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HIT can boost brain power

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A new study suggests as little as ten minutes of high-intensity training can have an impact on learning. Research, conducted by a group of scientists at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, has shown potential benefits of shorter training sessions on memory, information, processing and behaviour in adults and ...

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Tributes pour in for Rich Piana

Tributes continue to pour in from fans all over the world following the death of American celebrity bodybuilder Rich Piana. The 46-year-old Piana died on Friday, 25 August after he was placed in a medically-induced coma earlier this month. People have paid tribute to the 46-year-old on social media with ...

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Reports of Rich Piana’s death circulating

Reports of the death of celebrity bodybuilder Rich Piana have been circulating online. The 46-year-old, who openly acknowledged abusing anabolic steroids to attain his massive physique, was found unresponsive and transported to hospital on 10 August. Piana was placed in a medically induced coma. Piana, not shy of flaunting his life ...

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Dallas McCarver dies, aged 26

No, it’s not fake news. Popular IFBB Pro bodybuilder Dallas McCarver, also known as ‘Big Country’, has died. The 26-year-old was found unconscious on Tuesday morning by a fellow bodybuilder and Mr. Olympia competitor Josh Lenartowicz in his Florida home shortly after speaking with his girlfriend, WWE star Dana Brooke, ...

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Strong line-up at Olympia

Breaking into the top six at the Mr. Olympia this year will be a dogfight. On the weekend of 15 and 16 September the best bodybuilders from around the globe will gather in Las Vegas to knock current champion Phil Heath from the United States off his throne and achieve the ...

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Kai Greene signs with Super League

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Professional bodybuilder Kai Greene is done with the IFBB after signing a deal with Dorian Yates’ Super League. Earlier in the year the 42-year-old Greene, also known as “The Predator” in bodybuilding circles, was offered a special Olympia invitation by IFBB Pro League President Jim Manion. Greene came second at ...

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All juiced up! Bodybuilder suspended

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An Italian competitive bodybuilder has recently been suspended after anti-doping officials found 14 banned substances in his system. Giuseppe Ippolito was competing at the Italian Federation of Bodybuilding Championships in Rome. Ippolito tested positive for Canrenone, Drostanolone, Methandienone metabolite, Boldenone, Trenbolone metabolite, Stanozolol metabolite, Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone metabolite, Methamphetamine, Amphetamine, Selegiline and its ...

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Huge loss for bodybuilding

The bodybuilding community was shocked and saddened by the tragic news of the death of Sifiso Lungelo Thabete, a bodybuilder from Umlazi in  KwaZulu-Natal, at the weekend. Sifiso, an IFBB Junior World Champion in the up to 75kg category, broke his neck in a freak accident. Sifiso’s most recent victory ...

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The Beast to visit Zim

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South Africa’s IFBB Pro bodybuilder Earl “The Beast” Abrahams will be gracing the stage of the inaugural Marume Classic to be held on 5 August at the Zimbabwe College of Music in the city of Harare. Abrahams, who started competing as Pro bodybuilder this year, was invited as a special ...

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Pro bodybuilder Roelly Winklaar at 130kg!

Flex Friday Roelly Winklaar-style Nine weeks to go before the rumble in Las Vegas and Mr. Olympia competitor and IFBB Pro bodybuilder Roelly Winklaar (40) shows what he has been up to at Bader Boodai’s Oxygen Gym in Kuwait! Known as “The Dutch Beast” Winklaar earned a sixth-place finish at last ...

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