Body building

Brand Revue: Fitness Sanctum

Fitness Sanctum – no more excuses     I stumbled on Fitness Sanctum accidentally, and was thrilled with the concept, so here is a quick breakdown of what this site is all about     Fitness Sanctum is a one-stop shop for quality fitness apparel,...

2018 TORONTO PRO SUPERSHOW: WOMEN’S BODYBUILDING

WOMEN'S BODYBUILDING COMPETITOR LIST Patty Corbett #71 Tananarive Huie #72 Maryse Manios #73 Heather Manuel #74 Margie Martin #75 Silvia Matta #76 Maria Mikola #77   FINAL RESULTS 1. Margie Martin 2. Maria Mikola 3. Tananarive Huie 4. Silvia Matta 5. Maryse...

2018 TORONTO PROSUPERSHOW: FIGURE

Once again, the figure category brings a high caliber of athletes. To go straight to photos, go here. Figure competitor's list Yvette Brown #94 Melissa Bumstead #95 Tamen Ewasiuk #96 Jennifer Freemen #97 Azaria Glaim #98 Rae Healey #99 Joanna Jean #100 Catherine...

2018 TORONTO PRO SUPERSHOW: WOMEN’S PHYSIQUE

This year's Toronto Pro Supershow had once again a fantastic line-up of athletes, I was able to make a few pictures, to give an idea of the great conditioning that each athlete brought to the stage. To go straight to photos, click here Women's Physique competitors...

PHILIP CLAHAR IS OLYMPIA BOUND

PART 1: Philip Clahar-the athlete When I attended the Ben Weider show this year, I had the pleasure to see many incredible athletes. Now Phil Clahar is something else, one of a kind, I wish you had been there to see it for yourself. As soon as he got on stage, there...

JOHN VELLA’S PATH TO PRO STATUS

At this year’s Ben Weider’s Legacy cup in Toronto, I met with John Vella. Our paths had crossed after the Toronto Pro Supershow this summer, and we stayed in touch. Being the friendly guy that he is, John Vella saw me on the subway wearing my Proshow media pass and...

BRAND REVIEW: LASH DU JOUR

In the last couple of years, I have seen false lashes literally on everybody, from students, to cashiers at the supermarket, to the receptionist at the clinic. All backgrounds and all ages. And  I discovered Lash Du Jour. False eye lashes are a trend that is here to...

TORONTO-BEN WEIDER LEGACY CUP 2017

Candid shots- I had the opportunity to attend the Ben Weider Legacy cup as accredited media on October 21st, in Toronto. The Ben Weider Legacy cup was open to athletes from USA, Canada, Mexico, Caribbeans and Jamaica. There were a lot of high caliber athletes, from a...

WHEELCHAIR BODYBUILDING: HOW IT ALL BEGAN

Since its creation in 1993, the Wheelchair Bodybuilding Federation has done nothing but expand and grow. Find out how it all started, from Frank Dalto himself, and how a request from his nephew Christopher D'Amato, followed by Jim Manion's blessing, was the beginning...

GYMS NEW MEMBERS: WHY THE BASHING MUST END. NOW.

So the gym, aka your second home, is suddenly full of new faces and chaos, find out why the new members should be encouraged Human nature seems to do well with new beginnings, a fresh start, a new chapter, a rebirth. If there is one date that is celebrated all over...

BASIC GYM ETIQUETTE

What to expect when you train at a gym You have made the decision to take care of your health, you got yourself a gym membership! Congratulations! With healthy eating and discipline, you will improve and become healthier! A gym is a public place, but it also comes...

Laura Carolan- For the love of the game

After a 17 years hiatus from the sport she loved, Laura Carolan came back to the pro bodybuilding stage and felt completely at home, despite all the changes that female pro bodybuilding has gone thru with the IFBB. Laura Carolan  brought an amazing package at the...

SHERU CLASSIC 2016

Sheru Classic 2016- an overview Bodybuilding is truly an international affair, and this year I was able to gather up a bunch of real cool infos about what to expect at Sheru Classic, Asia’s largest health & fitness festival this year. A bit of history In 2006...

BRAND REVIEW: FITNESS SANCTUM

Fitness Sanctum- No more excuses I stumbled on Fitness Sanctum accidentally, and was thrilled with the concept, so here is a quick breakdown of what this site is all about! Fitness Sanctum is a one-stop shop for quality fitness apparel, from workout gear to...

PRODUCT REVIEW: JOSEPH’S NUTLESS CLUSTERS

I recently found a delicious healthy sweet treat and couldn't wait to share this discovery Since I turned around my eating habits years ago, my idea of a sweet treat has been dried mangoes, however every once in a blue moon I stumble onto some treats that will work...

LAURA BINETTI ON PREPPING JACK MCCANN

Laura Binetti is an incredible athlete and successful trainer, and has had an extensive career in bodybuilding, being one of the very few women who have won three different pro events(the 1994 Canada Pro Cup, the 1996 Prague Grand Prix, and the 1999 IFBB Pro World...

JACK MCCANN: CRUSHING THE STEREOTYPES

Meet Jack, one of the original wheelchair bodybuilders. His determination, competitive nature and energy paired with an incredibly warm spirit, wit and enthusiasm , have had him on the  wheelchair bodybuilding stages for 23 years and you just cannot get enough of his...

2016 TORONTO PRO SUPERSHOW EXPO REVIEW

Why the Toronto Pro Supershow expo is one worth discovering year after year After 2 failed attempts to attend two years in a row, I finally made it to the Toronto Pro Supershow. While I was on a mission to get as many interviews as I could, I was keeping in mind all...

KIM CLARK: ME VERSUS ME

Kim Clark turned pro in 2013, she competed in 3 different classes and won Open and Master 35 and arrived second in master 40. So technically she qualified for a pro card 3 times at the NPC Team Universe. At 5’1 and weighing around 120, Kim Clark stands out on stage...

DARREM CHARLES:THE BEST IS YET TO COME

At  this year’s Toronto Pro Supershow I was lucky enough to meet  Darrem Charles.  Not only did I have the pleasure to see him win first place of Pro classic’s physique, but he kindly agreed to an interview with me. Being the class act that he is! We caught up with...

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