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When you think of Lee Priest, the professional bodybuilder of freaky dimensions, the image of the biggest arms in the world on a bodybuilder of shorter stature immediately come to mind. Let’s face it. Lee can trade bicep and tricep shots all day with any bodybuilder walking the face of the earth. You probably don’t think about Lee’s delts right away, and that’s a good thing. It would take nothing short of a huge, round complete set of delts to symmetrically match those crazy arms of his, and he’s got

By Larry Pepe It’s the good news and the bad news all rolled up into one. Being born with the genetic gift that almost allows you to just look at weights and grow huge, muscular arms. That’s the good news. The bad news, you ask? Well, if you make your living as one of the top professional bodybuilders in the world, symmetrical development among all your bodyparts is one of the major criteria to success onstage and, ultimately at the bank. And therein lies the curse and blessing, all rolled up

www.CraigRichardson.net About Craig Major Titles: 2000 NPC Nationals, Light Heavyweight Champion 2004 Florida Pro Extreme Challenge, 3rd Birthdate: July 25, 1974 Height: 5-7 Contest Weight: 213 Off Season Weight: 235-240 Starts preparing for a contest 12 weeks out When Craig Richardson showed up at the 2000 Nationals, he was, in a word, peeled. In dominating the light heavyweight class, Craig’s 196-pound package gained entry into the IFBB. In fact, the buzz was that he had given overall National champ and now pro superstar Victor Martinez all he could handle in the final posedown. Craig decided to take some time

When Lee Priest prepared for the early 2004 pro season, he knew that it was redemption time. After his poorest showing as a pro at the 2003 Mr. Olympia, the Ironman and San Francisco pro shows would either prove that the Olympia was simply one bad outing…or the beginning of a slide that no pro athlete wants to experience.    The answer became very clear the instant Lee removed his shirt as he pumped up backstage at the Ironman. In the words of fellow pro, Craig Titus, “Lee is on.” But

The last two years have signaled a changing of the guard in the world of bodybuilding. Aside from the Olympia, where the best bodybuilder on the planet continues to dominate the sport with ungodly mass, many of the other shows are being won by a new breed of top bodybuilders who impress with symmetry, tight flat midsections and awesome conditioning, as opposed to sheer mass. Guys like Dexter Jackson, Darrem Charles, Troy Alves, Melvin Anthony, Ahmad Haidar, Richard Jones and Kris Dim. It’s time to add Mark Dugdale’s name to