The Greek gods were believed to have sumptuous abs.
In fact Mount Olympia where they were said to have resided could be seen more as a gym with six-packs deities prowling about in their muscular immortality.
Being attractive as a man today involves boasting a well sculptured body, sure to get a nun drooling. Bodybuilding is now the order of a man’s day.
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History of the Mr Olympia contest
Mr. Olympia is a prestigious title you are awarded when you win the professional men’s bodybuilding contest conducted at Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness & Performance Weekend.
This is a foremost global bodybuilding competition which is conducted every year by the IFBB (this in full means International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness).
Actually, Joe Weider was responsible for the creation of this contest.
It was basically designed for the winners of the Mr. Universe winners so they maintain their earning capacities by still remaining competitiveness attractively.
September 18, 1965 marked the first Mr. Olympia which was conducted at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York City. The emergent winner Larry Scott went on to win his first title; eventuality complementing this first with another subsequently.
1998 to 2005 : Ronnie Coleman
Fast forward to 2000, Ronnie Coleman had emerged winner of the Mr. Olympia competition. Winning it all the way from 1998 to 2005 marking eight straight wins.
This matches the record initially installed by Lee Haney.
Ronnie Dean Coleman was born in May 13, 1964.
Ronnie Dean Coleman is generally revered as one of the most elite bodybuilders in history.
Ronnie also boasts the record for the highest number of wins as an International Federation of BodyBuilding & Fitness professional at 26.
This sets a fresh record invalidating its predecessor record of 22 (this was previously set by Vince Taylor).
Coleman earned his graduation from Grambling State University (GSU) a BSc far back in 1984 with accounting.
While he was still at the university, he was greatly involved in football playing the position of a middle linebacker in the GSU Tigers team under the tutelage of the eminent Eddie Robinson.
Proceeding from university, Ronnie mopped up his society of vice as a dedicated police officer from 1989 to 2000 in Arlington, Texas.
2006 to 2007 and 2009 to 2010 : Jay Cutler
Ronnie Dean Coleman eventually lost the Mr. Olympia title to Jay Cutler in 2006.
Cutler when on to retain the title again the next year before losing out to Dexter Jackson in 2008.
But Jay Cutler showed equal mental muscularity as much physical muscularity fighting back the title inspiringly from Dexter Jackson in 2009 and holding it into 2010.
In 2009, Jay Cutler assumed the formal reputation of being the only Mr. Olympia ever winning the title again after previously losing it.
Jay Cutler fully known as Jason Isaac “Jay” Cutler was born on August 3, 1973.
Cutler had in his early life worked in Cutler Bros. Concrete, a concrete construction business owned by his brother as early as 11.
His training began at age 18 as a Wachusett Regional High School senior.
He mined his personal inspiration to get into body building after a revolutionary encounter with Marcos Rodriguez who later turned out his personal trainer.
Cutler recorded excellence in bodybuilding, with an insatiable appetite of becoming the biggest among his competitors.
He tasted professional success with his emergence as the winner of the Iron Bodies Invitational back in 1993.
He had earlier on come second at the Gold’s Gym Worcester Bodybuilding Championships a year ago.
He took home enviable wins at the Arnold Classic titles winning consecutively in 2002, 2003, and 2004. He had come second placed in 2006 at the Mr. Olympia competition for four wholesome times (coming second place to his predecessor Ronnie) before his perseverance paid him with the title deservingly in 2006.
Dexter Jackson was given birth to in 1969, November 25.
Dexter is a prominent American IFBB professional bodybuilder.
His first National Physique Committee contest was back in 1992 in the NPC Southern States Championship; there he recorded 3rd position.
Before winning the Mr. Olympia contest in 2008, he had earlier on participated in contests like the Mr. Olympia contests, the 1999 Arnold Classic, Night of Champions.
All his efforts so far culminated in a very colorful 2008 where he emerged victorious in the Australian Pro Grand Prix VIII, Russian Grand Prix, Arnold Classic, New Zealand Grand Prix, and the grand Mr. Olympia. Jackson sadly lost out the next year to the reborn Jay Cutler as he emerged 3rd in the next Mr. Olympia competition.
Philip Health has been very greedy with the Mr. Olympia title holding on to the title this day. Phillip “Phil” Heath was born in 1972, December 18.
He has been holding the Mr. Olympia title since making it six consecutive years he has held on to the title. His emergence this year as the 2016 Mr. Olympia had him tying Dorian Yates in the position of the fourth all-time number of wins trailing behind
Arnold Schwarzenegger who has held it seven times preceded by Lee Haney and Ronnie Coleman, both of whom have won the Mr. Olympia eight times.
Phil Heath had his early life Seattle, Washington.
There he was registered in Rainier Beach High School, with rotund involvement in the varsity basketball team where he played shooting guard.
He proceeded to university education in Colorado at the University of Denver on a wholesome full scholarship (earned on athletic basis) aiming double majors in business administration and IT.
Phil’s professional career in body building had his inception some fourteen years back in 2002. Three years later, he would go on to clinch the overall title at the National Physique Committee USA Championships.
There he gained the eligibility of involvement as an IFBB Pro. He clinched his first two IFBB professional events the next year. These were the New York Pro Championship and the Colorado Pro Championships.
In 2008, Phil Heath was the winner of Iron Man show going on to come second place to Dexter Jackson at the 2008 Arnold Classic.
That same year, he recorded his debut participation in the Mr. Olympia contest. It was not his time yet as ended up proudly third that year.
The next year the odds were highly in his favor to win the 2009 Mr. Olympia title. However a crucial misfortune in form of a stomach virus inflicted significant damages on him as he got on 6 lbs less the arranged weight, this caused him to fall down to a wholesome fifth place.
Of course he lost weight physically significantly, there was no weight drop in his ambitions as he went on to win the title in 2011.
So far Phil Heath doesn’t look like he is bored with the Mr.Olympia title. His body is still a metropolis of muscles, the muscles in his neck still brag screaming to be worn the 2017 Mr. Olympia winner medal. Who knows he may be planning on relinquishing the title in his late eighties!