Another more justifiable argument made by the IOC concerns the issue of performance enhancing drug (PED) use in professional bodybuilding. It is no secret that being a top bodybuilder in the professional ranks requires the use of steroids and other […]
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Should bodybuilding be an Olympic sport? After all, weightlifting has been an Olympic sport since 1896 and has appeared in every Olympic Games since 1920. In 1973, the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB), presided over by Ben Weider, petitioned the […]
Joe Weider was a pioneer in the business of bodybuilding. Weider developed a multi-million dollar fitness publishing empire, including such publications as Muscle and Fitness and Men’s Fitness. He was also the person who discovered Arnold Schwarzenegger at a bodybuilding […]