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Type: Olympic Weightlifting
Main Muscle Worked: Hamstrings
Other Muscles: Calves, Glutes, Lower Back, Quadriceps, Shoulders, Traps, Triceps
Equipment: Barbell
Mechanics Type: Compound
Level: Expert
Sport: No
Force: Pull
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Power Snatch Guide

Main Muscle: Hamstrings

  1. Begin with a loaded barbell on the floor. The bar should be close to or touching the shins, and a wide grip should be taken on the bar. The feet should be directly below the hips, with the feet turned out as needed. Lower the hips, with the chest up and the head looking forward. The shoulders should be just in front of the bar. This will be the starting position.
  2. Begin the first pull by driving through the front of the heels, raising the bar from the ground. The back angle should stay the same until the bar passes the knees.
  3. Transition into the second pull by extending through the hips knees and ankles, driving the bar up as quickly as possible. The bar should be close to the body. At peak extension, shrug the shoulders and allow the elbows to flex to the side.
  4. As you move your feet into the receiving position, a slightly wider position, pull yourself below the bar as you elevate the bar overhead. The bar should be received in a partial squat. Continue raising the bar to the overhead position, receiving the bar locked out overhead.
  5. Return to a standing position with the weight over head.



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Jan 31, 2014 4:25 AM: Awesome crossfit/power/muscle show-off gym tool! Got to be performed correctly! :)



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Dec 27, 2012 10:34 AM: Dont go hard if youve never tried it before



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Nov 24, 2011 9:42 AM: hey whats the diffrence between this and the regular snatch?



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10/10

Aug 24, 2011 10:06 PM: Great for overall strength and power. Does much the same thing as the overhead squat, but with extra back and upper body involvement. Explosive moves like this should be in everyone's regimen.



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Aug 21, 2011 10:34 AM: Great exercise to help increase agility.



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May 27, 2011 4:51 AM: Amazing. All sorts of gains to get from this lift



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May 27, 2011 4:50 AM: Amazing lift. All sorts of gains to get from this lift



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Apr 16, 2011 7:09 PM: Great stuff



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