Welcome to our Power Clean Exercise Instruction Guide!
On this page you'll learn how to do Barbell Cleans using the correct technique. Below you'll find pictures, exercise instructions, and tips on how to get the most out of this and other Weight Training Exercises so you can immediately add to your Fat Loss and Muscle Building Workouts.
The Power Clean is an advanced exercise that can be dangerous if not performed correctly. Make sure to read all of the exercise instructions and tips below and only increase weight on the lift when you are completely comfortable with each of its movements.
|Exercise Name:||Power Clean|
|Calves, Forearms, Glutes, Lower Back, |
Quadriceps, Shoulders, Traps, Upper Back
|Exercise Type:||Compound, Pull|
Exercise Description and Instruction:
The Power Clean is easily one the best weight training exercises for any fitness goal as it is a complete upper body and lower body exercise. Because the lift calls on your Hamstrings Calves, Forearms, Glutes, Lower Back, Quadriceps, Shoulders, Traps, and Upper Back, it was tough to find the most appropriate muscle group page for this lift.
We've included it on our Hamstring Exercises Main Page as well as our Upper Back Exercises Main Page (Not to mention our Fat Burning Exercises, Strength Training Exercises, Compound Exercises, and several of our Fat Loss Workouts and Muscle Building Workouts).
To Perform This Exercise:
Other Weight Training Exercises that Feature the Clean
Make sure to check out these weight training exercises that also feature the clean. Like Power Cleans, each of these lifts is an athletic, advanced lift that works your entire body.
As we mentioned, the Power Clean is a complete upper body and lower body exercise. However, if you're performing the lift correctly it should primarily be a hamstring exercise. Now that you've seen Power Cleans, check out all of our different Hamstring Exercises.
Also view our Leg Exercises page, which links directly to our Hamstring Exercises as well as our Calf Exercises, Glute Exercises and Quadriceps Exercises.
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