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That was pretty boko coming from Tyson. Once enough muscle is built and a competition identified, it is time to cut down body fat to levels about three to five per cent in order to be ‘stage ready’. Someone like me who was monk-like pretty much, expect for the steroids, would have been far healthier than most of the people who stumbled through his door.

During his career, focus kept him sane: Books by Dorian Yates. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

It covers all the bases on what it takes, and took Dorian, to achieve size in a simple, no-nonsense manner. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. We even learn of Yates’ decision to use performance-enhancing drugs, with brief details of what — but not exact dosages — he used to help take a step towards the professional arena. We are introduced to his upbringing, moving through the gears towards his dorkan in a detention centre, his first foray into bodybuilding, steroids, his professional debut, retirement and present day.

Margaret rated it it was amazing Dec 13, I have boxes and boxes of old flex and muscle and fitness magazines I’m clearing out this is from march kevin levorne Mr.


Dorian Yates: New biography sheds explosive light on bodybuilder’s turbulent past

Open Preview See a Problem? Mum stood by you, helped you with the food, the posing, was always there for you. Later, Lewis recalls a time he stayed. New in our Immortals series! Mehran rated it it was amazing Jun 21, General cover and edge wear.

They crossed paths during one of Yates’ many trips to the mecca of bodybuilding, Gold’s Gym, in Las Vegas during the s. Doctors revealed a doriah vein had burst at the top of his stomach and wanted to know all the substances he was taking. Everaldo Gomes rated it liked it Aug 23, Want to Read saving….

During his early days, Yates used to move out of the family home during ‘contest prep’, something which always upset his son Yate. Martin Tierney Dorian Yates then and now. Kevin Parsons rated it it was amazing Jun 25, I grabbed my copy as soon as it became available. The problem is, they don’t train like him — they just think they train like him.

Dorian Yates biography Yates at his Temple Gym in Birmingham, going odrian the pain of barbell squats. Blood and Guts by Dorian Yates. Charles Kell rated it it was amazing Aug 06, Great book, very motivational!

Six weeks out from what would be his sixth and final Mr Olympia, Yates was hospitalised with internal bleeding. Return to Book Page.

Blood and Guts by Dorian Yates

Dorinel rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Dorian Yates biography Yates, centre, in his first competition, at the Temple Hotel, Birmingham in Also shop in Also shop in. The revelations within this book run deeper than gushing praise, however, including a brief mention that the late Michael Jackson used to come over to the house of Lou Ferrigno — who rose to fame as the Incredible Hulk in the s TV series — in the early mornings to train in his garage.


Yates’ dad died aged 42 and his mum, it seems, did not even bother to tell a year-old Yates the truth, leaving him to find out the extend of his dad’s accident at work from one of his mates during school.

O coverage US only shipping. Much of Yates’ story is told from the voice of its co-author, Kaspa Hazlewood, with sections of it in first person by the man himself.

In the anecdotes about his upbringing, the reader can begin to see how his tunnel-vision focus for his career was forged; the lack of warmth Yates received from his middle-class mum and working-class dad as a child growing up on a small holding in Staffordshire, those golden genetics for muscle he inherited from his mum, having no TV and feeling more close to his maternal grandparents.

Stephen rated it really liked it Nov 07, Mohamed Belazy rated it did not like it Mar 30, I’d lock myself in the office and go over the poundages from my last workout and visualise what I’m going to wear, how powerful I’m going to feel. To this day, Yates has no idea where his dad is buried.

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There is even a enlightening snippet of the conversation between Yates and his now ex-wife Debbie on that very subject. Kang Kamalinder rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Refresh and try again. David Burton rated it it was amazing Jul 05, This is an amazing account and his mindset to win and his view on all of his competitors. Trivia About Blood and Guts. New for and original content.