Clean and Jerk

Free Weights / Total Body / Intermediate

1 ratings

Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

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Sitewide Performance

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  • 94 lb
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  • #461
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Average Sitewide Clean and Jerk Weight

  • 94 lb
    average weight
  • 94 lb
    best weight
  • 1
    times logged
  • #400
    popularity rank

Average Male Clean and Jerk Weight

  • 0 lb
    average weight
  • 0 lb
    best weight
  • 0
    times logged
  • #852
    popularity rank

Average Female Clean and Jerk Weight

How to do Clean and Jerk:

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clean and jerk is a free weights and total body exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the biceps, calves, chest, forearms, glutes, groin, hamstrings, hip flexors, lats, lower back, middle back, neck, obliques, outer thighs, shoulders, traps and triceps ...more

clean and jerk is a free weights and total body exercise that primarily targets the quads and to a lesser degree also targets the biceps, calves, chest, forearms, glutes, groin, hamstrings, hip flexors, lats, lower back, middle back, neck, obliques, outer thighs, shoulders, traps and triceps.

The only clean and jerk equipment that you really need is the following: barbell. There are however many different clean and jerk variations that you can try out that may require different types of clean and jerk equipment or may even require no equipment at all.

Learning proper clean and jerk form is easy with the step by step clean and jerk instructions, clean and jerk tips, and the instructional clean and jerk technique video on this page. clean and jerk is a exercise for those with a intermediate level of physical fitness and exercise experience. Watch the clean and jerk video, learn how to do the clean and jerk, and then be sure and browse through the clean and jerk workouts on our workout plans page!

Tips

  1. Wear a back brace for added support.
  2. Start with light weight and get used to the exercise.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound

1 Review

  • drewspitzer
    about 1 year ago
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    The clean and jerk is a great movement. It can take months or years to get to a decent level. Here is a nice resource library on how to clean and jerk: https://sportsedtv.com/blog/learn-to-clean-jerk/

Equipment Needed

  • Barbell

Tips

  1. Wear a back brace for added support.
  2. Start with light weight and get used to the exercise.

Types

  • Force Type: Push
  • Mechanics Type: Compound