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ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: IFBB PRO DEXTER JACKSON WINS ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIP AT ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL IN MADRID, SPAIN, AND BECOMES FIRST IFBB PRO LEAGUE ATHLETE TO WIN THREE ARNOLD CLASSIC INTERNATIONAL TITLES

ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: IFBB PRO DEXTER JACKSON WINS ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIP AT ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL IN MADRID, SPAIN, AND BECOMES FIRST IFBB PRO LEAGUE ATHLETE TO WIN THREE ARNOLD CLASSIC INTERNATIONAL TITLES
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC REPORT: IFBB PRO DEXTER JACKSON WINS ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS AT ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL IN MADRID, SPAIN, AND BECOMES FIRST IFBB PRO LEAGUE ATHLETE TO WIN THREE ARNOLD CLASSIC INTERNATIONAL TITLES (USA, AUSTRALIA, EUROPE)

The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Legends Update, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup

The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Dexter Jackson was crowned with yet another Arnold Classic title, winning 1st place at the 2015 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Europe Bodybuilding Championships in Madrid, Spain. IFBB Pro Shawn Rhoden stayed put, finishing in 2nd place again. IFBB Pro Dennis Wolf took 3rd place, swapping spots with Jackson from their placings last year. IFBB Pro Mamdo...

ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC PREVIEW: ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL HOSTS INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF BODYBUILDING + FITNESS IFBB PRO LEAGUE ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC EUROPE BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MADRID, SPAIN

ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC PREVIEW: ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL HOSTS INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF BODYBUILDING + FITNESS IFBB PRO LEAGUE ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC EUROPE BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MADRID, SPAIN
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S ARNOLD CLASSIC PREVIEW: ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL HOSTS INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF BODYBUILDING + FITNESS IFBB PRO LEAGUE ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER CLASSIC EUROPE BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MADRID, SPAIN

The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Competitors List, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup

The Scoop: Just Announced: The International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness and promoters of the Arnold Sports Festival published the list of IFBB Pro League athletes competing at the 2015 IFBB Pro Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic Europe Bodybuilding Championships in Madrid, Spain (September 25-27).

Open Class Competitors:
IFBB Pro Carlos Asensio (Spain)
IFBB Pro William Bonac (Holland)

IFBB Pro Br...

ANDREW OYE’S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA REPORT: IFBB PRO FLEX LEWIS WINS FOURTH TITLE AT 2015 OLYMPIA 212 SHOWDOWN, PLUS FITNESS, FIGURE, PHYSIQUE DIVISIONS CROWN CHAMPIONS AT 'SUPER BOWL OF BODYBUILDING' IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

ANDREW OYE’S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA REPORT: IFBB PRO FLEX LEWIS WINS FOURTH TITLE AT 2015 OLYMPIA 212 SHOWDOWN, PLUS FITNESS, FIGURE, PHYSIQUE DIVISIONS CROWN CHAMPIONS AT 'SUPER BOWL OF BODYBUILDING' IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
The Headline: ANDREW OYE’S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA REPORT: IFBB PRO FLEX LEWIS WINS FOURTH TITLE AT 2015 OLYMPIA 212 SHOWDOWN, PLUS FITNESS, FIGURE, PHYSIQUE DIVISIONS CROWN CHAMPIONS AT 'SUPER BOWL OF BODYBUILDING' IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup

The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro James "Flex" Lewis successfully defended his title, winning the 2015 Olympia 212 Showdown at Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Olympia 212 Showdown Final Results
1. IFBB Pro Flex Lewis  
2. IFBB Pro Jose Raymond    
3. IFBB Pro Hidetada Yamagishi  
4. IFBB Pro David Henry  

