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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: 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: 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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1st even NPC Georgia-Peak week help

Trying to just do the novice physique to get my feet wet. i am pretty confident in how i look so i dont want to **** up mostly from here on in. it is 7/11 thoughts on this plan? Sunday 3 chicken breast...1/4 lb. 3 6 oz tilipia filet 2 sweet potatoes 3 servings brown rice 125g a peice. 1...

jacketfan‎, 07-01-2015 06:27 PM
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Unhappy When to load carbs???

I am getting ready for my first bodybuilding contest in Novemeber and I am going to cut carbs for the main part, especially a few days before the contest. I have my diet planned out and I intend to drop down to 0 carbs a few days pre contest. I am really confused on the loading part though. Should...

JohnIsNumeroUno‎, 06-28-2015 07:25 PM
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Self tanning solutions for NPC?

My friend is doing an NPC show and doesn't want to use the tanning personnel there to save money. I'm used to using pro tan and dream tan for OCB and WNBF shows but NPC doesn't allow the dream tan. If we really coated him with Pro Tan for numerous coats then maybe used Jan tana would that work?...

JStraz4991‎, 04-13-2015 07:52 PM
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Looking to compete within the next year, 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 06:19 AM
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First time bikini comp-when to get bikini?

I've just started training for my first bikini competition. I'm aiming for one on October 12th but haven't registered yet because I'm not positive I'll be ready by then. I am not too, too far but do have quite a road in front of me. I'm a Human Performance student, so I know the basics of dieting...

Katiebardo‎, 06-28-2013 08:17 PM
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Wink Foods for show day.

So the day of and the day before I went through the usual routine of eating rice cakes, dried oats, sweet potatoes etc. I ate some reesee cups and gummy bears before the stage. I looked pretty tight for prejudging and had a decent amount of vascularity. But after that i went to taco ball and...

stancratcha5‎, 05-30-2015 07:40 AM
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Competition Jewelry with Gauges

SOS, I have size 0g gauges, has anyone had any luck finding competition earrings to accomdate or will I have to rig something?

Cbordner‎, 06-18-2015 10:24 AM
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Help for first time NPC Bikini competitor!!!!!

Hello everyone!!! So I am halfway through a training program (not prep just trying to lose some fat) with Nikki Blacketter. I have found a coach for prep, Brittney Stracener, and she has told me she wants me to reverse diet for 10 weeks before starting prep with her. The plan was for me to start...

mctillery1990‎, 06-14-2015 08:27 AM
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Cost of competing in a bikini show

I've been seriously interested in doing my first bikini competition and have heard so many different opinions on how much a bikini contest prep really costs. I'm a college student and I'm on a budget but I'm not even sure where to set the budget at yet! Any advice or personal accounts on how much a...

aubreypeeden‎, 06-05-2015 03:55 PM
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Looking for a coach to help with my diet in NJ for my first figure competition

Hi! My name is Kat. I'm 19 and it has forever been a goal of mine to compete. I want to do figure just because I think my body is more muscularly built towards figure. I am 5 foot but very muscular and have been lifting for a while. I'm having a lot of trouble finding a good coach to coach me...

kittycorrao‎, 04-29-2015 07:02 PM
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imbuff12345‎, 06-03-2015 10:11 PM
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Looking for Mens Physique Coach in Georgia

Hey all, Hopefully I am posting this in the right area. I am looking to be competing this time next year and I am looking for a new coach. Preferably someone who can every now and then meet in person. Can anyone help me out or recommend anybody? Thank you! I am located in Buford, Georgia

aidannms‎, 06-01-2015 12:13 PM
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Post Minneapolis Training Gyms for Competition

So I just moved to Minneapolis and am looking to begin training for first show. I have been training at LA Fitness in St. Louis Park for the past 2 months but looking to train at more serious facility with other more serious lifters to push myself even more in gym. Anyone know of good gyms in...

ISUCyclone33‎, 06-01-2015 06:53 AM
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NPC Natural Indianapolis

The NPC Natural Circle City Championships is now the NPC Natural Indianapolis!!! When: Saturday August 29th Prejudging at 11 am finals at 5 pm Where: Beech Grove High School: 5330 Hornet Ave Beech Grove IN 46107 Who: Any drug free NPC athlete (figure, bikini, bodybuilding, men's and women's...

