Ex-Miami-Dade Mayor Carlos Alvarez Is Totally Ripped, Wearing a Speedo UPDATED

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Carlos Alvarez
What happens when your political career is blown to smithereens by an angry electorate and a billionaire car dealership mogul? If you're Carlos Alvarez, the former Miami-Dade mayor who was booted from office in the largest recall of a local politician on March 15, 2011, you become a Bizarro version of Arnold Schwarzenegger.

The 60-year-old Cuban American politician, elected in 2004 after serving as the county's police director for seven years, has been hitting the gym and getting RIPPED. He is truly Alcalde Fuerte now.

UPDATE: Turns out we predicted Alvarez's nascent body building career the day he was kicked out of county hall.

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UPDATE: We had an inkling Alvarez was a gym rat and would excel at muscle competitions. On March 15, 2011, we posted our doctored image of the ex-mayor:

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We included the following caption: "Alvarez us going to have a lot more time on his hands to hit the gym so he might as well make the most of it and train for the Mr. Olympia tournament."

After a disastrous seven-year run as mayor of a community with 2.4 million residents, Alvarez could become the oldest dude to compete for a best body competition -- the exact opposite of Schwarzenegger.

The Austrian-born actor parlayed being the youngest contestant to win the Mr. Olympia body building championship into an iconic Hollywood career that helped him win two terms as California governor.

Obviously, Alvarez is not gonna become a blockbuster action star. But he's got the muscles to compete professionally. In fact, Alvarez beat Jim Green in the Masters 60-plus Heavyweight competition at the November 24, 2012 National Physique Competition South Florida body building tournament.

We've got the photos to prove it. Feel free to compare how close we got with our dinky cut and paste image posted above:

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That vein running across his pec will poke your eye out.
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Creatine does a body good.
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Who needs a Glock 17 when you got these guns?
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16 comments
Frank Castle
Frank Castle

@yesenia why is it bizarre that he's in shape?

sedonasherpa
sedonasherpa

Lance Armstrong will confirm this Freak is doping...

mamador25
mamador25

Sad to see this... I wish him a speedy recovery!!

José Manuel
José Manuel

Not sure if real or not, I don't care about this asshole either way.

Johnny
Johnny

When your package is that small, you should never wear a speedo.

Lana Labrousse Curzon
Lana Labrousse Curzon

You gotta give the guy credit because that takes a lot of discipline -- especially at that ripe age. He does look great though.

simplyblue7
simplyblue7

Is this like running into an ex that became totally fit and you're still hurting from the millions of dollars lost because of a ballpark? 

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