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Best Damn Program: Hang Snatch and Power Clean Strength Skill Hypertrophy?

Hi CT,
Been following your Best Damn Muscle Building program for awhile and loving it so far. High frequency and short sessions is my golden ticket when it comes to training.

I have substituted Hang Snatches and Power Cleans as my main exercises on pull days, complementing the RDL for the third day.

For the Hang Snatches and Power Cleans I have been alternating between the rest pause and cluster protocols every 2-3 weeks, but I feel I cannot progress efficiently using these protocols with these exercises. Whereas the RDL and Push main exercises progress well.


  1. Is there a strength skill hypertrophy formula I can follow for these two exercises to complement this program?

Thanks for the help with this,