getting into the right position for the sumo deadlift can be a challenge. Is focusing on “sitting back” the right approach?
Finding your ideal stance, nailing down good form, and programming properly for volume, intensity, and frequency will keep your weights moving up and your body healthy.
One of the best movements to build strength but also one of the hardest to teach for many coaches is the deadlift. It’s worth your time to learn correctly.
These elite lifters share some fundamental characteristics at the start of their deadlifts—hips high, arm length maximized, shins very close to the bar, and torsos not vertical.
This article will cover everything you need to build a big deadlfit as a raw lifter, from needs analysis, to the role of specific muscles, to choosing your best stance.
Clint walks through simple adjustments to help an experienced weightlifter and current CrossFit competitor overhaul his deadlift.
I’ve heard many times that there’s no technique to deadlifting, you just grab the bar and pull. I have to disagree.
Engaging your glutes is half the battle. Structuring a program with the right exercises is the other.
This article includes video that shows the many physical and technical aspects you need to master to get the most of your sumo deadlift.
This 16-week cycle is for gym rats who have been lifting long enough to have good technique but aren’t interested in peaking for a meet.
Before making the assumption that all women have wide hips and should therefore squat wide and deadlift sumo, consider these other factors that will inform good technique.
Clint answers your questions: Olympic weightlifting for Strongman performance? Sumo or conventional deadlift stance?
It took me over 30 years, 80,000 deadlifts, teaching and watching thousands of lifters and learning from the "best of the best" to give you the information presented in this article.
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