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Maybe they’re just grimacing in pain?

April 19, 2011

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People, we know why we’re here. Our public relations firm has been hired by a bodybuilding association to improve their image, since focus groups tend to describe bodybuilders as  freakish, grotesque, disgusting and hideous.

bodybuilder vertical this 240So. Who’s got some ideas. Lamar, you raised your hand?

Yeah Boss, I’ve got a suggestion. I think if we just got them to smile all the time while they’re onstage, people wouldn’t notice the rest of it.

Smile?

Sure. Think about it. Everybody loves seeing a happy person. Look, let me prove it to you.

Okay, send that grinning creep show out here! Amazing, huh Boss?

Oh, yeah. It’s like night and day. Does anybody OTHER than Lamar have any ideas?

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Top: Contestants compete in the Amateur Women’s Classic Bodybuilding competition at the FIBO 2011 in Essen, Germany, April 16, 2011.

Left: A contestant competes in the Amateur Men’s Classic Bodybuilding competition at the FIBO 2011  in Essen, April 16, 2011.

Right: Contestants compete in the Amateur Men’s Classic Bodybuilding competition at the FIBO 2011 in Essen, April 16, 2011.

REUTERS photos by Ina Fassbender

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Comments

I know I keep asking for Mr.Fab Abs… however, this just goes way beyond radical for me…
Appreciate the effort though, Mr.B… :)

Oh, and I am pretty sure the “lady” in the middle, is a dude.

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

@Shra, hey you are catching on, that indeed is a dude! :D I think the one in black is also a dude.

Posted by iflydaplanes | Report as abusive
 

That’s exactly the reason I left the Gym, ladies were too sexy for me to handle :D

Posted by fwd079 | Report as abusive
 

Are we sure this is a body building competition and not an advertising campaign for an orthodontist?

Posted by Jibberish | Report as abusive
 

You know, all German chicks are that scary.
Smiling just makes them seem evil as well.

Posted by Nosmo_King | Report as abusive
 

Looks like Hulga’s been hitting the gym.

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

I’m pretty sure one of them is Cam’s sister…

Posted by rbasler | Report as abusive
 

In this situation, only a haiku will do:

The bulging biceps,
girls with Adam’s Apples, too.
Who’s got the steroids?

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

Correct me if I’m wrong, but I thought the goal was to have six-pack abs. Looks like the gal in blue only has a five-pack. What’s up with that?

Posted by AllThatJazz | Report as abusive
 

I will break you. No, really, they will.

Posted by Dave_not_dave | Report as abusive
 

I see the Iranian wax museum ran out of candles and needed to start gluing walnuts together instead.

Posted by Carne | Report as abusive
 

Is it just me (to which the answer is often “Yes!”) or is there a pun somewhere in the photographer’s name?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

Well, CG, “fass” means “barrel” in German.

Posted by DoctorDoll | Report as abusive
 

@Crow: LOL! Good one!

@Spin: I wouldn’t want to meet them in a well lit alley; and you just know they’d kick sand in my face at a beach.

Perhaps he is grimacing because he is behind the eight ball.

Posted by Onedoor | Report as abusive
 

I can just see myself nodding and laughing my imaginary muscles off at the comments…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Doc, Zapppppp!
When ARE you gonna realise!!!

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

Bodybuilder smile. So beautiful :) )
Vietnam Visa

Posted by Dave2011vn | Report as abusive
 

I didn’t know that Doc, thanks. I have learnt! Ha ha! Shra is off and away now, right?

Posted by CrowGirl | Report as abusive
 

He got what he asked for, CG…

Posted by Shra | Report as abusive
 

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