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Even though they held the first body building competition in the U.S. in 1904, it was not until the 1950s and 1960s that the popularity of body building began to explode. By the way, the first body building competition was held in New York City at Madison Square Garden. Most sports professionals think of body building as an extreme sport that takes a lot of hard work, determination and self sacrifice. Body builders have the main goal of bulking up their muscles as much as possible, while at the same time getting rid of as much body fat as possible. In other words, they want to develop a lean hard body with the largest muscles possible.
The Mr. Olympia contest is the best well known and respected body building contest today. Athletes train really hard all year round to enter in and win the competition. Taking body bu