Pros And Cons Of Bodybuilding

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Natural Bodybuilding:

The difference between a bodybuilder and a physique competitor, anyone who trains with weights is building their body and is, therefore, a bodybuilder.

There are two big reasons why I’m now proud to answer that question with, Of course, I’m a bodybuilder". The first is I’m much more secure with who I am and what I represent.

A Look At Current Natural Bodybuilding Champions & Pros. Let 's take a look at current elite level bodybuilders and see how they stack up compared to predicted lean body mass standards.

Top Natural Bodybuilders

Natural bodybuilders have won state titles, pro cards and, yet not a single one of them has busted beyond their lean body mass potential range as predicted by. They also have not exceeded
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Modern bodybuilders tend to be leaner, but that is more a result of changing competition standards. "Shredded" helps win contests, not simply sheer muscle size.

Classic bodybuilders also appear to have smaller legs. This is likely due to a shift in focus, with modern bodybuilding placing a great emphasis on lower body training. When looking at lean body mass numbers, this size advantage does not create an overall lean body mass advantage for modern bodybuilders.

Modern Bodybuilders

60 years hasn 't changed much. Ignoring slight statistically unimportant variances, modern lifters are not bigger. Arm size hasn 't changed either.

We hear a lot about modern advancements, and there is a much greater emphasis placed upon science in modern bodybuilding, but despite these perceived advancements a physiological reality emerges: natural bodybuilders are no bigger now than they were 60 years ago.

But to be fair, this analysis is statistically insignificant. While it hints at truth, we must take a more detailed and scientific look at natural muscle building expectations.

Numerous factors were analyzed: weight, body fat percentage, lean body mass, height, bone structure, wrist size, ankle size, etc. After compiling the data, Dr. Butt was able to develop a highly accurate formula that is capable of predicting the natural bodybuilding limits (expectations; goals) for
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A detailed look at the most potent muscle building exercises, as well as a body part by body part breakdown. Stop wasting time in the gym and start getting results!

The following exercises are the best of the best. You will notice that they generally fall into three categories:


Dips are often called the upper body squat and for good reason. Dips work the shoulders, chest, and triceps very hard, and are great overall exercises for building a beefy upper body. Dips should be performed at a parallel bar dipping station.

You begin to explore the muscles building workouts on Muscle & Strength, you will notice that the bulk of these routines make use of barbells and dumbbells.

Machine bench press is not as good as a barbell or dumbbell bench press. A leg press is not as effective as deep squats. And lat pull downs are nowhere near as effective as pull ups.

These movements are often performed first for a body part and are then followed by machine and cable exercises. While some machines and cables can be beneficial, they are rarely as good as their barbell or dumbbell
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