The 2012 Olympia crowned Phil Heath as its ultimate champion. However, few people knew that a dozen cameras followed around Phil and six other professional bodybuilders as they prepared for bodybuilding's biggest showdown. The cameras were rolling footage for Generation Iron, a documentary that hits theaters on September 20.
Vlad Yudin directed this modern update of Pumping Iron, the classic bodybuilding docu-drama that showcased Arnold Schwarzenegger and Lou Ferrigno battling for the 1975 title. Generation Iron features Heath, Branch Warren, Kai Greene, and many other titans in furious pursuit of bodybuilding's greatest prize.
This behind-the-scenes video shows how Yudin's team of cinematographers filmed the modern greats backstage at the Olympia. It also offers insight into the extensive goals of Generation Iron, which aims to bring bodybuilding to a new generation. Watch the video, and check out the full film when it hits theaters!
Behind the Scenes of Generation Iron!
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Generation Iron hits theaters September 20, 2013. For more information go to generation-iron.com.