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Balancing Bodybuilding Extremes

Operate successfully within the spectrum By Sean Johnson, Bowen Practitioner and Instructor (www.bowentechnique.co.za) If you stop for a moment, in between training, dieting and expanding your bodybuilding knowledge, and become more aware of the world around you, you will eventually come to notice the dualistic nature of the world we ...

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An Isolated Incident

Don’t write off isolation training as this form of exercise is the cornerstone of bodybuilding training By Andrew Carruthers, Editor-In-Chief Since the dawn of bodybuilding athletes have been driven by one thing, and one thing alone – the desire to sculpt the ultimate physique. We all know that multiple joint, ...

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The Meat Makers

Raise the bar for maximum muscle gains By Pedro van Gaalen, Managing Editor Photography by Slade – Pure Studio The core compound lifts, which include the squat, deadlift, bench press and military press, should form the cornerstone of every bodybuilding programme. Compound movements are the best at adding serious muscle ...

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Spot The Difference In Your Training

A training partner who knows the correct spotting techniques can be the key to taking your training to the next level By Pedro van Gaalen, Managing Editor As athletes who hit the gym to constantly push our physical limits, by lifting the heaviest weights possible for each and every rep, ...

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Freddie Klopper’s Killer Quad Workout

Welcome to the first workout of Muscle Evolution’s Elite Training Series, where we give you an exclusive look at the training regimens that have sculpted the bodies of our top athletes. Over the coming months we will speak to the cream of South Africa’s bodybuilding community to showcase their tried ...

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5 Moves Every Novice Should Master

5 Moves Every Novice Should Master

By Pedro van Gaalen, Managing Editor The cornerstone of every successful bodybuilding programme has been built around five core exercises. These moves work because they form the foundation of every functional movement the human body has been designed to perform, and they target multiple muscle groups due to their multi-joint ...

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Sizing up HST

Sizing up HST

It’s not rocket science, but it requires adhering to some principles. By: Warren Germishuizen Hypertrophy-Specific Training (HST) is a strength training technique that attempts to elicit a greater muscle-growth response from your training. This is done without losing its effects over time and also without the use of anabolic steroids. ...

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Prepare For War!

Get mental to smash every workout! By Werner Beukes, Deputy Editor Preparing for a hardcore session in the gym is like going to war. Your mind is the most important weapon if you want to attack the weights with the intensity and focus required of bodybuilders at the highest level. ...

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4 Bodybuilding Lessons

4 Bodybuilding Lessons

Important lessons everyone can take from the competitive stage By Andrew Carruthers, Publisher/Editor-In-Chief Even if you never plan to flex your hard-earned muscle on a stage against your peers, there are still a number of important lessons you can learn from the oiled up, tanned, shaved extremists among us. The ...

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5 Steps To Better Hamstring Development

5 Steps To Better Hamstring Development

Hammer those hammies at your next leg session for greater strength and development By Pedro van Gaalen, Managing Editor When you understand human biomechanics you start to realise how important hamstrings are – they play a vital role in hip extension and knee flexion, which fulfill primary mover functions and ...

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