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Old 03-12-2014, 10:44 AM   #2
Greg Everett
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Not too unusual. It's not pressure on the trachea, it's pressure on the carotid arteries and/or vasovagal stimulation from holding your breath and exerting. Keep your shoulders up a bit in the clean/jerk rack position to help keep blood flowing to your dome, and release some air as you stand in the clean - just enough to avoid the vagal stim but keep your trunk pressurized.
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