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Former Mr. Olympia releases new book

Eight-time Mr. Olympia Lee Haney has released a brand new book. Titled ‘Fit at Any Age – exercise to stimulate not annihilate’, the book provides exercise and nutritional information for people who are 45 and older. With over 35 years of experience in the bodybuilding and fitness industry, the 58-year-old ...

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CT Fletcher recovers from heart surgery

Weightlifting legend CT Fletcher, known for his motivational and hardcore training videos, is recovering from heart surgery. According to family members he is recovering from an 11-hour heart transplant. “He is now in recovery and is progressing beyond the expectations of the doctors,” Beatrice Fletcher posted on behalf of CT ...

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Scott Wilson dies, aged 67

Golden era bodybuilder Scott Wilson has died. As a former Mr. America Wilson was the epitome of a hardcore professional bodybuilder during his time on the competitive circuit. He was known for his exceptional shoulder and leg development. In later years he also competed in the Masters Mr. Olympia contest. Wilson’s ...

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Are you ready for the Arnold Classic Africa?

Bodybuilders from all over the world will represent their countries in the upcoming Arnold Classic Africa in Sandton, Johannesburg this month. The championship is fixed for Friday, 18 May to Sunday, 20 May at the Sandton Convention Centre. Athletes, who have been registered with the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness ...

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Comparison angers Sergio Oliva

Bodybuilder Sergio Oliva Junior is not happy after he was recently compared to his legendary father in social media. “One is of a kid who’s not a Pro and the other is a Pro who’s retired. These comparisons are so stupid and makes no sense,” he responded after photos were ...

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Link between brown fat and exercise

The same brown fat that keeps bears warm during their winter hibernation could be a key player in the connection between exercise and metabolism. In a new study a team of American researchers discovered a fat molecule which had previously been linked to exposure to cold temperatures surging in the ...

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IFBB Shameen Classic

It’s time to show off all your hard work. The IFBB’s Shameen Classic will take place on Saturday, 5 May 2018 in Cape Town. Named after one of the country’s best bodybuilders, Shameen Adams, the show is bound to attract athletes from all over South Africa who will gather at ...

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IBFF Africa’s Pro Diva

There will be no shortage of glitz and glamour at the IBFF Africa’s Pro Diva event to be showcased at the Kaleideo Auditorium in Kempton Park on Saturday, 5 May 2018. Hosted by popular IBFF Professional athletes Vivian Goosen and Bernadine du Pisanie the show will serve as the perfect platform ...

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Is ‘Big Ramy’ the future Mr. Olympia?

Judging from a series of pictures posted on social media of Mamdouh Elssbiay, the IFBB Pro’s climb to the top of the bodybuilding ladder has been nothing short of phenomenal. Often referred to by his nickname ‘Big Ramy’ the Egyptian was runner-up to Phil ‘The Gift’ Heath at the 2017 Mr. ...

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