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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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Everything You Need to Know About Lifting Straps

Grip strength often becomes a limiting factor with exercises like Hang Power Cleans, Deadlifts and Rows once an athlete becomes fairly strong. Simp...

4 Mistakes Ruining Your Power Clean (and How to Finally Fix Them)

The Power Clean remains a staple movement in strength programs across a variety of sports. From football to hockey to track and field, athletes wil...

Get Stronger in the Off-Season With This 16-Week Baseball Training Program

A solid off-season baseball training program can make or break in-season success. Once the baseball season is over, it's time to begin preparing for the...

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...

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