A strongman documentary that reveals the roots of where this sport began.
In the mountains of northern Spain, farmers and laypeople have competed in rural strongman sports for generations. Stone lifting, wood cutting, bale tossing — the sports themselves carried over from years of manual labor of daily life surviving off the land, which seemingly laid the foundations to what we now know as Strongman Training.
Levantadores introduces a strongman documentary that highlights this rich culture which has helped influence a generation of modern day strongman who are doing what they can to keep this heritage alive.
In contrast to bodybuilding, this is a whole another sport entirely. Nonetheless, it coincides with what conventional people know as weightlifting as it uses similar principles to build muscle and strength.