View Full Version : Advice on how to fully extend in the hips

Morten Bang
08-09-2012, 01:52 PM
Hi catalyst board
First of all, sorry for the bad english, its not my language.
What i need help with, is what can i do to better extend the hips, under both snatch and CNJ. when i see my self, i allways have a minor bend. what can i do to improve that?
Thank you very much for your time


Greg Everett
08-10-2012, 10:32 AM
Could be the result of a few different things. First, use your glutes at the top of the pull - that will finish the hip extension. Second, make sure you're staying over the bar long enough - if you open up early and the bar hits/drags low on the thigh, it will often prevent you from finishing the extension. Third, make sure you're properly balanced - if you're too far forward or too far backward, you won't be able to extend completely (one because you're falling forward and have to rush get under the bar, and the other because if you extend all the way you'll fall backward).

Video would help