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The Crush‎, 12-17-2007 10:09 AM
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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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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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1 week out pictures..first npc bikini comp. opinions?

1 week out. obviously nothing more I can do that will significantly change the outcome..just curious for some opinions as I always am =) thanks for any feedback!

price2getmomfit‎, 04-05-2015 07:18 PM
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10 weeks out - Charlotte Cup, might need new coach. HELP

Ok people, here is a sweet, simple explanation. 1. Was 20 weeks out, started to use coach a couple people at my gym recommended. 2. Have lost a bit of weight during this time, around 15-20 lbs. 3. I am now 10 weeks out, delirious and have no energy. 4. The only carbs I eat are 3/4 dry oats...

alexebinger‎, 02-16-2015 07:42 PM
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11 days out from 1st bikini comp & just ate a jar of p28!! Help!

Ok, I totally cracked this morning and ate a whole jar of p28 peanut butter after my morning cardio. I am so PISSED at myself. Should I not eat anything the rest of the day? Have I completely screwed up? Please, any advice would greatly help.

kristengonzalez‎, 03-17-2015 06:55 AM
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12 weeks out...miscarriage.

I'm 12 weeks out from my first figure comp. Today I discovered that I had a miscarriage. I didn't realize I was pregnant, only about 6-7 weeks based on what was my last real period besides the spotting I thought was a period. Working out and stress made me think I was just not getting a normal...

AllisonM114‎, 03-27-2015 02:15 PM
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Arrow 15 weeks Bikini Competition Nutrition

Hi everyone I might have this post in the wrong place, If I do, I'm sorry! looking at sorting out my competition nutrition with the aim of losing bodyfat and gaining muscle (I want competition Glutes! hammies and calves and my lower body is looking very bad, compared to my upper so have a few...

AuroraJones85‎, 02-23-2015 12:22 AM
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3 weeks out details- Get shredded!

Hey all! About three weeks out from my first bikini competition- at about 14% bf right now. I was originally going to do figure so I've been doing refeeds.. Just lost all the weight from my last refeed and I have my weekly next one tomorrow.. Should I continue to do refeeds or carb cycle? Is...

StephSmet‎, 03-27-2015 08:38 AM
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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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8 Weeks Out

So, I'm 8 weeks out from going on stage (bikini). I'm 5'9", 142lbs and my body fat % is either a 15 or 19 (I did it by myself so it was a little hard and did the 3 point and 7 point). I've been lifting for a few months, but really just cleaned up my diet 3 weeks ago. I've seen no change in my...

anbarnhart‎, 03-22-2015 06:04 PM
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Any tall guys here?

I'm currently at 180 pounds at 10%, 6 foot 2. There's a competition in 8 weeks from now I might try but I'm not sure if I'll be too small or not. I think I'd probably get around 170/175 before I think I'd be ready. Plus I used to be a lot heavier so I have some skin I'm waiting to shrink in a...

HowarthJT‎, 03-10-2015 04:39 PM
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Anyone know her name?

She was at the stand "labellamafia" at fibo in cologne

ShredzMatt‎, 04-16-2015 03:51 AM
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Are Piercings A Problem? (NPC Bikini Comp)

Hi! So I have my first bikini competition coming up. I have my hips pierced (dermals) and I was wondering if they'd be a problem to the judges?

shawnaaa16‎, 03-09-2015 07:42 PM
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Question Arnold Classic question

Probably a stupid question but is there a dress code to the Arnold Classic finals on Saturday? What do people typically wear to that? My fiancé and I are just wondering...

christosr85‎, 02-26-2015 04:16 AM
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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 10:57 PM
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Smile Been Thinking about Competing (WBFF or NPC)

Hey guys, I've been thinking about competing in the future (8-12months) with either the WBFF or the NPC. If I did the WBFF it would be under the "fitness model" category and if i did NPC i would do "mens physique." I've been leaning more towards the WBFF but not so sure because i really do find...

Champ0512‎, 03-30-2015 09:03 AM
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Best Stretch Mark Cream

What is the best cream for stretch marks? I am asking for my wife. Thank You.

SLY‎, 02-22-2004 06:33 PM
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Bikini competition age requirements

does anyone know the age requirements for a bikini competition? I've looked everywhere and cannot seem to find any information. All help is appreciated.

abbymarie1121‎, 04-11-2015 10:00 PM
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Talking Bikini Prep Coaches- Ohio

Hello! I am looking for a good bikini prep coach in Ohio. I live in Findlay Ohio, so I can drive to Toledo, Columbus, Cleveland, or Dayton. I want to compete sometime this fall, and how I compromised with my fiancé is if I get a coach I need an option to be able to go see someone in person if need...

dreamerbabe‎, 03-03-2015 11:05 AM
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Bikini Progress- OPINIONS PLEASE!!

So guys attatched is my current body scan stats... do you think id be ready to compete in 14 weeks? HONEST opinions! to be honest im yes/no on whether to compete or not... ive been training for 2 months so far. ALOT of dedication has been put into my training routine. in jan this year i was 45kg...

shanina18‎, 03-17-2015 06:13 PM
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Question Can I do cardio, or will it break my performance in competition?

Hey everyone! I am currently training for my first ever NPC bikini competition. I am about four and a half weeks from my first and about 8 and a half weeks from my second. I have been putting on a bit of body fat percent when I should be losing. I don't want to lose any muscle at all because I...

alexandrargomez‎, 02-25-2015 01:16 PM
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Competing in bikini first time without a coach -- am I crazy?

I have started prepping for an NPC comp in my area for this June that I have gotten very excited and passionate about. I have become obsessive and literally research all day long, work out, and obsess over tracking all of my food and activity. I've fallen in love with the idea of competing, but I...

LittleLifter88‎, 03-06-2015 01:01 PM
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Question Competing in NPC bikini

I am looking to do my first competition this year in NPC Bikini. I am located in NC and would like to find a good coach for meals and posing. If anyone knows of a few reputable coaches please let me know! I've been weightlifting for a while now and absolutely love it and want to show off my...

Gabs92‎, 02-26-2015 05:44 PM
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Competing in two categories

Hey! So I've found myself in the same position as a lot of females doing their first show.. Do I compete in bikini or figure? I still have a long way to go, especially only being about six weeks out from the show.. about 133 lbs, 15% bf. I know they're looking for two different looks in each,...

StephSmet‎, 03-07-2015 06:03 AM
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Competing with mild puberty gyno

Hello, I am 20 years old and have been lifting for 3.5 years, I reached the level where I am looking to compete in a men's physique competition. I am completely natural but unfortunately have had a mild case of gyno for a couple years from puberty, It is noticeable, but isn't extremely bad. Would...

NateR94‎, 02-17-2015 05:23 PM
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Question competition

Is there a place in this website I can pay photos for a friendly bet between me and a buddy? A place people are able to vote on the photos?

tnelson50‎, 03-30-2015 12:02 PM
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Considering a Competition

I've been wiring really hard for almost a year, and people have started asking if I am training for competitions, or encouraging me to consider it. I already do weights 6 days a week, and meal prep, and take various supps, so I think adjusting what I'm doing would be manageable, but I'm a student,...

Brittanyh812‎, 02-21-2015 04:39 PM
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