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Sticky Thread Sticky: Fitness and Figure Posing Guide

Hey Everyone, We get a lot of questions about proper posing, so I have created this Fitness and Figure Posing Guide for any of the ladies interested in competing in Fitness or Figure. This guide is mainly aimed at NPC / IFBB competition, but the basic concepts will apply to almost any...

EME‎, 08-17-2005 03:02 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Could you be the next Fitness Amateur Of The Week? Sign up now!

Hundreds of thousands of people from around the world will know all about you... you'll be famous! You will also win $50 worth of FREE supplements! Here is what one recent winner said about being featured on our site: "Thanks so much for the free stuff, and for featuring me on the site....

The Crush‎, 12-17-2007 11:09 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 09:12 AM
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Smile Fitness bikini suits and shoes in Toronto.

Hey guys, I live Toronto and planning to compete in fitness bikini in upcoming season. I can not find any actual stores where you can come and try on shoes. I think that all suits suppose to be customized but how about the shoes. Thanks

katyashvirikaso‎, Yesterday 11:18 AM
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Question German Bikini Competitor in the US

Hey everyone, I am a German IFBB Bikini competitor (amateur) and I am planning on competing in the US in fall while visiting my husbandís family in Texas. Can I just sign up for a competition, letís say NPC, once I paid the fee? Do I have to compete as a Newcomer first in order to compete in a...

kathrinlarsen‎, 01-16-2015 03:42 PM
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Hiring a physique coach questions...

I'm planning on doing my first mens physique show and wanted to know what to look for in a coach, questions to ask, and how much is a fair rate. I have some friends competing in same show for figure and the coach wants $480 for 12 weeks then $300 for posing. What can I expect to get for the 12...

360Style‎, 01-25-2015 01:17 PM
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Do I have potential to compete in any fitness competition?

Hi! I`m 19 years old and interested in competing. I would like to know if I have enough potential to compete in any fitness competition. So give me some feedback and I`ll be happy :) These pictures are my 10 months transformation from 65kg to 80kg. And the second question is do I have to...

ZaboKoszewski‎, 10-10-2013 02:29 AM
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Fitness Equipment

Hi, Treadmills India | BH Fitness | Acme Fitness Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, New Delhi

tamilselviacme‎, 01-27-2015 10:59 PM
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Do you guys switch up your exercises?

For serious bodybuilders... Let's say for example your chest/tris workout day. Will you switch up the exercises or the order you do them in every couple weeks/months to trick out your muscles for more growth? Or is that just a bunch of nonsense?

JuiceBigalow87‎, 01-08-2015 10:54 AM
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Exclamation Contest Prep.

What's up guys. I'm going to be competing in about 15 weeks. I was going to start contest prep. about 8-9 weeks out. In terms of diet, water intake, and training what should I do to prepare up until the day of. This is going to be my first competition. Thanks, peace.

ALHood097‎, 01-25-2015 05:16 AM
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200 000k Transformation challenge.

Is there anyone here who is authorized for this challenge? I have a problem... Prior to competition in december recieved an e-mail to sign-up for the challenge and that I will be contacted when the "chek-ins" start. I got the e-mail for start of the competition and saying I need to sign-up and...

WhiteInsane‎, 01-20-2015 04:44 PM
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Potential to compete soon?? 16 years old - 2 year progress

First 2 pictures were taken January 2013 at 135lbs, the third and fourth pictures were taken July 2014 at 155lbs during my cut. The last picture was taken last week at 190lbs. Starting my cut slowly as of next week. Please critique and leave comments on areas I should really focus on and...

joshon12‎, 01-23-2015 11:10 AM
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Thumbs up Paul McGregor Competition

Hi everyone, I just heard about this competition a guy named Paul McGregor is having right now. He will pay everyone who signs up $50 if he does not get in shape. The cool thing about this competition is that you don't have to do anything, beyond sharing the page onto a social network. Even if...

oilersfan123‎, 01-24-2015 08:57 PM
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What's the difference between figure and physique?

