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Bodybuilding is a sport characterized by the practice of intense physical exercise, generally anaerobic, consisting mostly of weight lifting, performed in gyms, and that pursues a body as defined, bulky and muscularly possible. It is also called bodybuilding or bodybuilding and should not be confused with weightlifting or other sports in which heavy weights are used.

This sport has its first manifestations in figures of cave paintings that already used hand weights to perform jumps or exercises in order to increase their strength. These are behaviors that are primarily digested to the development of force or its size, with the aim of survival as a clear purpose.

Its most historically based development can be found in Classical Greece, where the human body obtained a cultural relevance that has reached today. The bodybuilder or muscularly overdeveloped athlete can be observed in multiple representations, Hercules, Laoconte, friezes with warriors etc …