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Sumo Deadlift vs Stiff Legged Deadlift

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Overall comparison

The daily number of sumo deadlift lifts entered on Strength Level is greater than the daily number of stiff legged deadlift lifts.

Metric Sumo Deadlift Stiff Legged Deadlift Difference Percent
Daily count 177 37 ↑140 ↑378%
Total lifts entered 165,863 44,832 ↑121,031 ↑270%

Male comparison

The average sumo deadlift entered by men on Strength Level is heavier than the average stiff legged deadlift.

The bodyweight of men entering sumo deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering stiff legged deadlift lifts.

Metric Sumo Deadlift Stiff Legged Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 359.2 lb 273.3 lb ↑85.8 lb ↑31%
Elite lift 584.1 lb 486.7 lb ↑97.4 lb ↑20%
Average bodyweight 172.9 lb 179.2 lb ↓6.3 lb ↓4%
Lifts analysed 35,939 7,069 ↑28,870 ↑408%

Female comparison

The average sumo deadlift entered by women on Strength Level is heavier than the average stiff legged deadlift.

The bodyweight of women entering sumo deadlift lifts on Strength Level is on average less heavy than those entering stiff legged deadlift lifts.

Metric Sumo Deadlift Stiff Legged Deadlift Difference Percent
Average lift 201.1 lb 145.6 lb ↑55.5 lb ↑38%
Elite lift 332 lb 266.7 lb ↑65.3 lb ↑24%
Average bodyweight 138.7 lb 139.7 lb ↓1.1 lb ↓1%
Lifts analysed 9,884 1,811 ↑8,073 ↑446%

More comparisons

Compare sumo deadlift versus one of the following exercises:

Bench Press Squat Deadlift Shoulder Press Barbell Curl Military Press Bent Over Row Incline Bench Press Front Squat Hex Bar Deadlift Hip Thrust EZ Bar Curl Romanian Deadlift Close Grip Bench Press Barbell Shrug Lying Tricep Extension Seated Shoulder Press Pendlay Row Stiff Legged Deadlift Floor Press Decline Bench Press Rack Pull Barbell Lunge Tricep Extension Good Morning Split Squat T-Bar Row Preacher Curl Box Squat Bulgarian Split Squat Zercher Squat Reverse Barbell Curl Upright Row Landmine Squat Reverse Wrist Curl Wrist Curl Reverse Grip Bench Press

See also

Stiff Legged Deadlift vs Sumo Deadlift Sumo Deadlift Standards Stiff Legged Deadlift Standards