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Bodybuilding power struggle continues

The latest news in the ongoing saga between the IFBB (International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness) and the NPC (National Physique Committee) is a rumour about the launch of a new Pro Division for Bodybuilding and Fitness worldwide by IFBB President Dr. Rafael Santonja. New Pro concept? The IFBB is ...

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IFBB/NPC fight: A new era in bodybuilding?

Jim Manion, President of the NPC (National Physique Committee) and the IFBB (International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness) Pro League has announced a split between the NPC and the IFBB Amateur League. This follows a dispute over judging duties between the IFBB and the NPC/IFBB Pro League at the Olympia weekend. ...

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IFBB suspends NPC

There was a battle off the stage at the 2017 Olympia Weekend in Las Vegas. There was a dispute between the NPC (National Physique Committee) and the IFBB (International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness) with the latter refusing their judges to participate in the 2017 Amateur Olympia, held at the ...

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The Gift equals The Oak’s record

Phil ‘The Gift’ Heath is still the best bodybuilder in the world. Muscle phenomenon The man who earned the nickname ‘The Gift’ because of his exceptional bodybuilding genes has been winning the Mr. Olympia contest since 2011. The 37-year-old Heath now equals Arnold ‘The Oak’ Schwarzenegger’s Olympia record after being ...

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Big prize money at Gentle Giant Classic

Touted as the biggest money show in the bodybuilding industry, the Gentle Giant Classic will be held at Carnival City’s Big Top Arena in eastern Johannesburg on Saturday, 16 September. An amazing R500,000 in prize money will be up for grabs at this IFBB sanctioned and Arnold Classic Africa 2018 ...

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Bodybuilding’s Super Bowl is here!

Olympia weekend, from 14 to 17 September, is fast approaching and thousands of bodybuilding fans from all over the world are getting ready for the action. Not only will top names in the IFBB Pro League such as Josh Lenartowicz, Brandon Curry, Shawn Rhoden and Dexter Jackson be competing for ...

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Support IBFF Nationals this weekend

The best athletes in the country will trade poses for local recognition at the National Championships hosted by the International Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBFF) this weekend. The contest is scheduled to take place on Saturday, 9 September at the Kaleideo Auditorium situated at 32 Fiskaal Street, Glen Marais in Kempton Park. ...

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HIT can boost brain power

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A new study suggests as little as ten minutes of high-intensity training can have an impact on learning. Research, conducted by a group of scientists at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, has shown potential benefits of shorter training sessions on memory, information, processing and behaviour in adults and ...

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Tributes pour in for Rich Piana

Tributes continue to pour in from fans all over the world following the death of American celebrity bodybuilder Rich Piana. The 46-year-old Piana died on Friday, 25 August after he was placed in a medically-induced coma earlier this month. People have paid tribute to the 46-year-old on social media with ...

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Reports of Rich Piana’s death circulating

Reports of the death of celebrity bodybuilder Rich Piana have been circulating online. The 46-year-old, who openly acknowledged abusing anabolic steroids to attain his massive physique, was found unresponsive and transported to hospital on 10 August. Piana was placed in a medically induced coma. Piana, not shy of flaunting his life ...

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