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Sumo Deadlift

What muscles do they work differently besides the normal deadlift?

[quote]fartmonkey64 wrote:
What muscles do they work differently besides the normal deadlift? [/quote]

More stress on the hips and glutes and less on the lower back.

You will definitely feel it more in your hips. It took me about 4 weeks to get used to deadlifting sumo style, but I’ve already passed my conventional PR.