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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...

BodySpaceAdmin‎, 03-23-2011 02:19 PM
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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: 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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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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First Competition

Hey All! Another first time competitor over here! My name is Everett and am 20 years old. I am about 5'11" and just under 190lbs. BF estimate- 14% Been training for a few years now and I am preparing for my first men's physique competition. I am eyeballing one in late October. Not only was I...

waldoehf‎, 06-11-2018 10:25 PM
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Is Burn booster Test Deal Fraud?

As you review earlier Burn booster is a way overpriced offer. Then you have the terms of the test offer. They do not tell you a lot about the components and also hide the terms of the deal and the expense in the small prints. It is it's not surprising that numerous customers miss out on reading...

oviveghenz‎, Today 04:52 AM
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Does Phendora Garcinia Work?

Look, weight loss is difficult. Uncovering a supplement should not consist of in the problem of slimming down. You should not need to look around the net for a product you mean to attempt. However, Phendora Garcinia is very easy to get as well as you could get it today! You do not need to look all...

oviveghenz‎, Today 04:51 AM
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Bulking anxiety!!

Im thinking of competing in the Spring for my first time- probably bikini.. I know I need to bulk because I’m 5.1 94-95 pounds.. and about 14% bf. I’m pretty scared of gaining fat because of my height.. but I know you can’t gain muscle without gaining some fat. I’m lifting 5 days a week right now....

GiNicole1‎, Yesterday 04:49 PM
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Unhappy 4 week out contest pre carb cycling and cal diflict with images.

Hello BB Forum... I am currently about 4 week out from my state level bodybuilding compitition. Here is my current condition in bellow pics. Let me know you my current body status I am about 173 lbs, with waist size about 30. 2 Inch, I am 5.8/2 tall... My current body fat % is around 9. I...

MIkeBudhani‎, 09-07-2018 12:36 PM
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Active Ingredients Of Phendora Garcinia

This weight loss supplement makes a terrific effect on your body weight and also fitness because of its all-natural, efficient and also secure ingredients. All these dealings with play a significant function in controling the total weight of your body. All these natural herbs as well as fixings...

vecinvehance‎, Yesterday 03:59 AM
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Key Function Of Phendora Garcinia

Most importantly function of taking this supplement is to manage your day-to-day diet graph where you could certainly regulate your hunger as well as reduce weight efficiently. The Phendora Garcinia Fat Burning formula helps users in concentrating on making you slim and wise everyday. It functions...

vecinvehance‎, Yesterday 03:57 AM
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Great Lakes Iron Man/ NPC...today's performance.

Was super excited, feeling was surreal for first physique comp. Here is where I had a question, stage exit ended with me ending in the middle...and the guys backstage say that's a good thing. I'm a little nervous about the final decision, is this true? Thanks for all feedback.

TPlain24‎, 09-22-2018 08:56 AM
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Post Injury Motivation Help

Hi all, I got injured and lost motivation for the gym as I lost muscle and got fat (over 20%). I'm also a designer so as a passion project to get me motivated I'm going to design a training app, I'm sick of spreadsheets and calculations. Let me know what you'd want from a training app via this...

btay‎, 09-24-2018 10:12 AM
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Unhappy Friends/Family responses to looking to "thin"?

Don't post often, but I wanted to get some feedback on this. I am 10 days away from my first Men's Physique competition (currently 3 pounds leaner than avi). I've started to visit family and friends I haven't seen in awhile, and the first thing they say is "are you okay"? You look really thin! I've...

TPlain24‎, 09-12-2018 04:32 PM
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3 Weeks Out from first bikini competition - need macro and peak weak advice

Hey guys! My first bikini competition is in 3 weeks . I have been doing a 12 week prep and on moderate carbs and pretty high calories between 1850-2200 and dropping every couple of weeks throughout prep. Right now I have drop my calories a this week to 1760, 176g carbs, 154g protein, and 49g fat. I...

Courtcc08‎, 09-18-2018 05:27 AM
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Thumbs up First time Bikini competitor— 7 weeks out! Advice please!

