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Mr. Olympia Phil Heath | before the season 2016 | VIDEO

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Mr. Olympia Phil Heath | before the season 2016 | VIDEO

How has this option as a contestant comes only once during the year and demonstrates the power, fantastic Mr. Olympia Phil Heath rarely have the ability to see how he poses for the crowd and the cameras, past fall season and going to the highest stage.

It is precisely this rare situation occurred at the Pittsburgh Pro competition, where the organizers have done a huge effort to bring the best of the best.

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Among the special guests, there is also the current, five-time champion Philip – Phil Heath, whose form has surprised many.

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The Heath is on the stage came out with a full 130kg (286 pound) weight, and proved to be more than serious preparation for September and an appearance at this year’s Mr. Olympia, where each time trying to move its own borders.

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Uncrowned kings of bodybuilding


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Uncrowned kings of bodybuilding

We all know the great thirteen that prides itself with Sandow statuette as the supreme award of professional bodybuilding. But attention should be paid to those that have never reached the glory, but they should have …

1st Kevin Levrone

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The Maryland Muscle Machine’s icon of his time. Described as a “cool guy” premium proportions was the best in its variation side chest pose. Shoulders as mountains and hands which are not many could boast made him challenge for absolutely everyone. He has won numerous professional competitions, there were rumors about a possible Olympia title. He knows what it’s like to have a silver or gold medal is still somehow a step ahead. Kevin everyone knows and very specific method of preparation, and the fact that a good part of the year did spend almost all of the resting and then a few months before the competition, “put in the maximum speed”. For many today, Kevin one of those who were able to carry Olympia title and it’s hard not to see why not.

2nd Flex Wheeler

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Kenneth Wheeler was perhaps the greatest potential. It is said that in some competitions had not had any real preparation, and always tearing up the stage. Nicknamed the Sultan of symmetry. All on his figure was as crossed out from the opposite side. It looked like a nice transition between the old and the new age, and although he was not on the level with a huge, never looked small. The biggest clash had 98. It was a historic night in which they remained standing only Flex and Coleman, as at the end of all, we all know it.

3rd Shawn Ray

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Sugar Shawn Although small, it was dynamite in every sense. He won the competition and the fans, dealt with self-promotion. Shawn was everywhere, except at the top of Mister Olympia. Several times well shook the throne of Dorian Yates, and out of shape never appeared. Master posturing and theatrics – videos of his routines are now the most watched on YouTube when it comes to presentation on stage. Shawn Ray has left an indelible mark on bodybuilding, and that Sandow that time went to him, sport might have been different!

Of course, there are bodybuilders who were able to knock down the occasional king of bodybuilding, but when it comes to the recognition and effective career, these three are far above the rest of the pack. Flex, Levrone and Ray have set standards that are only Mister Olympia could overcome!

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Mr Olympia 2015 | Motivational video


Mr Olympia 2015 | Motivational video

A little time is left to Mr. Olympia 2015. Competition preparation has already begun. Motivational video leads to bodybuidling biggest competitions in the world. Who will take the crown this year?
Check out this motivational video of all competitors on the Mr Olympia 2015.

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How to have a healthy diet with a small budget

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How to have a healthy diet with a small budget

Many people think that it is increasingly difficult to keep healthy, especially if you do not want half of their income each week to spend on food.

The consumption of cheap and processed meat poses serious health risks, but finding quality alternatives that you can afford is not easy. According to a study conducted at the University of Washington, a healthy diet can cost up to 10 times more than eating fast food.

Let us not forget how expensive can be bad health, especially when we bring ourselves to a chronic condition. If you continually eat healthy foods, you will enjoy increased energy levels, high immunity, cognitive performance, and will generally feel better.

How do we solve this dilemma? Fortunately, a healthy diet is not as expensive as some think.

If you are willing to do a little diet plan and add variety to their habits of eating, you can eat healthy without going bankrupt.

Cheap sources of healthy protein and fat

EGGS – One of the best sources of protein, with about 6 grams per egg, and are also a great source of healthy fats. Eggs also have some other positive impacts on health such as reducing the risk of thrombosis and increasing concentrations of lutein and zeaxanthin (powerful antioxidants) in the blood.

If you are afraid that the cholesterol in eggs increases the risk of heart disease, this myth was completely demolished in many epidemiological and clinical research. Eggs are difficult to surpass in both price as well as nutritional value.

