When we see professionals and amateurs during the off season we know we’re not seeing their best selves. We realize that during the off season competitors are bulking up, putting on more and more muscle. But that’s not the only weight that these athletes put on. In fact, they have a tendency to put on some pounds of fat as well which will certainly increase their overall weight.
Despite all that, competitors usually cut a tremendous amount of weight, upwards of twenty pounds of water in order to look their best when they hit the stage. In the above video, you can see some crazy transformations from offseason to onseason.