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Fewer reps could yield better results Scientists at the University of Stirling in Scotland have found people who are doing fewer repetitions during high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts may get better fitness benefits than those who complete more. According to Dr. Niels Vollaard, a researcher involved in the analysis, a ...

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Can Earl rise to the occasion?

Earl 'The Beast' Abrahams performing side lateral raises.

The prestige of winning the Arnold Classic can thrust a bodybuilder into the limelight and make them a star instantaneously Apart from the Mr. Olympia the Arnold Classic is undoubtedly one of the greatest bodybuilding shows on the planet. Some of the all-time greats who have won Arnold Classic titles ...

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Bright future for SA’s Sifiso

Sifiso Thabete – Image by: Igor Kopcek, Eastlabs Team

South African bodybuilder Sifiso Thabete, known for his acrobatic moves on the bodybuilding stage, conquered the recently held IFBB World Juniors and Masters Championships in Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic. Not only did the Durban-based youngster won his category – the Junior Men’s Bodybuilding 16 to 23 years, up ...

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Bodybuilder jailed for posting selfies

A female bodybuilder, who has not been named, was arrested after publishing revealing photos of herself on social media this week.

A female bodybuilder, who has not been named, was arrested after publishing revealing photos of herself on social media this week. According to Iranian media the athlete was not able to post a $50 000 (47 000 euros) bail and was subsequently jailed by the Islamic Republic where the term ...

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Arnold Classic Africa Promo 2017

IFBB South Africa are excited and hope you will be too as they are expanding this year to almost 60 different sporting codes and are expecting 60,000 visitors – 2017 is going to be massive! Besides the Sandton Convention Centre they have added the complete Ellis Park Precinct to this ...

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The Beast invited to Arnold Classic Australia

South Africa's newest IFBB Pro bodybuilder Earl 'The Beast' Abrahams received an invitation to compete against big names such as Dallas McCarver, Lionel Beyeke and Cedric McMillan at the 3rd Arnold Classic in Australia scheduled for 17 to 19 March 2017.

South Africa’s newest IFBB Pro bodybuilder Earl ‘The Beast’ Abrahams received an invitation to compete against big names such as Dallas McCarver, Lionel Beyeke and Cedric McMillan at the 3rd Arnold Classic in Australia scheduled for 17 to 19 March 2017. Earl won his Pro Card at last year’s inaugural ...

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New stimulant on doping list

Arimistane is a drug everyone in bodybuilding circles is talking about

Arimistane is a drug everyone in bodybuilding circles is talking about to achieve that dry and ripped look for the stage If you have not heard of this new drug – read on. Androsta -3,5-diene-7 17-dione is the scientific name for Armistane, a powerful Aromatase Inhibitor (AI) that boosts testosterone ...

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Congrats to Team SA flying the flag high in Spain

Congrats to Team SA flying the flag high in Spain

South Africa’s Awonke Ngoma made the 10th place in the Men’s Bodybuilding up to 85kg at the recently held annual IFBB Men’s World Amateur Bodybuilding Championships held at Benidorm in Alicante, Spain. The Men’s Bodybuilding over 100kg saw another South African bodybuilder Sibusiso Khuzwayo achieving 8th spot in a tough ...

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RIP Marco Rossi, a true bodybuilding icon

RIP Marco Rossi, a true bodybuilding icon

One of South Africa’s most prolific bodybuilders and a much-loved show promotor has passed away at the Zuid­Afrikaans Hospital in Pretoria. Marco Rossi, 10x Mr. South Africa and 2x Mr. Universe, retired from competitive bodybuilding in 2007, channeling his energy into creating opportunities for future champions with the Rossi Classic ...

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Athletes to go head to head at IFBB SA Champs

This year it is KwaZulu-Natal's turn to host the cream of the bodybuilding crop following the overwhelming success of 2015's Weider Nutrition IFBB South African Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg.

This year it is KwaZulu-Natal’s turn to host the cream of the bodybuilding crop following the overwhelming success of 2015’s Weider Nutrition IFBB South African Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg. Durban’s historic Playhouse Opera theatre with its classy décor will be the ideal ...

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