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Neck Bridge
Jean Baillargeon’s Bridge

Jean Baillargeon’s Bridge

Jean Baillargeon was one of famed Brothers Baillargeon, (and perhaps the strongest of them all, which is really saying something.) Looks to be about 230 pounds on the bar. It is unclear whether he pulled the weight over, bounced it off his belly or chest, or if the...

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Henry Cooper’s Bridge

Henry Cooper’s Bridge

British Heavyweight Boxer Bert Cooper is shown here doing neck bridges during a workout in December of 1960. Less than a week later, Cooper defeated Alex Miteff on points after 10 rounds at Wembley Arena. You’ll find other boxers similarly training their necks here...

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Theodore Lang’s Bridge

Theodore Lang’s Bridge

Here we have Mr. Theodore Lang of Macassar, Dutch Indies, showing his stuff circa 1930. It was said that two buddies and another 160 pounds of fully-loaded barbell totaled around 400 pounds which he held in a top-of-the-head bridge — not bad!

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The Wrestler’s Bridge

The Wrestler’s Bridge

If you are going to be a wrestler, you have to have a strong neck. Bridging, as demonstrated here by Ukranian wrestler Ivan Fridrikhson well over a century ago, might just be the only thing preventing your shoulder from hitting the mat.

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The Russian Strongman Vsevolod Kherts

The Russian Strongman Vsevolod Kherts

The Royal Moscow Circus has performed on American shores for many years. If you caught their show from 1956 through 1967, you also probably got a chance to see Vsevolod Kherts lift some pretty amazing weights in entertaining ways. This pullover and press from a bridge...

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Raicevich’s Neck Bridge

Raicevich’s Neck Bridge

We’ve covered  the great wrestler Giovanni Raicevich's exploits previously. Raicevich was known for his thick and very strong neck — which is obviously of great use in the mat game for a variety of reasons. Here, Raicevich performs a wrestler’s bridge with around 200...

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Tag:
Neck Bridge
Jean Baillargeon’s Bridge

Jean Baillargeon’s Bridge

Jean Baillargeon was one of famed Brothers Baillargeon, (and perhaps the strongest of them all, which is really saying something.) Looks to be about 230 pounds on the bar. It is unclear whether he pulled the weight over, bounced it off his belly or chest, or if the...

read more
Henry Cooper’s Bridge

Henry Cooper’s Bridge

British Heavyweight Boxer Bert Cooper is shown here doing neck bridges during a workout in December of 1960. Less than a week later, Cooper defeated Alex Miteff on points after 10 rounds at Wembley Arena. You’ll find other boxers similarly training their necks here...

read more
Theodore Lang’s Bridge

Theodore Lang’s Bridge

Here we have Mr. Theodore Lang of Macassar, Dutch Indies, showing his stuff circa 1930. It was said that two buddies and another 160 pounds of fully-loaded barbell totaled around 400 pounds which he held in a top-of-the-head bridge — not bad!

read more
The Wrestler’s Bridge

The Wrestler’s Bridge

If you are going to be a wrestler, you have to have a strong neck. Bridging, as demonstrated here by Ukranian wrestler Ivan Fridrikhson well over a century ago, might just be the only thing preventing your shoulder from hitting the mat.

read more
The Russian Strongman Vsevolod Kherts

The Russian Strongman Vsevolod Kherts

The Royal Moscow Circus has performed on American shores for many years. If you caught their show from 1956 through 1967, you also probably got a chance to see Vsevolod Kherts lift some pretty amazing weights in entertaining ways. This pullover and press from a bridge...

read more
Raicevich’s Neck Bridge

Raicevich’s Neck Bridge

We’ve covered  the great wrestler Giovanni Raicevich's exploits previously. Raicevich was known for his thick and very strong neck — which is obviously of great use in the mat game for a variety of reasons. Here, Raicevich performs a wrestler’s bridge with around 200...

read more