Kettlebell Deficit Sumo Deadlift
How to: Kettlebell Deficit Sumo Deadlift
Primary Muscles Used:Upper Legs, Glutes, Hamstrings
- Set up two large weight plates on the floor further than shoulder-width apart. Ensure the plates are stable before stepping both feet onto the plates, pointing both feet slightly outward. Bend first at the hips until you feel tension in your hamstrings, followed by the knees to place your hands on the kettlebell in an overhand grip (palms facing your body). Draw your shoulder blades down and back to push your chest out slightly. This is your starting position.
- Inhale and brace your core. Exhale as you use your glutes and hamstrings to push through your feet to extend your hips and legs to find a neutral standing position, squeezing your glutes at the top. Ensure that you maintain a proud chest and your head is an extension of your spine.
- Inhale and bend first at the hips until you feel tension in your hamstrings, followed by the knees to return to the starting position, ensuring that your knees remain behind your toes. Once again, ensure that you maintain a proud chest and that your head is an extension of your spine. Repeat for the specified number of repetitions.
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