“Sick Asf Period”: Bodybuilding Legend With a Degree in Criminal Justice Blows Up the Internet With One of the Most Iconic Moment in Sport Ever

Published 06/06/2023, 1:31 PM EDT

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From Arnold Schwarzenegger‘s dominance in the 1970s to Ronnie Coleman‘s awe-inspiring physique, bodybuilding has seen its fair share of unforgettable moments. However, one particular moment that continues to resonate with fans is Jay Cutler‘s iconic Quad Stomp. The Quad Stomp routine showcased Cutler’s impeccable balance, strength, and control as he flawlessly executed each movement. However, a resurfaced video regarding the same pose has recently put Cutler back into the limelight. 

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The resurfaced video has brought back the memories of Cutler’s golden days causing a frenzy on the Internet and igniting the passion of fans worldwide. 

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The video captured a short sequence from Cutler’s old interview. In the interview, the 4x Mr. Olympia champion could be seen discussing his iconic Quad Stomp from the 2009 Mr. Olympia competition. He described the Quad Stomp as a moment where he hit his leg during the routine, causing him to momentarily shift his focus away from other parts of his body such as his midsection and arms.

Cutler recounted the exact moment when he was looking down at his leg. He explained that he wanted to make sure he saw the cuts that he had meticulously carved into his physique. Little did he know that this candidate movement was going to embark upon his legacy. It was this exact moment when someone captured a picture of him with his leg in full display Puma showcasing the cuts he had worked so hard to achieve

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This candid shot went on to become one of the most iconic bodybuilding pictures of all time. “It sits as probably one of the greatest bodybuilding pictures ever”, he said in the interview. 

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When the video resurfaced and spread across the internet, fans from all corners of the world flooded the comment sections with their awe and admiration for the bodybuilding legend. One fan wrote, “This is literally my favorite moment to watch of bodybuilding footage”. Another fan added,”They shoulda just have given us Jay Cutler poses to locate muscles on anatomy lab exams”.

What made the Quad Stomp moment so iconic was the raw authenticity it captured. A fan highlighted the same fact as he wrote,Sick asf period. He was just genuinely amazed and that’s what made it everything”. One fan commented,I honestly think that version of Jay was just unbelievably complete” Another fan added, “That was a perfect leg stomp followed by an epic leg pose.”

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Cutler may have retired from professional bodybuilding, but his impact on the sport remains undeniable. What is your favorite movement from his career? Do let us know in the comments section.

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Shivam Sharma

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Shivam Sharma is a sports writer at EssentiallySports, specializing in American sports. Holding a Bachelor's degree in Journalism, Shivam has previously worked as a writer and show host for a reputable entertainment brand. He has covered over 13 sports covered in his EssentiallySports journey.
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