Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift

Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Sumo deadlift with a kettlebell, kb sumo deadlift
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: Kettlebell
  • Muscles Targeted: Hamstrings, abs, calves, glutes, quads, lats, traps, upper and lower back
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Average Number of Sets: 2-3 with 8-10 reps each
  • Variations:
  • Alternative:

The kettlebell sumo deadlift is another variation of the standard sumo deadlift that can be included in workout routine by beginners who want to gain back and leg strength needed to perform more challenging deadlifts like the barbell version. It is often used by athletes to improve their athletic performance.

Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift Exercise Information

  • Alternative Names: Sumo deadlift with a kettlebell, kb sumo deadlift
  • Type: Strength
  • Experience Level: Beginner
  • Equipment: Kettlebell
  • Muscles Targeted: Hamstrings, abs, calves, glutes, quads, lats, traps, upper and lower back
  • Mechanics: Compound
  • Average Number of Sets: 2-3 with 8-10 reps each
  • Variations:
  • Alternative:

How to do a Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift

Put a kettlebell, weighing around 20-40 lbs, between your feet and perform the movement by assuming a wide stance. Reach for the kettlebell and grab its handle with a close overhand grip. Bend at your hips and make sure there is no strain upon your arms.

Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift

Sumo Deadlift with Kettlebell Tips

  • Your hips should be positioned at a lower level than your shoulders, with your chest kept up while performing the lift.
  • Although it depends on the length of your spine and limbs, try to keep your shin vertical while lowering the weights.

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