CrossFit – Wednesday, June 12th, 2019

Clean Rack Position

The goal of the clean rack position is to establish a secure connection of the bar to the trunk, and allow a solid receipt of the bar in a strong and balanced squat position.

Start with your grip half a fist to fist-width outside your shoulders.

With the bar on your shoulders, pressurize your trunk with air, extend your upper back, and push your shoulders forward as far as you can and slightly up.

Note that protracting the shoulder blades does NOT mean rounding your upper back—the upper back needs to remain extended as much as possible….

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