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Movements Weightlifting Power Clean

Overview & Demo

Deadlift the barbell until it reaches the height of your upper thighs. Without stopping the upward momentum of the bar, violently jump and shrug upwards while simultaneously pulling yourself down. Receive the weight at your shoulders. Complete the movement by standing fully with the barbell at shoulder height. Safe/efficient technique requires the hips to fully extend, with the arms locked out, upon jumping/shrugging, and the use of a full front "rack" position when receiving the object. A "power" clean refers to the height of the receiving position. Anything above full depth (hip crease below the knees) is considered a power clean.


Rogue Beater Bar
The Beater bar is a 31 MM bar with no center knurling and has Olympic knurling marks. The shaft is black zinc and the sleeves are bright zinc coated. This bar is not made for competitive olifts, it is meant to be the bar that takes a high rep beating where the diameter of the shaft is not essential. -
HG Rogue Bumpers
Plate diameter: 450mm (IWF Standard is 450mm). Collar opening: 50.40mm. Insert type: Stainless Steel. -
Rogue HG Collars
Our all new ROGUE HG Collars, with patented locking mechanism that will hold on repeated drops! -

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CrossFit Journal Articles

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Coach Burgener knows more about Olympic Lifting than anyone on this planet. If you want to improve your snatch and/or clean & jerk then you NEED to attend the CrossFit Olympic Lifting. If you haven't heard of Coach B then you should slap yourself. Check out these CrossFit Journal articles for more info: The Burgener Warmup(free), The Stance, Clean and Jerk, Receiving The Bar and Snatch Grip Position

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