Theres a brand-new phenomenon called “distendedgut. Its been condemned on innumerable factorsinsulin, HGH immaculate conceptionbut nonetheless it happens, its definitely gotten so out ofcontrol that it threatens to destroy whatevers left of bodybuilding as a boast. So, with that in subconsciou, let’s take a look atthe worst examples of people with widened bowels. Scott SteinerNow, I know what you’re thinking. Scott Steiner isn’t a bodybuilder, he’s awrestler! Well, considering he shows up in a lot ofbodybuilding videos/ articles and was once known as one of the most built guys on theplanet, he is just like a good fit for this list.On top of that, he actually has somethingmore than just unadulterated Bubble Gut-itis going onhe also has a giant break-up inthe midriff of his chest thats becoming more and more apparent as he ages. It’s been discussed ad nauseam online andpeople can’t seem to figure out exactly whats going on with his part torso, but it’s apparentthat he’s at least aware of it as he’s gotten a big tattoo to cover up the middle ofhis chest and often wears something to disguise his bubble gut.Either way, if the sheer sum of prematuredeaths don’t scare you off of trash like anabolic steroids or human proliferation hormone, then resultslike Steiner certainly should. With that out of the way, let’s talk aboutactual bodybuilders! Phil HeathPhil Heath is the only person on this list under the age of 40. At 37 years old, he’s an extremely well-knownbodybuilder and the most successful this century, winning seven straight Mr. Olympia competitions( the Super Bowl of Body Building) from 2011 through 2017. However, as he’s gotten older he’s definitelydeveloped a event of the bubble guts.It’s actually his rise( along with that ofhis rival) thats actually swarmed gas on the volley that has been Bubble Guts in thesport over the last few years. Innumerable pictures of the final contestantswere labeled as gruesome and even the Mr. Pregnant show, forcing the mythology of all legendsin the game that is Bodybuilding, Arnold Schwarzenegger, to comment on the country of Bubble Guts inthe industry. Arnold stated that perhaps there needs tobe a change to how the struggles are tallied to penalise the lack of esthetics in thesport.The sport used to be all about the “V-Shaped”body and now it certainly exclusively to be concerned about amount and mass. While Arnold admits that even he had to suckin his stomach from time to time, the situation has definitely get out of control, and thismost recent Mr. Olympia is a testament to that fact. Jean-Pierre FuxOutside of the hilarious last name, Pierre Fux( I gamble he does) is chiefly known for aterrible accident that took place in during a weightlifting conference and virtually discontinued his busines. He was attempting to squat approximately 700 -lbswhile at Gold’s Gym in Fullerton, California. While initially lifting the amount, duringa photo-shoot for FLEX Magazine, he unexpectedly collapsed with the full force on his back. He describes the accident as follows: “We’d worked up to seven layers of the two sides. That force is not an issue for me — I haddone the same thing a week earlier for my train video. I were starting to squat down and everything was fine.Then in a split second, I croaked from completecomfort to collapse. My knees merely started — I hurtled down so quicklythe spotters didn’t have time to react. Afterward, they felt bad about it, but itwas so quick , none could have caught the weight.” Luckily he was prepared for such an accidentand knew that if he wanted to save the tendons in his knees/ legs, he should save his legsstraight. So, formerly the heavines was removed he straightenedhis legs and that most likely saved his tendons. He spent two weeks in the hospital and waswheel-chair bound for a very long time, which is perhaps the source of his Bubble-Gut( or maybeit was the dopes he took to catch up after his injury ). His injury is so well-known because he urgedboth FLEX magazine and the photographer who took the pictures to actually publish themto help people know what to do when they’re injured. Which is super cool and fixes you hope thathe can now conquer his biggest test of all, the Bubble Gut.Kai GreenePhil Heath’s most consistent challenger has been Kai Greene, who has finished second atthe 2012, 2013 and 2014 Mr. Olympia’s behind Heath( he too won the 2016 Arnold Classic, that should at least punish someone like Greene for having a “bottle shape” as opposed tothe classic “V-shape” Arnold/ everyone with eyeballs wishes ). Greene has a tough background, growing upin the stimulate attend method and residential medicine hubs. Because of that, he played out and luckilyfor him his discipline educator noticed that he had