Ronnie Coleman is still going strong in the gym ahead of book signing.
When you think of all-time greats of bodybuilding there’s no way a list isn’t complete without the mention of eight-time Olympia champion Ronnie Coleman. While there have been many other bodybuilding champions who have cultivated impressive size and muscle, it can’t be denied that Ronnie Coleman completely changed the game forever.
Coming hot off the heels of Dorian Yates’ impressive run as Olympia champion, Ronnie Coleman hoped to bring his own brand of intensity and massive muscle to carve out a legacy that has carried on to this day. With a nickname like ‘The King‘, Ronnie Coleman had a lot to live up to. Through an insane approach to training that would become legendary, Ronnie Coleman was able to transform his body into something the world had never seen before.
The eight-time Olympia champions new book Blood, Sweat, and Muscles as well as the documentary Ronnie Coleman: The King both explore how Coleman became the legend that he is today. The legendary bodybuilder admits as much in his latest post to Instagram below.
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Still trying to get these little arms a little bigger. Seems the older I get the smaller they get. Oh well that just means I have to work a little bit harder which I am up to the task. Gotta be ready for the Olympia next weekend. Looking forward to signing my new book, Blood, Sweat and Muscles, My incredible story on how I became 8 times Mr Olympia and graduating from Grambling State University with Honors Cum Laude with a Bachelors Degree in Accounting. Yeah Buddy!!!!!! Lightweight Baby!!!!!!!!
Our Power 30 List gives our own take on why Ronnie Coleman is a true legend in bodybuilding. Where does Ronnie Coleman rank on your all-time list?
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