SHARK13‎, 05-26-2015 10:44 AM
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At what point do you cut out dairy during prep?

I have a coach helping me with posing, I am doing my own nutrition. I am 4.5 weeks out, I have kept one meal as a cup of 0% greek yogurt, trying to keep up calcium intake as long as much as I can. Do you guys think its time to cut it out or at least cut back? Thank you:)

Francescarose‎, 04-08-2015 07:57 PM
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Talking Looking To Start Competing Again

I've competed as a bodybuilder twice in the past and its been 4 years since I've stepped on stage. I miss it, the adrenaline rush, sense of accomplishment you get from it, everything. However I'm looking to step into the fast- growing men's physique division. This time around I'm looking for...

Natural_Mark‎, 05-15-2015 02:41 AM
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Angry New York area fans suffer from NPC's incompetence & greed

I've seen bodybuilding shows around the U.S. since 1982, but the NPC in New York and New Jersey hasn't learned from its many mistakes. I'll use today's Steve Stone contest pre-judging as an example. Three problems occurred today that happened before at many local shows, and could have been...

fn1a‎, 04-04-2015 06:18 PM
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Advice on whether i have reached my genetic limits

Hi, Basically its quite a simple question, im 5 ft 10 and currently at 6%bf at 80.5-80.7kg. Having researched a lot around genetic potential and maximum lean muscle capacity, its estimated that the general maximum I could reach naturally is 79-80 kg at 5% bf (so stage ready, and slightly less...

JONESY11882005‎, 04-30-2015 04:04 AM
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Competing in more than one organization?

I am new to the world of physique contests, and I recently did an INBA show and qualified for nationals. There is another show (NPC) that is upcoming that I would love to do since it is close to home and I believe that I have enough time to prepare for it. Even though I am a natural competitor, I...

neeminator‎, 04-01-2015 03:31 PM
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2 weeks out from my first show

Phil heath classic, i haven't posted much because i've been so busy with this prep, i'm doing novice and maybe the men's open if i have the money, currently 184lbs instagram : musclemartini

MUSCLEMARTINI‎, 03-15-2015 02:45 PM
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Fat loss for contest prep

Hi, I'm just trying to get some advice on cardio routines/fat loss programs for potential contest preparations. I'm currently doing some extremely intense workouts, coupled with 5ks Mondays and Wednesdays. I've also begun to implement some HIIT 2-3 times a week on any given day. I'm wondering...

HIMfanrcl‎, 04-21-2015 02:16 PM
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Need motivation? Read Mark Smith's story

I was fortunate to get an exclusive interview for beLegendary Magazine with Mark Smith-DisAbility Bodybuilder after his recent competition in Texas. I have his inspiring story - and his thoughts about standing on stage with Phil Heath - online. Share if you enjoy it ...

rsnovelle‎, 04-09-2015 03:17 PM
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Awesome new fitness device on Kickstarter!

Guys, you have to check this out. It's going to make medicine ball work a breeze, and add a lot of extra creativity to ab workouts! Talonfit.com It's currently up on Kickstarter and needs your help with funding. If you help us, you'll see these things in production! So please, help and...

Talonfit‎, 03-26-2015 12:27 PM
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I am 2 weeks away from competing in my 3rd bodybuilding competition.

Just posting this in case anyone wants to offer encouragement or hate or whatever. My first one was in 2011 and my second was in 2014. The reason for the huge gap between them is because I had a really bad injury that kept me from lifting for 2ish years. So, here is a video of the first one:...

hempick‎, 03-09-2015 10:45 AM
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First Time Bikini Competitor - What to eat day of show? And how to get rid of bloat

My coach bailed and my competition is THIS Saturday. I'm keeping my meals pretty much the same but what do I eat day of competition. I haven't been eating many carbs so I'm afraid to eat carbs day of because I don't want to be fat. I'd appreciate any suggestions! Also, I'm afraid my period is...

kbsoc86‎, 10-15-2014 09:49 AM
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