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA REPORT: IFBB PRO PHIL HEATH WINS FIFTH TITLE AT 2015 MR. OLYMPIA CHAMPIONSHIPS AT JOE WEIDER'S 'SUPER BOWL OF BODYBUILDING' IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA REPORT: IFBB PRO PHIL HEATH WINS FIFTH TITLE AT 2015 MR. OLYMPIA CHAMPIONSHIPS AT JOE WEIDER'S 'SUPER BOWL OF BODYBUILDING' IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA REPORT: IFBB PRO PHIL HEATH WINS FIFTH TITLE AT 2015 MR. OLYMPIA CHAMPIONSHIPS AT JOE WEIDER'S 'SUPER BOWL OF BODYBUILDING' IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA

The Item: IFBB Pro League Contest Results, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup, Legends Update

The Scoop: Just Announced: Over the weekend, IFBB Pro Phil Heath won the 2015 Mr. Olympia Bodybuilding Championships – a.k.a. the "Super Bowl of bodybuilding" – successfully defending his title at Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend, in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Mr. Olympia Final Results
1. IFBB Pro Phil Heath
2. IFBB Pro Dexter Jackson
3. IFBB Pro Shawn Rhoden
4. IFBB Pro Dennis Wolf
5. IFBB Pro Mamdouh...

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA WEEKEND PREVIEW: MR. OLYMPIA BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS, 'WHERE LEGENDS ARE MADE' AT JOE WEIDER'S OLYMPIA FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE WEEKEND

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA WEEKEND PREVIEW: MR. OLYMPIA BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS, 'WHERE LEGENDS ARE MADE' AT JOE WEIDER'S OLYMPIA FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE WEEKEND
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA WEEKEND PREVIEW: MR. OLYMPIA BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS, 'WHERE LEGENDS ARE MADE' AT JOE WEIDER'S OLYMPIA FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE WEEKEND

The Item: IFBB Pro League Olympia Preview, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup

The Scoop: Just Announced: The International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness and the promoters of Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend – "Where Legends Are Made" – posted the official competitors lists of IFBB Pro League athletes qualified to compete at the 2015 IFBB Olympia Bodybuilding Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada, this weekend (September 17-20). As reported in "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report," the following lists represent the leaderboard results of the IFBB Olympia Qualification Series Po...

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA PREVIEW: JOE WEIDER'S OLYMPIA FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE WEEKEND BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS: OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES RANKINGS - 212 DIVISION

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA PREVIEW: JOE WEIDER'S OLYMPIA FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE WEEKEND BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS: OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES RANKINGS - 212 DIVISION
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA PREVIEW: JOE WEIDER'S OLYMPIA FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE WEEKEND BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS: OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES RANKINGS - 212 DIVISION

The Item: IFBB Pro League Olympia Preview, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup

The Scoop: Just Announced: The International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness and promoters of Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend just announced the Olympia Qualification Series Standings for the 212 Division competitors in contention for the Olympia 212 Showdown, staged at the IFBB Mr. Olympia Bodybuilding Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada (September 17-20).

212 Showdown Olympia Qualification Series Standings
1. IFBB Pro Tricky Jackson, U...

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA PREVIEW: JOE WEIDER'S OLYMPIA FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE WEEKEND BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS: OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES RANKINGS - OPEN DIVISION

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA PREVIEW: JOE WEIDER'S OLYMPIA FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE WEEKEND BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS: OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES RANKINGS - OPEN DIVISION
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEAGUE OLYMPIA PREVIEW: JOE WEIDER'S OLYMPIA FITNESS AND PERFORMANCE WEEKEND BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS: OLYMPIA QUALIFICATION SERIES RANKINGS - OPEN DIVISION

The Item: IFBB Pro League Olympia Preview, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup

The Scoop: Just Announced: The International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness and promoters of Joe Weider's Olympia Fitness and Performance Weekend just announced the IFBB Pro Olympia Qualification Series Standings for the Open Division competitors in contention for the IFBB Mr. Olympia Bodybuilding Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada (September 17-20).

Mr. Olympia Qualification Series Standings
1. IFBB Pro Steve Kuclo, USA, 15 points
2. IFBB Pro Victor Martinez, Dominican Republic, 14 points
2. ...

ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO FOUAD ABIAD SKIPS MR. OLYMPIA BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS, MR. UNIVERSE ED CORNEY, IFBB PRO ALEX CAMBRONERO, JOSE RAYMOND, CHRIS TUTTLE, WILLIAM BONAC, SHAUN CLARIDA, DEREK LEVERANT, MITCH STAATS, BRIAN YERSKY

ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO FOUAD ABIAD SKIPS MR. OLYMPIA BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS, MR. UNIVERSE ED CORNEY, IFBB PRO ALEX CAMBRONERO, JOSE RAYMOND, CHRIS TUTTLE, WILLIAM BONAC, SHAUN CLARIDA, DEREK LEVERANT, MITCH STAATS, BRIAN YERSKY
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S PRO ATHLETES ROUNDUP: IFBB PRO FOUAD ABIAD SKIPS MR. OLYMPIA BODYBUILDING CHAMPIONSHIPS, MR. UNIVERSE ED CORNEY, IFBB PRO ALEX CAMBRONERO, IFBB PRO JOSE RAYMOND, IFBB PRO CHRIS TUTTLE, IFBB PRO WILLIAM BONAC, IFBB PRO SHAUN CLARIDA, IFBB PRO DEREK LEVERANT, IFBB PRO MITCH STAATS, IFBB PRO BRIAN YERSKY

The Item: Legends Update, Career Updates, Special Appearances, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup, Contest Preparation

The Scoop: Recently Reported: IFBB Pro League athletes had career updates or made recent guest appearances at various sports, bodybuilding, physique and fitness events. The latest "Andrew Oye's Pro-Muscle Report" Pro Athletes Roundup includes competitors in the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness who have never qualified for the Olympia ...

Unleash New Growth With These Bench Press Alternatives

Unleash New Growth With These Bench Press Alternatives

Don’t Let Shoulder Stiffness or Pain
Undermine Your Upper-Body Mass


The bench press has reigned for decades as the upper-body muscle-building champion. Strike up a gym conversation and it’s likely to include the question, “How much ya bench?” Unfortunately, you may find yourself excluded from the discussion if you're one of many lifters whose problematic shoulders are making bench-pressng a painful grind.

So, what’s a muscle-minded person to do? It’s quite the conundrum—stay in pain and build muscle, or grow to be a bottom heavy lifter? Luckily it’s not a black and white situation. There are plenty of shoulder-friendly bench press alternatives.

I’ve compiled a few of my favorites to help you navigate the grey area between upper-body size b...

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEGENDS REPORT: MUSCLE BEACH HALL OF FAME INDUCTS IFBB PRO ED CORNEY, SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON MR. UNIVERSE BODYBUILDING CHAMPION AND THE OTHER FACE OF THE 'PUMPING IRON' DOCUMENTARY

ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEGENDS REPORT: MUSCLE BEACH HALL OF FAME INDUCTS IFBB PRO ED CORNEY, SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON MR. UNIVERSE BODYBUILDING CHAMPION AND THE OTHER FACE OF THE 'PUMPING IRON' DOCUMENTARY
The Headline: ANDREW OYE'S IFBB PRO LEGENDS REPORT: MUSCLE BEACH HALL OF FAME INDUCTS IFBB PRO ED CORNEY, SHINES SPOTLIGHT ON MR. UNIVERSE BODYBUILDING CHAMPION AND THE OTHER FACE OF THE 'PUMPING IRON' DOCUMENTARY

The Item: IFBB Pro League Legends Update, Special Appearances, Special Honors, Andrew Oye's IFBB Pro Athletes Roundup

The Scoop: Just Reported: Over the Labor Day weekend, the 13th Annual Muscle Beach Hall of Fame (announced in association with the Muscle Beach Bodybuilding Championships contest) inducted its latest honoree in Venice Beach, California — former Mr. Olympia contender and retired professional bodybuilder IFBB Pro Ed Corney.

The "So What?": Born in Hawaii, former United States Coast Guard Officer Ed Corney...
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