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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 02:02 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....

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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 08:12 AM
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Online contest prep fo my first show: yes or no?

I am thinking about competing in WBFF diva fitness model and I would need an online coach, because the trainers in my area are focused on ifbb and ibff shows (middle europe). Anyway, do you think it is possible to prepare well for the first competiton with an online coach? And also, who would...

FitNesNes‎, Yesterday 12:58 AM
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I will log my progress for 12-24 weeks

Or up until my show. I'm currently running Madcows, with added accessories Here are my stats 5'10 175lbs 79 k.g 15% Bodyfat

KayTheBB‎, Yesterday 05:35 PM
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How do you even compete..?

Hey. Me and my friend want to compete next year in a teen physique show in toronto area of ontario or around there. I went to the OPA's website and they just say you have to buy a membership card. Which is fine. But nobody says what happens after that... You buy a membership card and then what? Do...

mikemoon29‎, 05-24-2015 05:40 PM
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Smile can I have one last cheat meal?

So basically I was going to compete in 3 weeks but I was getting sick due to my body not liking the diet. Now I am aiming for an ifbb bikini comp which is 10 weeks away. I did my dexa scan and I am 13% bf, 70kg which only 9kg is fat and 171cm. I have eaten well but will be much stricter as of...

sarahsbisa15‎, 05-17-2015 01:11 AM
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Can I make it in 9 weeks?

Hi guys! In July (in about 8.5 weeks) I am hoping to compete in my first bikini competition. It is a beginners show so hopefully the standard isn't crazy! I have been on prep for 8.5 weeks so far and have lost 8.8lbs so far. My body is around 20-21% currently. I am 133lbs now and 5'4. I have...

enkhbayarova‎, 05-20-2015 02:41 AM
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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 01:29 AM
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Mr.Olympia 2015 Las Vegas

Firma MAXLER is a big and well-known producer of Sports Nutrition in the USA and in the Europe and the sponsor of Mr.Olympia 2015. We are looking for a sport-models (bodybuilders and fithness-models) for Mr.Olympia Exibition, which takes place in LAS VEGAS, NEVADA from SEPTEMBER 17-20, 2015, to...

IrynkaS‎, 05-24-2015 03:35 PM
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competing in junior NABBA

Hey!! Alright let me start off I'm 17 been training since 14 and I've got the itch to compete The next show that would be available is in April 2016 in NABBA I would enter the junior class Just wondering If it is worth my time as nabba isn't drug tested and I would be competing against 19,...

Andy565‎, 05-23-2015 03:25 PM
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WBFF Male Muscle Model Shorts

Does anyone know where I can find those short that the WBFF male muscle models wear on stage? Can't seem to find them any where. Looking for preferably ones with some sort of design or some pattern. They're the very short tight ones with the string in the front. I'd post pics but in posting from my...

MG5‎, 05-08-2015 05:06 AM
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Fitness Division Help!

Hello, I am interested in competing in the Fitness Division. I have competed both Bikini and Figure for OCB, but Fitness looks like a lot of fun. I have some experience with gymnastics/dance/cheerleading (though I may be a little old for it at 33), but need some direction on how to do it. USBF? ...

mjskinns‎, 05-21-2015 07:02 PM
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Looking to compete in 2016/2017 need advice

How and when did you guys know you were ready to compete in Bodybuilding or Physique? I wanna make sure I'm actually in decent shape to step on stage, how do you guys figure? I'm currently bulking, chest is lagging, abs are pretty much gone so bare with me. Sitting at around 5'9 180-182 ...

jesteraq‎, 05-20-2015 06:15 AM
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Going to spectate a fitness competition fo the first time

Not sure if this is the right section to post in but here goes. Recently i had gotten inspired to work towards competing in a fitness competition someday and to get an idea of what it's like I'm considering going to view a WBFF competition. Other than obviously watching the athletes compete what...

Berserkk‎, 05-14-2015 03:38 PM
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Figure Posing Suit for sale

I have a gorgeous Ravish Sands Figure suit available. Worn 1 show. im currently pregnant so i wont be competing any time soon. Its Rainbow swirl fabric with a Diamond Bubble upgrade, as well as a color crystal upgrade. photo attached. more pics in my gallery Its an a/b cup with adjustable...

connorsmama‎, 05-11-2015 08:28 AM
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Question Sprinting improvements, Can I drop 1 second.

