Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift

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Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift

Instructions

Preparation

Straddle kettlebell with feet slightly wider apart than shoulder width. Squat down with arms extended downward between legs and grasp kettlebell handle with overhand grip with both hands. Position shoulders over kettlebell with taut low back and trunk close to vertical.

Execution

Pull kettlebell up off floor by extending hips and knees. Stand upright with chest high. Lower kettlebell to ground between legs while squatting down with taut lower back and trunk close to vertical.

Comments

Keep feet flat on floor, hips low, and back taut thoughout lift. Knees should point same direction as feet throughout movement. Do not jerk weight from floor.

Classification

 Utility: Basic
 Mechanics: Compound
 Force: Pull

Force (Articulation)

Dynamic

Static

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