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How to save money on supplements

muscular man bicep

Get big on budget

Whether you’re trying to get ripped, bulk up or lose weight, the costs associated with accomplishing your chosen goal can sometimes exceed your expectations.

So it’s sensible to seek out savings where you can. Let’s face it, there’s no point spending more when you can get more for less (if that makes sense). Here’s a few saving tips that you can adopt with ease.

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The many faces of olympic weightlifters

Weightlifter's faces

Say cheese!

The world record holder in men’s Olympic weightlifting is Iran’s Hossein Rezazadeh. He managed to heave a staggering 263kg above his head in the clean and jerk at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens.

Hossein and his weightlifter chums pack a serious amount of muscle into their sizeable frames. An intense training regime, high-calorie diet and some good old fashioned whey protein shakes are needed to make dreams of gold, silver and bronze a reality.

However there is a lighter side to weightlifting. Here are our favourite ‘effort faces’ of Olympic weightlifters, straining for success.

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