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    Discussion in 'General Chat' started by admin, Apr 30, 2023.

    1. admin

      admin Administrator

      Dec 2012
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      Here are some interesting bodybuilding statistics:

      1. The first modern bodybuilding competition was held in 1901 in the Royal Albert Hall in London.

      2. The International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) was founded in 1946 and is the largest bodybuilding organization in the world, with more than 190 member countries.

      3. The Mr. Olympia contest is considered the most prestigious bodybuilding competition in the world, with winners including Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ronnie Coleman, and Jay Cutler.

      4. The average body fat percentage for a competitive male bodybuilder is between 5-8%, while for females it is between 10-15%.

      5. The record for the heaviest bench press ever lifted is held by Julius Maddox of the United States, who lifted 744.1 pounds (337.5 kilograms) in 2020.

      6. The average daily calorie intake for a male bodybuilder is around 3,500-4,500 calories, while for a female bodybuilder it is around 2,000-2,500 calories.

      7. The record for the most consecutive Mr. Olympia titles is held by Lee Haney and Ronnie Coleman, who both won the title eight times.

      8. The bodybuilding supplement industry is a multi-billion dollar industry, with protein powders, creatine, and pre-workout supplements among the most popular products.

      9. Bodybuilding is not just a male-dominated sport, with female bodybuilding competitions growing in popularity and recognition over the years.

      10. Bodybuilding has been shown to have numerous health benefits, including improved muscle strength, bone density, and insulin sensitivity, as well as reduced risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease and diabetes.
    2. FT Mike

      FT Mike Active Member

      May 2023
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      Thanks admin for sharing some informational bodybuilding stats.

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