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Bodybuilders react to People’s Champ

For the first time ever, bodybuilding fans will help to choose a winner at the 2018 Mr. Olympia contest. People will cast one of the votes to select the 2018 winner of the contest. This marks the first time ever that this type of voting will be used at an ...

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Michael unstoppable at Boksburg Classic

Michael Appelcryn was simply unstoppable at the IFBB’s Boksburg Classic held in Kempton Park at the weekend, taking the Senior Men up to and including 90kg category and then the Overall title. Michael was the most shredded and freaky-looking athlete on stage in what was described by bodybuilding fans as ...

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Fans to pick People’s Champ at Olympia

Bodybuilding fans will have the right to choose a People’s Champion at this year’s Mr. Olympia contest taking place on the 14th and the 15th of September in Las Vegas. According to Robin Chang, promoter of the Olympia Weekend, the latest method of picking a winner by the people will ...

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Improving muscle tone

If you are on the hunt for that toned look you might be in for a big surprise! According to exercise scientist Wayne Westcott part of how ‘toned’ you become basically boils down to genetics. But don’t get disheartened! We all have muscles and we can all work to develop ...

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Johnny dominates PCA’s Rise of the Phoenix

Johnny Moutzouris is the talk of the town after winning the Masters, Senior Men under 85kg as well as the Overall title at the fourth edition of the popular Rise of the Phoenix competition hosted by the Physical Culture Association (PCA) in East London at the weekend. Moutzouris faced some ...

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Generation Iron 3 coming soon

Generation Iron 3 is almost completed and is expected to be released in October. Much like its predecessors, Generation Iron 1 and 2, the third bodybuilding documentary will give another insider perspective of the industry. One of the key topics that is covered is the pursuit of the ultimate physique and what ...

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Mind over matter

Mental imagery is key in developing a healthy lifestyle. “There are strong links between chronic illnesses like heart disease and diabetes and behaviour, and imagery-based interventions offer an inexpensive, effective way of promoting healthy behaviour such as physical activity and healthy eating,” said Professor Martin Hagger, lead author in a ...

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Flex Lewis finished with 212

James ‘Flex’ Lewis will be defending his Mr. Olympia 212 title for the last time this year. The Welsh Dragon and six time Mr. Olympia 212 winner has announced in a recent interview that September will be the last time he will compete in the popular bodybuilding class. Lewis was ...

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‘I wish I could do what Ronnie did’ – Jay Cutler

Although he would eventually topple ‘The King’ and reign as Mr. Olympia, Jay Cutler placed second to Ronnie Coleman for a number of years in one of the fiercest rivalries in the sport. In an extraordinary clip from the brand new bodybuilding documentary film, ‘Ronnie Coleman: The King’, Cutler admits ...

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Long-term benefits of lifting

The long-term benefits of lifting weights and the connection between the mind and the body are more significant than scientists initially thought. In a new study, involving more than 18,000 participants, researchers from the University of Texas found that people who lifted regularly from a young age were significantly less ...

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