“Most Dreaded Time”: 4x Mr. Olympia Jay Cutler Confesses a Shocking Reason for Quitting Bodybuilding

Published 10/21/2023, 12:00 PM EDT

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Jay Cutler needs no introduction in and around the bodybuilding community. He is a self-made legend who is not only admired for his freakish ripped body but also for the inspiring fitness content he shares with his fans online. Above all, with his hard work and talent, he managed to make it to the highest point of his career by defeating bodybuilding iconic figure Ronnie Coleman. 

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It has been ages since this 4-time Olympia winner quit bodybuilding after witnessing a matchless record of victories. Even after taking retirement from the sports, his passion for bodybuilding never died out. And now he is a fitness icon who loves to share his fitness wisdom with people on the internet. In a recent update about his life, he revealed things that played a major role in his retirement from the sport. 

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The internet sensation, Cutler, spoke his heart about the circumstances that made this bodybuilding legend give up on the career he had cherished for many years. However, he hasn’t compromised with his training and healthy eating yet. Recently, he has appeared on his most-loved Cutler Cast show where the host for the day, Matt encouraged him to take the fans down memory lane of his retirement time. They both seemed to have a pleasant time, full of exciting and inspiring stuff. 

The duo discussed the top 6 bodybuilding legends on the show. However, the host of the show Matt said afterward, I think it’s hard to make predictions every one of us knows that’s been around long enough that in a 15minute something going right or wrong can make or break you and that is out of everyone’s hands.”

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On hearing Matt’s perspective, Cutler said, I quit for that reason yes it’s too hard it’s I got so tired of the hype every year this was the most dreaded time of the year for me because even my friends people close to me are you ready and I’m like come on dude I do this for a living you know like I would get annoyed at the smallest things.At one point, Cutler got fed up with fans’ excitement and desire that wanted him to be at the top all the time. Jack also discussed the people against him have a desire to make the person fall off that peak of success.

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Jay Cutler has been a man of lively nature and, after spending many years in one of the most challenging sports on earth, he has not wanted to be competitive or superior all the time. Showing confidence in his fans and followers’ support and love, he said, I knew the world was rooting for me but I knew there were a lot of people against they always want to see the top guy get toppled. he also talked about how many people were against him and how they wanted to topple him. As life wasn’t fair enough, he also faced relationship problems as well. In the video, he said, “I was going through a situational you know relationship thing with my with my ex.” And a more problematic thing occurred when his contracts were split up.

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I quit for that reason, Cutler recently said in an interview on his Cutler Cast YouTube channel.  A decade after leaving the competitive stage, 50-Y-O Jay Cutler reveals the harsh reason for calling it quits in 2013. What do you feel about it?

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Sanjana Saini

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Sanjana Saini is a Bodybuilding writer at Essentially Sports. Apart from being a sports writer, she has gained over three years of experience in writing articles on multiple niches such as Technology, Health, Automobiles, Tours and travel, and so on. What excites her most is fresh ideas and beneficial tips related to wellness and fitness.
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