Do it the same, but, uh… different

Iron Grip CrossFit – CrossFit

The “conventional” style of deadlift that we most often use is the one we use most for a reason. It translates well into the olympic lifts and jumping positions. It also places less stress on the hips than the “sumo” style deadlift favored by many powerlifters. That being said, there are some important things we can learn from exploring the sumo deadlift at high loads.


Warm-up (No Measure)

250 meter row

20 meter inch worm

50 meter sprint

50 meter power skips

250 meter row


Samson stretch

Couch stretch

Pigeon stretch

Seated Straddle stretch

Cobra to child’s pose

Cat and camel


Sumo Deadlift (3-3-3-3-3-3-3)

Try to find a 3 rep max

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