Few exercises build sequential strength better than the clean and jerk. Modifications of this exercise, such as the power clean and push jerk, are relatively easy to learn and still build excellent strength and power. This article will include the elements of the clean and jerk, modifications of the basic lift, and a checklist to help you develop good technique.
Looking to breathe new life into your training? Give these unique exercises a try, courtesy of Greg Plitt. We don’t recommend doing these every day, but if you’re looking to challenge yourself and have fun doing it, try adding a few to your next workout and testing your limits!
The deadlift is one of the three power lifts. It is also a great exercise for building total-body strength and power. It is an excellent predictor of performance in high-power movements such as jumping, sprinting, and throwing. However, this exercise can cause injury if done incorrectly.
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