Bodybuilding is a training which is not used to develop functional strength but it is used to develop functional strength but it is used to increase the size of the muscles. In other words, Bodybuilding is the sport which makes your body proportionally shaped and fit. It not makes only a shaped body but also makes fit mind.
Muscle building is not only a sport but it is a physical activity which tells about a way by which we can maintain fitness. So today here I will give you the complete information about this Game.
History of Bodybuilding
Bodybuilding is developed by German Eugen Sandow in late 19th in England. He is also called as the “Father of bodybuilding”. Eugen Sandow had many stage shows and finally, in 1936 the Oscar-winning film “The Great Ziegfeld” depicts the starting of the modern body show competition.
On September 14, 1901, at Royal Albert Hall in London, Sandow organized the first body-building contest called “Great Competition”. This contest was judged by Eugen Sandow, Charles Lawes, and Sir Arthur Canon Doyle. Frederick Pomeroy is the chief guest and he presents the Gold statue of Sandow to the winner.
Willam L.Murry of Nottingham has secured the first position, D.cooper was the second place winner and A.C Smythe was third in that competition.
After the “ Great competition” success, on 16th January 1904 at Madison square garden in New York, the first bodybuilding competition took place. It was promoted by Bernard Macfadden. The winner was AI Treloar. He won a $ 1000 cash prize.
The popularity of bodybuilding become more in 1950 and 1960. The most famous bodybuilder in 1950 and 1960 was Bill Perl, Reg Park, Leroy Colbert, and Clarance Ross.
International Professional Bodybuilding Competitions
AAU Mr. America
Arnold Sports Festival
Pro Mr. America
NABBA World Championship
IFBB Mr. America
Poses Judge in Bodybuilding
1 Front Double Biceps
2 Front Lateral Spread
3 Side Chest
4 Side Triceps
5 Rear Lateral Spread
6 Rear Double Biceps
7 Abdominal With Thighs
Mr. Olympia Winners
|Arnold Schwarzenegger||1970-1975, 1980|
|Franco Columbu||1976, 1981|
Top Bodybuilding Federation of the World
NPC:- Nation Physique Committee
NABBA:- National Amateur Body-Builders’ Association
WABBA:- World Amateur Body Building Association
WFF:-World Fitness Federation
IBBF:- International Body Building Federation
IFBB:- International Federation of Body Building
WBF:-World Bodybuilding Federation
Top 10 Indian Bodybuilder
1 Murli Kumar
2 Sangram Chougule
3 Shuhas Kamkar
4 Ankur Sharma
5 Ashish Sakharkar
6 Rajender Mani
7 Hira Lal
8 Varinder Singh Ghuman
9 Amit Chhetri
10 Mukesh Kumar Gahlot