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The legendary Sergio Oliva

Sergio Oliva, the only man who defeated Arnold at the Olympia

The only man who defeated Arnold at the Olympia Cuban-born Sergio Oliva redefined the standards for muscle mass and density in the 1960s. Called “The Myth” because he was truly a sight to behold, Oliva achieved a level of muscularity above what was previously regarded by many as unattainable. Oliva ...

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Will 2016 be Kai Greene’s year?

Will 2016 be the year Kai Greene finally etches his name in bodybuilding's history books after a last-minute announcement that he was prohibited from competing at last year's Olympia?

Will 2016 be the year Kai Greene finally etches his name in bodybuilding’s history books after a last-minute announcement that he was prohibited from competing at last year’s Olympia? Olympia officials denied any claims that Kai was not allowed to compete but they did confirm that he failed to register ...

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Larry Scott – the world’s first Mr. Olympia

Larry Scott: The 1960s poster boy who inspired millions

The 1960s poster boy who inspired millions Nicknamed “The Golden Boy” and “The Legend” Larry Scott was the first competitive bodybuilder with 20 inch upper arms. He was also the sport’s first superstar and the most photographed bodybuilder of the time. Scott began pumping iron at the age of 16 ...

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Three bodybuilders to watch in 2016

Three bodybuilders to watch in 2016, Dexter Jackson, Sergio Olivia Jr. & Justin Compton

  Are you ready for the 2016 bodybuilding season? Timeless Dexter Jackson Can ‘The Blade’ slice up all opposition this year and achieve a victory over reigning champ Phil Heath at the Mr. Olympia? Can anyone hang with this age-defying wonder in the aesthetics department? No doubt Dexter would be ...

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Red Hot Siren – Natascha Oosthuizen

No stranger to the stage this energetic redhead brings all the elements together in an eye-catching package Natascha Oosthuizen, born and bred in Bloemfontein, exemplifies the perfect fitness competitor – and with good reason. She has that wow-factor that judges look for, which is something she honed from her days ...

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The new kid on the block

The new kid on the block - The rapid rise of Johnny Lucas

The rapid rise of Johnny Lucas Newcomer Johnny Lucas has his bodybuilding goals firmly in place since starting to train for his first show 18 months ago. We caught up with this promising athlete to find out what makes him tick and fuels his hunger for success. Johnny, what sparked ...

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