I need to know if my goal is possible. I am a 15 year old Caucasian. I'm 5"7 and weigh 124 with a low(9-11) percent body fat. I am a freshman in high school and my I can run an 11.8 second 100m dash on an electric timer. I can still improve my blocks, I'm bad at starting. By weighted vest,...

kaukulator‎, 05-19-2015 05:31 PM
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Coach necessary for first bikini competition?

Does anyone have any suggestions on some great online or Atlanta area coaches who specialize in the bikini division? I'm 18 years old and looking to compete in my first show in October. There is so much information out there that I'm finding myself overwhelmed and I think having a coach to guide me...

tkathleen18‎, 05-16-2015 06:55 PM
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How many weeks do I need?

I'm finally committing myself to a physique competition. Except, I don't know how long I need. :/ I'm a complete newb to all this so any help is highly appreciated. Here's me just the other day. Maybe 12-13%? If you click the image, it should be bigger.

JakeSim‎, 05-13-2015 06:56 PM
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It's all about the GLUTES

NPC Bikini Competitor Sandee Estes knows that in order to win shows, she has to bring the best possible glutes to the stage. This requires hard training, finding the right suit, and spending hours posing. A lot of people fail to realize how much skill is involved in achieving a look that will get...

YearlyTacos‎, 05-12-2015 03:55 PM
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How long until I could be stage ready?

I am 5'7" and 180 lbs. I am 28.3% body fat and would love to do a show in September or October! I have a lot of years of lifting behind me, as I was a powerlifter all throughout high school as well as a dancer and competitive cheer leader! I have been wanting to do a show for a while now and I...

AmberHohler‎, 05-11-2015 02:33 PM
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General Advice?

I wanna compete next year. This years show was 3rd may and I dunno if it;s the same every year but atm I'm 17% bodyfat, plan on cutting to 12% then bulk from there to 20% before cutting for the show. Any general advice is appreciated, especially around cutting in time for comps and stuff

DanielHutch‎, 05-10-2015 02:42 PM
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Post Physique comp

Hey guys I am 19 years old I plan on competing in my first physique comp in October! I was wondering when I need to start cutting hard I just got done bulking I am 170 about 14 percent body fat. My stomach is my only real weakness... I was wondering what's a good cardio to do that will not burn...

Jhuse‎, 05-10-2015 01:56 PM
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Talking Bikini and Fitness???

So Everything i have looked at doesnt specify if you have to do figure and fitness...can you do fitness and bikini instead?? Thanks for the responses!:)

Fitbabe67‎, 05-06-2015 06:00 PM
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Is a bodybuilding coach necessary?

I am preparing for a Mens physique competition. I'm a trainer myself so I know quite a bit, but also first to admit there's a lot I don't know. This is my first competition so I've never done it before. So I did hire a coach, but so then I have someone who knows what he's doing. I got 2 problems...

corygoose‎, 05-07-2015 06:12 PM
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NPC? OCB? IFPA? Pro Card? So confused! Please help clarify.

I have recently begun prep for my first ever figure competition. I chose an OCB show that is close to me. It said that winners of the open will move on to another level, which is an IFPA Pro Qualifier. That all makes sense to me. However, I see that a lot of the "Pro Qualifier" shows listed have...

AllisonM114‎, 05-04-2015 10:19 AM
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need help going from 10% to 7% bodyfat

Hello all, I am stuck at around 10 percent bodyfat for a while now and I am trying to get down to around 7 percent bf or lower (considering competing but want to try finishing a cut first). I am 5ft 10 186lbs 28yrs old. If anyone could help out with a diet plan or even just give me some macros I...

shinobi0311‎, 04-18-2015 11:18 PM
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5 weeks out- NEED HELP!

I am five weeks out from competition. I am 5'8, 170lbs, and 13% body fat. Am I crazy to think I can drop to 8-9% with in five weeks?

mspear1216‎, 04-17-2015 02:18 AM
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