The people are getting more interested in getting their body in shape today. May be the reason is that there is a gym at every street corner today or just because everybody is crazy about six, eight or ten pack abs now. There never have been so many hits on body building videos on YouTube ever as much as in last few years. Anyway, it is a good thing and there are some body builders around the world who have achieved new heights in their body building career and have been playing the role of fitness coach. Here is a list of extremely ripped bodybuilding mentors who will always inspire you to work your ass off and pump more iron.
1. Jay Cutler
This 41 years old beast has got nothing but success in last two decades. He is an IFBB professional bodybuilder in America and has been Mr. Olympia winner for four times in 2006, 2007, 2009 & 2010. He started his amazing journey at the age of 18 when he was inspired by trainer Marcos Rodriguez. He got second place in his first ever body building championship named Gold’s Gym Worcester Bodybuilding Championships in 1992. He has also won Arnold Classic titles three times and has been a famous face on the magazine covers around the world. He is one of the most heavyweight bodybuilders of the world with 274 lbs. and remains connected with his fans and students through his face to face and online classes. He also keeps updating his videos on YouTube and has released fitness DVDs like ‘A Cut above’, From Jay to Z, The Ultimate Beef: A Massive Life in Bodybuilding and Living Large.
2. Lazar Angelov
He has gained a lot of popularity in a short span of time and at a very little age. He is just 30 years of age and already he is considered as the purest aesthetic body builder. He has also played professional basketball for 10 years and was one of the best point guard for his team. He also has spend one and a half year at the Army where he got motivated to get shredded and dedicated himself to bodybuilding. The interesting fact is that he has won at least a bronze medal every time he has taken part in any competition. People sometimes criticize his body because of very deep definition of every part and accuse him for taking steroids and drugs. But still he is owner of some of the best abs in the world. He has become a personal trainer from last few years and keeps releasing many music and workout videos. He is truly an inspiration for every person who wants to adopt bodybuilding as a career.
3. Branch Warren
This 39 years old Hulk like person is also an IFBB professional bodybuilder from America. He gained a lot of popularity after winning the Arnold Classic in 2011 and 2012. He couldn’t take part in Mr. Olympia competition due to injuries and currently, he is a sponsored athlete for Gaspari Nutrition supplements. He has won some other titles like NPC Nationals, Charlotte Pro, Europa Supershow, New York Pro and British Grand Prx. He is known as Quadrasaurus Flex because of his monstrous body and quite terrifying popping veins in the history of human vascular system. He also holds seminars and workout sessions for people and keeps updating videos over internet to help millions to achieve their dream body.
4. Dexter Jackson
He is also known as The Blade and currently working as an IFBB professional Bodybuilder. He is 2008 Mr. Olympia champion and also won the Arnold Classic title in same year. This 44 years old body builder made his debut as a pro in 1999 with Arnold Classic but made his real mark in 2008. You can easily find out his fitness and bodybuilding articles around internet and magazines. His documentary DVD named Dexter Jackson: Unbreakable was quite a success when it was released in 2009. He is a great mentor to follow because of his total dedication and focus. His other titles include NPC USA Championship, Grand Prix England, Show of Strength Pro Championship and Ironman Pro Invitational.
5. Ronnie Coleman
At the age of 50, he is still the idol of the generation crazy about bodybuilding. Ronnie Coleman holds the record of 8 consecutive wins as Mr. Olympia and what more would you want from your bodybuilding mentor. He also holds the record for most wins as IFBB professional and other titles like Mr. Texas, World Amateur Championships, Canada Pro Cup, Toronto Pro Invitational, New Zealand Grand Prix, Mr. Brody Langley and Grand Prix Romania & Holland. He has played football with GSU Tigers and has served as a police officer in Texas in his early life. He was attracted to bodybuilding during this period and won many titles during his service as officer. Today, he has a number of supplements endorsements and he keeps appearing as a guest at gym openings around the world. He also has come to India many times and a lot of Indian bodybuilders reach the spot just to get a glimpse of their favorite bodybuilder.
6. Arnold Schwarzenegger
We all know very well our own Terminator star Arnold. He is truly a legend in the area of bodybuilding and an idol of billions of bodybuilders. He started his bodybuilding career when he was just 15 and till the age of 20, he head won the Mr. Universe title. He also won Mr. Olympia title 7 times and holds some amazing personal records in workout activities like Clean and Press, Snatch, Squat and Bench Press. Later, he went on to become an actor, a film producer, a businessman, an investor, a writer, a philanthropist and finally a politician. He has served as 38th Governor of California from 2003 to 2011 in two terms. His class is truly permanent and he will always rule when it will come to bodybuilding.