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Lightbulb Sticky Thread Sticky: Layne Norton's Peak Week Official Q&A Thread

Layne Norton's Peak Week Q&A Thread with Pro Natural Bodybuilder Layne Norton, Ph.D. "What Went Wrong? I Looked So Great A Week Out, But Then I Looked Terrible Onstage... ?" How many times have you heard a competitor say that? If you've said it yourself, or are contemplating your next...

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Sticky Thread Sticky: 2013 LA Fit Expo - Featuring the BodySpace Finals & NPC Iron Man Naturally

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HackSquat Heather‎, 01-03-2013 03:37 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: My comprehensive pre contest article

12,000 words... took me almost a month to write http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/layne36.htm

str8flexed‎, 03-11-2005 10:09 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Posing Routines - Gerry Triano

Posing Practice Drill (Based on Menís Competition) Recommendations: Start five to seven weeks out from competition at least three or four times a week, so muscles are acclimated to the repeated contractions during competition. It is best to practice with a partner, or to videotape...

Big Daddy Joe‎, 12-10-2004 07:39 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 08:12 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: UFE PRO Show - November 9th, 2013

Ultimate Fitness Events is gearing up for another epic event, featuring the most incredible natural fitness athletes in the industry! At stake is over $75,000 in CASH and prizes which include GUARANTEED sponsorship contracts and GUARANTEED big magazine exposure! This is more that ANY other natural...

UFE‎, 09-04-2013 08:31 PM
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Early Peak

hi guys, Im just wanting a bit of advice. Im competing in my 1st comp on july 19th. Im currently practicing my comp prep and have chosen may 16th as my "pretend show date" (as its body power expo date). Basically im pretty much stage ready now 3 weeks early according to a few people. Im just...

JONESY11882005‎, Today 01:55 PM
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Contest in october

There is a bodybuilding physique competition coming up in October and I plan on participating in it. This will be my first ever so I need to touch up on a few things before I'm ready. If anyone has any legitimate diet plans or tips I would be more than willing to check them out. I'm currently 5'8...

alexwalden779‎, 04-22-2015 11:20 PM
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Looking todo my first competition. Need Help

I'm want todo my first bb comp. Since it would be my first, obviously there is so much I don't know. I've looked into hiring a local bodybuilding coach. Having someone who's done it would be helpful. This is very costly though. I do prefer doing things on my own too. Maybe theres some dvds or...

corygoose‎, Yesterday 09:10 PM
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Poll Poll: Do I have what it takes to compete

Fitness TX is coming up and I'm wondering if where I'm at now is enough to compete In the novice/intermediate category. I was an athlete running track since middle school, but its been 4 years since I've graduated. I've gotten back into exercising and have been doing so on my own for almost 2...

daniwalli‎, Yesterday 06:30 AM
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Hair removal, waxing?

Guys, I wonder if anyone can share some secrets on their hair removal procedures, lol I thought I'd get more info in the female department but the thread was deleted... The issue is that when I've shaved for my competitions I get some bad looking razor burns and I don't think my skin get so smooth...

jeff990‎, Yesterday 03:59 AM
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Traviling during prep

hi guys I'm TRAVILING DURING PREP exactly 3 days before my show and I'm scared that I'm gonna hold water during the flight should i change the flight or its okay 3 days is enough ?

aeebee10‎, Yesterday 12:58 AM
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My First Bodybuilding Competition

Hey guys, I competed in my first bodybuilding competition ever last November and have an entire youtube series about my prep leading up to the competition and ive finally uploaded footage of the competition itself now! check it out! Feedback is greatly appreciated! Check out the video here from the...

absportsandfit‎, 04-22-2015 02:09 PM
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Pre-Cooked Meals

Hey guys, I'll be one week out from my first show this weekend, but I'll have to be in California for a business conference. I remember in a YouTube video with Steve Cook that there was this service that sent pre-cooked meals, with great macros, for competitors straight to your hotel room. ...

Seabass774‎, 04-22-2015 11:28 AM
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5 weeks out from first contest! (picture)

Whats happening guys, I am currently 5 weeks out from my first men's physique show. Im currently weighing in around 180lbs at 5.8ft, I have been watching my diet and counting my calories for around 6 weeks now and I am seeing some great progress but that is through a rookies eyes, which is why...

rubenis‎, 04-10-2015 09:51 AM
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Need help with DIET! HELP ASAP someone who knows what they're doing!

I dieted for 10 weeks on low carb diet. 300 g protein 80 g fat and 40 g carbs. This is what happened: . I came in flat and holding water but still won my division. Anyways, I want to do a show in 12 weeks and compete in open. Can someone help me? I am willing to do a complete 180. I am 205 lbs on...

Johneffer‎, 04-22-2015 07:12 AM
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Before and after competition pics!

