Update 02.10.2014: Dmitry Klokov stopped by a Grid League Event and did the Thruster Ladder. 9 weights starting at 115kg (255 lbs) and going up to 174kg (385lbs).
Meanwhile in Buenos Aires, Argentina … at a stop on the Dmitry Klokov World Domination Seminar Tour. On today’s menu: Fried Shoulders, Russian style! Workout: 21-15-9 rep Rounds of Deficit (a.k.a. Full ROM) Strict Hand Stand Push-ups Push-ups Strict Press (50kg) Not the first time we see Dmitry giving some love to Full HSPUs. Oh and […]
Meanwhile in California … Amazing performances all around. Rich Froning made his way back to the top and won his 4th Consecutive CrossFit Games Title. Check last year’s Games post here. And it’s been 4 years in the making, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet is 2014 CrossFit Games Champion! Update: 90 minute Documentary about the 2014 CrossFit Games. Behind the […]
The Barbell Shrugged guys had gymnastics coach Christopher Sommer on the show. Besides bashing Crossfit here and there he also talks about his observations from coaching professional and beginning athletes. I was kinda surprised to find this insightful youtube comment, which sums up my opinion pretty well:
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.
(Originally posted Dec 18, 2013 ) Update 07.02.2015: Another 190kg. This time in Brazil. Longer video.
Meanwhile in Perth, Australia … After the internet no-repped him on his past CrossFit Wods, Dmitry Klokov made up his own workout. Ten 150kg Power Snatch for time. Took him 2:47 (starts at 12:40). He also gets a 270kg Snatch Grip Deadlift (at 17:20) in his usual (almost) stiff legged version. Read more about why he stiff legged deadlifts so […]
Dmitry Klokov visted CrossFit Geraklion. That’s the facility where Oksana Slivenko trains at. By the way, Oksana has her own YouTube channel now. First Dmitry toured the place and got his body fat measured. At 110kg he clocked in at 7% body fat. Next was a CrossFit WOD with Oksana. 21-15-9 Deadlift Overhead Squat (100kg+60kg for […]
(Originally posted on September 30th, 2013) Do you feel like doing some Paused Squats? Yes? Then Rich Froning has a challenge for you. He tweeted the following: CHALLENGE: to the song “Bring Sally Up” by Moby w/ a 135# barbell on back. Squat on “Bring Sally Down” Stand on “Bring Sally Up” The song is Flower […]