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    yesterday elite vs todays elite

    the movie stay hungry was on yesterday, so i watched it again for a bit. its really amazing how in his day, arnold was the best, but compared to todays elite, he is nothing..

    in the movie, i imagine he wasnt 100% contest ready, but he's fit and big, but looking at him in the movie, and even when he was winning the big o in the 70's, he looked so thin compared to the best today..

    his chest as always is huge as is his arms, but his thighs look so small,not cut, and his calves look too big for his thighs. he has average abs compared to even the fitness guy models in the magazines..

    you look at a bodybuilding magazine and 50 of the guys in there look better than arnold, and half of the 50 are just models built good. most all have way better abs than arnold.. arnold had 4, these guys have 6 or 8 way more defined. then the elite guys.... man, they just blow arnold away.

    so much more defined and inches thicker.
    arnold had a great chest, bi's and tri's, and thats it. look at his neck. thin compared to todays guys.. his legs are so thin too.

    i imagine he ate as perfect as he could, trained heavy and as correct as he could and took his supplements, rested, and took his drugs, but my question... why are just about everyone in todays magazines so much more ripped, thicker and way better than arnold in his day? hell, look at ken waller in that movie.. he looks like any one of 20 guys the the local gym..even in his competitions, he's soft looking..

    arnold and zane were my favorites, but todays guys are so much better..

    the other guys from that era like corney, coe, katz, look like a nfl linebacker . those football guys get interviewed with no shirt on and they look like the bodybuilding stars of the 70's..

    blows my mind, not seeing arnold in such a long time, then seeing him in his prime,in this movie, and he's just so thin compared to todays elite..

    so whats the main reason why todays guys are lightyears ahead of how arnold looked in his prime?

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    I personally think the large waists of today look horrible when compared to the bodybuilders of the 70s, but thats my opinion.
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    Arnold actually had a bigger Chest. For me it's about being sculpted like Zane and not to see how big you are. Do you really think the bigger guys like Kai look good? They dude is 5 foot 8 and 290 lbs. Plus the 40" waist's don't look good either imo.

    IMO it's not how much you weigh. It's how big you "look". Many guys when they cut down look larger than they actually weigh. Yeah Arnold didn't have those huge leg's like Cutler but he had nice bi peaks plus a huge chest.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deity View Post
    I personally think the large waists of today look horrible when compared to the bodybuilders of the 70s, but thats my opinion.
    I agree! Some of these guys have ugly dissented stomachs or their waists look square with barely a V taper.

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    I dont agree with that at all, i dont think that just because a guy is bigger that he is is the better man. Todays BBers are just too thick and the amounts of drugs they take to get there is ridiculous, i feel arnold's physique was superior than any of todays guy's

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    Quote Originally Posted by LightBearer View Post

    I dont agree with that at all, i dont think that just because a guy is bigger that he is is the better man. Todays BBers are just too thick and the amounts of drugs they take to get there is ridiculous, i feel arnold's physique was superior than any of todays guy's
    agreed. i think a lot of the guys todays are fucking gross and look like a pile of shit that 70's BB physique is all around better ^^^this arnold is my idol

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    Today's bodybuilders are just in a completely different standard of "aesthetics". I believe the older bb-ers looked way better. Pure mass isn't the only aspect of bodybuilding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fufu View Post
    Today's bodybuilders are just in a completely different standard of "aesthetics". I believe the older bb-ers looked way better. Pure mass isn't the only aspect of bodybuilding.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LightBearer View Post

    I dont agree with that at all, i dont think that just because a guy is bigger that he is is the better man. Todays BBers are just too thick and the amounts of drugs they take to get there is ridiculous, i feel arnold's physique was superior than any of todays guy's
    totally agree with you! :-)

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    my question was...

    "how do todays guys get so big vs the arnold era guy's"..

    different training?

    more drugs?

    more rest?

    if i had to look like any past or present, i choose zane or bob paris...

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    Quote Originally Posted by stepaukas View Post
    my question was...

    "how do todays guys get so big vs the arnold era guy's"..

    different training?

    more drugs?

    more rest?

    if i had to look like any past or present, i choose zane or bob paris...
    i think its a mixture of everything. more drugs. advancement of drugs. more knowledge on training and what not. nutrition idk but w.e. their doing i think its gross

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    Quote Originally Posted by stepaukas View Post
    my question was...

    "how do todays guys get so big vs the arnold era guy's"..

    different training?

    more drugs?

    more rest?

    if i had to look like any past or present, i choose zane or bob paris...
    It's a combination of different factors. #1 - drugs. Back then was nothing like today. Dosing for dbol back then might have been 20mg every day (and during a cutting phase to preserve muscle) - nowadays people take 50mg on top of 500mg a week of testosterone and consider that a lowish-normal dose (don't even ask as to the levels people like Ronnie and Jay use). #2 -lots more understanding of how to look best for a show (losing less muscle mass while cutting, etc.) #3 - drugs. It's really about the levels of AAS they do nowadays.

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    thats just to much man^ i cant handle all that arnold has like the perfect physicue and even his a little to much 4 my taste

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    Quote Originally Posted by stepaukas View Post
    my question was...

    "how do todays guys get so big vs the arnold era guy's"..

    different training?

    more drugs?

    more rest?

    if i had to look like any past or present, i choose zane or bob paris...
    first let me say like other guys have, there was a different judgement of what aesthetics were back then, the guys didnt want to look like todays guys do. but to answer your question for sure its drugs and diet like its always been, except more + better drugs + abuse and lets not forget HGH & INSULIN
    its no miracle or secret why BBers today are so big, its just the standard now just like everything else in america

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