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All eyes on the Millennium Gold Plate

The IFBB Millennium Gold Plate fitness and bodybuilding show is the final contest in the Gauteng region where athletes can qualify to compete in the upcoming Arnold Classic Africa. Competitors will travel to Kempton Park on Saturday, 14 April to bring their best conditioning to the stage. Last year’s competition saw ...

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IFBB show to return to Kathu

The search for muscular perfection resumes this weekend with the return of the IFBB’s Kathu Classic to the iron ore capital of the Northern Cape province. The Kathu Classic officially kicks off the bodybuilding season in that region with more IFBB events set to follow around the country. There will ...

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New IFBB Elite Pro weight rules for Classic Bodybuilding

The new Classic Bodybuilding division in the IFBB Elite Pro was created to bring the classic and aesthetic appearance back to the competitive stage. The competitors’ bodyweight is limited according to their body height, following the special IFBB formula for each body height category. From a judging perspective special attention ...

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Bodybuilding shows – April

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April 7 – IFBB Kathu Classic Where: Kalahari Country Club, Hans Coetzee Road, Kathu, Northern Cape Promoters: Ronelle van Rensburg – 072 568 7581 or John Stone – 082 432 9711 The IFBB Kathu Classic returns in the hope of finding the best of the best. Registration and weigh-in will ...

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Bodybuilding Shows – March 2018

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March 16-18 – IFBB Arnold Classic Australia Where: The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Australia Promoter: Tony Doherty Any Arnold Classic is a big deal but the Arnold Classic in Australia is shaping up to be bigger than ever. Now in its fourth year the Arnold Classic in Australia will ...

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Rookies shine at PCA Development Show

A rock hard Johannes Hendricks proved that he regarded age as nothing but a number at the inaugural PCA (Physical Culture Association) South Africa’s Development Bodybuilding and Fitness show held in Cape Town at the weekend. The 60-year-old clinched the Overall Men’s title at the event which was hosted at the ...

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Weight limits in Classic Physique

The IFBB Professional League/National Physique Committee has recently announced new weight limits in the Men’s Classic Physique division. According to IFBB Pro League/NPC President Jim Manion the Classic Physique, first launched in 2016, is perceived as the middle ground between the Bodybuilding and the Men’s Physique categories. It highlights symmetry ...

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Mveliso Tapi claims the big one at 2017 IFBB SA Champs

For Mveliso Tapi it was a case of finally claiming the big one as he secured the Men’s Bodybuilding Overall title after winning the Lightweight division. The cream of the crop of local bodybuilding came out in full force to compete at the IFBB South African National Championships held at ...

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Looking back at IFBB SA’s of 2016

In the run-up to this weekend’s much-anticipated IFBB South African Bodybuilding Championships in Witbank we look at what happened in KZN a year ago. Comp wide open Bodybuilding champions Louis Bessinger and Johnny Lucas were sitting out, leaving the show a wide-open race for the ultimate prize. Hosted in Durban in ...

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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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