As much as I like Kai and Phil and would like to see either or both of them win it one day - It's Jay Cutler's show to lose PERIOD.
If history repeats itself its cutler hands down.
haha if he gets second on his supposed 4th O, he will come back in 2011 with a 16 pack, and 2 extra shoulder muscles that have yet to exsist
neither would the 6 pack he is going to get on his butt cheeks
The first time I saw striated glutes i thought it was a disease. it just didn't look natural, but I've grown to appreciate what it takes to achieve that. Turning the inherently fattiest & paddiest part of your body into a detailed rock, mind boggling.
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That being said, I think its engrafted in me that the Mr. O is about the size monsters like Jay, Ronnie of old, the Dorians of the sport. Where they are just as big, muscular, conditioned and big as possible, while maintaining outrageous detail. I don't think I'd want a Frank Zane to win a Mr. O to be honest (personal preference of course, I didn't really like Dexter as Mr. O), because Mr. O to me, is the king of BB and to be king, I associate that more with size & power (with conditioning), as oppose to someone with the sleek, Roman Ideal. However, I do understand that technically, BB is the sport of achieving that Roman Ideal with symmetry, aesthetics along with good size & all that.
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jays going to pass that look and actually form new muscle groups on his butt in resemblence of abdominal grouping
Bodybuilding is about maximizing the human physique, in my opinion. That by no means taking the Greg Kovacs route or simply injecting everything that you can come across in a 10ml vial for years on end, there is still a finely crafted undeniable aspect of art and science involved.
The guy has been doing only 1 show per year for the last 5 to 7 years and he's been finishing 1st or 2nd during that period, of course not many guys finish ahead of him, on Dex has beaten him, the thing you cant forget is that this sport is very subjective and all those judges come from the same mold.