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Kettlebell Guerrilla Clean

Kettlebell Exercise: Gorilla Clean

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July 14, 2014
Updated May 15, 2020


The gorilla clean is one of the most powerful shoulder and posterior chain strengtheners available. You will feel this in your entire body the day after you complete a few sets. Great for building strength or conditioning.

Exercise Steps

Step 1: Clean one kettlebell and pick up another with a straight arm.

Step 2: Slightly dip, clean the kettlebell and lower the racked kettlebell simultaneously.

Step 3: Dip again and repeat the motion for as long as you want

Tips & Safety: Keep a straight back and tight core throughout the exercise. The gorilla clean is all about timing. Get into a rhythm with the exercise.

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