16 New IFBB Pros Are Coming out of Canada! Wrap-up of the 2013 CBBF Nationals
It was that time of year again. Competitors across Canada were competing in their provincial championships, aiming to place Top 5 in order to qualify and compete at the CBBF Nationals, where the overall winners would take home the coveted IFBB Pro Card.
BodyPower is proud to announce the introduction of an IFBB Pro Show at the 2014 expo.
In a major coup for the ever-evolving BodyPower Expo, the official IFBB sanctioned BodyPower Pro will be the only pro show taking place in the UK.
After five successful years, the loyal BodyPower following has grown accustomed to seeing amateur competitions featured within the UK’s number one fitness expo. For the sixth installment, BodyPower has taken it up a notch with the BodyPower Pro, taking center stage within the three-day fitness phenomena.
Isolator Fitness™ Launches the Isobag™, Production in Full Swing
August 12, 2013
Reading, PA - Isolator Fitness™ Inc., formed in 2009, has been taking the fitness industry by storm with their innovative products. The Isobag™, which began presales in October of 2012, is becoming a high demand product for many professional athletes, personal trainers, and fitness enthusiast worldwide!
Russian Athlete Challenges Cutler!
The hope of all Russian bodybuilder - Alexei Lesukov - having finally got his pro-card and making his first steps towards his main goal - to become the best among professional bodybuilders and to place well at the Olympia.
Masoom Butt Out of the 212 Olympia!
Pakistani Born Bodybuilder Masoom Butt semi- exploded onto the 212 competition stage in 2012 having placed 2nd at the Toronto Pro, 3rd at the Sheru , 5th at the British Grand Prix and 6th at the EVL Pro in Prague.
t's on! Jay Cutler has officially hired 'The Technician' Chris Aceto as Jay attempts to make history and win back his crown as Mr Olympia. This startling news comes only 9 weeks from the big event. According to Chris, the merger shouldn't come as a total surprise. “Jay started bodybuilding with me & I was writing diets for him when no one knew who he was 21 years ago...
Join the Rx Family in congratulating Ronnie Coleman and his much better half Susan, as they welcomed a new daughter into the world on July 1, 2013. Sophia Beatrice Coleman was born a spry 5lbs and 11oz and more than just a few days early, Ronnie and Susan couldn't be happier. Our best to Ronnie, Susan and Sophia.
2014 IFBB MOZOLANI CLASSIC
The IFBB Professional League has seen unrivaled growth in recent years and that trend continues its upward trajectory with the 2014 IFBB Mozolani Pro Classic, May 4 at the Doxxbet Arena in Zilina, Slovakia. Co-promoters Andrej Mozolani and Igor Kopcek will host top-ranked IFBB competitors in the 212 and figure divisions as Slovakia becomes the latest to join the list of countries to have its first-ever IFBB Pro League event. The winners of each division will qualify for the 2014 IFBB Olympia 212 Showdown and Figure Olympia.
The Olympia. Where Legends Are Made. Conceived by Joe Weider, the 1965 Mr. Olympia, which was comprised of past Mr. Universe winners (at the time, the highest accolade in the sport), decided once-and-for-all who was truly the best. The physiques that won on this stage, names like Scott, Schwarzenegger, Zane, Haney, Yates, Coleman, Cutler, Heath and others, will echo through the ages. Today, the Olympia is more than just the greatest bodybuilding contest in the world, it is the greatest event in the sport, representing all eight divisions of the IFBB Professional League and home to an enormous expo with hundreds of health and fitness vendors and exciting sports and exhibitions for competitors and fans alike. Yes, the Olympia is far and away the ultimate achievement in the sport, and it is befitting that the total prize money, which has increased to $950,000, is a new record for the bodybuilding and fitness industry. The total cash prize for the Mr. Olympia will be $650,000, with $250,000, the coveted Sandow and a place in bodybuilding history going to the winner. The 212 Showdown has increased to $60,000 and the Bikini Olympia to $40,000 in total prize money, respectively.
It all happens September 26-29 in America’s playground, Las Vegas, NV when Ultimate Nutrition presents the 2013 IFBB Joe Weider’s Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend, brought to you by Bodybuilding.com. It’s not too late to get your tickets. Go to MrOlympia.com now!
TOTAL PRIZE MONEY BREAKDOWN
Mr. Olympia: $650,000
212 Showdown: $60,000
Ms. Olympia: $60,000
Fitness Olympia: $60,000
Figure Olympia: $60,000
Bikini Olympia: $40,000
Men’s Physique Showdown: $10,000
Women’s Physique Showdown: $10,000
How Acupuncture Can Help You Stay Healthy and Get Back in the Gym Quicker After an Injury
By Dylan Stein, MS, L.Ac.
Bodybuilding is an incredibly rewarding pursuit, but lifting heavy weights puts stress on your bones, tendons, ligaments and certainly your muscles. That doesn’t mean you should stop lifting, but it does mean you should know how to lift safely and smartly.