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Pro asks for more comparisons

Hidetada Yamagishi wants to see more comparisons at contests. The IFBB Pro bodybuilder from Japanese origin believes that being compared just twice is not enough for competitors and the fans of the sport. “Athletes and fans definitely want to see more comparisons,” Yamagishi wrote in a social media post. “I’m ...

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The return of ‘The Quad Father’

Tom Platz has returned to the bodybuilding fold. Known in his competitive days as ‘The Quad Father’ and ‘The Golden Eagle’, Platz is still seen by many bodybuilding aficionados as the man who displayed the best leg development in the history of the sport. Platz last competed in 1986 but ...

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Arnold Classic South America

The sixth edition of the Arnold Classic South America will be held at the Transamerica Expo Center in São Paulo from 20 to 22 April 2018. It will be the first time the contest in South America will be hosted under the IFBB and the IFBB Elite Pro banner after the ...

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Niel van der Walt wins PCA’s Destiny Classic

Niel van der Walt’s superb size and conditioning earned him the coveted Overall title at Destiny Classic, a Physical Culture Association (PCA) platform based show which is primarily focused on the development of novice athletes. A total of 47 athletes competed in the show which was held at the picturesque ...

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The rise of iron at the PCA’s Destiny Classic

Athletes will travel to the harbour town of Mossel Bay this weekend to showcase the end result of their dedication to training and dieting for the stage as the bodybuilding season gets into full swing in the Western Cape. The sport of bodybuilding can be considered an art form, where ...

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IFBB show to return to Kathu

The search for muscular perfection resumes this weekend with the return of the IFBB’s Kathu Classic to the iron ore capital of the Northern Cape province. The Kathu Classic officially kicks off the bodybuilding season in that region with more IFBB events set to follow around the country. There will ...

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Pose with real IFBB Pro’s for free

Show promoters Garron and Candice Whitehead have joined forces with local IFBB Professional League athletes Earl Abrahams, Shannon Atkinson, Caroly Botha, Joe Manjoo and Odette de Winnaar to present an exciting national tour comprising of free seminars and workshops known as ‘Pose with the Pro’s 3’ in three of South ...

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PCA’s H&H Classic moved to July

The Physical Culture Association (PCA) South Africa is expanding at a phenomenal rate. The H&H Bodybuilding and Fitness Classic, in it’s eleventh year and a bodybuilding institution in Gauteng, now falls under the PCA and will be hosted on 6 and 7 July 2018 at the Kaleideo Auditorium in Kempton ...

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Restoring muscle mass

Researchers have found a compound that restores muscle growth in elderly mice by up to 80 percent. “We’ll have to see if this plays out in people, but you may actually be able to rescue muscle mass in an aging population,” says Leonard Guarente, a member of the team of scientists ...

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