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The future of the Arnold Classic Africa

Arnold Classic

Questions about the future of the Arnold Classic Africa have been raised by local athletes since the break-up between the IFBB Pro League/National Physique Committee (NPC) and the IFBB International. According to Wayne Price, IFBB President in South Africa, the Arnold Classic Africa will remain with the IFBB International and ...

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Big Ramy confirmed for Arnold Classic

IFBB Pro Mamdouh ‘Big Ramy’ Elssbiay confirmed that he is looking forward to stepping on stage again at the Arnold Classic in Ohio in 2018. The 33-year-old confirmed his participation in the Columbus-based event in an interview with former IFBB Pro Shawn Ray at the 2017 Kuwait Pro Show. Big Ramy ...

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Missing breakfast can lead to poor health

Skipping the most important meal of your day can lead to health risks. “People who regularly skip breakfast likely have an overall unhealthy lifestyle,” said Valentin Fuster, lead author of a new study which was recently published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. While studies in the ...

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The cardio versus weights debate

Researchers recently measured weight lifting versus cardiovascular exercise to determine which was best for weight loss. They found that cardio burns more calories and is best for reducing fat mass but excessive cardio can lead to a loss in muscle. Not a good thing when you are a bodybuilder! On the ...

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Best of the best to clash at NABBA/WFF National Champs

All roads will lead to the Unisa Auditorium in Pretoria this weekend where the NABBA/WFF South African National Championships will be held. Athletes of world standard will not only vie for top podium spots at the largest university on the African continent but also for the opportunity to make the ...

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New IFBB Elite Pro League

International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) amateur athletes with the desire to become professionals have a new platform with the dawn of a new era in worldwide bodybuilding and fitness. After parting ways with the National Physique Committee (NPC) and IFBB Pro League run by Jim Manion, the IFBB ...

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Exercise rejuvenates cells

By strengthening our muscles we can improve our lifespan. American researchers have found that exercise helps the body to keep the cells in the muscles strong and healthy. According to scientist Zhen Yan exercise improves muscle health by rejuvenating its cellular powerhouse, the mitochondria. “Whether muscle is healthy or not ...

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Intermittent dieting can help weight loss

Taking a break during a diet may improve losing fat. In recent findings published by researchers from the University of Tasmania breaks during dieting can help with weight loss and even keep the kilos off. The study, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council of Australia, probed the ...

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Sit less, move more

People who sit down for extended periods of time are at almost double the risk of dying younger, a new study suggests. A desk-bound lifestyle Researchers at the Columbia University found that people with desk jobs are at risk of dying younger. The study, of nearly 8,000 adults aged 45 ...

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