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Johnnie Jackson to Retire

Popular American IFBB Pro bodybuilder Johnnie O. Jackson has announced that he will retire after the 2017 Mr. Olympia competition. The 46-year-old veteran, who has recently won the Arnold Classic Africa in Johannesburg as well as the Pro Supershow in Toronto, will hang up his posing trunks at the end ...

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A Big Serving of Food Psychology

me food psychology

A new study involving a six-week experiment in a dining hall at the Stanford University in California found that people are more likely to choose vegetable dishes with exotic descriptions. The dining hall served up one of eight vegetable dishes during lunch time. The manner in which kitchen staff prepared ...

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Vigorous Exercise Reduces Cell Aging

New research reveals you can slow down your biological clock at cellular level by staying active. According to a new study, published in the medical journal Preventive Medicine, people who have consistently high levels of physical activity have significantly longer telomeres than those who have sedentary lifestyles. Telomeres are the ...

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Muscle Mulisha: A show you cannot miss!

Muscle Mulisha

Show promoters Garron and Candice Whitehead are pulling out all stops on Saturday, 8 July 2017 to make the 2nd  edition of the IFBB sanctioned show and Arnold Classic 2018 qualifier a memorable experience for athletes and fans of the sport. New venue Not only can athletes earn points as ...

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ACA 2017: Bigger and Better!

Arnold Classic 2017

Arnold Schwarzenegger promised he’d be back and he will be when the globally-renowned Arnold Classic series returns to Sandton in Johannesburg from 5 to 7 May. Hosted at the Sandton Convention Centre the organisers of the multi-sport spectacle are promising fans a bigger and better event than last year when ...

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Move of the Week: Tricep Kickbacks

Isolate your tris with tricep kickbacks

Isolate your tris! The triceps make up two-thirds of your upper arms and should not be neglected. Muscles involved in the move: All three heads of the triceps are involved in the kickback exercise. Execution: Step one: Take a dumbbell in one hand, bend your knees slightly and lean forward ...

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Killer Trap and Shoulder Workout

The killer trap and shoulder workout

You have surely heard of the triple threat with regard to shoulder development? Well, if not it refers to the proper targeting of the anterior, lateral (also referred to as the medial head) and posterior musculature of the shoulder region, which gives you that rounded and thick appearance in your ...

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Move of the Week: Reverse Hack Squat Calf Raises

Give Reverse Hack Squat Calf Raises a try next time you are hitting your calves!

Give Reverse Hack Squat Calf Raises a try next time you are hitting your calves! Calf size is determined by genetically structured anatomy but that is no excuse to not train them hard, slap new mass onto them and boost better lower leg development. Main muscle group worked: Calves Execution ...

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Move of the Week: Incline Dumbbell Bench Press

Raising your upper body against a bench will activate the often-neglected area of the upper chest.

Supersize your upper chest with this move! Raising your upper body against a bench will activate the often-neglected area of the upper chest. Strengthening the upper chest translates into a better bench press, the traditional power movement for a bigger and more powerful chest. Primary muscle group involved: Upper chest ...

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Move of the Week: Lying leg Curls

Developing the hamstrings will not only enhance your leg development but also reduce the risk of injury in the gym.

Target your hammies The hamstrings tend to be a muscle group neglected by most bodybuilders and strength athletes. This is a major mistake because developing the hamstrings will not only enhance your leg development but also reduce the risk of injury in the gym. Main muscles involved: Semimembranosus, semitendinosus and ...

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