The Power Clean and Push Jerk

The Olympic lifts and their variations are well known for increasing power, strength and speed. This classic movement is traditionally an excellent test of overall strength. Performed at higher reps it becomes an extraordinary metabolic challenge as evidenced by max heart and respiratory rate. Every major muscle and joint in the body must work together in a coordinated effort to be successful. To learn more about human movement and the CrossFit methodology, visit CrossFit® – Forging Elite Fitness® ( Original »