Combining these 2 kettlebell exercises into one fluid movement will work over 600 muscles in the body as well as putting large demands on your cardiovascular system.
The two individual kettlebell exercises should be practiced first before being performed as one complete movement.
Watch a video of the Kettlebell Clean and Press below:
Variations of the Clean and Press
There are a number of different variations of the kettlebell clean and press:
- Kettlebell Clean and Push Press
- Kettlebell Clean and Jerk Press
- Kettlebell Swing Clean and Press
- Kettlebell Dead Clean and Press
The kettlebell clean and press can also be performed with 2 kettlebells to add some real overload to the body.
Related: Complete Guide to the Overhead Press
Once the kettlebell has been cleaned up to the racked position there should be a moments pause before pressing the kettlebell overhead.
Failure to pause between the two movements can result in incorrect breathing patterns and a lack of concentration during the top part of the exercise.
As you start to lift heavier kettlebells you will appreciate this moments pause for composure.
See a much more in depth article on mastering the kettlebell clean here
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