behavioral problems and likewise a geneticgift so he facilitated him haunt bodybuilding to take advantage of those talents while givinghim a region to show/ move all of his anger and affection. What so sad about this current trend is youhear these astonishing floors about how bodybuilding can save a life like Greene’s, but at thesame time all of that work is essentially going down the drain because it appears thatBubble Guts are permanent and there’s really nothing that these people can do and thus theircareers will be over.Now, granted a good deal of them are fairly oldand Greene( at 42) is at the tail-end of his occupation, but still, you’d abhor to see an entiregeneration of bodybuilders squandered because drugs were taken too far. Ronnie ColemanIf Phil Heath is the most successful bodybuilder of the current decade than Ronnie Coleman was themost successful bodybuilder of the 90′ s. He earned eight Mr. Olympia’s in a row and alsoholds the record for the most IFBB professional triumphs at a staggering 26. He is now retired and 53 years old so youcan’t expect him to be in peak shape but it is sad to see someone who was as gigantic as Colemanfall victim to Bubble Guts himself.This guy is a complete beast and makes a lotof his tournament examine small-minded by comparison, and thats cured off-set the obviousnessof his projected gut. But genuinely if someone is advisable to the posterboy for whatever justifications Palumbo-ism, it should be Coleman. You’ll was noted that while Arnold did income agut in his later years, it was a natural bowel made of fat and slumping tissue not one thatappears to be made of pure muscle. So, something that these chaps were eitherdoing in the late 90′ s or are doing recently is causing this to either evident years later( when they’re around 45 -5 0) or their older bodies time can’t be dealt with. There are a ton of ideologies as to what iscausing this question as be examined in the intro and in order to get to the bottom of it beforeit destroys the sport, more guys like Coleman should come out and discuss it openly.One has to commend Dave Palumbo for discussingthis on his YouTube channel and attempting to turn a negative into a positive, so hopefullymore people will follow his result now that Arnold has come out and weighed in on thetopic as it’s something that needs to end before next year’s Olympia if the sport intendsto exist beyond that. Markus RuhlAt 5′ 10 ” and around 310 pounds, even around other body-builders, Markus Ruhl is consideredto be a huge guy, with big limbs and legs that many of his peers really don’t have. A spate of what body-building at least usedto be is symmetry and what’s aesthetically satisfying. While that’s obviously subjective and canchange from epoch to era, a lot of people don’t go for massive volume as there is still scoresfor how lean someone is, how vascular they examine, etc.So, while that entails he may not win everycompetition because of his unadulterated bulk, Ruhl has actually weathered the Bubble Gut erapretty well despite having one himself. His massive weapons and legs help cover up thefact that he does have a widened stomach, that is actually fixes him ogle a lot more likea Ninja Turtles action figure than something like a He-Man action figure, which, one canassume, is not what he was going for when he started bodybuilding. King KamaliKing Kamli is a 45 time old body-builder that was born in Tehran, Iran but now lives inNew York City. Sadly, 45 is around the life expectancy ofmost bodybuilders thanks to the abuse they do to their bodies, which is extremely ironicconsidering bodybuilding is a health-related sport.Nicknamed “The Persian Pearl” for some reasonand “The Terminator”( which is a bad name when you compete in the same sport as … You know, the REAL Terminator ?), Kamali actuallyhas a Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from George Mason University, meaninghe should know better than anyone why he’s suffering from Bubble Gut and what to do tofix it. Nonetheless, it does seem like a lot of the examplesof Bubble Guts in the boast end up happening to older servicemen as opposed to younger ones soperhaps it has more to do with age than anything else.Either way, he’s clearly past his prime andshouldn’t be participating any more, as there’s really no stage, and as the recent sad deathof perhaps the most famous bodybuilder there is these days, Rich Piana, depicted exactly thisyear, there has to be a time where you stop misuse your mas and if your intestine is literallydistended because of the narcotics you’re using, maybe that’s a good sign. But, what do I know? I don’t have a Bachelor of Science in it! Greg KovacsAs just mentioned, 45 seems to be the age that most bodybuilders end upa fact