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Old 05-28-2010, 03:59 PM   #1
Kevin Shaughnessy
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Default Repeatedly racking bar on clavicle

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?

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Old 05-28-2010, 04:23 PM   #2
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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...
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Old 05-29-2010, 04:27 AM   #3
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yeah fast elbows or big bruise. Also my right clavicle has a nice bump on it from doing it that way for so long.
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Old 05-29-2010, 11:01 AM   #4
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it's less about elbow position than shoulder position - push them forward and up.
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