Bret Contreras wrote an interesting piece for T NATION: Max Out on Squats Every Day. He writes about his visit to John Broz’s Las Vegas facility. Fascinating insights into one of the simplest and hardest strength Olympic Weightlifting programs there is. Not many people will have the physical and mental toughness to handle the – […]
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Bulgarian Weightlifting Program Details
After reading the WSJ article about the Bulgarian method yesterday, I remembered that I had read something about it in the “Science and Practice of Strength Training” by Vladimir Zatsiorsky. Here is the excerpt: Bulgarian athletes have several workouts a day with a total duration of up to 6 h (see table 5.1). To the best of our knowledge, […]
Is the Bulgarian Method infiltrating America?
‘You lift more, train more, you get higher results.’ – Ivan Abadjiev The Bulgarian Method of Olympic Weightlifting training is once again in mainstream media. Today the Wall Street Journal runs an article called about it. “Heavy Lifting, No Rest, Candy: the Bulgarian Method” Ivan Abadjiev is currently in US trying to get the struggling US Weightlifting team ready […]