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    where should i be on power cleans?

    i love power cleans and i seem to be really good at them due to the fact that im already explosive with my movements like tackling in football but i was jsut curious with my stats (see signature for stats) what is a good max for me?

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    I think you're just flaunting your clean.
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    hahaha no im really jsut tryin to figure out whats good for my size and stuff because the only other people i have to compare too really is the other guys on my football team and thats not that accurate cause a lot of them slack off and stuff on cleans

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    Well I say its atleast OK if its over your bodyweight. How much did your knee injury take off and what do you think it will be when its fully recovered? Also, technique has a lot of say in clean, if you have bad technique your weight will be lower.
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    Well I say its atleast OK if its over your bodyweight. How much did your knee injury take off and what do you think it will be when its fully recovered? Also, technique has a lot of say in clean, if you have bad technique your weight will be lower.
    well i still cant max because of my knee but my last know was 215 and ive also had shoulder surgery so that hurt me at one point too ive prolly altogether lost over a year of hard lifting

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    Quote Originally Posted by county_football
    hahaha no im really jsut tryin to figure out whats good for my size and stuff because the only other people i have to compare too really is the other guys on my football team and thats not that accurate cause a lot of them slack off and stuff on cleans
    Well, in that case, a good max for your size is approximately 317.44242 lbs.
    6'1 - 195
    Crossfit Total: Press: 135 - Squat: 315 - Deadlift: 365
    Competition Lifts: Clean: 205 - Bench: 205

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    Ive been 200 pound people clean 400+ so im not sure how u want to be compared? Havin it above ur bodyweight is always good but theres more then enough room to progress

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    Both knee and shoulder surgery by age 17. You may want to reconsider your sport.

    As for cleans, exactly what jinkies says. If you're cleaning 215 at 200, chances are your form can stand to be improved.

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    Wel i think a BW clean is pretty impressive. and no not just cuz i can get one
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    A good max, for anything, is "morethanbefore."
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    A good max, for anything, is "morethanbefore."
    haha thats a good point
    it would be prolly close to 250 or so but these dang surgeries really set u back lol

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    How long have you been lifting?

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    wel ive been liftin since i was in 8th grade but didnt get serious about it until about my sophmore year

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anthony
    A good max, for anything, is "morethanbefore."

    heh. You've got a way of making things clear.

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