There are lots of challenges to overcome when you want to get in shape but knowledge isn’t one of them. There are pages and pages of articles about losing fat, losing weight, burning calories, eating healthier, building strength, etc. Knowing what to do isn’t the problem. The problem is doing what you know you need to do even when you feel like doing the right thing isn’t working!
Only a few friends really knew of my intentions of switching from Bodybuilding to Men’s Physique. Half of them laughed and the other half supported my decision.
In 2010 my bodybuilding career came to an ultimate peak when I was crowned welterweight champion of Canada. What an incredible journey it took to get to that point! It started in 1994 where I placed fourth in the bantamweight category – not a spectacular beginning to say the least. I went from 180 pounds to 135 in 12 weeks dieting on egg whites and white rice… I had no idea what I was doing, but if you had asked me at the time, I was doing it like the pros. About 10 contests and 16 years later I reached the pinnacle of the sport for me.
Late in 2012 I decided to give the Nationals one more
If you want the truth in bodybuilding, RxMuscle.com is the place to be. I've enjoyed considerable fanfare from my article "Kai's Behavior is Unacceptable." I stand by the fact that the Mr. Olympia is the most important and most respected competition in our sport. For forty-nine years, all of the athletes displayed great respect for its legacy and its integrity. Kai Greene, acting either alone or in cahoots with his guru George Farah, made a mockery of the event, its history, and its future. When NBC airs the footage, the chaos will undeniably hurt the sport and fuel the efforts of its opponents in mainstream culture.
The 19th of September… it was finally time for the annual Mr. Olympia and the competition’s 50th anniversary.
Let’s stick right to the topic of the article – during the press conference the microphone was being passed between some of the dried out faces of the Mr. Olympia athletes. In one of the first interview rounds it was time for the two nemeses, Mr. Kai Greene and the current Mr. Olympia Phil Heath to battle it out in on the mic.
Bodybuilding is the sport we all know and love, and no one loved it more than the Godfather of Modern Bodybuilding, Mr. Joe Weider. Joe launched the magazines, introduced the weight-training systems, and together with his brother Ben, gave us the IFBB. The IFBB, unlike the AAU, considered bodybuilding its chief priority and wanted to spread the sport throughout the world. The Weiders, together with the help of countless others, set in motion a movement that lives strong today.