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Hasta la vista to flab for Arnold’s Terminator 6

The release date for Terminator 6 has been moved to November 2019 for Arnold Schwarzenegger to sufficiently recover from his heart surgery to once again play the kick-ass cyborg. Linda Hamilton is reprising her role as Sarah Connor nearly 30 years after Terminator 2, though her and Arnold’s roles are ...

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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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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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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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Pump up your pecs

What is the best angle to use in the bench press if your goal is to develop insane upper body strength? Exercise scientists recently set out to discover the impact of muscle activation during the barbell bench press, one of the three major exercises performed in the sport of powerlifting. ...

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The Mountain goes beast mode!

With less than three weeks until the Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio, Hafthor Björnsson, better known as The Mountain from Game of Thrones, deadlifted 455kg with ease in a video he posted on Instagram. With this 455kg pull, could Björnsson set a new record at the Arnold Classic? Only time ...

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Do legs on Mondays: Phil Heath

Mondays are allocated for chest, right? Not if your 7X Mr. Olympia Phil Heath. Heath hammers his legs on Mondays. “For most Mondays are dedicated for chest as it’s something that gets most guys excited but for me it’s legs because I just can’t walk on twigs,” says Heath. Variety ...

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Cut down on coffee to boost performance

Caffeine’s performance enhancing benefits are more evident if you are not a regular consumer. According to the team of researchers behind the latest study, athletes with high habitual caffeine consumption could hamper its performance-enhancing benefits when they need them most. As a central nervous system stimulator caffeine is known to ...

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Gym mistakes to avoid

Workouts can become routine and when you are in a rut you are most likely to get injured. This is the reason exercise physiologist Rachel Straub authored a book called ‘Weight Training Without Injury’ on how to stay safe when you lift weights. “People get bored; there are ten ways ...

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Train legs like a beast!

It’s the new year and you are sick of walking around on chicken legs. Don’t worry! Use this unbeatable compilation of blood-pumping lower body movements to address the issue. Blast your lower appendages to new proportions with the following: Take between 2 to 3 minutes rest in between sets after ...

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