Power Clean Articles

Olympic lifts like the Power Clean build muscle and power by training your body to explode upward through triple extension--the simultaneous extension of your hips, knees and ankles. When the Power Clean is performed correctly, it will improve your vertical jump and speed. Learn crucial technique keys from top college programs, professional athletes and strength coaches so that you can train with perfect Power Clean form. Tap into your potential and start moving weight that can help you dominate your sport.

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Cut the Catch: How Not Catching the Bar on Olympic Lifts Unlocks Greater Strength and Power

Athletes, regardless of sport, need power. Power is the ability to express strength quickly. It shows up in jumping, throwing, kicking, hitting, sprin...

Build Full-Body Strength With This Sandbag Workout

Revive Stale Workouts with These Sports Performance-Boosting Indoor or Outdoor Sandbag Exercises By Jim Carpentier, CSCS Sandbags of varying resistance...

Power Clean Form 101: Perfect Your Form and Build Power

The Power Clean is an explosive full-body exercise that can help any athlete in any sport–if it's performed correctly. But this exercise—like all ...

This 12-Week Training Plan Will Prepare You for Basketball Season

A basketball workout program is important for getting you ready to be successful this season. Basketball is a sport that requires size, strength, speed,...

Freakish Penn State RB Saquon Barkley Power Cleans 405 Pounds and Runs a 4.33 40-Yard Dash

Saquon Barkley looks ready for a historic season. The 5-foot-11, 223-pound Penn State running back recently put up a beastly 405 pounds on the Pow...

3 Drills That Will Fix Your Power Clean Form

The power clean is undeniably one of the most important exercises for strength and power athletes. Athletes who compete in football, hockey, track and...

Watch John Cena Spend His 40th Birthday Deadlifting 602 Pounds

WWE superstar John Cena is not only a beast in the ring, but also in the weight room. Whether it's a 440-pound Bench Press or a huge Squat, the face o...

4 Exercises That Improve Power Clean Strength and Technique

Power clean form and strength are both key for developing a better power clean. The power clean is one of the big five exercises used in strength and...

The 'Great Eight' Exercises Are Guaranteed to Build Muscle

There exists eight proven movements that have built lots of muscle on all kinds of people for decades. These movements are simple in nature and use...

5 Power Clean Variations That Improve Power and Athleticism

Outside of possibly bench presses and squats, no other exercise seems to reign in popularity in the weight room of sports teams like the Power Clean....

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