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All juiced up! Bodybuilder suspended

bodybuilder

An Italian competitive bodybuilder has recently been suspended after anti-doping officials found 14 banned substances in his system. Giuseppe Ippolito was competing at the Italian Federation of Bodybuilding Championships in Rome. Ippolito tested positive for Canrenone, Drostanolone, Methandienone metabolite, Boldenone, Trenbolone metabolite, Stanozolol metabolite, Dehydrochlormethyltestosterone metabolite, Methamphetamine, Amphetamine, Selegiline and its ...

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Don’t lift and run!

Don't lift and run

Sports scientists in Australia have urged athletes to separate their weight training sessions from endurance activity after conducting tests on, what is known in the industry, as concurrent training. According to researcher Kenji Doma from the James Cook University in Queensland the physiological stress caused by lifting weights can continue for several ...

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Heavy and light training

John Leslie

I don’t have so-called heavy or light days but a basic way of training. I start my workout with a compound movement such as barbell squat, bench press, military press or any other multi-joint exercise that will require the most weight. I believe in always using heavy poundages when I ...

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IBFF Classic in Welkom

Welkom Classic

The Free State will play host to the Welkom Classic this weekend in yet another golden opportunity for local athletes to show off the results of their hard work and dedication. At the competition, hosted at the Ferdi Meyer Hall in Welkom on Saturday, 29 July, a team will also ...

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Ms. Diva Extravaganza

Are you ready for fitness divas this weekend? The fourth edition of the independently-run Ms. Diva Extravaganza will be hosted on Saturday, 29 July at the Durbanville High School Auditorium. As the only all-women show in Cape Town competitors will have the unique opportunity to showcase their beauty in true ...

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USN’s Phedracut Lava X: A fast acting shredder

If you would like to see your fat go up in flames you don’t have to look any further than USN’s Phedracut Lava X. A powerhouse product Burning the maximum percentage of fat is always high on anyone’s personal agenda before the summer arrives in all its glory. If becoming more ...

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Bulking can alter the heart

bulking heart

Gaining weight, even if it is only a few kilogrammes, can change your heart muscle and affect its ability to pump blood. Lose or maintain weight According to cardiologist Ian Neeland, M.D., people should focus on weight stability if they struggle to drop fat while on a training programme. “Any weight ...

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Bust through plateaus with eccentrics

eccentrics

Experienced lifters can overcome plateaus by using eccentric training. “This is no magic pill that will suddenly create huge differences over systematic hard work. smart periodization, and nutrition; but it can give a boost or kick start to overcoming a plateau in strength and muscle mass development;” says Dr. Simon ...

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2017 Boksburg Classic

Make sure you don’t miss one of the most exciting IFBB bodybuilding shows this weekend! Hard work on display There will be special guest posing appearances by Quintin Steyn and Meghan Hennessy at the Boksburg Classic on Saturday, 22 July 2017 before athletes take to the stage to show the ...

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