Thought this would be fun to post. Heres mine! After:

stayfit2008‎, 11-21-2008 04:52 PM
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Question Online Prep Coahing: Team edge vs. Team huegly.

Wondering if anyone has experience with either of these online prep coaching services. I'm interested in hiring a coach to help me prep for my first bikini competition and have been having a hard time deciding on one! Any feedback would be appreciated. :)

Sarahe215‎, 02-06-2014 07:05 AM
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Should I even do a peak week?

Hear me out on this one because I'm a total newb when it comes to peak week/carb loading. I have never done it before. I'm in the last few weeks of a 90 day cut, and for the last week of the cut, I'm wondering if I should do a peak week carb load type situation. I'm not in any competition, nor...

cmsgtamn‎, 04-19-2015 07:10 PM
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First NPC Bikini Competition advice/feedback! 4 weeks out pics & diet!

Getting ready for my first NPC Bikini Competition in 4 weeks! Would love some feedback and all the advice I can get :) Pictures attached to this post! Would love some feedback on my Current Diet as well: Example: Meal 1: -1 HB egg

jessicadolias‎, 04-05-2015 05:16 PM
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Cutting, but look stringy

Hey all, I am looking for ideas or something I could be missing. Little background, 6'1" Been lifting for 20 yrs Currently do 5 (2 heavy/3 hypertrophy) days of lifting....the other 2 days is usually ab work and light cardio (stairmaster or elliptical) So when I cut down for summer, I just...

sdunn96‎, 04-20-2015 09:51 AM
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Question on tanning and methods

Good evening folks, Just a quick question as I am full of these today haha, what would your recommendations be tanning wise for a UKBFF Mens Physique contest? I have tried using Pro-Tan with a mit application, but I came out looking like something from a tango advertisement, I have also used...

rubenis‎, 04-10-2015 01:48 PM
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Coaching myself - 14 weeks out

Hello, I have a solid foundation and a good muscular frame to start working on for contest prep. I am 5'8.7 inches tall, currently weighing 170 lbs. I train 6 days a week and do fasted cardio for 45 min fasted 3 times a week. Training is intense and high volume 1 week, heavy and compound 1...

tonyl96‎, 04-14-2015 06:44 PM
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10 days out- Specific refeed question!

10 days out from first comp.. I know peak week consists of depleting then carbing up pre-show. My refeeds are normally on Saturdays.. this Saturday will be one week out and I don't want to refeed that close in fear of not losing all that water weight in the first few days. I've been dragging with...

StephSmet‎, 04-08-2015 10:08 AM
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Smile Help

Hi im a pro bodybuilder and im currently at 223 lbs and 6% body fat. Whats the minimum amount of fat possible and how can i achieve that..

benjyl‎, 04-16-2015 06:04 PM
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First contest stats

I want to compete in my first contest. I'm hoping I could do it within the year. I think men's physique is where I would fit best but I'm not sure where I should be to be suitable. I am 6'1", 195 and ~10% bf right now. Id love to hear from people who have competed and what some good goals are or a...

MasonGS88‎, 04-11-2015 10:49 AM
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Stage Song

So I'm competing for the first time on 10th May 2015. I have several different worries, but one of them is stage song. What the hell do I go for? Any advice and this would be nice! Maybe tell me what you think goes best and give a few examples of songs, I only get 1 minute remember. Thanks! And...

PBellFitness‎, 04-15-2015 02:42 PM
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It's all about the Jr. USA's

I love it when I see an athlete that not only knows what show they want to do, but when they have some strategy at play as well. While bodybuilders may not earn pro status at the Junior USA's, NPC Figure Competitor AUTUMN CLEVELAND has a game plan for winning her IFBB Pro Card at the Juniors. I was...

MuscleFan09‎, 04-15-2015 05:33 PM
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Question Double peak week

I'm doing 2 shows back to back. May 2nd & May 9th. Not sure how to double peak week. Has anyone done this before? Is it a good idea? TIA

CelHann‎, 04-15-2015 05:11 AM
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4 weeks out- First Time Bikini "Best Body" Competitor

Hi Everyone! I'm a first time bikini competitor getting really excited to compete on November 12. As I'm sure you can imagine--i'm super nervous as well! I've attached some progress photos taken at exactly 4 weeks out. Below is my diet/supplement plan. I would love to hear your criticism/advice on...

andrealynn1218‎, 10-19-2011 09:17 AM
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Transfer my tier from province to province

I have one bye left at a provincial level show from winning 1st in a regional in Ontario, am I able to compete in british Columbia WITH MY LEVEL 3 STATUS FROM ONTARIO? or do I have to start from the bottom in bc?

sensuousbeast‎, 04-09-2015 07:52 PM
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