MVS training 2006

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Torrential downpourTorrential downpours nearly kiboshed some of the early sessions. Start of proceedings was delayed by several minutes because nobody could get this 25kg plate off the ground.. wet ground made a suction cup

Ivan taking a 100kg deadlift Hardcore Ivan’s first appearance at MVS early in 2006 where he deadlifted 110kg and benched 75kg.

70kg clean and press by Hannibal 70kg clean and press by Hannibal

Torrential downpour Puddle lifting.. just before heading indoors..

Hardcore puddle deadlifts..Hardcore puddle deadlifts..

Bigwave bench pressing Dave midway through an 80kg pb. The start of the race to 100kg bench between Big Wave Dave and Hardcore Iv

Odd object lifting warmup..Odd object lifting warmup..

Emily taking on 30kgEmily taking on 30kg


Elise the natural powerlifter pushing up an easy 30Elise the natural powerlifter pushing up an easy 30

Ivan struggling with 80kg Ivan struggling with 80kg

Ivan struggling with 80kg

Dave demonstrating the MVS patented catch-the-bar-on-your-neck lift Dave demonstrating the MVS patented catch-the-bar-on-your-neck lift

Achilles during warm up with 130kgAchilles during warm up with 130kg

Achilles Bench pressingFollowed by an easy 300 pounds plus press (137kg)

Ivan preparing to deadliftIvan preparing to deadlift

Elise with a solid 50kg starterElise with a solid 50kg starter

Hannibal deadliftingHannibal deadlifting

MVS posedownMVS posedown

Dave with an 85kg pb..And more Jamie lifting

Torrential downpourDave with an 85kg pb..

Followed right after by ivan with an equal 85Followed right after by ivan with an equal 85

Elise coming good with 30kgElise coming good with 30kg

Silvia on benchSilvia’s first ever bench attempt led slightly astray by ivan’s constant bar curling endeavours

Silvia gunning for 30Silvia gunning for 30

Andrew with a 50kg pbAndrew with a 50kg pb

Mark liftingMark with his keep lowering the weights till you find something you can lift technique..

Getting there..Getting there…

Finally a 70kg PBFinally a 70kg PB

Hannibal midway through a 137.5kg PBHannibal midway through a 137.5kg PB

Another MVS posing sessionAnother MVS posing session

Dave with a big 90kg pb..Dave with a big 90kg pb..

And an almost there 95kgs..And an almost there 95kgs..

Gun posing..Gun posing..

New lifter james with an easy 60kgNew lifter james with an easy 60kg

anti-powerlifting influenceJamie’s anti-powerlifting influence spreads..

hardcoreSheanna remains hardcore though.. cranking out pushups in between sets.


Hannibal warming upHannibal warming up

Vegan gangstersVegan gangsters

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