Did he ruin bodybuilding ?
Dorian Yates is a retired professional bodybuilder who won the Mr. Olympia title six consecutive times from 1992 to 1997.
He is most famous for being the first Mr. Olympia to reach more than 250 lbs lean contest bodyweight with super low body fat. This happened in 1993 when Yates was at his best. Dorian was an outsider, first of all he came from Birmingham UK far away from Venice Beach, CA epicenter that was producing most of the top bodybuilders at that time. He remains the only athlete not based in America to have won Mr. Olympia. At his competitive peak, Dorian Yates weighed 265lbs and boasted 21-inch arms, a 58-inch chest, legs with a circumference of 30 inches and body fat of just three per cent. The average man has an acceptable body-fat percentage of 15-20 and 13-inch arms.