So it’s Sunday morning. I am sitting on my porch as I write. It is a beautiful Jozi winters day. Maya and Debs are playing in the background and the birds around my house seem to be in a particularly chirpy mood. All in all it makes me feel really happy with my life at the moment. In fact just this morning Debbie asked me if I am happy with my life. I replied to her that I would say I couldn’t be happier at the moment. As my reader you may ask me why I am so happy. You have been on various journeys with me reviewing shows and my personal struggles with health issues and trying to get on stage. Yes I am a bodybuilding and fitness fan but what on earth could be making me happy enough to make a statement like I made to Debbie this morning. ...

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Arnold Classic Africa 2016 Preview Ok so we are finally here. It’s Thursday the 26th May 2016. Officials and organisers have been preparing for the Arnolds weekend for a long time. I am going to do a retrospective next week of the entire weekend but for now let’s look at the journey to get here to the day of registration. I feel that I have positives and negatives to cover so let’s dive right in. I have been monitoring social media as much as humanly possible in the last year leading up to today. From the day the Arnolds was announced it seems that there were those who seemed dead set on discrediting it. Whether it was through Facebook smear campaigns, or gross exaggerations of the cost of entry. Comments like “It doesn’t even seem like Arnolds is going to happen” and “There will never be a Pro show” or “The expo ...

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