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    power cleans

    still getting the form down -- I'm still just a hair late in getting under the bar as my wrists rotate up, and still working on the wrist strength/mobility to get the elbows up on the finish.

    but, these suckers work the whole chain -- great for out-of-the-saddle stability.

    do get someone to teach you the technique and work on it -- complex lift, and lots of ways to hurt yourself if you go too heavy or if you're form has problems
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    Quote Originally Posted by DOOFUS View Post
    power cleans

    still getting the form down -- I'm still just a hair late in getting under the bar as my wrists rotate up, and still working on the wrist strength/mobility to get the elbows up on the finish.

    but, these suckers work the whole chain -- great for out-of-the-saddle stability.

    do get someone to teach you the technique and work on it -- complex lift, and lots of ways to hurt yourself if you go too heavy or if you're form has problems
    Timely since I finally got my ass back in the gym this morning and I did these with very little weight. One of my favorite exercises and a way to knock out a full workout quickly. I'll be sore tomorrow, though.
     

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    They send a comment on the workout which shows up on the ride file.

    Login to TR, Go to your "career" ride page, scroll down to the bottom and there is an area for comments.

    Also received an email telling me I had a new comment (and a copy of the comment)

    Rough estimate -- about 78-80% of the last level fully completed. Use the lower bound if didn't get very far into the next level and the upper bound if you almost made it.
     

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    Thanks I got their message. +14 watts. We'll see how today's workout feels.

    P.S. Power cleans look like a great new way to hurt myself.
     

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    I'm also a fan of the one armed dumbbell snatch as a way to safely (use light weight) get the hang of explosively moving weight from below you to above you.
     

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    for cleans:

    I've spent the last four years doing romanian dead lifts and dead lifts -- you need a good grounding in those to get the first pull right in the clean.

    there are a few drills you can do -- with just the bar -- to learn the second pull, and how to drop under the bar as it reaches chest level.

    also, practicing with a broomstick, or the bar -- slowly -- is a must for a cyclist, before putting any weight on the bar.
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    Back at the gym after some forced time off. Trying to learn how to move more explosively with a bar over my chest.

    bench:
    45lbs x15
    65lbs x10
    95lbs x6
    135lbs (5x3 w/2min rest)
    145lbs (1x3)

    Interestingly, the travel speed @ 45lbs + 65lbs was about the same. Travel speed above 65lbs was significantly slower but didn't really get worse as things went heavier.
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    hour at 96% straight into 30min @ 90%.

    may need to up FTP.

    32.4 mi Ride Activity on February 6, 218 by Robert K. on Strava
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    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Strongin View Post
    I'm also a fan of the one armed dumbbell snatch as a way to safely (use light weight) get the hang of explosively moving weight from below you to above you.
    Kettlebell is an excellent alternative as well. Seems more natural to me than a dumbbell.
     

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    VO - Tuesday

    9 x 2 min with an aggressive 10min warm-up.

    TR workout "Mills" for those of you using that tool.
     

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    I own a few dumbells and watched a few videos so the one armed dumbbell snatch is on the list for today.
     

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chad View Post
    Kettlebell is an excellent alternative as well. Seems more natural to me than a dumbbell.
    For swinging movements, I would agree. It may be personal preference, but I feel like a dumbbell is easier to "get under" at the top of the lift.
     

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    Bloody Battle Ropes!
    10 sec/10 sec 2 hand slam for 2 minutes
    60 sec rest
    10 sec/10 sec alternating for 1 minute
    60 sec rest
    10 sec/10 sec 2 hand slam for 2 minutes
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