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The Intertwined Story of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver

Read to know the story of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver's life journey from dating to a broken marriage to loving co-parents.

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“True World Champion”: 52-YO Mark Wahlberg’s Grueling Training Routine Sends Waves of Motivation Among Fans

At 52, Mark Wahlberg is breaking barriers of age and inspiring people of different ages to start their own fitness journeys.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Son Revisits 2018 Box Office Hit and Fan Favorite

Bodybuilding icon Arnold Schwarzenegger's eldest son, Patrick Schwarzenegger, recently shared an old poster of his 2018 film on social media.

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Rapper Lil Wayne Reveals Secret Behind Ripped Physique Despite Maintaining Distance From the Gym: “Vegetables Are Included in Every Meal”

The American rapper and singer, Lil Wayne revealed how he maintains his fit physique, despite not hitting up the gym.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Reveals How Gen Z Is “Fueling the Decline in Happiness”

The bodybuilding GOAT, Arnold Schwarzenegger sheds light on a very serious issue that has led to a decline in happiness.

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“Female She Hulk”: Kendall Jenner Lookalike Bodybuilder Leaves Fans Jaw-Dropped With Recent Flexing Pictures

The Kendall Jenner lookalike Russian fitness influencer is all set to spend her summer near a beach and posted a new update on Instagram.

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Fans Cheer for Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bodybuilder Son Opting for Functional Training

The son of seven-time Mr. Olympia Arnold Schwarzenegger shifts to a functional training approach. Let's find out what exercises he followed.

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Bodybuilding World Buzzes Over Resurfaced Photo Featuring Pro Creator and Olympia Legends

The most successful IFBB Pro coach with 24 Mr. Olympia titles posts a throwback picture with his shining stars, melting fans' hearts.

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Having Experienced Multiple Heart Surgeries, Arnold Schwarzenegger Reveals “How to Fight Off Death”

The seven-time Mr. Olympia winner, Arnold Schwarzenegger reflects on how doing cardio and lifting weights might extend one's life span.

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“He’s Gonna Be Big”: Elite Bodybuilding Coach Makes Bold Predictions for Former Mr. Olympia Big Ramy

Bodybuilding coach claims that the world hasn't seen the best of Big Ramy yet and predicts that he is poised to make a solid comeback.

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Bodybuilding World Expresses Amazement Over 2023 Olympia Champ’s Insane Posing Routine

The current Mr. Olympia winner recently gave a glimpse of his posing routine on his Instagram, garnering positive reactions from fans.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Unveils How Higher Protein Intake Can Help “Control Your Afternoon Hunger”

If you suffer from evening cravings and afternoon hunger then Arnold Schwarzenegger has a solution for it.

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“What I’m Doing Isn’t Healthy”: Chris Bumstead Makes Startling Confession About Bodybuilding

Chris Bumstead confesses about his health issues caused by bodybuilding, stating that an early retirement would help him heal and recover.

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7x Mr. Olympia Phil Heath States Three “Non Negotiable” Things Everyone Should Follow

Seven-time Mr. Olympia winner Phil Heath spoke about three things that every individual should do in their lives.

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5x Classic Physique Champion Chris Bumstead Reveals the Effects of Stem Cell Therapy on His Injuries

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After Arnold Schwarzenegger, Phil Heath Reveals Why He Doesn’t Like the Phrase “Self Made”

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Phil Heath Confesses to Having Contemplated Ending His Life After Getting Cut From College Basketball Team

The seven-time Mr. Olympia Phil Heath admitted being depressed after getting rejected from the college basketball team.

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Bodybuilding Icon Chris Bumstead Reveals if It’s Possible to Burn Fat and Build Muscle Simultaneously

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8X Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman Bashes Internet Sensation Over “Extreme Ego Lifting”

Ronnie Coleman, the King of bodybuilding, candidly shares his reaction to a video featuring a new rising star on the internet.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Clears the Air on the Ideal Rest Time Between Sets

Bodybuilding icon Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals how long you should be resting between each set while working out.

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Pro Creator With 24 Olympia Titles Reveals Hadi Choopan’s “Crazy Bicep” Workout

The Pro Creator with 24 Olympia title under his belt was recently seen training the Arnold Classic Champion.

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8X Mr. Olympia Lee Haney and Jay Cutler Debate Over the Future of 310 Lbs Mass Monster in Bodybuilding

The bodybuilding community is abuzz about the Mutant, with even former Mr. Olympia winners Jay Cutler and Lee Haney are debating his future.

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Bodybuilding World Expresses Amazement Over Samson Dauda and Hunter Labrada’s Guest Posing at Detroit Pro 2024

Witness the mesmerizing guest posing done by Samson Duada and Hunter Labrada stealing the spotlight at the Detroit Pro show.

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81-YO God of Aesthetics Reveals Changes in Fitness Approach as He Ages

The God of Aesthetics recently shared the holistic fitness approach that he is following to stay in shape even at 81 years old.

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Out of all the competitions in the world, bodybuilding stays apart as a unique one. Athletes train for years to perfect their bodies and develop muscular mass. Likewise, athletes who train for competitions are understood as bodybuilders. In professional competitions like the Mr. Olympia event, bodybuilders stand on the stage, posing for various parts of their bodies. Judges rank them based on their symmetry, muscularity, size, conditioning, posing, and stage presentation. There are various competitions in bodybuilding but the Mr. Olympia contest stands apart from the rest.

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History of bodybuilding

Old Greeks became the inspiration for people to start bodybuilding. After that, modern competitions came up from various theatrical acts and other circus acts. They held the first contest in 1903 in New York. The winner of the competition was Al Treloar and dubbed "The Most Perfectly Developed Man in the World." Significantly, organizers saw potential in that and the start of the Mr. America contest showcased some of the best talents. The rise of various bodybuilders across the globe saw the Mr. Universe event come into place and it became the main event for over 25 years. But, the late 1970s saw Joe Weider come up with a grand plan and create the Mr. Olympia contest.

Mr. Olympia contest

The contest that captured the minds of fans was the Mr. Olympia contest under the International Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness. Weider helps these bodybuilders to earn money by competing in events. They held the first competition on September 18, 1965, at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City. Larry Scott won the first two titles. Moreover, the bodybuilders with the highest number of titles are Lee Haney and Ronnie Coleman. In the meantime, to make their entry into the market, the famous documentary, Pumping Iron, saw the buildup to the 1975 Mr. Olympia contest. It helped athletes like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Lou Ferrigno, and Franco Columbu.

Famous bodybuilders

There are several bodybuilders to grace the grand stage. But some bodybuilders achieved greatness with their astonishing bodies.

  • Arnold Schwarzenegger:?

The Austrian bodybuilder is one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time. The Austrian Oak is a seven-time bodybuilding champion and became an influential personality in the business. He then transitioned himself to various acting roles, became an investor, and was elected as the Governor of California. Some of his movies like Terminator 2, Commando, Twins, and Conan the Barbarian are some of his classics.

  • Ronnie Coleman:

Dubbed to be the greatest bodybuilder of all time, Ronnie Coleman put his life and soul into the sport. He is an eight-time Mr. Olympia winner and became the most dominant bodybuilder in the business. Netflix released a documentary featuring his life in the bodybuilding industry. His size and conditioning stood apart from everyone else. A true champion who wore his heart on his sleeve.

  • Lee Haney:

Like Coleman, Lee Haney became an eight-time Mr. Olympia champion. He dedicated his body to the sport and was one of the most exciting bodybuilders on stage. Haney had a humongous waist size of 32.5 inches. Therefore, Haney deserves a special mention for his performances.