E9 Phil Sabatini HATES Hip Cleans

Joes Barbell
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Episode 9 of the Everyday Weightlifter is a HOT ONE. On this episode we learn that 2x National Champion Weightlifter Phil Sabatini HATES hip cleans. He calls is the hip cleans a “justification for shitty technique.” Just so we are clear on what a hip clean is: it is when you pull early to get the bar into your hips and then slam your hips into bar creating a massive arc of the bar path then it slams down on you in the front squat. Find out why Phil hates this “technique” and how he thinks people can fix it.

Read Phil’s article on “Are You Keeping It Too Close”