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Saturday, October 22, 2005

How to Become a Bodybuilding Champion � The Art of Weight Lifting

In no disrespect to weight lifters, but bodybuilding and weight lifting are two totally different mindsets and training techniques. People will ask me the typical questions in the gym, “How much do you bench press? How much do you squat?" Quit frankly, I do not know. I do not pay attention to that part.

Weight lifters lift the weight, bodybuilders FEEL the weight. Becoming a bodybuilding champion is not determined by how much you can lift on a certain day, but how you look and how you got to that look on a certain day. Beauty contest it is not, but an art form it has become. Sure you have to lift a certain amount of weight; however achieving champion status has more to do with nutrition, training technique and discernment than lifting a given amount of weight.

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