drivenhome by learning about Greg Kovacs’ life and career. Kovacs was a Canadian bodybuilder who passedaway in 2013 at the age of 45 due to heart failure. Now, before discussing his occupation a little bit weshould really look at the fact that these men are killing themselves over somethingthat shouldn’t be deadly.No one is our opinion that bodybuilders in theearly 70′ s or before didn’t look a lot better than the ones do today and perhaps that’swhy the “Natty” movement has really gained a great deal of steam lately. But when your play needs a “natural” divisionbecause of the widespread drug use and oil injection, perhaps it’s time for your boast to stop beinga sport? Especially when the majority of members of your icons die of”natural causes” before their 50 th birthday. Either way, Kovacs was a beast among barbarians. He was actually the most important one pro bodybuilderthere was in the latter half of the 1990′ s, at 6′ 4″ and an “off-season” weight of 330 pounds.His arms measured 25 inches, his chest 70 inches, and his legs a gigantic 35 inches. That didnt promotion secrete the Bubble Gut towardsthe end of his career, though. Big LennySome people actually conceive Palumbo-ism” should’ve been called “Lenny-ism” or “BigLenny-ism” because the bodybuilder known as Big Lenny emphatically rocks the biggest bubblegut of any person, maiden or child in the known world. In fact, he’s more tummy than lover at thispoint, and while hes muscular as compared to a regular party, he doesn’t really seemto be in that huge shape.He also appears to give zero F’s about it( at least in most of his images ). Like many others on this list he definitelyis past his prime, but considering how he gapes now I’m not sure he ever technicallyhad a prime. Called Big Lenny because of his astonishingheight, there is a video of Lenny on Youtube where he discusses his action of Bubble Guts. In the 21 minute video, he condemns too muchcardio on the fact that his legs are smaller than his tummy. On that subject, he says that his belly “isn’tgoing anywhere” as it’s “large and hard” and accuses it on the fact that he used to weigh4 50 lbs. He says that essentially he’ll construct the rest of his muscles around his gut to compensate( which has worked for other beings on such lists) and while he does say that he doesn’ttake “any of the stuff” beings blamed Bubble Guts on, there’s no way that a human beinggets this great without having taken some sort of performance-enhancing drug. If he was telling the truth, that’d be great, as he calls drug-users “half-assers” and “corner cutters”, but it wouldn’t be a surprise tofind out he’s lying about where that intestine is coming from.Dave PalumboThanks to a YouTube channel designation “Nick’s Strength and Power” Dave Palumbo will foreverbe remembered as the three men who varied the period Distended Gut from Bubble Gut to “Palumbo-ism”. And the new name has infiltrated the bodybuildingworld for sure, as it was brought up to Big Lenny in an interview conducted under, whereelse, the gym about his bubble nerve( “its like” bubble bowel Inception !). Like the other members of this list, Palumbois getting up there in age( 49) and is definitely past his prime. Perhaps better than most people on this list, he representing the 90′ s epoch of bodybuilding as the gigantic, peculiar and hypervasculartype of builder. Hes retired now but still works in theindustry, serving as the Editor of Muscular Development Magazine, and the CEO of RX Muscle, where he sells adds-on. I can’t imagine that being the namesake fora expression as embarrassing as “Palumbo-ism” is great for his symbol, the sale of his complements, or his self-image. A slew of body-builders are known to sufferfrom a flesh of organization dysmorphia, called Bigorexia, in which they are never happy with their appearanceand can never quite get big enough. Perhaps that’s why a lot of these people justdestroy their own bodies with all sorts of infusions and pills. While many have died over the years, the factthat death hasn’t stopped them shows how important being “big” is to them. Perhaps the silver lining in all of thesebubble intestines is the fact that it ogles horrific( unlike steroids that clear person look biggerand more powerful, but not bad) so it may ultimately be the impetus for change in an industrythat is so drug-ridden that it has separate events for beings that don’t take drugs.Imagine if Major League Baseball had a Steroids-Freedivision! Wait, they used to, it was called the AL Centralin the 90′ s! Either way, Palumbo absolutely is an icon in thesport and perhaps can use this to his advantage at some target. What do you think? Was this list big enough? Sound off in specific comments below. Thanks for watching !.