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Old 04-01-2011, 10:29 AM   #21
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:36 AM   #22
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:41 AM   #23
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:41 AM   #24
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Old 04-01-2011, 10:42 AM   #25
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I hope your right.

The sport then was all about being healthy and strong and NOT been super shredded at an unmaintainable bf% percentage
The guys back then were also strong and fit. They looked the part, but they WERE the part.
IMHO the classic have a much more attainable, maintainable and natural look, even more so than some of the guys at the natural comps.

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i know I'm still new to this whole bodybuilding world thing but there are still natural bbers today who all about being healthy and strong. And there were many classic bbers who were just as shredded as today's natural bbers. But I do wonder if the classic bbers did any of peak week manipulations? And if they didn't, maybe they didn't know about it then and probably would have done it if the knowledge of it was there.
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i know I'm still new to this whole bodybuilding world thing but there are still natural bbers today who all about being healthy and strong. And there were many classic bbers who were just as shredded as today's natural bbers. But I do wonder if the classic bbers did any of peak week manipulations? And if they didn't, maybe they didn't know about it then and probably would have done it if the knowledge of it was there.
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Most naturals I talk with love the natural side, and health and fitness, with an amazing passion.
not knocking the natural game at all, i think the passion they have for health and fitness is superb and they look unbelievably good up on stage.

I personally dont think a 4% bf is healthy or maintainable thats all. I know it is done for a show or a shoot or whatever and thats fine, but i think a lot of people think these guys walk round like that all year round and strive in vain to look like that all the time. I think it is the fault of the Pro (unnatural) circuit as those guys are dangerously lean and the whole game gets tarred with the same brush unfortunately.

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But at the same time I'm sure the classic bbers didn't walked around with the same conditioning as they did during a contest or shoot. If they did then damn!
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