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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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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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A look at 2014’s IFBB SA Champs

Shanti Mitchell

The bodybuilding elite of South Africa travelled to the Mother City in 2014 for the annual brawn-off. Local prestige Hosted at the Grand West Casino the SA Championships boasted a number of categories where IFBB athletes could battle it out for local prestige and the opportunity to represent their country ...

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A glance back at SA Champs 2013

With only a few weeks to go, preparations are in full swing for athletes competing in the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) South African Championships in Mpumalanga. The ultimate showdown At the beginning of September the best athletes in the country will go head to head, toe to ...

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IFBB H&H Bodybuilding and Fitness Classic


The highlights of this year’s tenth edition of the IFBB H&H Classic held over the weekend in Pretoria included Oscar Ratya adding another divisional victory and first place trophy in the Overall line-up to his list of bodybuilding accomplishments, Lendo Greyling taking the Junior Bodybuilding and Men’s Bodybuilding up to 80kg ...

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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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The Beast to visit Zim

earl abrahams

South Africa’s IFBB Pro bodybuilder Earl “The Beast” Abrahams will be gracing the stage of the inaugural Marume Classic to be held on 5 August at the Zimbabwe College of Music in the city of Harare. Abrahams, who started competing as Pro bodybuilder this year, was invited as a special ...

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