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How Much Money or Cash Does a Pro Bodybuilder Earn?

Well if you`re interested with the subject "how much cash, dollars, money does a pro bodybuilder earn?" you may sit comfortable in your chair and start reading! I will try to avoid individual cases but i will use some of them to make you a picture of how much money a pro bodybuilder can earn. Short plan on how can a pro bodybuilder earn some decent cash it is possible, but difficult except at the highest level (Mr. Olympia etc.), to earn a reasonable income purely from competition winning...

Arnold Schwarzenegger Admitted Steroid Usage

Statements from Arnold Schwarzenegger himself about steroid usage during a period of time. 1974 Arnold Schwarzenegger on steroid usage: "I take steroids because they help me an extra 5 percent. Women take the (contraception) pill. They are somewhat similar. I do it under a doctor's supervision." 1977 Arnold Schwarzenegger on steroid usage: "Yes I have used steroids, but no, they didn't make me what I am. Anabolic steroids were helpful to me in maintaining muscle size while on a strict ...

A Big Breakfast for Big Muscle Gains

Breakfast is your post workout meal but also probably the most important meal of the day to promote muscle growth. After hours of fasting your body is primed to absorb and utilise far more nutrients than it is able to at other times from the meals in that day. Blood glucose levels are low, muscle glycogen and amino acid stores are low and your body will be in a state of dehydration, you are like a zombie. When you eat that breakfast, your body will release a hugely anabolic hormone called in...

The Ectomorph

The ectomorph physique is a fragile and delicate one. The bones of an ectomorph are light, joints are small and muscles are slight. The limbs are long in proportion and the shoulders droop. The ectomorph is a linear physique. Straight up and straight down, and may appear longer than he or she really is, due to the length of limbs coupled with lack of muscle mass developed on those limbs. The ectomorph is not naturally powerful and will have to work hard for every ounce of muscle and every bit of...

Weight Training for Women

Diet "The more muscle you have, the more fat you burn!". Quick weight loss from dieting can cause a quick loss in muscle tissue. This is not the best way to receive the best proportions. Since women have less muscle mass then men, extreme dieting is more damaging to the female physique then to the males. When you cut back a lot on food intake, it deprives the female body of energy, and the body usually becomes weak. A loss of two pounds or more a week, means you are loosing muscle mass as you a...

Principles to train effectively and safely

WARM UP and COOL DOWN: Most workout-related injuries can be avoided by proper warm-up and cool-down. Your muscles need a 5 to 15 minute warm-up as well as a brief cool-down. This is true for all weight training workouts! START AT THE APPROPRIATE LEVEL: If you begin weight training at high levels you risk serious injury. You will also develop poor form, which will hinder your efforts and discourage you.If you cannot lift the weight your working with 12 times with proper form, the weight is ...