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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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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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3 weeks off..still have elbow pain

Posted a few weeks ago about an elbow pain and pop I experience during chest/tri workouts. Took 3 weeks off no lifting and trying to take it easy. I could hardly put 10lbs behind my head without pain. So fast forward 3 weeks and it's a LITTLE better, but it still feels like it's ready to pop and...

Wicke1aj‎, 11-28-2015 07:51 AM
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Am I anywhere close...

... to being ready for my first physique show? I know I have a long way to go but I just don't want to make a fool of myself. I'm 46, 5-9, 153 right now and I would guess me at 12%. I'm 6 months post-op from having my tricep re-attached so I'm still in the recovery stage. I'm keeping myself light...

smokinal‎, 12-11-2015 06:42 PM
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Smile Best beginner competition

Hey guys I live in Newcastle in the UK and I'm really keen to enter a beginners bikini fitness comp in 2016. I just wondered if anyone had any recommendations on which the best competitions are and if there were any good northern comps that would be suitable? Thanks! Caroline

Cazzer33‎, 11-29-2015 12:00 PM
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Red face Bikini Girls Help! When to order suit?

I am currently in prep for a show March 20, 2016 and one at the end of April 2016. I am at a total loss as to when to order my suit. I am currently 153 lbs and will not be as lean for my first show as I will for the second (but plan to wear the same suit). Any suggestions as to when the best time...

cookingispun‎, 01-04-2016 05:39 PM
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Bikini vs Figure

I'm wanting to compete next year but unsure of which direction to go in. Currently I'm around 5'8.5 that shouldn't change :p And 164lbs around 20-21%body fat last time we "checked" I feel like I'm not the right build for bikini but not muscular enough (yet) for figure

missDLexia‎, 11-19-2015 01:03 AM
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Smile Body Building Start

Hi Guys, I started body exercise from last 2.5 years and got really good result just learend my self from this site and mostly follow Krish Getthin program. and work great for me. Need all information for body building competition and workout, meal plan. Last year I took personal training...

ajmerainfo‎, 12-01-2015 06:54 PM
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Talking Body fat %

hello guys how its going :P? yesterday i completed 4 months of working out, i have lost total of 8KG of fat ( 17.637 LBS ) and im really happy, i have gained muscles and lost most of my stomach fat, but i still have no idea how much body fat i have? what i noticed is that 3 weeks ago i...

Vaan1994‎, 11-05-2015 01:41 PM
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Competition shoes & Wide feet

I bought a pair of regular width shoes (size 9) and I can squeeze my feet in them and could tolerate it but I know it would be a bit comfortable if I had a wider shoe. Any ideas? Or sites!? Thanks!

missDLexia‎, 12-09-2015 04:48 PM
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competitions in February March April

Hello is there competitions in us of npc amateur bodybuilding in this months (february March april) Im looking to competit in the next year at 2017. .

DoctorProp‎, 12-11-2015 08:58 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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Entered a competition

Hi buddy bodybuilders. I have entered a competition on facebook. I will like your support. Please like and comment the pic facebook.com/glamfitofficial/photos/a.1654019254852150.1073741829.1644499945804081/1654019358185473/?type=1&theater

Rohitcharak‎, 12-21-2015 11:54 AM
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Feel Flat?

I am currently prepping for some pictures for Saturday, so starting Monday I cut carbs to below 50 grams and was drinking 1 to 1 1/2 gallons a day of water while keeping sodium very low. Today I started upping my Carbs by eating low sodium carbs in example Sweet Tarts while trying to stay under 1/2...

fairbjosh‎, 10-01-2015 09:49 AM
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Female IFBB or Fitness Models: Maintenance Diet?

