Klokov: Training Methods of the Russian Champion

This book is really good and I recommend every weightlifter to read this book once.

Dmitry is the 2005 World Championship Gold Medalist and 2008 Olympic Silver Medalist in the 105kg class, owning PRs of 196kg in the snatch, 232kg in the clean & jerk for a 428kg total.

This book goes far beyond the sets, reps and percentages of training, it is a look into a man’s life, his motivation and his mind as he grows in the sport of weightlifting as the son of a legend (World Champion Vyacheslav Klokov) and struggles to create his own identity as a young athlete, to his rise to World and Olympic Medalist for the prestigious and ultra-competitive Russian National Team. Continue reading “Klokov: Training Methods of the Russian Champion”