I've heard of competing in figure and in physique...what's the difference?

irish0418‎, 11-26-2008 06:41 AM
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kind of dumb question about skin tone but i need some clarity

My sister suggested that we start to train and enter a bikini contest together. Obviously, by my progress photos that's not going to happen anytime soon :) but its definitely something i think i can work towards. I googled the rules for bikini comp and it mentions skin tone. I cant recall what site...

esh83‎, 01-22-2015 01:17 PM
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Competing with a false name (WBFF)

Does anyone know if this is possible? I want to do a show but my career/job it's quite sensitive, I can't be showing up in any google results posing on stage in a little bikini. Even if I used my mother's maiden name or something, is it allowed? I can't be the first one to have this prob,...

Rainbow1234567‎, 08-11-2014 05:28 AM
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Panhandle Showdown 2015 again

I posted this somewhere else hence the "again" but I was wondering if anyone has seen an official date for the Panhandle Showdown 2015. Its going to be my first competition and I'm doing bikini. Also if anyone else is doing it I would love to connect with another bikini competitor! thanks for any...

price2getmomfit‎, 09-22-2014 03:44 PM
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Talking Arnolds Video Series

My video logs from last weekend competing at the Arnold Amateurs - what an AMAZING experience. The following videos contain crazy Canadians, extreme retardation and dance parties. kB7v8lOTqLE EBARSr3ooP4 Vk_rro3l_9s

rkillam‎, 03-05-2014 11:57 PM
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My Transformation / My First Show

Sup guys! I'm 18 years old, been lifting for almost 2 years now, been exercising for 3-4ish years, and I'm going to be entering my first competition in May (NPC Emerald Cup). I'll be competing in the Jr. Men's Physique Division, under 20 and I'm super psyched as this is something I've wanted to...

nhansby‎, 01-20-2015 02:04 PM
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My First NPC Bodybuilding/Physique Contest Progress - NPC Fox Cities Wisconsin

Hey guys. This is my first recent thread post to BB.com forums and my first contest. I was approached by some friends at my local gym to compete, so I figured I would. I powerlifted in highschool then kind of gave up on my training as college happened. As soon as I got back into training, I got...

imbossay1028‎, 03-28-2013 12:13 AM
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am i too old to start competitive bodybuilding at 25?

Im 26 in july and I fell in love with weight training 6 months ago. Since then I have make immense progress and would like to make it more than just a hobby. I worry my age will put me to a disadvantage.

Lukes3x‎, 01-11-2015 01:20 PM
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Should I add more mass or am I ready to prep for 1st mens physique comp?

5'8, 160 pounds atm. Been cutting since last May. Starting weight 186-190, current weight 160 pounds. Looking to compete in men's physique. Thoughts?

gonnago‎, 01-17-2015 12:07 AM
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I feel like I have a unique body type

Measurements 5'6" or 66 inches 8 inch wrist 10 inch ankle 20 inch neck

Buckshot54‎, 01-19-2015 12:38 AM
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Importance of calves in physique competition

Im looking into entering a NPC physique comp. in October. My calf muscles could use a lot of work (genetics smh) but I've been hitting them hard in the gym lately. However, do the judges pay a lot of attention to the calves? Im going to continue doing calves every other day, however I just wanted...

WJMunoz‎, 08-09-2013 08:07 PM
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Cool Menu/snack ideas for contest prep

Hey all! I'm getting deeper into prep for my first show in April.. particularly my diet. Just looking for ideas for snacks.. been on fruits (am only), veggies, rice cakes, protein, nuts and as we all know, the blah diet gets a bit lame after a while. Any ideas are appreciated!

StephSmet‎, 01-09-2015 07:10 AM
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Looking for a coach

I've been dabbling in weight training for about 14 years, and within the last 2 years have gained an interest in bodybuilding. I'm not having as much luck growing as I would like, so I'm looking for a coach to help me take it to the next level. Honestly I'm tired of trying to figure this out on...

thestuntedone‎, 01-12-2015 01:36 PM
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Difference between classic, games, championship in NPC competitions?

I'm a first time bikini competitor who will be competing in the summer and I'm trying to decide what show to do. NPC texas just announced there will be a show in San Antonio, Tx, where I live, however the name is IFBB/NPC wings of strength alamo city championships. The word championships is...

emmaabeann‎, 01-10-2015 10:56 PM
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