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Arnold back in the gym

Arnold Schwarzenegger is training again after he underwent open heart surgery. In a recent social media post to his fans, the 70-year-old bodybuilding icon wrote: “The comeback continues. Training every day, doing reps, reps, reps. Your support has really pumped me up so I remain grateful to each and every ...

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Carb tips

In one of his latest newsletters Y3T-creator Neil Hill shares valuable knowledge on carbohydrates: Protein has been scientifically shown to be most beneficial for muscle growth when consumed within specific parameters. With a numerical attachment to protein it is easier to prescribe a specific protocol, although there is still a relatively vast ...

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PCA bodybuilders strut their stuff in Mossel Bay

  Niel van der Walt has won the Overall title at the Physical Culture Association’s Garden Route Casino Bodybuilding Classic on Saturday in Mossel Bay. Earlier this year Van der Walt bagged the coveted Overall title at Destiny Classic, a show hosted at the same venue. Now in its sixth ...

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Delt destruction

Former IFBB Pro bodybuilder Seth Feroce recommends the following workout to jump-start your shoulder growth: Complete a total of 4 giant sets (one exercise after another until completion): Bent-over rear dumbbell raises – 12 reps Dumbbell side lateral raises – 12 reps Dumbbell front raises – 12 reps Superset the ...

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Rely on food for health

Scientists say healthy servings of less processed plant foods such as vegetables, fruits and nuts are sufficient enough to sustain a healthy lifestyle. Researchers at St. Michael’s Hospital and the University of Toronto in Canada have found that multivitamins, vitamin D, calcium and vitamin C showed no advantage or added ...

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The PCA’s Nelson Mandela Bay Champs

Athletes travelled to the windy city of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape at the weekend to compete in the Nelson Mandela Bay Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships hosted by the Physical Culture Association (PCA). Like the South-Easter blowing along the Algoa Bay coastline nothing could stop a superbly conditioned Terra ...

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Pump up them guns!

You want a bad ass Y3T arm workout? Well here is one, courtesy of Y3T-creator Neil Hill. Y3T Week 3 Arm Workout Giant set performed 3 times: Close Grip EZ Bar Press 20-25 reps Lying Cable Straight Bar Overhead Extensions 20-25 reps Incline Cable Straight Bar Overhead Extensions 20-25 reps ...

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Enter the TNT/Ciccone Cult Muscle Evo Cover Search!

Are you hardcore enough? TNT and Ciccone in conjunction with South Africa’s number 1 bodybuilding magazine Muscle Evolution present the TNT and Ciccone Cover Search. Being hardcore is a badge of honour. Hardcore is a state of mind. The worst thing you can be is the same as everybody else, ...

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SA athletes confirmed for IBFF Worlds

Nine athletes have been selected to represent South Africa at the upcoming World Championship hosted by the International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBFF). Penny Wilbers, Sanet Eggett, Rochelle van der Bank, Quintin Steyn, Carmen van der Merwe, Brendan Knicelbein, Michelle McCall, Ciwanay Malan and Pro bodybuilder Mizumzi Wakashe will compete ...

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Throwback Interview: Jaco Venter

In Muscle Evolution’s edition of July/August 2015 we interviewed Jaco Venter, one of South Africa’s most consistent bodybuilders. With multiple bodybuilding titles under his belt and still competing on the circuit, Jaco is as passionate about the sport as when he landed a spot on the cover of our magazine. ...

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