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Lifetime Achievement Award at Arnold Classic

Dr. Robert Goldman, former holder of more than 20 world strength records, will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from Arnold Schwarzenegger when the Arnold Sports Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary in March 2018. Goldman, a sixth-degree Black Belt in Karate and Chinese weapons expert, has been recognised by the Guinness ...

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The Mountain goes beast mode!

With less than three weeks until the Arnold Classic in Columbus, Ohio, Hafthor Björnsson, better known as The Mountain from Game of Thrones, deadlifted 455kg with ease in a video he posted on Instagram. With this 455kg pull, could Björnsson set a new record at the Arnold Classic? Only time ...

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South Africa’s own Super League

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Get ready for something different. Super League, a combination of bodybuilding and powerlifting, will be introduced to South Africans this year. In Super League athletes compete against one another in two areas: physical output and body measurements via 3D laser technology . The sport component involves competitors performing eight standard ...

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Toney Freeman in SA

The quintessential X-Man Toney Freeman will attend this year’s Arnold Classic Africa. Freeman, a former IFBB Pro bodybuilder known for his rare combination of mass and aesthetics, will be at the Arnold Classic Africa expo, scheduled to be hosted in Johannesburg from 18 to 20 May 2018. He will also ...

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Do legs on Mondays: Phil Heath

Mondays are allocated for chest, right? Not if your 7X Mr. Olympia Phil Heath. Heath hammers his legs on Mondays. “For most Mondays are dedicated for chest as it’s something that gets most guys excited but for me it’s legs because I just can’t walk on twigs,” says Heath. Variety ...

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Topics to be discussed at IFBB seminars

All officials, judges, athletes, coaches and trainers are invited to a series of anti-doping to be hosted by the IFBB in South Africa. The dates of the anti-doping seminars are: Cape Town – 16 February 2018 from 18:00 to 20:00 at 4Ward Design, 8A Bermuda Street, Paarden Island. Johannesburg – ...

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Are classic lines coming back?

IFBB Pros Regan Grimes and Cody Montgomery have recently announced their decision to switch divisions – from Bodybuilding to Classic Physique. It appears the fitness industry is changing faster than ever before. Bodybuilding federations are separating, new ones are emerging and athletes are changing divisions. There is a growing appreciation ...

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Levrone to compete again

Legendary bodybuilder Kevin Levrone will be making his return to the stage in this year’s Arnold Classic in Australia. Levrone has promised his fans that he will compete in a better shape than he was at the 2016 Mr. Olympia when he returned to the competitive arena after 13 years ...

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Stay away from ‘the dirty dozen’

You cannot eat junk food and expect good results in the bodybuilding arena. According to bodybuilding expert Tom Venuto the top twelve worst fat-storing foods an athlete should never eat are the following: Ice cream Fried foods Doughnuts and pastries Candy, chocolates and sweets Soda Fruit drinks and other sugar-sweetened ...

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Elite Pro Cards up for grabs

The Arnold Classic in Brazil will be the first Arnold Classic where competitors can earn IFBB Elite Pro Cards. The IFBB Elite Pro Qualifier will be held on the 20th and 22nd of April 2018 in São Paulo, one of the world’s most populous cities, as part of the sixth ...

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