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Old 08-16-2012, 09:51 AM   #31
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I have to say that I prefer the look of the older bodybuilders, I know it is personal preference but I just feel like they look better even though they may not be as lean.
I feel the same way. I like a bit more muscle density and body fat.
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Old 08-16-2012, 10:11 AM   #32
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I have to say that I prefer the look of the older bodybuilders, I know it is personal preference but I just feel like they look better even though they may not be as lean.

Great thread though!
Me too.
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Old 07-09-2013, 01:24 PM   #36
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The above is why I won't be stepping on a stage any time soon. I am sure he eats right and works hard in the gym. Still, IMHO, he didn't build a body up, he cut down and looks like I would, an uber lean skinny guy whose muscles you can see more clearly. I agree with others, the classic body is desirable, may not be as cut, but has a much fuller look. I would take a Grimek, Park or Reeves look over this any day.
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Same.

I think part of the issue is that it's harder for natties to get as super cut, and far too many lose a lot of mass trying to get there.

Just my opinion.
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I think part of the issue is that it's harder for natties to get as super cut, and far too many lose a lot of mass trying to get there.

Just my opinion.
I have seen some natties pretty cut, the problem, as I see it, is that natties can only put on so much muscle mass. For me, for instance, I have found it easier to cut the fat than to gain the muscle. The photos above reminded me of this

http://youtu.be/6Xu1hNgAp2E

Maybe I am a purest, but I think it is called bodybuilding for a reason. Maybe it is all Gironda's fault for arguing that it is all about creating the illusion. I don't care for the juiced look, but I do want to see the V-back, thick chest and legs and arms that make you say, "wow!" To me, that guys center picture speaks the truth, the stage pictures are an illusion.
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If i seen that guy out in the street and he told me he was a bodybuilder i would think he was joking with me, yeah i would take the look of any pre - steroid bodybuilder.
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