International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness

International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness, IFBB, the governing body of the sport of bodybuilding and fitness, was founded by brothers Joe and Ben Weider in 1946 in Montreal, Canada and it's current President is Dr Rafael Santonja. IFBB headquarters are located in Madrid, Spain.
IFBB is a member of SportAccord, International World Games Association, UNESCO, ICSSPE, amongst many other prestigious international bodies, being recognized as the sole International Sport Federation for the sport of Bodybuilding and Fitness in full compliance with the WADA Code.
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21/04/2014 - 12:16 pm in News

ARNOLD RIO IS HERE

All is ready in Rio de Janeiro, the World capital city for sport, to welcome athletes, officials and fans from all of America (North, Central, Caribbean and South), that will perform in 16 sport disciplines, joined by top Fitness industry representatives, participating in what is the the most successful and fast growing Fitness expo in the area, for the second edition of…
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17/04/2014 - 7:36 pm in News

HAPPY EASTER HOLIDAYS FROM THE IFBB

Wishing you a nice Easter and a nice season plenty of health and achievements.
The IFBB offers prestigious online courses internationally and on-site courses through authorized national IFBB academies on duty in certain countries.
European Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation
Asian Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness
South American Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation
Caribbean Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation

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2014 ARNOLD CLASSIC NORTH AMERICA – REPORT AND VIDEO GALLERY

20/03/2014 - 9:57 pm

Teams from 62 countries visited Columbus this year! by Andrew Michalak What impressed me so much this time, was the number of participating countries in this year’s Arnold…
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2013 INAUGURAL BEN WEIDER DIAMOND CUP

19/12/2013 - 4:40 pm

Then first Ben Weider Cup was held last weekend in Athens, Greece,. And it was announced that it will be an annual event, so we may only expect a growing popularity of it.…
Tribute to Joe Weider
A mix of emotions and memories come to my mind, putting all activities on hold. Joe Weider left behind him the legacy of an intense life, plenty of achievements, creating an inspiration for millions of people worldwide, that through his great wisdom changed their lives for the better. His influence on the society in the 20th century, spreading fitness and active healthy habits that were a revolution for society, in the area of health, prevention and wellbeing, creating a true revolution. But I’m not going to write about it, others are doing that much better than I can...
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