Hey all, another bikini girl freaking out before her contest and needs advice😂! I am coming here because I know there’s so many out there that have gone through something similar. I’m literally stuck and it’s driving me insane— googling answers is making is worse. Lil background: I’m Brittany!...

brittanybaby9‎, 09-16-2018 07:58 AM
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Unhappy Do I look like I'm 125lbs? 5 weeks out *PIC ATTACHED*

Hi. I'm 5 weeks out of my first amateur physique show. I'm currently 125.8lbs. Doing this prep without a coach or anything so I've to rely on my insticit and knowledge throughout the prep. Any input on how I look for 5 weeks out would be appreciated and also a lot of people tend to think I'm in...

MuhammadAliK‎, 09-09-2018 07:20 PM
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Alcohol and prep?

I’m 11 weeks out and I had 40 calories left for the day. I took half a shot of gin and went over by 2 on my calories. I never do this and regretting it but I just wanted something since I was out with friends. (I made sure to measure it tho to be precise) Has anyone ever done this on prep? I...

meghandiazz‎, 09-15-2018 07:19 PM
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Question First time bikini competition--critique please?

Hello all! I'm competing in my first Bikini novice competition in a few days. I feel like I'm not ready and am pretty close to backing out. There are a few people that told me that I still need to lean out and that my legs are way too muscular to compete. I'm thinking about doing another show date...

Victoria4951ct‎, 09-17-2018 08:44 PM
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What does it mean when people say a muscle looks "flat"?

And how does this happen? I am thinking of dropping creatine for a little while and people told me i will look flat if I do this.

shavs‎, 09-09-2010 07:10 PM
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Cutting caffeine

Hello All! Question about caffeine and comp prep. I have prepped strictly for 12 weeks and dropped from 18% body fat to 13% and am 4 weeks out. I have't cut out any foods/food groups in their totality, but now that I'm 4 weeks out what do you limit or cut out? My main concern is I have seen and...

nikelle44‎, 09-09-2018 08:52 PM
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Shaving legs for comp, how long will it take to grow back?

This is my first ever physique competition and I have never shaved my legs before so I just wanna know about how long to expect men’s leg hair to grow back in after just one time of shaving.

LukesLift‎, 09-09-2018 05:23 AM
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Shaving legs for comp, how long will it take to grow back?

This is my first ever physique competition and I have never shaved my legs before so I just wanna know about how long to expect men’s leg hair to grow back in after just one time of shaving.

LukesLift‎, 09-09-2018 05:29 AM
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What causes the pancrease to release insulin ?

If one ingestes sugar, we all know inulin is released to take the sugar and utilize it where the body see's fit. So the sugar ingested causes an insulin response. However, what happens when you chew on sugar free gum ? Or diet soda? Does insulin get released the moment you start chewing...

ChristianBBer‎, 10-16-2010 09:29 AM
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3 & 4 weeks out from first ever competitions

Hey guys, this is my current physique few weeks out from competition and also a transformation on when I started cutting. Feedback and criticism appreciated! imgur.com/UQdcHAa imgur.com/a/EguuOHL

Kickboxer0811‎, 09-06-2018 12:20 PM
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Unhappy Am I okay for 6 weeks out of my first competition?

Hi everyone. I'll be competing in my first amateur natural bodybuilding show in 6 weeks. The pressure of the first competition is getting to me and I'm not sure if I look okay for 6 weeks out. Any constructive criticism on my physique would be appreciated. Thanks Currents stats; Height - 5'7...

MuhammadAliK‎, 09-02-2018 07:07 PM
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Last 4 weeks and peak week

I am 5 weeks out from my first NPC bikini show, and have been on a 16 week prep having gone from 18%BF to 13%. My question is about the last 4 weeks and peak week. What are the biggest tips for this time and peak week? I plan to front load carbs on peak week and then dwindling them back down by the...

nikelle44‎, 09-01-2018 01:56 PM
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frees2020‎, 09-04-2018 06:53 PM
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When to Start Prep

Hi! This is my first post. Wasn’t sure if I should put this thread in the female bodybuilding section or in the contest prep section; hopefully it’s okay here. Some background information: I am a 22 yo female and am around 5’2” and 115 lbs. I first stepped foot into the weight section of a...

road2npc‎, 08-23-2018 06:11 PM
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