More and more young Australian men are willing to put their lives on the line for the perfect body. Study showed that they're bowing to social pressure to be bigger and stronger.
In the quest for the perfect physique they sacrifice a normal life, while some are taking it to the extreme. These guys just don't want to do it slowly anymore. They want instant gratification. Just how far Australian men are willing to go for the "body beautiful."
While the sun, sand and the surf are definite attractions, so are the bodies on display. In the summer beaches become the pageant stages for young fit men to show off their physical prowess. For some achieving physical perfection is only a passed time, for others it can be an obsession.
Honestly, legalize test for over 45 year old men. It's only when you feel yourself diminishing and don't want to be weaker in various ways, it's heartbreaking. Let us stay strong mentally and physically. Do you really think phama companies have your health at heart over money?
I once asked a bunch of girls what kind of body they like on a guy. Majority of them thought the lean and toned guys were cute. When asked about bodybuilders' bodies, most didn't like them, and some even thought they were gross.
The girls thought the muscle bound guys were conceited, while the toned guys just took care of themselves. I got news guys, the girls want to be the pretty one in the picture, not the other way around. Frankly, I think these guys do this just to satisfy their egos.
worst doco I've seen, anyone that bags the mental and physical gains and requirements to keep fit. I know heaps of natural bodybuilders, biased crap doco with factual content to back up the opinion
Much misunderstanding here. Why do body building? Well why do anything? Why run marathons? Why climb mountains? Why get a degree? Why start a business? Why have kids? All things that are hard, require huge commitments and sacrifice. Why do it? Why not have a mediocre life with mediocre achivements? It's disheartening to see how many people don't get the notion of setting lofty goals for oneself, and work hard to achieve them. It is a feeling of accomplishment like no other. But if you have never done it, you will never know it.
Also while drugs are in fact to be handled with respect and full knowledge of the pros and cons, 'roid rage is a stupid myth, and the very fact steroids are illegal prevents good solid scientific research that may allow them to be used for 'recreational purposes' under doctor supervision.
These men are not attractive to me, lean muscle that comes from just taking good care off yourself is great - but non of this super bulk that at its extreme is not practical but rather physically restrictive. Much prefer a skinny or healthy thick figured man - ultimately attracted to those who look after themselves and want to enjoy life. I know my partner ( very slim) wishes he had 'abs' etc and it's sad how male unrealistic body ideals (like women's) make him feel inadequate - because his body is his and he looks great. I can't imagine him looking like something else, imagine if all men were super-muscles:/ The variety is much better.
body building for people who likes to waist their lives.
maybe they can attract women but not for long time.
I never understood the metrosexual idea of a handsome-or should I say "pretty"-man.
Welcome to the ultimate pusification of men. This is the way to turn men to perfect consumers. What's next, cry coz u can't get the body u saw in the magazine? These girls need to grow one thing.... balls not muscles.
Being one of those skinny, nerdy guys, I say its about time there was some attention in this department... Its not only women who are fronted with these often unachievable standards of outward image.
I have tried too, worked out regular. Its a fight for me to put on any kind of mass so I said screw it, Its enough to be a healthy weight and build. It still depresses me though when I see the girls fawning over the pretty boy with muscles and a truck and pisses me off when I hear about them being pricks to women.
One place that people don't seem to even care about steroid use is here in America in the up and coming MMA circuit. Nearly all of the 18-40 age bracket amateur MMA fighters I have come into contact with all admit they take anabolic steroids. The whole sport should honestly be shut down because I guarantee ALL of them are using it. When you see men that have the frame of a small woman packing over 200lbs of muscle, you are either ignorant or purposely deluding yourself when trying to convince others that it is from their "hard work". I know REAL gym rats, they don't look like that, at all...
steroids...the solution for better sports or the begining of moral decline!
the spirit of the old roman empire revived...the best deserve to leave the stadium!
RIP Zyzz - Forever Mirin'