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CHICKEN BREAST – There’s a reason why individuals who practice eating so much chicken: is cheap, has a high proportion of protein and little fat. Half a kilo of chicken breast contains about 130 grams of protein. It is true that the ratio of omega-6 and omega-3 fatty acids in poultry is not uniform (about 10: 1, while the beef is about 2: 1), but this imbalance can be easily replaced by the addition of fish oil or by eating oily fish, such as tuna , trout, herring, sardines or mackerel (which everyone should eat anyway).

Almonds – Favorite nuts. They have a high nutritional value and great taste. A handful of almonds (about 15 pieces) contains 9 grams of healthy fat, 4 grams of protein, and less than 4 grams of carbohydrates. Like eggs, come with several additional benefits to our health – eating almonds is associated with a reduced risk of diabetes and reducing body weight.

Go well with granola or muesli, and oatmeal. You can prepare and freshly ground almond butter. Excellent without supplements, but even better in combination with fruits like bananas or apples.

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Fasting cheese – 250 to 500 grams of low fat fresh cheese, 30 to 60 grams of protein and very little fat. A great taste with a little salt and pepper, or in combination with fruit.

Avocado – This is one of the best sources of unsaturated fat (an avocado contains about 15 grams), which improves cholesterol levels, reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease, and improve brain function. In addition, the avocado is full of phyto-chemicals that are useful in the fight against cancer.
There are several ways to prepare, not just guacamole. Excellent combined with eggs, in soups, and in various sauces with tomatoes. Prices vary depending on the season, demand and the level of production, each piece can be used for two meals.

Cheap sources of healthy carbohydrates

They play a vital role in the diet of individuals who exercise. The most popular form of carbohydrate is processed fast food, which can pose serious health risks of long-term consumption. On the other hand, regular intake of nutritionally rich carbohydrates is associated with a reduced risk of chronic diseases. Read below what are the best sources of cheap and healthy carbohydrates.

Oatmeal – One cup of dry oat bran contains more than 100 grams of carbohydrates, 26 grams of protein and 11 grams of fat. Are a great source of dietary fiber. Studies have shown that oatmeal reduces LDL (bad) cholesterol.
Oatmeal is the basis of the diet of many bodybuilders – you can even replace the flour with ground oatmeal in the preparation of bread and cakes.

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BEANS – Black beans are an excellent source of carbohydrates, but also potassium, calcium, folic acid and fiber. One cup contains about 40 grams carbohydrates, 15 grams of protein and about 1 gram of fat. Cook it and serve it as a side dish or make a soup or a sauce of beans.

BROWN RICE. One cup contains about 45 grams of carbohydrates, 5 grams of protein and 2 grams of fat, and there are nearly 4 times more fiber than white rice, and more vitamins, minerals and other beneficial nutrients.

Research has shown that high levels of consumption of refined grains such as white rice, associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which is the usual consumption of grains such as brown rice, is associated with a reduced risk.

FRUITS – You can not go wrong with fruit. A good selection of the grapes, apples, bananas and oranges, full of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and fiber.

Potatoes – batata or sweet potato gives you a feeling that today is the day of cheating, even if you do not do. They can be sweet as a dessert, filled with vitamins and other micronutrients. One cup of mashed sweet potato contains about 60 grams carbohydrates, 4 grams of protein and less than 1 gram of fat. You have no reason to omit it from your diet.

You can eat healthy without going bankrupt

There are still some tricks to save – buy frozen vegetables, buying larger quantities, tracking sales and seasonal ingredients and preparing food in bulk for later use.

And finally, let’s not forget the most important value of a healthy diet – longevity, vitality and life without the disease – it is priceless.

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Branch Warren and Johnnie Jackson | preparing for the Mr. Olympia 2014


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Branch Warren and Johnnie Jackson | preparing for the Mr. Olympia 2014

Branch Warren and his friend and training partner Johnnie Jackson are in final preparations for Mr.Olympia bodybuilding competition. Forget the basics of safe practice, these guys have their “professional” approach, which we do not recommend for beginners. Keep strict form at least until he accumulated enough experience in the gym …

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Dexter Jackson | Mr. Olympia 2014


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Dexter Jackson | Mr. Olympia 2014

Dexter “The Blade” Jackson is one of the living and active legends in the world of bodybuilding, training under the supervision of Charles Glass. Dexter is preparing for this year’s “Mr. Olympia”, which will be held this year on the anniversary fiftieth time!

