HANG CLEAN

 

The Hang Clean is a full body, functional movement we like to use to increase strength in both our lower body as well as our upper body and back. There are many variations of this movement but before you get into the big stuff learn how to clean properly with this video.

Key points:

  • Feet shoulder width apart with toes facing forward

  • Over hand grip, outside of the the shoulders

  • Maintain a flat back throughout the movement

  • Shrug the shoulders and thrust the bar upward

  • Bend the elbows and break the wrists to get under the bar

  • Stand up from the squat and repeat