LIFT

Back Squat 3 x 5 – % for this cycle 70-80-85-85-85%
If new or just coming back, work to heavy triples across

WORKOUT

Performance
12 Minute AMRAP
10 Ring Rows – Feet Elevated
20 Squats
30 Sit Ups

Fitness
12 Minute AMRAP
10 Ring Rows
20 Squats
30 Sit Ups

STRENGTH

A Biomechanical Analysis of the Deadlift: Conventional vs Sumo

The conventional deadlift versus the sumo deadlift is one of the great debates in the strength sports. Many will argue that the sumo deadlift is “cheating” because it has a shorter range of motion (ROM). People will also argue that the sumo deadlift is easier because it allows your hips to stay closer to the bar. However, is this really the case? Is the sumo deadlift an easier version of the deadlift?