Body building is more than just developing the biggest muscles, but it’s a way of life for many. Body builders spend their days conditioning their body’s to display their physiques for elite competitions to earn recognition for their hard work and determination. Every year, thousands of body builders flock to body building contests around the world in hopes to gain recognition like many famous bodybuilders before them, such Arnold Schwarzenegger and Mike Mentzer.
Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend
One of the most noted body building competitions for more than 50 years is Joe Weider’s Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas. This prestigious event highlights the best competitors from around the world, where the winner not only wins a title and the recognition they’ve worked hard for, but prize money, too.
Muscle Beach Championship
If you’ve been to Southern California, you’ve probably heard of Muscle Beach, where every year the best body builders multiple countries strip down to show off their bulging muscle at the Muscle Beach Championship. Many well known bodybuilders have taken part in this championship, boosting their body building careers to the next level.
Arnold Classic Europe
One of the biggest body building competitions in Europe is the Arnold Classic. This event features body builders from the furthest reaches of the world, each striving to earn a prestigious title. This competition for professional body builders has helped many earn their place in body building history.
Every year, you’ll find more than 51 competitions around the world supported by the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB). Competitions stretch the globe from North and South America to Europe, Asia, and Australia. These elite competitions create historic milestones for both amateur and professional body builders. Every year, the IFBB adds more competitions, allowing bodybuilding to become a widely recognized sport for fitness athletes.