Dmitry Klokov on Barbell Shrugged

Dmitry Klokov on Barbell Shrugged

The Barbell Shrugged crew got to interview Dmitry Klokov while he was at the USAW Nationals! His English has really improved a lot! [2:30] “if you want to be  a professional athlete you sometimes have to drink” (alcohol). On Saturday after training, sauna, massage. [9:00] biggest problem is his right shoulder. 2006 in prep for his 2nd world championships he […]

Dmitry Klokov + Ilya Ilyin + Vasiliy Polovnikov Weightlifting Seminars – What did you learn?

Klokov + Ilin + Polovnikov Weightlifting Seminars – What did you learn?

(Originally posted on Dec 8, 2013. See Updates) So the Klokov/ Polovnikov seminars have been going on for a while now. Time for a review. In December the man himself, Ilya Ilyin joined the crew for the Long Island seminar (video below). To those of you who attended, How did you like it? What did you […]

Dmitry Klokov 235kg Rack Jerk

Dmitry Klokov 235kg Rack Jerk

Meanwhile in London … Dmitry Klokov keeps on putting up high numbers during his seminar world tour. After 190kg Snatches or 190kg Thrusters became a common occurrence, here is a 235kg Rack Jerk. Not a lifetime max (262kg), but only 10kg below his 245kg Jerk from before London  2012. Pretty insane if you consider all the travelling he does. Here […]