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 […]
Thanks to reader Stephen who submitted a couple of videos from a Dmitry Klokov Seminar. Send in your seminar exercise videos and I’ll add them to the post. Thanks to Stas for the Cliff notes. More from the Seminars here. Weighted Jumps 5×5 used for explosion phases in snatch, clean, jerk explode with knees, full […]
Meanwhile in Sweden … Dmitry Klokov has another little complex in store for you. Thruster (One Motion Clean to Push Press) + Push Press + Paused Jerk with 185kg on the bar. Watch Dmitry’s 190kg Thruster here. By the way, during his seminar he said that he does the Clean+(Strict) Press + Jerk complex (which […]
(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 […]
Update 13.04.2014: Meanwhile in Iceland … Dmitry Klokov visited CrossFit Reykjavik for a seminar. Together with former Crossfit games champion Annie Thorisdottir he gave the Crossfit benchmark workout “Isabel” another go. 30 reps “Ground to Overhead” (this time he chose Power Snatches) for time with 105kg in 3:35.
Next stop in Dmitry Klokov’s World Domination Tour is Brussels. We have seen this particular variation a lot in the past, but I think this weight is a PR for him. In the video below he mentions that his best in this exercise is 190kg. 185kg Snatch with a 3s pause at the knees. Brute Strength! Also […]
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 […]