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Sticky Thread Sticky: Whats the difference between NPC and NPC Natural shows?

or didi I mention it in the title?

stayfit2008‎, 02-20-2009 05:41 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official NPC Competitor Thread!

HEY GUYS/GALS! Please post your show info, stats, etc. Ill start: David Alvarez As of now, 7 weeks out of the Tournament of Champions

iForce Dave‎, 08-05-2008 03:26 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: First time competing, is the NPC the right fit?

Well i have decided to take the plunge into my first show. Im looking to do a show in the spring time so that i have ample time to get ready. I am located in PA and am willing to travel within a reasonable distance. I just wanted to know if anyone could help me out with the schedule for some...

srt33‎, 09-21-2009 06:17 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: 2013 TheFitExpo Northern California is June 29-30th in Santa Clara, CA!

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HackSquat Heather‎, 06-12-2013 11:25 AM
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Supplements and Competition

When do you guys stop taking Pre-Work out such as Nano Vapor or other's in the competition schedule, or do you continue for as long as possible?

MACIT32‎, 04-06-2014 03:46 AM
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Unhappy Pro Tan rash??

A little over a week ago, i participated in my very first figure competition. It was the Ohio Natural Northern in which I took first place class D (woot, woot!). For the show I used Pro Tan and was very pleased with how even the tan looked. But a few days later, I broke out in these weird hives. At...

sheharah‎, 04-08-2014 12:51 PM
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Looking for critique/advice....first NPC Physique Comp. 90 days out

Hey everyone, I'm 35 years old and have been training since I was in my teens (100% natural). After hearing over and over about how I should do something with what I have built, I've decided to give this a go and I'm going to get my feet wet in Physique. I will take more pics in board shorts and...

acandales001‎, 03-30-2014 12:56 PM
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NPC help

Hello, I was considering to train for my first competition but I don't know where to start. I've improved my diet quite a bit eating very little to no carbs to help cut. I work out about 5x/week already, based on my pictures how long do you think it'd take me to prepare? Based on my physique now...

sportychicc‎, Yesterday 01:09 PM
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Show next summer...

Hey everyone! I was wanting to do a physique show next summer and was gonna run a little practice cut this summer. My diet is pretty clean, never actually "cut" before. So I was wondering what you guys do to prepare. How far out do you begin to prep? high or low reps? cardio everyday? I do no...

passon13‎, 04-15-2014 06:50 PM
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Need some clarification on 'Novice' and 'Open' classes

I have never competed in any form of bodybuilding or men's physique before. I would like to move my way up the ladder and get a pro card and really motivate myself to gain those extra few pounds to compete with the big boys... With that being said, I was wondering what my options were for a...

chaddy20‎, 04-04-2014 03:31 PM
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Cool Contest prep coach for first time competitor

Hi everyone. I am new to this site . I decided to post here hoping some of the experienced folks can guide me. I am thinking of competing next year in March 2014 and wanted to get your thoughts on when to get a coach. I am a bit nervous since I have never competed before. I am thinking Bikini for...

FitParade‎, 08-02-2013 12:31 PM
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ORLANDO: Looking for bikini competition prep coach

I'm based in ORLANDO, FL and am looking into doing my first bikini competition in July, but I don't want to go for my first one without a coach. I know there's a lot of online options but I'd really rather have someone that I can touch base with face-to-face once or twice a month during the prep...

kbloomer‎, 01-31-2014 09:23 AM
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1 week out from first physique show! Pic included

Ive been prepping for this show for about 5 weeks now. I started my prep weighing in at 168 lbs (the most ive weighed in my life!) Im now back under 160, and starting to see some good oblique striations just in time. Im currently full of water, drinking about 1.5 gallons a day. Im just ready to see...

WJMunoz‎, 04-05-2014 08:20 AM
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Show in September

Hey everybody I am looking to compete in the Men's Physique division at the September NPC event in Columbus, Ohio and I need some help. A little background on me was that I was I lifted heavy throughout my time in the Air Force, and than pretty much stopped two year ago when I got out. I have been...

ctoflinski‎, 04-03-2014 05:08 AM
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How does PRO TAN work at events

I am going on the road to Pittsburgh and I am wondering about how the PRO TAN people do the tanning. Do they come to you? Do you go to them. I submitted for a appointment but there is no way to call them? I am confused about how to go about the tan. Do you have any recommendations? Thanks.

