The Olympic Games are held once every four years. This is an opportunity for many athletes to prove their worth and to make their country proud. Every athlete dreams of going to the Olympics and eventually winning it. It takes a lot of hard work to make it to the Olympics. Blood, sweat and tears are required. The following athletes are example of how hard work and dedication can transform your body into a machine.
- Usain Bolt
-The Jamaican sprinter is taller and leaner than every other sprinter at the Olympics. At 6’5” and 190 pounds Usain Bolt established himself as the fastest man in history in 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Bolt has overall great physique. During a week between his track sessions, Bolt pumps iron three times per week. He says that sprinters shouldn’t be bulky like bodybuilders, but still they should have enough muscle mass to achieve maximum performance.
- Sam Mikulak is an American artistic gymnast. He is a seven-time NCAA champion in gymnastics, winning the all-around and several other titles in 2011, 2013 and 2014 NCAA Men’s Gymnastics championship and was a member of the U.S men’s gymnastics team that competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. At 5’6’’ and 141 pounds Sam Mikulak looks shredded to bones.
- Lü Xiaojun is a Chinese weightlifter. He is an Olympic champion and three time world champion. He is also the current world and Olympic record holder for both the snatch and the total in the 77 kg category. His worlds records are 176 kg (388 lb) in the snatch and 380 kg (840 lb) total. He is 5’8’’ and 170 pounds, and has tremendous physique. Looking at his physique questions are being brought about weightlifting being the most aesthetic sport ever.
4. Michael Phelps
You absolutely have to put this guy on the list. This guy is just an amazing athlete. He has absolutely broken every record in the sport of swimming. Athlete with most gold medals at the Olympic Games. In his first event, the 4 x 100 m freestyle relay, he won his first gold medal of the 2016 Games and his 19th Olympic gold medal overall. At 6’4’’ and 194 lb, with arms span of 6’7’’ (201 cm) he is built like a machine and performs like a machine also.
5.Kendrick Farris is a Olympic weightlifter from the United States. He competed for the United States in the 85 kg weight class at the 2008 Summer Olympics where he placed 8th. Kendrick also participated in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London where he placed 10th. He is 5’9’’ (175) and 207 (94kg) pounds. Massive, strong and powerful athlete chasing for some big things at Rio 2016.