Ten fun facts about Bodybuilding
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Bodybuilding gained popularity in the 1890s with the arrival of Mr. Eugene Sandown.
The Weider brothers run the IFBB (International Federation of Body Builders).
The Mr. Olympia statuette represents a model of Mr Eugene Sandown.
Albert Beckles was the oldest man to compete in the Mr. Olympia at the age of 53.Fact 5:
Arnold Poole is the youngest competitor to win Mr. Olympia at the age of 21.Fact 6:
Eugene Sandown developed the first body building show called “The Great Show” in 1891.Fact 7:
Weight training was practiced in ancient Egypt and Greek using stones.Fact 8:
Eugene Sandown published one of the first bodybuilding magazines “physical cultures”.Fact 9:
William L Murray is the winner of the world’s first big body building contest. Fact 10:
Steve Reeves was referred as the greatest body builder of all time. Go to more sport facts ❯
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