Articles tagged 'bodybuilding'

Where are the bodybuilders? 3 March 2019 HARARE - The National Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) has managed to achieve considerable successes in recent years. 
Marume Classic on next week 9 October 2018 HARARE - Marure Classic is back for the second edition in Harare following its postponement due to the July 30 harmonised elections. The bodybuilding competition, which had been scheduled for August 4, will be held on October 20, at the Zimbabwe College of Music. [GoogleAd] Four-time Mr ...
Greenland basks in Bikini Fitness glory 7 October 2018 HARARE – Bulawayo bodybuilder Shantel Greenland added another accolade to her belt when she won the women's Bikini Fitness title at the Zim National Bodybuilding Muscle and Fitness Championships held in Harare last weekend. Greenland said she is over the moon about her latest achievement as th...
Midlands train derails at Zim National finals 7 October 2018 HARARE – The pre-Zim National Muscle and Fitness Championships period was hectic with the men from the Midlands pumping iron into their locomotives destined for Harare. They were busier than the famed Dabuka railway exchange in Gweru, the only electric railway exchange in the country popular b...
Ndumiso Dlodlo on cloud nine 4 October 2018 HARARE – Ndumiso Dlodlo is basking in the glory of his title defence at the Zim National Bodybuilding Muscle and Fitness final held in the capital last weekend. Dlodlo successfully defended the senior men bodybuilding over 85kg category before going to land the overall Zim National title ahead...
Gweru now a muscle factory 7 May 2018 HARARE – Even when other companies closed in Gweru at the height of the economic meltdown, there is one factory that kept on producing. Muscle and Fitness Gym, the muscle factory as it prides itself, still has its conveyor belts rolling out the likes of former Mr Zimbabwe winner Paul Goredema,...
NFZBBF hopes to secure govt funding 15 April 2018 HARARE – After hosting a memorable bodybuilding contest for newcomers, the Muscle Rage Novice Zimbabwe 2018 Championships last month, the National Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) has now set their sights on the annual Arnold Classic Africa scheduled for Johannesburg, Sout...
It's about hard work - Woodend 9 April 2018 HARARE - Gerald Woodend has called on all aspiring bodybuilders to embrace hard work saying there is no better secret to a successful pursuit of a well-built frame. The Harare-based athlete broke new ground at last weekend's Muscle Rage Novice Zimbabwe 2018 championships winning both the junio...
Woodend makes Novice history 2 April 2018 HARARE - Upcoming bodybuilder Gerald Woodend broke into the National Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) history books after bagging two gongs in different events on his maiden contest. The 18-year-old Musclemania was crowned junior men bodybuilding champion before going o...
Novice contest on in Harare today 1 April 2018 HARARE - Muscle and fitness fanatics will get an Easter Holiday treat this morning when the National Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness hosts their first contest of the year, the Muscle Rage Novice Zimbabwe 2018. Zimbabwe College of Music is set to play host to the budding athlete...
'Bodybuilding can still grow' 6 November 2017 HARARE - The Zimbabwe Nationals have come and gone. A new champion was born in the men's category with South Africa-based bodybuilder Ndumiso Dhlodhlo shrugging off stiff competition from returning three-time Mr Zimbabwe Champion Chienderamwano in the senior men overall line-up. In the women c...
Ndumiso Dlodlo on cloud nine 24 October 2017 HARARE - Ndumiso Dlodlo is over the moon after clinching the overall title at the Zimbabwe National Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships at 7 Arts Theatre in Harare, at the weekend. Formerly known as the Mr Zimbabwe contest, organisers decided to change the name of the competition in order t...
The return of Chienderamwano 20 September 2017 HARARE - Three-time Mr Zimbabwe Champion “Mbewe” Chienderamwano is set to return onto the stage when he competes at next month's rebranded Zimbabwe National Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships (ZNBBFC). The contest, which is the country's premier bodybuilding competition, is set to be held ...
Nyapimbi bags Manicaland Classic 5 September 2017 MUTARE - Marondera bodybuilder Blessing Nyapimbi made it two wins in a row after winning the inaugural IFBB Manicaland Classic Open contest at Holiday Inn Mutare on Saturday night. The win comes hard on the heels of his triumph at last month's Marume Classic held at the Zimbabwe College of Mus...
Manicaland Classic on tonight 1 September 2017 MUTARE - The inaugural edition of the Manicaland Classic bodybuilding contest gets underway tonight at Holiday Inn Mutare with five categories set to be showcased by athletes. The contest has been lauded as a welcome addition to the fledging sport's rather thin calendar of events. Organised...
'Bodybuilding is the future' 28 August 2017 HARARE - The National Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) is moving towards establishing itself as an international body. NFZBBF was in 2015 admitted as a member of the International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (IFBB) and this relationship has seen them send ath...
Beast's advice to local bodybuilders 9 August 2017 HARARE - Renowned South African bodybuilder Earl “Beast” Abrahams has urged his Zimbabwean counterparts to take it easy in the gym and not cut corners in their quest to reach the top. The International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness South Africa (IFBB SA) professional bodybuilder was i...
Nyapimbi wins Marume Classic 8 August 2017 HARARE - Marondera bodybuilder Blessing Nyapimbi walked away with the inaugural Marume Classic gong after his triumph in the senior men's category at the Zimbabwe College of Music auditorium on Saturday night. It was an emotional night for Nyapimbi as the victory brought down tears in remembra...
Beast arrives for Marume Classic 5 August 2017 HARARE - South African Earl “Beast” Abrahams yesterday touched down at the Harare International Airport ahead of today's Marume Classic set for the Zimbabwe College of Music where he will be the guest of honour. Beast, an International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness South Africa (IFBB ...
Bodybuilder Mhaka set for Brazil 14 June 2017 HARARE - Undisputed Zimbabwe men's bodybuilding and fitness champion Simbarashe Mhaka has set his sights on an international accolade as he prepares for next weekend's Nabba/WWF Mr Universe Championships in Brazil. The 29-year-old athlete won the Pretoria Classic in South Africa last month and...
Bodybuilder Shantel in Greenland 11 June 2017 HARARE - Bulawayo bikini fitness bodybuilder Shantel Greenland is on cloud nine having managed to add another national title under her wings after winning the 2017 Mr and Ms Ironman title for her category. With the contest being held in her hometown at the Bulawayo Theatre early this month Gre...
No favourite for Ironman 3 June 2017 HARARE - There is bound to be thrills and spills during this evening's Mr and Ms Ironman Fitness contest to be held at the Bulawayo Theatre in the City of Kings. National Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) spokesperson Quiet Shangai said: “It is going to be a balanced eve...
NFZBBF prepares for ZITF open 26 April 2017 HARARE - NAtional Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) are winding down preparations for a double muscle and fitness treat scheduled for Saturday at this year's Zimbabwe International Trade Fair (ZITF) in Bulawayo. The Strong Man Challenge is set to kick-start the event in ...
Zim mourns SA's hulk Njisane 20 April 2017 HARARE - The National Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) has joined the rest of the world in mourning the late South African bodybuilder Vusumzi “Bulldozer” Njisane who passed away recently,  ironically on his birthday. Njisane (32) was a friend of the local federation wh...
Arnolds Classic team named 9 April 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe has named a strong team to take part in the Arnolds Classic Africa bodybuilding contest in South Africa next month. The National Federation of Zimbabwe Bodybuilding and Fitness (NFZBBF) has drawn athletes from 11 different categories namely senior men bodybuilding, women biki...