Essays Tagged: "Bodybuilding"


none noneBodybuildingBodybuilding has recently become one of the world's fastest growing sports. There are ma ... mass, those who work out for definition and those who work out for strength. There is much more to bodybuilding than there appears to be. In order to produce substantial muscle growth, proper trainin ... , proper training methods must be followed. On a different level, training and preparation before a bodybuilding competition is much more strict and differs in many ways from off-season routines.Upon ...

(6 pages) 78 1 4.6 Apr/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology


BodybuildingThousands of young men and women who wanted to gain muscular mass during the 1940's, cre ... nds of young men and women who wanted to gain muscular mass during the 1940's, created the sport of bodybuilding. Men and women of all ages started lifting weights so they could compare to the people ... ll ages started lifting weights so they could compare to the people whose bodies were more complex. Bodybuilding gained more attention in the late 1980's when the National Promotion Competition create ...

(2 pages) 50 1 4.0 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

The controversial use of steriods in athletics.

those steroids that cannot be tested for, such as growth hormones, or GH most used by bodybuilders [Bodybuilding Underground], more safe dosages can be recommended, and the secrecy behind use can be f ...

(5 pages) 191 1 4.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

A full report on the book Little Big Men by Alan M. Klein. Covers an overview as well as a critique of the book. Teacher said the report could use a bit more critique.

M. Klein's Little Big Men, will demonstrate the extent of his research and knowledge of competitive bodybuilding and its participants.Little Big Men takes place in the fictional Olympic Gym. Olympic G ... ut it also portrays them as being nonsocial. Various men in Olympic Gym say they chose the sport of bodybuilding simply because it was not a team sport where you had to interact with others to succeed ...

(4 pages) 32 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

A book report and critique on Sandow the Magnificent by David L. Chapman. It covers the entire book and touches on an overall critique. The teacher said it could use more critique

ow the MagnificentThe book, Sandow the Magnificent by David L. Chapman, speaks of the beginnings of bodybuilding and how one man, Eugen Sandow, was responsible for making bodybuilding the popular spor ... rves much credibility as the one who provided the foundation and guidelines for the modern sport of bodybuilding.Eugen Sandow was born in Germany unto a Russian mother and a German father. Sandow's ch ...

(2 pages) 33 0 4.5 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Arnold Swarzenneger

nk about your success. He is famous all around the world because of the 3 main careers in his life, bodybuilding, acting, and politics and business. You know him with a strong accent and many one-line ... to work harder and become better athletes. When he was 13, Arnold started becoming fascinated with bodybuilding and the physiques that those athletes could attain. He told his parents that he wanted ...

(5 pages) 83 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Actors

Is Whey Protein the way to go?-Research Paper on the benefits and drawbacks of using whey protein for weight training.

optimal health". Whey protein is also used to gain an "edge" is sport related activities along with bodybuilding. But where exactly does whey protein come from? Whey protein is a co-product of cheese, ...

(12 pages) 108 1 4.3 Aug/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Misunderstandings about the Power of Protein

Over the years bodybuilding has become a very popular sport. There are more and more new gyms, opening every day, p ... y did not result in measurable muscle mass/strength gains, at least over the 1st month of intensive bodybuilding exercise". (4) Please note that it has not yet been proven that similar results would o ...

(5 pages) 64 0 3.0 Nov/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine

The History of Bodybuilding

sports to choose from, one that the public have the least amount of knowledge about is the sport of bodybuilding. That is the competition with the guys in the little Speedo and enough instant bronze t ... d to maintain a physique that ancient Greeks attributed only to the gods. When it comes down to it, bodybuilding has a lot of similarities to other more recognized sports. They require hard work, much ...

(2 pages) 40 1 5.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: Art Essays

Sports and Drug Use

and adrenal glands of all mammals. It is said to help speed up the recovery of injuries along with bodybuilding and weight training to increase muscle mass. The androgens are the male sex steroids. W ...

(4 pages) 48 0 3.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Athletes and Steroids

ch as those involved in track, cross country, and swimming. Athletes involved in weight training or bodybuilding. Anyone interested in building and defining muscles\Many people that take steroids take ...

(2 pages) 32 1 3.7 May/2006

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

Anabolic Steroids In Sports

ics, Brian Bosworth?s fantastic rookie pro football career, and Arnold Schwarzenegger?s spectacular bodybuilding success are all results of steroids (Reilly). Such famous instances have made steroids ...

(5 pages) 49 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sports

LIVING LARGE: Exploring Advertising Themes in Muscle & Fitness Magazine between 1987 and 2008.

he muscular body: A Critical Decoding of Advertisements in Flex MagazineWhite and Gillet argue that bodybuilding is a response to a "crisis in masculinity". Men feel powerless and unsure of themselves ... ities of daily life. White and Gillet analyze typical advertisements found in Flex, another popular bodybuilding magazine. Their analysis focuses on how bodybuilding discourses address the erosion of ...

(19 pages) 12 0 0.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology