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MUSCULAR BODIES AT ANCIENT GREECE

If somebody doubts about the fact that Bodybuilding has its inspiration in Classic Greece, one image may tell us more than a thousand of words.
The attached picture belongs to the mausoleum – stone basement of an Olympic Champion, from the V Century B.C., and it is now located at the main hall of the – National Museum of Athens.
At the original stone we can see as one of the most relevant pieces of the institution sculpt, muscular, harmonic bodies displaying poses that bring to our minds the close appeal to the usual final pose down, among the finalists in a modern Bodybuilding event.
Human beings have been since a very remote time inspired by balanced, powerful and muscular physiques.

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