In the Beginning

As you can guess, the sport of bodybuilding began with the men Steroids For Sale. Competitive male bodybuilding started in the very late 19th century. The most prestigious competition for men today is the Mr. Olympia contest.

Here Come the “Girls”

Female bodybuilding noticeably came on the scene in the late 1970s sarms and steroids. The first official female contest in the U.S. was the Women’s National Physique Championship in 1978. The most prestigious title for women today is Ms. Olympia, which started in 1980 as Miss Olympia. The Ms. Olympia competition is currently the top competition for professional female bodybuilders.

The National Physique Committee sponsors the top amateur level competition for women in the U.S. Interestingly, contestants in this competition are required to “maintain a feminine look. Extreme hardness and extreme muscle size is not acceptable.” Besides these two competitions, there are many other organizations and contests for female bodybuilders all over the world.

Mainstream Exposure and Acceptance

In the 1980s, female bodybuilding started to get some mainstream exposure due to some “scandals.” A couple of female bodybuilders had posed for Playboy magazine best OTC phentermine alternatives. They were suspended from competition for a year for doing this. The movie “Pumping Iron II: The Women” and some small television coverage of the females’ contests – usually months after the actual competition and used only as TV filler – provided additional coverage. The Ms. Olympia competition in 1991 was the first female bodybuilding title to be televised live.