Thursday September 8, 2016

Strength:

Sumo Deadlift

Warmup Sets - no specific tempo

  • 2 sets of 8 @ 30%
  • 2 sets of 5 @ 40%

Work Sets - no specific tempo

  • 3 sets of 5 @ 60% of 1RM conventional deadlift

MetCon:

"Christine"

3 RFT

500m Row

12 Deadlift (bodyweight)

21 Box Jump (24/20)

**There is a 15 min time cap on this WOD**

The sumo deadlift is not often utilized but is a great variant to build hip strength. Its more technical to setup and "touch-n-go" is more difficult, as such each rep starts from a deadstop and forces the athlete to engage their hip gurdle more so than a conventional deadlift.