TOP 10 BODYBUILDERS OF THE WORLD
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On 14 September 1901, the first bodybuilding show was held in London, UK. The winner of the contest was William L. Murray of Nottingham and In 1904, U.S.A’s first bodybuilding show was organized in New York and the winner was AI Treloar.
This was just the beginning of bodybuilding competitions after that many bodybuilding championships were held at different places and a lot of fitness freaks from different countries took part in those championships and represents their country to the Olympia level.
The combination of masculinity with a lean body plays an important role to make the unbelievable physique. Many bodybuilders have won uncountable titles and they are the ones that are an all-time favorite.
Let’s find out 10 known bodybuilders of the World
The day when the legend of bodybuilding was born is MAY 13, 1964, in Manore, Louisiana. U.S. Ronnie Dean Coleman has won the Mr. Olympia title continuously for 8 years in a row and he is regarded as one of the greatest bodybuilders in the world. He has won 26 titles of IFBB professionally and made a record of it. He also worked in a Domino’s Pizza outlet, he ate the pizza every day due to inefficient money because he was very poor. One day he became a police officer and served for Arlington, Texas. He remained at the officer’s post until 2003.
Arnold Schwarzenegger was born on 30 July 1947, Thal, Austria is another great bodybuilder of the World. He was an Austrian American actor, former politician, entrepreneur. He was one of the top listed and famous bodybuilder in the world. He also served as the Governor of California from 2003 to 2011.
Schwarzenegger once went in a bodybuilding championship when he was just 15, then he got attracted to these sports and began to lift weights at the age of 15 years. He won the Mr. Universe title before winning Mr. Olympia at the age of 20 years. He also won the seven times Mr. Olympia championship.
Jay Isaac Cutler was born on August 3, 1973, in Sterling, Massachusetts, United States. He is an American IFBB Professional bodybuilder of the World. He bagged four-times Mr. Olympia title winner in 2006,2007,2009,2010. He has worked in the concrete construction business of his brother named cutler bros. He began training when he was 18 years old. He has graduated with a degree in criminal justice and worked as a corrections officer for a maximum-security prison.
Dorian Andrew Mientjez yates was born on 19 April 1932 is a professional bodybuilder of the World. He won six times Mr. Olympia titles from 1992 to 1997. He started making his career in bodybuilding in 1983. From 1992 to1997 till his retirement, he has won 15 major professional records of championships. He won every single contest which he took part in but unfortunately, his career ended due to major injuries of triceps and biceps.
Lee Haney was born on 11 November 1959 is a former American IFBB professional bodybuilder of the World. He won the eight times Mr. Olympia titles with Ronnie Coleman. He is a single bodybuilder who never losses any of one contest in which he has participated. Lee Haney retired from bodybuilding when he knew he was about to lose DORIAN YATES. Haney was bigger than from all of his competitors. Many bodybuilders have tried to beat Lee Haney in muscle mass but they tried and failed to match him in any regard.
Kevin Levrone was born on 16 July 1964 is also an American IFBB professional bodybuilder in the world. He was an IFBB Hall of Fame, Musician, and a blogger. During his bodybuilding career, he competed in 68 IFBB contests. He was considered to be the best bodybuilder in the 1990s. He holds the record of winning most of IFBB professional until Ronnie Coleman breaks all records in 2004, but eventually, Ronnie Coleman records were broken by Dexter Jackson in 2016 with 28 wins.
Flex Wheeler was born on 23 August 1965 was an American IFBB professional bodybuilder. He made a record of winning four times Arnold classic and was entitled by Arnold Schwarzenegger as the greatest bodybuilder in the World. In his career, he has won 17 professional titles, but he never got the Mr. Olympia title. He represented himself with a perfect combination of size and muscular condition, proportion, and structure.
Lou Ferrigno was born on 9 November 1951 in Brooklyn, New York. He is a multitalented person as he is an American actor, Trainer, Fitness consultant, and retired professional bodybuilder of the World. He won IFBB Mr. America title and two Mr. Universe titles and appeared to be bodybuilding pumping iron.
He started weight training at age 13 year. His role model in bodybuilding is Hercules star, Steve Reeves. He could not afford to buy weights so he made his weights by using broomstick and pails which he filled with cement or sand.
Phil Heath was born on 18 December 1979. He first entered in bodybuilding in 2002 and made his pro debut in 2006. He is an professional American bodybuilder in the World. He won seven-times Mr. Olympia titles continuously from the year 2011 to 2017. One of his latest victories tied him with Arnold’s classic.
“The Gift” the nickname he got for his near-perfect structure and tiny waist, 3d delts, and chiseled abs.
Dexter Jackson was born on 25 November 1969 is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder. “The Blade”- this nickname he got for his sharp cuts and conditioning. He is famous for the deepest set of abs in bodybuilding. In 2008, he got registered his name in Mr. Olympia’s account. Jackson had set the record of winning of 28 professional IFBB titles, even he has won 5 times Arnold classic more than any other bodybuilder of the World. After winning Arnold’s classic titles he stood 2nd place in Mr. Olympia in 2015. He also participated in the 2019 Mr. Olympia contests.
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It will be an inspiration for the youngsters to see how hard these bodybuilders of the World have pushed and keep on pushing themselves to achieve their fitness goals. You can also achieve physiques like them with hard work, strict diet plans, sacrifice, and dedication.
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