Who Are They And Why Do They Do It These Men Who Dedicate Themselves To Building Bodies Like Hellenistic Statues Who Crisscross The World Competing For Titles As Grandiose Yet As Publicly Uncelebrated Mr America, Mr Universe, Mr Olympia As Their Gargantuan Physique Whose Daily Lives Are As Rigidly Defined And Regulated By Their Obsession To Mold The Ideal Bodyonly Their Fellow Muscle Men Know Who They Are And Know The Price They Have Paid To Win Their Incredible Bodies Novelist Charles Gaines And Photographer George Butler Have Spent The Last Two Years Trying To Capture The Essence Of This Strange, Joyful, Exotic World From Back Cover A good look at the drama and dedication of competitive body building with some remarkable insights into the obsession of lifting. 4.5 Introduced me to the wunderkind Arnold.
- 221 pages
- Pumping Iron: The Art and Sport of Bodybuilding
- Charles Gaines
- 16 December 2018 Charles Gaines