“Wasn’t a Human”: Bodybuilding Legend Ronnie Coleman’s Beast Like Body Was Decoded by Weightlifting Champion – EssentiallySports

Ronnie Coleman never intended to pursue professional bodybuilding. However, a road that was not decided had surprises lying ahead. Ronnie’s desire to get bigger muscles ultimately curved his way toward bodybuilding. Even though he had no prior plans, when Ronnie came up on the stage, he made sure to grab all the attention.

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Such was his prowess and physique that even his competitors were left stunned. Kevin Levrone was one such fellow champion who, after seeing Ronnie, could not help but comment he “wasn’t human!”

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Kevin’s praise for Ronnie

Winning the title of Mr. Olympia eight consecutive times is no child’s play. Though its been years since The King retired, the legacy that he weaved remains unmatched to date. It is not just his fans but also his competitors who hail Coleman with great respect.

In the archived interview, it is clear from Kevin’s comment that he held Ronnie with great respect and adoration. Ronnie is a once-in-a-lifetime athlete in Levrone’s eyes. Expressing his respect, Kevin quotes, You don’t have a chance of looking like him. It’s a gift from God. It’s a gift of genetics.” 

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Kevin here is not merely referring to Ronnie’s exceptional physique but also his genetics. As per the former champ, Ronnie was truly gifted. Even Ronnie, during a GI Exclusive Vault interview, once acknowledged that he was “naturally strong”.

Ronnie Coleman truly had gifts

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There’s no doubt that Ronnie’s contemporaries also worked hard. They also worked day and night to attain perfection; however, they failed to match him. And Flex Wheeler can vouch for it! Reminiscing his second defeat at Mr. Olympia at the hands of Ronnie, Flex said, “he is out of my reach.”

When Flex lost in 1998, he thought that next year he would come back better and strong. He was pretty confident about claiming back the title. But Ronnie turned the tables and left him no room as he finished the competition with a perfect score. Something truly exceptional.

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Thus, Flex was left with little choice but to concede that “there’s nothing” he could do in light of Ronnie’s flawless performance. With all the titles and wins, there is thus no doubt that Ronnie Coleman is “The King” of bodybuilding!