Archive for January 21st, 2013
by Craig Titus
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What are the crucial mistakes bodybuilders, both amateur and professional, make during contest prep or in general?
That’s question covers a wide spectrum of mistakes that can be made and definitely deserves a extensive answer. First let me say that champion bodybuilders, that is the athletes who consistently place in the most prestige’s shows, have found a formula that works for them and never breaks their routine. Shawn Ray for example… as much as I hold genuine disdain for him, he was one of the greatest bodybuilders of all time. He was always in shape, always at the top of his game in every show he competed in. make no mistake, the only reason he wasn’t Mr. Olympia is because of his small stature, not because of his contest preparation. That midget knew what he was doing…I’m sorry, “little person.” Dexter Jackson is another IFBB Pro who is always in shape and certainly found the formula that works for him without failure. This brings me to the most common mistake both amateur and professional bodybuilders make…
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