Bodybuilding: Does Age Really Matter?

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Bodybuilding has always been misinterpreted as a purely competitive sport that revolves amongst young physiques and steroid use, while it’s true that every bodybuilder out there wants to build the best physique he possibly can, there is still a lot more to the sport than meets the eye. Competitive Bodybuilding has always been a sight to behold, the sport throughout the decades has seen young bodybuilders from different backgrounds such as Arnold Schwarzenegger shock the crowds with their incredible physiques and charisma, the same thing goes for the “older” competitors, guys like Dexter Jackson and Toney Freeman with their astonishing and young physiques have proven that age is not determining factor when it comes to bodybuilding.

Competitive Bodybuilding has always been a sight to behold, the sport throughout the decades has seen young bodybuilders from different backgrounds such as Arnold Schwarzenegger shock the crowds with their incredible physiques and charisma, the same thing goes for the “older” competitors, guys like Dexter Jackson and Toney Freeman with their astonishing and young physiques have proven that age is not determining factor when it comes to bodybuilding.

Mature men posing on stage

What a lot of people don’t seem to understand is that Bodybuilding is a lot more than a simple sport; bodybuilding is a lifestyle that knows no limits. Everyone starts bodybuilding for a particular reason, the younger guys almost always start weight training with their parents old weight set to impress the girl at school while the older guys tend to do it for overall health reasons and it really doesn’t matter why someone starts, what matters is the reason on why someone keeps going and doesn’t look back. As many know bodybuilding offers a wide variety of benefits such as muscle building, fat burning, increased levels of stamina, energy and so on, bodybuilding is truly a discipline on its own that promotes both physical and psychological growth.

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