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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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The Ghanaians are coming

When William Bonac won the Arnold Classic earlier this year it was a proud moment for an athlete who has consistently presented himself well in tough line-ups. A big deal Bonac’s victory was also a big deal to many Ghanaian bodybuilders who were inspired by a fellow countryman’s success in ...

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IBFF to host show in Klerksdorp

The International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBFF) will host a development show for novice bodybuilders and physique competitors in Klerksdorp in the North West this weekend. This is the ideal opportunity for novices to experience the competitive side of the sport. Make sure not to miss out as R5000 in ...

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NABBA/WFF Bloem Classic

Athletes will travel to Bloemfontein in the Free State this weekend to compete in the Bloem Classic. This annual show is hosted under the dual federation banner of the National Amateur Body Builders’ Association (NABBA) and the World Fitness Federation (WFF). Each federation seeks a different ‘look’ from competitors, with ...

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