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Kevin Shaughnessy
05-28-2010, 03:59 PM
This workout I repeatedly racked the bar right on my clavicle during cleans. Its probably lucky I wasnt using that much weight. What causes this problem, and what are the fixes?

Thanks.

Steven Low
05-28-2010, 04:23 PM
Get the elbows up more so the deltoids are higher. Bar sits on the delts & upper chest muscles -- not your clavicles.

Musta left a mark there...

floyd nelson
05-29-2010, 04:27 AM
yeah fast elbows or big bruise. Also my right clavicle has a nice bump on it from doing it that way for so long.

Greg Everett
05-29-2010, 11:01 AM
it's less about elbow position than shoulder position - push them forward and up.