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August 19, 2013

The two brothers also founded the International Federation of Bodybuilders and in 1965 Weider created the Mr Olympia competition, the sport's premiere bodybuilding contest. Weider met Schwarzenegger at a bodybuilding contest in Europe and convinced him to move from his native Austria to the United States to seek wider recognition. "He saw a lot in Arnold," Parker said. "He felt that the sport needed a star and right away he could see that Arnold was something special." Schwarzenegger, then nicknamed the "Austrian Oak," first gained fame by winning a string of Mr Olympia titles in the early 1970s before going on to a successful career in such films as "The Terminator" and "Total Recall." He was elected governor of California in 2003 and served two terms before retiring from politics. "Joe didn't just inspire my earliest dreams; he made them come true the day he invited me to move to America to pursue my bodybuilding career," Schwarzenegger, who visited Weider in the hospital before his death, said in the statement. "I will never forget his generosity. One of Joe's greatest qualities is that he wasn't just generous with his money; he freely gave of his time and expertise and became a father figure for me," he said.
Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/23/entertainment-us-usa-weider-idUSBRE92M0ED20130323

Individuals in the aforementioned sports also build muscle and increase their strength, which is a milder form of bodybuilding. In this sense, bodybuilding is the bedrock of many sports. Like in all other sports, bodybuilders must deal with pain and the stress of competition by having the composure to forge ahead. In it, the body is also likened to a form of art. I hope that we do not judge a basket of apples by looking at one apple, with reference to the stripping of the Singapore Bodybuilding Federations status as a National Sports Association. Doping is also seen in other sports, such as cycling and athletics, but their prominence and funding as a sport is not affected; it is the individuals image that is blighted.
Source: http://www.todayonline.com/voices/invest-keep-alive-spirit-bodybuilding

Mr. Olympia Bodybuilding Doc ‘Generation Iron’ Gets September Release

Earlier max workouts free pdf this year, SSC asked the SBBF to explain a number of controversies, including doping at the Singapore National Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Championships, de-afilliation by the Singapore National Olympic Council and "other governance matters". SBBF failed to respond by the given deadline of 30 April. When approached by SSC, Rano Izhar Rahmat, president of the federation, did not provide a satisfactory answer, the council added. SSC said it then concluded that SBBF could "no longer represent or serve the interest of the sport and its athletes in the capacity of a national governing body". The leadership of SBBF has consistently shown its inability to lead the sport of bodybuilding morally and operationally," said Bob Gambardella, chief of Sports Development Group at SSC. "The blatant doping violations and administrative incompetence has caused fragmentation within the bodybuilding fraternity," he added. "This decision is made to start to restore credibility and to rebuild the sport of bodybuilding. The council earlier this month found the bodybuilding association guilty of breaching an agreement to adopt, abide and implement anti-doping rules set by Anti-Doping Singapore (ADS).
Source: http://sg.sports.yahoo.com/blogs/fit-to-post-sports/singapore-bodybuilding-federation-delisted-singapore-sports-council-090621915.html

Rano: I will still run SBBF

Olympia Bodybuilding Doc Generation Iron Gets September Release EXCLUSIVE: The Vladar Company and health & fitness publishing co. American Media Inc. will pump bodybuilding docu Generation Iron into limited release in several markets on September 20, a week ahead of this years Mr. Olympia muscle competition. Pic, directed and written by Vlad Yudin with narration by Mickey Rourke, follows seven of the top bodybuilders in the world as they train and compete for the coveted title.
Source: http://movies.yahoo.com/news/mr-olympia-bodybuilding-doc-generation-iron-gets-september-173551412.html

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