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Can women outlast men in the gym?

Researchers in the School of Health and Exercise Sciences at the University of British Columbia in Canada have determined that women are considerably less exhausted after exercising than men of similar age and athletic ability. “We’ve known for some time that women are less fatiguable than men during isometric muscle ...

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Bodybuilding’s Super Bowl is here!

Olympia weekend, from 14 to 17 September, is fast approaching and thousands of bodybuilding fans from all over the world are getting ready for the action. Not only will top names in the IFBB Pro League such as Josh Lenartowicz, Brandon Curry, Shawn Rhoden and Dexter Jackson be competing for ...

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Anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth

A new study suggests the long-term use of over-the-counter anti-inflammatory drugs can inhibit muscle growth in young athletes who lift weights. “The results are extremely interesting since the use of anti-inflammatory drugs is so globally widespread, not least amongst elite athletes and recreationally active individuals,” said researcher Tommy Lundberg of ...

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Kill it with USN’s Liquid Muscle!

HMB or beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate is not new. Hell, the clever guys in the lab coats have been studying it for over 20 years. Ideal combo HMB, a metabolite of the amino acid leucine, first attracted attention in the sports science community due to its ability of enhancing the mass and strength ...

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HIT can boost brain power

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A new study suggests as little as ten minutes of high-intensity training can have an impact on learning. Research, conducted by a group of scientists at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, has shown potential benefits of shorter training sessions on memory, information, processing and behaviour in adults and ...

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Give Something Back

HenkSmith

By WFF Pro bodybuilder Henk ‘The Tank’ Smith I have been asked on a number of occasions how I started bodybuilding. Almost always the question takes me back to that 65kg youngster who wanted to put on some serious size for rugby. Back then I was too shy to approach ...

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Tributes pour in for Rich Piana

Tributes continue to pour in from fans all over the world following the death of American celebrity bodybuilder Rich Piana. The 46-year-old Piana died on Friday, 25 August after he was placed in a medically-induced coma earlier this month. People have paid tribute to the 46-year-old on social media with ...

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Dallas McCarver dies, aged 26

No, it’s not fake news. Popular IFBB Pro bodybuilder Dallas McCarver, also known as ‘Big Country’, has died. The 26-year-old was found unconscious on Tuesday morning by a fellow bodybuilder and Mr. Olympia competitor Josh Lenartowicz in his Florida home shortly after speaking with his girlfriend, WWE star Dana Brooke, ...

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Learn from Y3T’s Neil Hill

During the course of the 2017 Arnold Classic, we managed to get a private no holds barred seminar with one of the most well-known bodybuilding coaches on the planet – Neil Hill, also known as Yoda. Neil, creator of the Y3T training system, is the mind behind the contest prep ...

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A snapshot of the 2015 IFBB SA Champs

This week we look at the IFBB SA National Championships held at the Sandton Convention Centre in 2015. A test run for the ACA Not only did the contest highlight the cream of the crop in the bodybuilding community but it also served as the ideal test run for the ...

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