THERAPEUTIC USE EXEMPTIONS

ANTI-DOPING THERAPEUTIC USE EXEMPTIONS IFBB TUE PROCESS WHAT IS A THERAPEUTIC USE EXEMPTION (TUE)? Athletes may have illnesses or conditions that require them to take medications or undergo procedures. If the medication or method an athlete is required to use to treat an illness or condition is prohibited as per the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Prohibited … Read more

CONSEQUENCES OF DOPING

ANTI-DOPING CONSEQUENCES OF DOPING An athlete runs very high risks by consuming doping substances or by using prohibited methods. This may result in very severe health but also financial, legal and social consequences. MEDICAL CONSEQUENCES Physical health: depending on the substance, the dosage and the consumption frequency, doping products may have particularly negative side effects on … Read more

ANTI-DOPING Q&A

ANTI-DOPING ANTI-DOPING Q&A QUESTIONS & ANSWERS ABOUT ANTI-DOPING 1 Question: I am ultimately responsible for what I swallow, inject or apply to my body. Answer: True Explanation: All athletes need to be proactive in asking questions so they don’t jeopardize their sporting careers. If you have a question – ASK! If you cannot be 100% … Read more

ANTI-DOPING TESTING

ANTI-DOPING ANTI-DOPING TESTING TESTING The aim of Testing is to detect and deter doping among Athletes to protect clean Athletes. Any Athlete under the testing jurisdiction of the IFBB may be tested at any time, with no advance notice, in-competition or out-of-competition, and be required to provide a urine and/or blood Sample . AUTHORITY TO … Read more

PRINCIPLES AND VALUES

ANTI-DOPING PRINCIPLES AND VALUES PRINCIPLES AND VALUES ASSOCIATED WITH CLEAN SPORT   WHAT ARE PRINCIPLES AND VALUES? Values are both the basis of who we are and the aspiration of who we want to be when we are at our best. They are the aspects and qualities that one holds to be most important. We … Read more

Message From The President

Message From The President Dear Bodybuilding and Fitness enthusiasts: On behalf of the International Federation of Bodybuilding Fitness, I am pleased to welcome you to our official website. Created in 1998 under direct supervision of IFBB Founder and Honorary Life President Mr. Ben Weider, ifbb.com provides to millions of bodybuilders fitness athletes, officials, supporters and … Read more

2020 WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – SANTA SUSANNA – DAY 2

Photo: Igor Kopcek (EastLabs.sk) by Andrew Michalak 2020 IFBB WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS – 2nd DAY WINNERS It was a long competition day, lasting from 09:00 am up to 09:00 pm and included 28 categories. It is not so easy to run the contest in the current epidemic conditions but the Spanish organizers designed carefully all details, … Read more

IFBB WORLD FIT MODEL CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 SUCCESSFULLY HELD IN RIGA

The second IFBB World Fit Model event of this year, the IFBB World Fit Model Championships 2020 took place past October 17th – 19th in Riga, capital city of Latvia, in the fashionable venue site studio69. It was organized by the Latvian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (LBFBF) chaired by Mrs. Christina Vedernikova and with the … Read more