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Lessons from the Olympians

The title of Mr. Olympia is annually awarded to the best bodybuilder in the world. But what can we learn from the men who stood out among the best of the best? Only 13 men have won the coveted Sandow trophy in the history of the Mr. Olympia contest, the ...

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Flex Lewis finished with 212

James ‘Flex’ Lewis will be defending his Mr. Olympia 212 title for the last time this year. The Welsh Dragon and six time Mr. Olympia 212 winner has announced in a recent interview that September will be the last time he will compete in the popular bodybuilding class. Lewis was ...

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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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A sport of extremes

Muscle Evolution editor, Werner Beukes posing inside Body Conscious gym

I have always found bodybuilding interesting. It was a strange territory with its own discipline that I got introduced to as a teen when I started lifting weights to become bigger and stronger for the game of rugby. Looking from the outside bodybuilders were often, at the time, perceived as ...

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Power quotes from all the Mr. Olympias

There were only 13 men who could win the coveted Sandow trophy, the most prestigious title in the world of bodybuilding. If you are feeling a little demotivated, check out these inspiring quotes from the Mr. Olympia champions: Larry Scott (1965 and 1966) “I spent so much time at the ...

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Are you ready for the Arnold Classic Africa?

Bodybuilders from all over the world will represent their countries in the upcoming Arnold Classic Africa in Sandton, Johannesburg this month. The championship is fixed for Friday, 18 May to Sunday, 20 May at the Sandton Convention Centre. Athletes, who have been registered with the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness ...

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Comparison angers Sergio Oliva

Bodybuilder Sergio Oliva Junior is not happy after he was recently compared to his legendary father in social media. “One is of a kid who’s not a Pro and the other is a Pro who’s retired. These comparisons are so stupid and makes no sense,” he responded after photos were ...

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Is ‘Big Ramy’ the future Mr. Olympia?

Judging from a series of pictures posted on social media of Mamdouh Elssbiay, the IFBB Pro’s climb to the top of the bodybuilding ladder has been nothing short of phenomenal. Often referred to by his nickname ‘Big Ramy’ the Egyptian was runner-up to Phil ‘The Gift’ Heath at the 2017 Mr. ...

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Old school advice for beginners

Old-school bodybuilder Franco Columbu was famous for building a powerful physique for the bodybuilding stage. Born in Italy, Franco Columbu was a powerlifter who won numerous strong man competitions in Europe before competing in the sport of bodybuilding. He is perhaps best known as Arnold Schwarzenegger’s training partner in the ...

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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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