“You Don’t Age”: 61-YO Legend Still Performing His Exercises With Utmost Precision Commands Unprecedented Respect From Bodybuilding World

The spectrum of the world of bodybuilding might keep expanding, but the golden age of bodybuilding has left some legends that have etched their names in the realm of the sport, and they truly are unparalleled forces. One such entity is the 61-year-old athlete, Mass Monster, who has managed to win the title of Mr. Olympia six times in a row.

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Dorian Yates is still celebrated as one of the top bodybuilders with a massive and muscular physique. Even though he retired years ago, he remains devoted to the sport and still performs most of his exercises with precision and enthusiasm.

Dorian Yates shares snippets from his workout


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Dorian Yates recently took to his official Instagram account, @thedorianyates, and shared a video of himself where he is seen pulling out a set of seated cable rows. In the caption, he wrote,Back in my competitive bodybuilding days, I’d do roughly two rowing exercises for each back workout. Usually a free weight exercise and a machine.”

The level of perfection and conditioning he had between each rep was truly commendable. It looked as if the set truly was a cakewalk for him. Starting from the right amount of force exerted to pull the bar to the perfect stop time to let the muscle engage, Yates’s technique was flawless. In the caption, he added, “If it was a seated cable row then I’d use either a wide grip or close grip, that hasn’t changed.”

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He went on to explain why he uses a close grip for seated rows and stated that they prevent injuries. At the age of 61, his goal no longer is to bulk up his body, rather, his plan is that of retention. The legend wrote, “My job these days is to just maintain a certain level of muscle and strength as I age💪🙏”. Well, this little snippet was enough to let the fitness community go gaga over his dedication.


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Fans reacting to Dorian Yates’s determination at this age

The entire fitness community was baffled at the strength and conditioning of Dorian Yates while working out and they showered the post with flattering comments like, “You don’t age🍷You can still see your muscles through your shirt 🙌👏💪🏻💪🏻” and “Blood and Guts for those over 50!”


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Another follower, taking to the Mass Monster’s exceptionally massive dorsal muscle, commented, “Dorian built the greatest dorsal in men’s history”, while another, taking to his technique wrote, “The greatest 𝙡𝙖𝙩 𝙨𝙥𝙧𝙚𝙖𝙙 of all time. >>>>>>”. A fan, reflecting on the fact that even at the age of 63, Dorian Yates is clear about his game, commented, “Even now you train covered up!” What are your thoughts on the bodybuilding journey of the 6X Mr. Olympia champion? Let us know in the comments section below!

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