Sumo Deadlift High Pull
This exercise involves lifting a barbell from the ground to shoulder height while simultaneously pulling it towards the body, using a wide grip and a sumo stance. It primarily targets the muscles of the back, shoulders, and legs.
Sumo Deadlift High Pull Instructions
- Start with your feet shoulder-width apart and your toes pointing slightly outwards.
- Place your hands on the barbell with a wide grip, palms facing down.
- Bend your knees and lower your hips until your thighs are parallel to the ground.
- Keep your back straight and your chest up.
- Drive through your heels and lift the barbell up towards your chin, keeping your elbows high and wide.
- As you lift the barbell, extend your hips and knees until you are standing upright.
- Lower the barbell back down to the starting position by reversing the movement.
- Repeat for the desired number of reps.
Sumo Deadlift High Pull Form & Visual
Sumo Deadlift High Pull Benefits
- Targets multiple muscle groups including the glutes, hamstrings, quads, upper back, shoulders, and traps
- Improves overall strength and power
- Increases cardiovascular endurance
- Improves grip strength
- Can be modified for different fitness levels and goals
- Helps with functional movements and daily activities
- Can be used for weight loss and body composition goals
Sumo Deadlift High Pull Muscles Worked
- Erector spinae
Sumo Deadlift High Pull Variations & Alternatives
- Single-arm Sumo Deadlift High Pull
- Sumo Deadlift High Pull with dumbbells
- Sumo Deadlift High Pull with kettlebells
- Sumo Deadlift High Pull with resistance bands
- Sumo Deadlift High Pull with barbell and chains