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The Klokov Press

Postby Fallen_Horse » Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:50 am

Someone posted this on VBB the other day, and I thought I would share it here. I haven't had the chance to try it yet, and I'm not sure if my flexibility will allow it, but people around the interweb seem to think it's a challenge....

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLPxwuGUZBY[/youtube]
Lovin' it!
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Re: The Klokov Press

Postby Koa » Mon Nov 05, 2012 5:12 am

Klokov presses have become very popular lately.

http://chaosandpain.blogspot.nl/2012/06 ... -4-my.html

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Re: The Klokov Press

Postby Mellos » Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:38 am

Try them in a deep squat position. you've never felt such a shoulder pump.
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@ 82,5 kg: SQ - 275 kg, SQ w/ Wraps - 277,5 kg, Total (w/ and w/o Wraps) - 772,5 kg

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Re: The Klokov Press

Postby baldy » Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:24 am

try with caution if you don't snatch regularly. You will literally hear stuff in your shoulders snapping up when you do them.
We include them in our warm ups with an empty bar, would not really want to press them with any amount of weight.

To put this in perceptive, Klokov is only press about half what he can snatch.
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Re: The Klokov Press

Postby JP » Wed Nov 07, 2012 9:30 pm

tried them but kept it light, just 30kg :)

yes, felt it.
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Re: The Klokov Press

Postby knackers » Thu Nov 08, 2012 1:17 am

[quote="JP"]tried them but kept it light, just 30kg :)

yes, felt it.


Far out if you felt them with 30kg I am going to have to look for a broom stick
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