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Weightlifting, like any form of resistance training, improves muscular hypertrophy.
The C&J is considered a total body exercise. The primary muscles involved include the thighs and gluteals, along with the spinal erectors and trapezius.
SportsEdTV has extensive instruction on how to clean.
After learning basic technique with light weights, most athletes will can lift a weight equivalent to their own bodyweight or greater. Skilled lifters may lift twice their bodyweight, or more.
"Clean" refers to raising a barbell from the platform to the shoulders.
Studies have shown weightlifting has a low incident of injury, especially compared to many other popular sports.
SportsEdTV has extensive instruction on how to learn to C&J. Or, join a club with an experienced coach.