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Flex in new BBC documentary

Welsh IFBB Pro and 212 Mr. Olympia champion James ‘Flex’ Lewis has starred in a BBC documentary about his journey to the pinnacle of the sport of bodybuilding. In ‘Flex Lewis: Superstar Bodybuilder’ a BBC film crew followed Lewis in the run-up to his sixth Mr. Olympia competition. Born in ...

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Stopping exercise can increase depression

Do you get depro if you stop lifting weights? According to the latest mental health research from the University of Adelaide in Australia adequate physical activity and exercise are important for both physical and mental health and stopping your weightlifting routine could result in an increase of depressive symptoms. “In some ...

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Support the PCA’s Rand Show Extreme Bodies

Unique trophies, medals and some great prizes are up for grabs at the forthcoming Physical Culture Association’s Rand Show Extreme Bodies competition. The event is hosted by the PCA’s David Smith at the Rand Show in Gauteng on Saturday, 31 March 2018 and will comprise of the following divisions: Ladies ...

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Multi-angle back attack

In bodybuilding circles, it’s common knowledge that shows are won from the back. Developing this large key area is crucial in your ongoing quest for the ultimate physique. NABBA bodybuilder Henk van Tonder blasts his back by dividing the exercises into four categories: Exercises for back width (wide-grip chins) Exercises ...

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New Ronnie Coleman film

A soon to be released film called ‘Ronnie Coleman: The King’ will feature the 8-time Mr. Olympia winner Ronnie Coleman detailing his bodybuilding accomplishments and recent efforts to recover from spinal surgery. Directed by Vlad Yudin, who also released bodybuilding documentaries Generation Iron I and II, the film explores the cost of becoming ...

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PCA’s 2018 Conrad Nagel Xtreme Classic

Described as the ultimate showdown for novice athletes the second edition of the Physical Culture Association’s (PCA) Conrad Nagel Xtreme Classic will be hosted this weekend in Durbanville, Cape Town. Bearing the name of one of South Africa’s most prolific bodybuilders, the novice show attracted a total of 139 entries ...

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Don’t miss the IFBB’s season opener

Athletes will travel to Potchefstroom in the North West this weekend to battle it out for top podium spots in season opener, the IFBB’s Champions Arise Fitness and Bodybuilding show. Champions Arise is not only one of the official qualifying events for the upcoming 2018 Arnold Classic Africa but also ...

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New IFBB Elite Pro weight rules for Classic Bodybuilding

The new Classic Bodybuilding division in the IFBB Elite Pro was created to bring the classic and aesthetic appearance back to the competitive stage. The competitors’ bodyweight is limited according to their body height, following the special IFBB formula for each body height category. From a judging perspective special attention ...

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Roelly rocks Arnold Australia

The 2018 Arnold Classic in Australia was technically a rematch of the same line-up as the one in Columbus: this time however the main battle was between the two Dutchmen on stage. A refined Roelly Winklaar came out on top with his Netherlands countryman William Bonac finishing in 2nd and ...

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