I am working towards doing some fitness modeling; I know how to diet to get where I want to be, but I don't know how to maintain it! I am really carb sensitive, so do I just need to avoid carbs as much as possible, other than veggies? Please let me know what works for you gals to maintain a low...

rdf803‎, 07-08-2010 09:42 AM
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Exclamation First Competition 2016

I am looking for a coach for my first Bikini completion. I would like to find someone I can meet face to face with. I am located in Orlando, if anyone knows of a site I can go on to look for a trainer or know of someone please let me know! (: Thank you!

AgfFit‎, 01-10-2016 12:21 PM
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hashtag for "before" photo (2016 250k Transformation Challenge)

What's the hashtag required for "before" photo of 2016 250k Transformation Challenge? Thanks,

Tatsu02‎, 12-27-2015 05:50 PM
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Have I waited til I am too old (NPC Bikini and Pro Fitness)

Hey guys and gals, until the very end of Sep/beginning of Oct I had never exercised a day in my life. I have a 10 month old, when I was pregnant with her I gained 100 pounds (YES 100!!!). I was thinking it would be like I was with my 8yo and be back down to 115 within 6 weeks (yeah super messed up...

jesscheree‎, 11-15-2015 12:22 PM
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Talking Help!

Hello, What is the best competition for a first timer in the UK? Thank you Emily

Princess06‎, 01-16-2016 11:52 AM
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how to deal with unsupported parents

iv been thinking of competing for around 2 years, i told my parents cople of times but my mother is not a really supportev person, and she just rolles her eyes when i saidim hoping to compete in sept 4 or the 10th and saying contshiontraight on somthing eles more inportant. but i conshon train on...

yastait‎, 11-28-2015 04:59 PM
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Talking Jordyanne91 #250kchallenge

Hey Guys I want to give it my all for this challenge start the year off on a high and let that set the standard for the year. Definitely want to connect with other members I want to learn as much as I can during this process and help encourage others as well. I am am a support worker at a...

jordyanne91‎, 01-04-2016 10:16 PM
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Just started a blog about my first bikini competition :)

Hi All! I am mom of 2,from Alberta Canada, I've always loved fitness and I have just taken on the challenge of journeying towards my first bikini competition in May. I started a blog to document it (not a 'for profit' blog, mostly a journal, recipes, reviews etc) I'd love to connect with...

Melindak1982‎, 01-11-2016 04:59 PM
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MCT Oil.

Has anyone ever used MCT oil before in their preps? Have you used it as your only fat source or have you used it with other fats like peanut butter and avocado? Did you think it was beneficial or that normal fats were just as good?

chelstrainer‎, 12-02-2015 09:54 AM
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Photo shoot prep for cover comp

Hey guys! this is my first comp im entering and need a few tips. Ive got a shoot in a month for a cover guy comp here in South Africa , im already lean but need to get leaner for the shoot. My diet is on point , and training but I need a few tips of getting those last few stubborn pounds/kg's of...

fitchefkeagan‎, 12-14-2015 01:12 AM
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Physique comps worth it??

I'm considering doing a men's physique show in about 6-7 months. Do you brahs think its worth it or just a stupid beauty paegant where a group of judges(some are women and some are overweight men who ONCE lifted) critiques your physique? I've heard it can be a really fun experience and you can meet...

MuscleSculptor‎, 11-20-2015 01:41 PM
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Posing for Men's Physique

Hey guys, With Men's Physique being a relatively young category, some of you may still have questions regarding posing. This is my second year as a Pro with the INBA/PNBA and some of the things that I've learned this year are: Practice, practice, practice...I don't know if practicing your...

wontonbomb‎, 12-04-2015 04:58 PM
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Post Reaserch Project on Muscle Dysmorphia and its effects on Narcissism and Perfectionism

Hi Guys! Im a 3rd year sports and exercise science student at Manchester Metropolitan University and for my research project im doing a survey on serious/competitive bodybuilders looking at Muscle dysmorphia and the psychological affects it has on them, specifically to do with the personality...

MattyFrederick‎, 01-20-2016 06:16 PM
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