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Where Bodybuilding Came From…

Bodybuilding developed in the late 19th century, promoted in England by the 'Father of Modern Bodybuilding, German born Eugen Sandow.

He allowed audiences to enjoy viewing his physique in "muscle display performances".

Although audiences were thrilled to see a well developed physique, the men simply displayed their bodies as part of strength demonstrations or wrestling matches.

Sandow had a stage show built around these displays through his manager, Florenz Ziegfeld.

The Oscar winning 1936 musical film The Great Ziegfeld, depicts this beginning of modern bodybuilding, when Sandow began to display his body for carnivals. weight loss or improve athletic performance.

Annual sales of sport nutrition products in the US is over $7 billion (US) according to Consumer Reports.

Famous People who was body builders…

Many other important bodybuilders in the early history of bodybuilding prior to 1930 include: Bernarr Macfadden, Earle Liederman (writer of some of the earliest bodybuilding instruction books), Zishe Breitbart, Georg Hackenschmidt, Emy Nkemena, George F. Jowett, Finn Hateral (a pioneer in the art of posing), Frank Saldo, Monte Saldo, William Bankier, Launceston Elliot, Sig Klein, Sgt. Alfred Moss, Joe Nordquist, Lionel Strongfort (Strongfortism), Gustav Frištenský (the Czech champion), Ralph Parcaut, a champion wrestler who also authored an early book on "physical culture," and Alan P. Mead, who became an impressive muscle champion despite the fact that he lost a leg in World War I.

Actor Francis X. Bushman started his career as a bodybuilder and sculptor's model before beginning his famous silent movie career.

Schwarzenegger drew attention and boosted his profile in the bodybuilding film Pumping Iron (1977), elements of which were dramatized; in 1991, he purchased the rights to the film, its outtakes, and associated still photography.

In 1977, he also appeared in an episode of the ABC situation comedy The San Pedro Beach Bums. Schwarzenegger auditioned for the title role of The Incredible Hulk, but did not win the role because of his height.

Later, Lou Ferrigno got the part of Dr. David Banner's alter ego.

Schwarzenegger appeared with Kirk Douglas and Ann Margret in the 1979 comedy The Villain.

In 1980, he starred in a biographical film of the 1950s actress Jayne Mansfield as Mansfield's husband, Mickey Hargitay.

Bushman was a disciple of Eugen Sandow.

 

Bodybuilding has burgeoned into a legitimate career field that is attracting those women as well as men who are willing to make the necessary personal sacrifices to achieve success.

Bodybuilding is more than just lifting weights.

You can build muscle mass, but it has to be done the right way!

There has to be the right kind of diet and vitamin intake.

What body building is…

In competitive bodybuilding, bodybuilders aspire to develop and maintain an aesthetically pleasing body and balanced physique.

In prejudging, competitors do a series of mandatory poses – the front lat spread, the rear lat spread, the front double biceps, the back double biceps, the side chest, the side triceps, the Most Muscular (men only), and the thigh abdominal pose.

Each competitor also performs a routine to display the physique.

A pose down is usually held at the end of a posing round, while judges are finishing their scoring.

Bodybuilders spend time practicing their posing, since they are judged on it.

 

In the modern bodybuilding industry, "professional" generally means a bodybuilder who has won qualifying competitions as an amateur and has earned a "pro card" from their respective organization.

Professionals earn the right to compete in competitions that include monetary prizes.

Depending on the level of success, these bodybuilders may receive monetary compensation from sponsors, much like athletes in other sports.

Bodybuilding Workouts?

In the world of bodybuilding workouts your options are many.

Some gurus want you to work out for three to five sets PER MUSCLE GROUP while other gurus tell you that one five second static contraction will do the trick.

Regardss, of which guru you follow, your bodybuilding workouts should follow a simple criteria.

 

The bodybuilding lifestyle of good nutrition, no smoking, minimal alcohol, adequate rest and sleep will make you healthier and stronger and help you avoid diseases associated with bad habits.

Bodybuilding exercises for your back and shoulders can help prevent bad posture and back and shoulder pain that comes from spending too much time at your computer.

 

On a side note, if you do desire to build extreme muscles with your bodybuilding workouts you must also prepare to take ample supplements to support the tear and healing of the muscle over time. The everyday foods you eat will not support that growth so consult a physician and get some supplements in your body to help you out!

Bodybuilding Supplements…

If you are new to bodybuilding and you are seeing huge men in the gym looking fit and healthy while having large rippling muscles I am sure you are wondering what supplements are required to be like this.

Well the first and most important of the bodybuilding supplements has to be protein powders.

These protein powders come in all flavors from vanilla to strawberry and chocolate.

When training your body requires a lot more protein than normal so it can grow bigger and stronger and this is where protein powder comes in.

 

Bodybuilding supplements are dietary supplements specifically marketed to those involved in bodybuilding, weightlifting and athletics.

Among the most widely used are vitamins, protein, branched chain amino acids (BCAA), glutamine, essential fatty acids, meal replacement products, creatine, weight loss products and testosterone boosters.

Supplements are sold either as single ingredient preparations or in the form of "stacks" proprietary blends of various supplements marketed as offering "synergistic advantages".

While many bodybuilding supplements are also consumed by the general public, their salience and frequency of use may differ when used specifically by bodybuilders.

They may be marketed as a product to replace meals, enhance weight gain.

 

Finally, those that are new to bodybuilding should do themselves a favor and seek the help and guidance of a personal trainer at least initially.

This will help to make certain that your form with particular exercises is spot on and that you don't hurt yourself before you reach your desired results.

Once you have mastered many of the exercises you will be doing while creating your perfect body, you may no longer have the need for this personal trainer but starting out with one at the beginning can greatly speed up the results.

 

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