Originally Posted by Pat McElhone
The soviets did use a lot science to produce champions. How much of their champions were the results of scientific based training protocol, validated through rigorous research and testing, or scientific based pharmacology.
Really, this is a question. The eastern Europeans (I believe East Germany was the epi-center of this) were all about drugs. Their relience very heavily on performance enhancing drugs has tainted their credibility.
The inferiority of Eastern Block training methods was proved when Rocky kicked the c*&% out of Drago.