Medicine Ball Clean

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• Accelerate through the heels from the ground to full extension of the hips and legs

• Shrug, with straight arms

• Hip retreats; land in a full front squat, with the elbows beneath the ball

• Stand to full extension with ball in the rack position to complete the movement

• Return to setup

• Hips reach full extension

• Hip is extended and shrug is initiated before arms pull

• The ball is caught in a low (below parallel) and tight (not collapsed) front squat position

• Fast and aggressive throughout

• Athlete stands all the way up with the ball in the rack position to finish