Bodybuilding is a form of body modification involving intensive muscle hypertrophy; an individual who engages in this activity is referred to as a bodybuilder. In competitive bodybuilding, bodybuilders display their physiques to a panel of judges, who assign points based on their appearance. The muscles are revealed through a process known as the \"cutting phase\" - a combination of fat loss, oils, and tanning (or tanning lotions) which combined with lighting make the definition of the muscle group more distinct.

Well-known bodybuilders include Charles Atlas, Steve Reeves, Reg Park, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Lou Ferrigno. Currently, four-time winner Jay Cutler holds the title of Mr. Olympia as the world's top bodybuilder.

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A couple hold hands as they walk through downtown Sydney with their shopping from Australian department store retailer Myer, March 6, 2014.
Tinder App Fans Warned After Male User is Suspected of Causing Kiwi Woman's Death

By IBTimes AU

The investigation regarding the New Zealand girl who fell to her death in Australia has begun. According to authorities on the case, the last person to have seen Warriena Tagpuno Wright was Gable Tostee. The 28-year-old man has denied any involvement in Wright's death. (Aug 12)

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Actors Sylvester Stallone and Mel Gibson, cast members of the film "The Expendables 3", pose on the red carpet during the 67th Cannes Film Festival in Cannes
Arnold Schwarzenegger Turned 67: Best Movie Quotes of ‘The Terminator’

By IBTimes AU

Arnold Schwarzenegger, who is also known as the “Austrian Oak,” turns 67 on July 30, 2014. (Jul 31)

MORE TOPICS: HOLLYWOOD, AUSTRALIA, LOS ANGELES

Fast Growing 'Hollywood' Celebrity Muscle: 2 Diet-Friendly Supplements with Surprising Quick Results

By IBTimes AU

It's always a wonder how male celebrities quickly transform into better shape in a matter of months. For most guys who do hard exercise and strict diet, they don't seem to get as much results in the same amount of time celebrities do. (Apr 28)

MORE TOPICS: HUGH JACKMAN, HOLLYWOOD

Arnold Schwarzenegger Goes Undercover In Gym, Dupes No One [VIDEO]

By IBTimes AU

Arnold Schwarzenegger went undercover in a gym and fooled no one. The Hollywood action star and former professional bodybuilder wore a black wig and moustache in an attempt to fool gym-goers in Venice, California, but his bulky build and unmistakable accent were dead giveaways of his real identity. (Jan 23)

MORE TOPICS: GOLD, CALIFORNIA, HOLLYWOOD, FBI, LOS ANGELES

Hugh Jackman to Sink Claws Again in Another 'Wolverine' Movie - Learn How Hugh Jackman Got His Muscular 'Wolverine' Body

By IBTimes AU

Just when 'Wolverine' fans think the story of Logan, played by actor Hugh Jackman, is over, it has been revealed that there will be a new 'Wolverine' movie coming up. (Nov 06)

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Meth-Like Compound Detected in Workout Supplement

By IBTimes IN

Researchers have detected unsafe levels of a drug analog in a popular workout supplement. (Oct 16, 2013)

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Cristiano Ronaldo News: Receives Praise and Admiration From ‘Terminator’ Star Arnold Schwarzenegger, Schwarzenegger Says Ronaldo’s Abs are Amazing

By IBTimes AU

Cristiano Ronaldo has earned a lot of fans and supporters because of his great football acumen. (Oct 16, 2013)

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Arnold Schwarzenegger Turns 66, Shows No Sign of Slowing Down

By IBTimes AU

The Austrian-born actor turns 66 today! It's shocking to think that the former professional body builder turned Governor of California that is Arnold Schwarzenegger has reached the standard age of retirement, yet he shows no signs of retiring anytime soon. (Jul 31, 2013)

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As I Lay Dying Singer Tim Lambesis Pleads Not Guilty to Wife Murder Plot

By IBTimes UK

Christian heavy metal singer accused of giving undercover officer $1,000 to kill his estranged wife. (May 10, 2013)

MORE TOPICS: CALIFORNIA, COURT, LAWYER, LOS ANGELES

Inside Birmingham's Jihadi Gym: Bodybuilding Rooms Where Two Terror Gangs Trained

By IBTimes UK

Jimmy's Gym used by members of anti-EDL terror cell and suicide bomb plotters - but what exactly went on? (May 01, 2013)

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