Hookgrip visited Ilya Ilyin in Boston the other week and filmed his “Big Thursday” training. Ilya worked up to a 170kg Snatch and 215kg Clean & Squat Jerk.
Hookgrip sat down with Ilya Ilyin to talk about his competition and training numbers throughout his life. first stepped foot into a gym at 6 started more serious training at age 8 bodyweight at age 10/11, 44kg, 42kg snatch 60kg clean & jerk age 13, 69kg, 105kg snatch , 142kg clean and jerk age 14/15, […]
Glad this clip is finally public! Ilya Ilyin Clean & Squat Jerking 245kg! I remember seeing for the first time a year and a half ago and it absolutely blew my mind! If I remember correctly (there exist more clips from that session) Ilya attempted 235kg before that and missed it. But being Ilya he […]
From the 2014 Worlds Training Hall … Here are some clips of the Team Astana boys, Ilya Ilyin, Vladimir Sedov, Zhassulan Kydyrbaev, Rustem Sybay, Ermek Omirtay Clean & Jerking a couple of days before competition. Ilya Power Clean & Jerks 190kg, then works up to 220kg Vladimir and Zhassulan work up to 210kg More: Team […]
It’s time for the Kazakh nationals! When: 3rd – 7th June Where: Taldykorgan, Kazakhstan Live Streams will be provided by TV channels Kaz Sport and Kazakhstan. So if you find good quality streams, post them in the comments. As always watch out for annoying pop up ads on these streaming sites! Live Streams Kaz Sport Streams: Stream #1 […]
Here is part two of the ATG on Tour with Team Astana Series (Part One Here). Featuring Ilya’s Friday morning session. Warm Up: some splits, balancing on one foot, planks Front Squats Snatches Clean and Jerks All pretty light to prepare the body for the “Big Friday” max out session in the evening.
Here is part 1 of the Friday Morning training session of team Astana when I visited them in Poland. Just a light session to prepare the boys for their “Big Friday” max out session in the evening. They did Front Squats/ Squats, Clean & Jerks, Snatches in this session Lifters: Denis Ulanov, Kirill Pavlov, Rustem Sybay and […]
Meanwhile in Poland … After visiting the Kazakh Weightlifting team (Team Astana around Ilya Ilyin) in Poland last year [Videos here], I thought it would be fun to do that again. So I drove down to Zakopane in south Poland where the team was staying in an Olympic training center. I think I managed to capture some […]
Meanwhile at the President’s Cup in Russia… Ilya Ilyin (105kg, Kazakhstan) breaks his old 242kg Clean and Jerk World Record and adds 4kg to it to break Andrei Aramnau‘s (Belarus) 436kg Total World Record. This was a 15kg increase after his opener at 231kg. He skipped his last attempt. He went 191kg in the Snatch, […]