Jul 24th, 2006
By Mike Minium
At Joaquin Miller Park, do the following circuit for time:
6 Trips up and down the stairs
20 Push-ups at the top of the stairs (6 sets in total)
Use dumbbells for trips 1, 3, and 5. Run up the stairs unladen for trips 2, 4, and 6.
A Clean is a Terrible Thing to Waste
Sharon’s doing a beautiful job of remaining patient on the second pull of the clean. Notice how her arms haven’t bent at all (which is perfect) and she’s fully extended at the hip and knees. By keeping the arms straight through the full range of motion, she’s able to efficiently transfer all the power she’s generated from the floor up through the dumbbells, creating powerful vertical momentum.
When it comes to cleans (and snatches, for that matter), remember the following mantra: When the arms bend, the power ends.
Nice work, Sharon!
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