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The impact of music on exercise

Don’t ditch your headphones when you lift weights. The zone is real and music will help you get there. There are a few studies that support the benefits of music on exercise tolerance. The latest study was recently presented at the American College of Cardiology’s 67th conference. The study conducted ...

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It’s time for the Arnold Classic Australia

Arnold Classic Australia promoter Tony Doherty has put together a formidable line-up of competitors for the bodybuilding stage this year. Hosted as part of the Arnold Sports Festival at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre this weekend the Arnold Classic Australia will be the swansong for legendary Kevin Levrone after ...

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Magnesium crucial for vitamin D consumption

You cannot skip magnesium, especially when you are taking vitamin D as part of your supplement stack. The reason? The mineral aids in the metabolism of vitamin D so it can be used by the body. “People are taking vitamin D supplements but don’t realise how it gets metabolised,” researcher ...

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Throwback Interview: Dohne Domination

Over the years Muscle Evolution had the pleasure of interviewing many bodybuilders, experts and industry professionals. In our May/June 2015 edition we featured one of SA’s best bodybuilders, IFBB Pro Marius Dohne. Tell us about the other Pro’s you have met while competing across the globe? Most of the guys ...

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Bonac is man to beat Down Under

William Bonac is the man to beat at the forthcoming 2018 Arnold Classic Australia after taking the top spot at the Arnold Classic in Columbus in Ohio. Raised in Ghana, he began lifting weights at the age of 13. The man fans call ‘The Conqueror’ lived in Australia to pursue ...

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Crackdown on SARMs

Anti-doping authorities have shifted their focus from steroids to SARMs. Known as selective androgen receptor modulators these chemicals are sold via the Internet as an aid for muscle building without the side effects traditionally associated with steroids. “SARMs have been shown in early clinical studies to build lean mass and ...

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SAVE on your Supplement Haul with Dis-Chem!

How to redeem your discount: Get your discount coupon in the March/April issue of Muscle Evolution, cut out your selected coupon and present it at any Dis-Chem store at checkout! Offer valid from 26 February – 23 April 2018 at all Dis-Chem stores. Terms and Conditions: Discount only redeemable on ...

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Weider legacy honoured

The Estate of Ben Weider has granted the IFBB Professional League the exclusive right to use the Ben Weider name in a new series of bodybuilding competitions across the globe. A new logo representing the Ben Weider Worldwide Classic has been approved for IFBB Pro and Pro Qualifier competitions. The ...

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Hafthor Björnsson wins strongman crown

Icelandic strongman Hafthor Björnsson won his first major professional victory at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio at the weekend. Björnsson, also known in some circles as the actor who plays ‘Mountain’ in Game of Thrones, finished 2nd at the Arnold Strongman Classic in 2017. This year he dominated ...

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Bodybuilding Shows – March 2018

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March 16-18 – IFBB Arnold Classic Australia Where: The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia Promoter: Tony Doherty Any Arnold Classic is a big deal but the Arnold Classic in Australia is shaping up to be bigger than ever. Now in its fourth year the Arnold Classic in Australia will ...

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