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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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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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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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Angry Figure Modeling Pose HELP!!!! 3 weeks out

I need Help! I am 3 weeks out and I have had a horrible time posing because after $1,400 later, I am still doing my posing wrong. I am so discouraged!!! I was told to view videos of Figure posing. My coaches assistant fails to provide me with information about my contest and I am treated very...

klspink‎, 08-19-2019 04:11 PM
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Bikini laser

Related to my other thread on the subject(forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=177444511), I ask for your experience with laser hair removal. I sure there must be some of you here that have had it done. Please share your thoughts and experiences! :)

GlamLfter‎, 08-15-2019 01:47 PM
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First Show in Five Years, Advise?

I will be starting my first contest prep in over 5 years next week. I plan on getting on stage in August sometime. I've built in some extra time as I have a bachelor party in Germany to go to about 3 weeks before the show, so I want to have time to lose the damage I will do. I was going to start a...

TrainBeastMode‎, 04-04-2019 04:53 AM
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Onseason Cheat Meal

For the onseason in bodybuilding competition, what do you think is okay to eat for a cheat meal? Is it any different than a cheat meal in the offseason? If so, what is the difference?

Ruben777‎, 07-29-2019 04:04 PM
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Lower Ab Fat at 2 Weeks Out

I am about 2 weeks out from a natural bodybuilding competition. My nutritionist told me to cut out dairy at around a month out, which I did. He stated I was allowed 1 cheat meal a week. I helped myself to a couple dairy-free burgers and a chicken thigh in my 1 cheat meal a week. The burgers...

Ruben777‎, 07-28-2019 10:45 PM
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Lifting heavy close to bodybuilding competition?

In the last month leading up to a bodybuilding competition, do you recommend lifting any heavy weights with low reps, at all? Or should it be all light weight and high reps?

Ruben777‎, 07-01-2019 10:28 AM
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Hair removal stress

Hey guys . Stepping on stage in 7 weeks and I’m stressing out more on hair removal/skin issues than the prep itself! I’ve got ridiculously sensitive skin, a serious ingrown hair issue. Clean shaving with a razor is completely out of the question. I shaved with a razor for the first time...

Cdymz‎, 07-18-2019 02:28 PM
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Question Post Contest: Bloating/Retention or Permanently a Walrus?

Hi all! I competed in my first NPC competition this past weekend (it was amazing!). Weighed in at 108ish before my coach had me pull water and sodium. By the time I reached contest, I was eating just under 1,200 calories. I should also mention I didn't have any kind of cheat meal in the seven...

GrlMeetsBarbell‎, 07-26-2019 08:20 AM
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Open source resources for someone looking to compete in first contest.

Hey fam, I haven't been on this forum in ages! Anyways, my back round has primarily been in powerlifting for the past decade. But ever since the NPC rolled out the classic physique division I have become increasingly interested in competing in it. This past year I switched my training style...

Yamar1‎, 07-24-2019 08:39 AM
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how do u guys keep muscles looking full on keto diet

okay heres the deal...im 5 weeks out from a show and have been dieting 11...my fat and weight loss plateaued a few weeks ago so im going kinda against my beliefs and goin keto....the weight has been coming off...but vascularity is down :( and i dont look quite as full...how do u guys maintain...

plifter198‎, 04-03-2012 09:45 PM
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Red face IFBB vs. WBFF

hi .. im going to compete in bikini (model fitness) this fall and now i have to decide whitch competition i want to participate in!! becouse if i compete whit IFBB i can not compete outside of that federation IFBB has always been here in iceland and we have 2 competicions every year WBFF...

litla‎, 07-12-2011 04:44 AM
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