9) Dorian Yates
You can’t talk bodybuilding without mentioning the name Dorian Yates.
With six consecutive Mr. Olympia titles under his weight belt, Dorian Yates officially conquered the sport. This English athlete preferred High Intensity Interval Training methods, which focused on doing activity with extremely high intensity for short periods of time.
Yates, or “the Shadow,” successfully managed to stay out of the public eye and often surprised his fellow competitors by unexpectedly showing up at competitions and winning.
Unfortunately, injuries in his biceps and triceps forced him to retire early, but he now owns gyms in the UK and has his own line of Dorian Yates Ultimate Formulas. He has also released books and videos detailing his bodybuilding journey.