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Can Bodybuilding Be a Career?

Can Bodybuilding Be a Career? Or is it a Fantasy?

Imagine being paid to be a bodybuilder. Waking up every morning with “work” being food prep, a 2-hour gym session, and then a load of free supplements. It’s the dream of many a lifter, and for some, it is a reality. But can bodybuilding be a career? If so, how likely is it to occur? […]

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Is Bodybuilding a Dying Sport?

Is Bodybuilding a Dying Sport?

If you have read my last article, you will know that I don’t believe bodybuilding is actually a sport in the first place. But if we stop worrying about semantics, we can debate the question “Is bodybuilding a dying sport?”. Bodybuilding as an industry will continue to grow, and there will always be people who […]

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Is Bodybuilding a Sport

Is Bodybuilding a Sport? An Honest Opinion

Bodybuilders are athletes, men and women who train harder than pretty much any other athlete. But is bodybuilding a sport? In this article, I will take a look at what the definition of a sport is, whether bodybuilding fits into that definition and whether it should even want to. Bodybuilding is primarily judged on aesthetics, […]

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Can Bodybuilding Affect Sleep

Bad Night? Can Bodybuilding Affect Sleep?

Picture the scene, you’ve worked out, you ate 5 nutritious meals (out of Tupperware containers of course) and you’ve climbed into bed at 10pm. But at 2am you are still awake. Why is that? Could it be that bodybuilding itself is responsible? Can bodybuilding affect sleep? Let’s find out. Bodybuilding has a strong relationship with […]

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Can Bodybuilding Affect Flexibility?

Can Bodybuilding Affect Flexibility?

I saw a video recently, it was of a bodybuilder being unable to pull a sticker off of his upper back. It was a good laugh, but it got me thinking, can bodybuilding affect flexibility? Hopefully, this article will help to uncover the truth. Bodybuilding should improve flexibility for most people, as it involves a […]

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Can You Train Every Day?

Bodybuilding: Can You Train Every Day?

Many professional bodybuilders appear to spend their lives in the gym, training up to three times a day. But how realistic is this for regular people? Can you train every day? Or, perhaps a better question, should you? I examine the evidence. Pro Bodybuilders are able to train every day through the use of anabolic […]

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Can Bodybuilding be Dangerous?

Can Bodybuilding Be Dangerous?

Bodybuilding is often described as a positive way to improve your health and fitness, but the media often portrays it as a form of extremism. But what does science say? Can bodybuilding be dangerous? Or is it less dangerous than a sedentary lifestyle? Professional Bodybuilders have higher mortality rates than the general population. Which indicates […]

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Can Bodybuilding Cause Heart Problems?

Can Bodybuilding Cause Heart Problems?

Bodybuilding is a sport that attracts a lot of controversy. Most of this controversy is centred around the culture of drug abuse that bodybuilding fosters. While there are many benefits to using steroids and other PEDs, there are many long-term issues that are associated with it. Can bodybuilding cause heart problems? Or is this worry […]

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Can Bodybuilding Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

Can Bodybuilding Cause Erectile Dysfunction?

It’s an accusation that is often thrown at bodybuilders, both competitive and amateur alike. “All those muscles and can’t get an erection”. But how true is it? Can bodybuilding cause erectile dysfunction? Or are there other factors at play? The act of bodybuilding alone will not cause erectile dysfunction. However, the use of steroids and […]

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Will bodybuilding ruin tattoos

Will Bodybuilding Ruin Tattoos? An In-Depth Look

Lifting and getting tattoos are two hobbies that many people share. Hell, as far as I can tell, that’s how most people appear to spend their time in prison. But will bodybuilding ruin tattoos? Could enlarged muscles lead to the tattoo looking stretched and wrong? Let’s find out. It is unlikely that bodybuilding will ruin […]

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