This is a great multi muscle-multi joint lift that takes the bar from static position to a standing-overhead position in two motions.
First is taking bar from floor to shoulders (clean), then over head (press).
Great exercise to help develop strength-speed.
Total body exercise (works traps, back, triceps, glutes, quads, hamstrings, calves and core).
Requires every major muscle group to work together efficiently in order to lift the bar from floor to overhead.
An advanced movement. Must be able to perform correct technique in deadlift, squats and overhead press before progressing to this movement.
In the video below is a step by step guide on how to perform the clean and press.
Many people will have made New years resolutions that will involve them losing, weight, get fitter and be healthier. In a poll conducted by Bupa/ComRes 63% admitted having broken their resolutions within a month. One of the biggest mistakes I see when people are dieting is that they are trying to be too perfect. They start off their resolution with an over restrictive diet or meal plan that is hard to stick to.
1. Manage Your Appetite.
Eat foods that help you keep full and contain moderate calories.
Choose foods that are lower calories and are higher on protein and/or fibre. Foods that are closest to nature are among the best for this. Veg, fruit, fresh meats, fish, potatoes, eggs, yogurt, beans, lentils, wholegrains.