It is interesting to listen to the first part of the video that talks about all the candidates with whom he shared the stage. He competed against: Dorian Yates, Ronnie Coleman, Jay Cutler, Vince Taylor, Kevin Levronea, Flex Wheeler … look forward to, “Mr. Olympia “finally come to the small screen via the CBS network.

On training back Dexter and Charles did not exaggerate with weights. They were just so sufficient to maintain muscle mass. About a month up to the competition and the guys certainly know what they are doing. Age was not on their side, experience is on their side. Good luck to Dexter!

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Kai Greene and Victor Martinez | Mr. Olympia 2014


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Kai Greene and Victor Martinez | Mr. Olympia 2014

Just three weeks before the largest, most important and Most famous bodybuilding competition on the planet major players have started more frequent posting their current form. We will sort out photos of two competitors out of the shadows, that his trophy “Mr. Olympia” still dreaming and waiting.

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“Predator” Kai Greene to its dimensions, form presentation on stage, stands out from all pro bodybuilder! But as we all know, sometimes good shape and everything above is not enough. Lobbies exist in the strongest league in the world of bodybuilding. Sponsors and publishing houses have a very strong influence who will “boost” to pro competitions including the largest competition of this sport.

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Victor Martinez after a few years of abstinence from the top because of personal problems, trouble with the law and financial problems again on top! Judging by the form of this is the old Victor. The only thing that might be missing for a showdown with the biggest ones is its size. But he may surprise us and appeared in XXL Victor Martinez release.

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Mr Olympia Preparation | Branch Warren Workout & Diet Plan


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Mr Olympia Preparation

Branch Warren Workout & Diet Plan

Branch Warren shares his pre-contest 5 day training split, along with a sample eating and supplementation plan.

Sample Diet Plan

Typical Pre-contest plan.

  • Meal 1: 5 egg whites, 1 ½ cup oatmeal, 8 oz. red meat, 2 Hydroxycut Hardcore Elite
  • Meal 2: 9 oz. fish, 1 ½ cup rice, 1 cup vegetables
  • Post-workout: 2 scoops Nitro-Tech
  • Meal 3: 9 oz. chicken, 16 oz. potato (white or sweet)
  • Meal 4: 9 oz. fish, 1 ½ cup rice
  • Meal 5: 9 oz. chicken, 12 oz. potato
  • Meal 6: 10 egg whites

Branch Warren Motivation Quote : “Believe in yourself”“I’m busy getting stronger.” – Poster Wallpaper

Workout Plan

Main Goal: Build Muscle
Workout Type: Split
Training Level: Advanced
Days Per Week: 5
Equipment Required: Barbell, Bodyweight, Cables, Dumbbells, Machines
Monday
Back
ExerciseSetsReps
Incline T-Bar Row310
One Arm Dumbbell Row38
Barbell Row38
Lat Pull Down315
Seated Upright Row Machine315
Hammer Strength Pull Down315
Seated Low Cable Row320
Rear Delts On Pec Dec410
Bent Over Dumbbell Rear Laterals410
Tuesday
Chest
ExerciseSetsReps
Incline Bench Press2Warmup
33×8-12
Dumbbell Bench Press (Drop set on last set)310
Hammer Strength Incline Bench Press310
Weighted Dips w/Chains3Failure
Cable Crossover315
Thursday
Arms
ExerciseSetsReps
Standing Dumbbell Curl38
Standing Barbell Curl312
Preacher Curl312
Tricep Pushdowns315
Seated Dip Machine315
Rope Triceps Pushdown412
Friday
Legs
ExerciseSetsReps
Leg Extensions2100
Squat2Light Sets
2Heavy Sets to Failure
Hack Squat310-15
Leg Press330
Seated Leg Curl315
Standing Leg Curl310
Lying Leg Curl312
Saturday
Lower Back and Shoulders
ExerciseSetsReps
Deadlift3-4Warmup
4-55-8
Military Press2Warmup
310
Squat312
Side Lateral38-12
Dumbbell Front Raise38
Upright Row312

Mr Olympia Preparation

VIDEO:

Mr Olympia Preparation with Johnnie Jackson

Johnnie Otis Jackson is an American IFBB professional bodybuilder and powerlifter.
Blast Back Mr. Olympia 2014 Prep
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