16 Jun

The Classic Physique division the newest of all the bodybuilding competition styles.  Created in 2016, this division is targeted to men who want to build their muscles and size above the normal Men’s Physique competitions but not step in the Open Division Bodybuilding.  As many people know, bodybuilding is being being ridiculed because of the steroid or what is also known as "gear"  abuse because men and yes even woman just want to be big and muscular.  Many bodybuilders are unable to control their stomachs due to the enlargement of their intestines and other mid torso organs and this is called steroid belly. Muscular development can lead to a loss of the aesthetic appearance of bodybuilding, which is retained in Classic Physique which is why this division was created.  Arnold Schwarzenegger had a huge part to help create this division.Classic Physique division focuses on overall harmony, proportion and muscle symmetry. Competitors are assessed based on their muscle definition, symmetry and stage presence with attention given to a narrow waistline, broad shoulders and V-taper.  Arnold Schwarzenegger, who made bodybuilding famous in the Classic Era or Golden Era, where the bodybuilders worked more on beautiful and aesthetic appearance.

With Classic Physique, there are 5 Mandatory poses. 

  • Front Double Biceps
  • Side Chest
  • Back Double Biceps
  • Abdominal and Thighs
  • Favorite Classic Pose (Not Most Muscular)
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