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Lee ‘The Blond Myth’ Priest

Love or hate him – Australia’s most successful bodybuilder Lee Priest will forever remain ‘The Blond Myth’. Lee entered the Niagra Falls Championships, where at 20, he became the youngest man ever to turn IFBB Pro. His competitive record has been an impressive one, with five top 10 finishes at ...

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The Ghanaians are coming

When William Bonac won the Arnold Classic earlier this year it was a proud moment for an athlete who has consistently presented himself well in tough line-ups. A big deal Bonac’s victory was also a big deal to many Ghanaian bodybuilders who were inspired by a fellow countryman’s success in ...

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Throwback Interview: Dohne Domination

Over the years Muscle Evolution had the pleasure of interviewing many bodybuilders, experts and industry professionals. In our May/June 2015 edition we featured one of SA’s best bodybuilders, IFBB Pro Marius Dohne. Tell us about the other Pro’s you have met while competing across the globe? Most of the guys ...

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Quick Q&A with USN’s William Bonac

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We caught up with Team USN athlete and IFBB Pro bodybuilder William Bonac to ask him about what he is using to make the most of every workout while prepping for the upcoming Mr. Olympia William, what is the secret of your bodybuilding success? Training hard and using the right ...

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Athlete Feature: USN’s Ravin Kolbe

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USN-sponsored muscle model and classic physique athlete Ravin Kolbe tells us more about his supplement protocol. Stats Age: 23 Lives: Cape Town IG: ravinleo Twitter: @RavinLee FB: Ravinleekolbe How do you strategically incorporate supplements into your nutrition plan to take advantage of natural shifts in anabolic hormone levels to maximise ...

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Marcelle Collison: All Fired Up for the ACA

With the second Arnold Classic Africa around the corner (5-7 May 2017) we chatted to Marcelle Collison about her road to this year’s competition following the success in winning her line-up (Body Fitness over 1.68m) at the inaugural event. Please detail the highs and lows of your ACA journey this ...

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Rich Gaspari: The Arnold Classic’s first champion

With the 2017 Arnold Classic season about to kick off we thought it fitting to disclose some interesting facts about the competition's first ever champion, Rich 'The Dragon Slayer' Gaspari:

With the 2017 Arnold Classic season about to kick off we thought it fitting to disclose some interesting facts about the competition’s first ever champion, Rich ‘The Dragon Slayer’ Gaspari: American bodybuilder Rich Gaspari made history by winning the first Arnold Classic in 1989. He started lifting weights as a ...

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Earl on top of the world

At 1.72m and weighing around 100kg, Earl 'The Beast' Abrahams packs a solid punch when he steps on a bodybuilding stage.

At 1.72m and weighing around 100kg, Earl ‘The Beast’ Abrahams packs a solid punch when he steps on a bodybuilding stage, which he clearly demonstrated at Africa’s inaugural Arnold Classic where he won the Heavyweight class and the Overall Amateur title. With an athletic background in cricket, rugby and swimming, ...

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Quick Q & A with Gerhard Nel

Quick Q & A with amateur bodybuilder Gerhard Nel ahead of the Arnold Classic Africa

Quick Q & A with amateur bodybuilder Gerhard Nel ahead of the Arnold Classic Africa Overall winner of the IFBB Millennium Gold Plate Gerhard Nel is prepping hard for our first Arnold Classic to be held at the Sandton Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 27 to 29 May. Muscle Evolution ...

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