MOVEMENT TIP: The Clean

By
Sam Murphy
March 1, 2022
MOVEMENT TIP: The Clean

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://youtu.be/EKRiW9Yt3Ps" video_title="" css=".vc_custom_1513392337064{border-top-width: 1px !important;border-right-width: 1px !important;border-bottom-width: 1px !important;border-left-width: 1px !important;border-left-color: #dddddd !important;border-left-style: solid !important;border-right-color: #dddddd !important;border-right-style: solid !important;border-top-color: #dddddd !important;border-top-style: solid !important;border-bottom-color: #dddddd !important;border-bottom-style: solid !important;}"][us_separator][vc_column_text]CrossFit Seminar Staff member James Hobart demonstrates the clean, which is the first of a two part Olympic Lift, the Clean and Jerk. When done correctly, this is a highly skilled movement to the point of being a wonderful combination of art and science. It is worth spending time to perfect the various components of this movement before working on the full movement of the Clean. These components include:- The Front Squat- Using hip extension to 'throw' the bar rather than arms to 'pull' the bar, although it can be quite confusing when we talk about the pulls- The shrug and resisting the urge to use your armsOnce your components are solid, putting them together is fairly straightforward and just a matter of timing.[/vc_column_text][us_separator][vc_column_text]

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