Exercise Demo: Sumo DeadliftPosted January 4th, 2017 by Admin . 5 Comments kathleenmariemt says: August 20, 2019 at 8:08 pmAlternatives? Log in to reply Nicole says: August 21, 2019 at 4:48 pmNot exactly…. if you are unable to do it because of form issues, I would practice. If it is painful due to injury, just do a sumo squat standing. Log in to reply kathleenmariemt says: August 26, 2019 at 7:42 pmThank you! Log in to reply tiger5k says: February 3, 2020 at 9:13 amIs that your preferred grip or is that the “proper” grip for this exercise. What’s the benefit? Thanks! Log in to reply Nicole says: February 4, 2020 at 5:00 pmYou can do it either way. I prefer this grip to prevent it from slipping Log in to replyLeave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.You must be logged in to post a comment.