MACIT32‎, 04-07-2014 05:53 AM
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Red face What to add/remove? (3 weeks out)

This is going to be my first amateur bikini show and I'm getting kinda nervous, I do have a coach but as this is an amateur and not a -huge- competition, he is giving advice to all the girls without being really.. severe? Basically I think I'm needing some more advice; My workout plan is...

FitTin‎, 04-06-2014 04:18 PM
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Looking for a Columbus, OH area trainer

Does anyone have any recommendations for a bikini competition trainer in the Columbus, OH area? Thanks!

Apollo4252‎, 03-11-2014 03:55 PM
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I want to do a physique comp in the near future so bad..

Well i'm officially on my second cut, but still am not going to be big enough to compete. I really want to be able to in the next year though.. Is this a possibility? My past two bulks have not been near as successful as I would like. Any advice or help would be awesome. Btw the first picture is...

Camdz28‎, 04-03-2014 09:39 AM
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First NPC Show!

Hey everyone! My names James (@jmooney90) and I'm doing my first NPC physique show in May (oregon ironmAn) so I'm about 7 weeks out. A little about me: I'm 6'3, 230 lbs at about 12% bf right now. I'm currently doing 4200 calories with 50% carb, 30% pro, 20% fat (I was tryin to bulk, didn't have...

moon90‎, 03-30-2014 12:05 PM
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First NPC Bikini 3 weeks out

Hi all! This is my first time posting.. So I really need some feedback:) My first show is in 3 weeks. I have been on a cutting diet since the first of January. Just eating super clean, nothing drastic. I have leaned out nicely and feel pretty good about my body except the gluteal area. I am...

MZAIR‎, 03-21-2014 11:44 AM
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Future Competitor

Hi im thinking about doing a competition in the future just want to get some advice and motivation if possible

rapha422‎, 03-31-2014 10:17 AM
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Should I Compete

First a little background about myself. I'm a 21 year old college student at NC State University in Raleigh, NC studying Human Biology and minoring in Biomaufacturing with a focus in Downstream Processing. I've lifted on and off during high school and the first two years at college. Over summer...

MasterTerra‎, 03-23-2014 03:17 PM
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Advice??! 6 weeks out from first competition(pics)

I'm competing in my first show in 5 weeks and 3 days I just need some tips and advice on how well I'm doing my prep. I had a trainer but he crapped out on me and I'm doing my diet and everything by myself. I'm starting to get discouraged because I feel like I'm not where I need to be being 5...

misskelsey‎, 03-26-2014 09:05 PM
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Smile I want to Compete!

So, I know there are probably a million posts like this, but i have NO idea where to start. I would like to compete this year in really any bikini, figure, or fitness contest but i dont know how to find a good coach or how to even find competitions, or if its even too late this year to start. Any...

bburkhart176‎, 03-23-2014 09:39 AM
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1-2-3 rule for contest prep?

1-2-3 rule for contest prep? Or should it be more of, 3parts protein 2parts carbs 1 part fat Any advise or opinions would be great Thanks

AlwaysAbel‎, 03-18-2014 09:02 AM
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First Time Bikini Competitor 4 weeks out.. I would love some feedback :-)

So I am VERY new to the BodyBuilding scene but not the competition scene. I have competed in CrossFit and Pole Competitions for years and it is much easier to judge where you are in your training....not so much with bodybuilding. I have a great trainer and support system but I have no idea if I am...

katherinegero‎, 02-21-2014 11:14 AM
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NPC Men's Physique - Carb Cycling

WHAT UP GUYS?!?! My name is Josh Rosenstrauch (@jro9), been reading these forums for a while and finally decided to start participating. I began competing in Men's Physique at the end of last season and got first call out at both the shows I competed in (NPC Brooklyn Grand Prix and NPC East...

jrosenstrauch‎, 02-11-2014 07:09 AM
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Team Universe

Anyone competing at Team U July 2014?

XtinaMarieATX‎, 12-25-2013 07:58 PM
03-20-2014, 05:35 AM Go to last post
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competion Question on phys.

I'm 270lbs 21% bf and 24 years old.. was thinking about doing a comp.. but I have only cut once, only to about 8% .. my question is after cutting woukd I have any chance to be competitive?? Do I need to put on more mass first? I'm scared I will lose a lot of muscle since I'm not to experience in...

rwoods15513‎, 01-24-2014 10:45 AM
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