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Talking Jay's First Show

Hey guys, I'm a 25 year old prepping for my first show! No date yet, but I plan to compete within the next 6th months. My goal is to track my progress here so I can help those that are starting as well by sharing the insight I gain along the way. I started training seriously in May 2011 at...

0jay0‎, 10-18-2012 10:39 PM
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All IN!! No giving up or stalling!

Whats up BodyBuilding FAM!!!! Im not new on the forums, but i dont really comment or create topics, i do a lot of reading and learning. Im not in a contest yet, bc i just am not there yet, but thats my goal to be able to compete in one....the biggest contest for me is myself, i want to look...

1flash1‎, 12-30-2010 10:58 AM
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100 days at 100%

Well, I've decided that it's time! The show has been chosen. The training routine is set. And the food is read to be eaten. I won't lie and say I'm chocked I with knowledge- far from it in fact! I've decided to compete to get a better understanding of my body, my training and my mental...

2276‎, 12-26-2012 02:26 AM
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Quest to V2.0- Brian Minor's 2012 Contest Prep Journal

Hey everyone! My name is Brian Minor. I'm a 27 year old from Colorado, and am currently in the midst of my 2012 contest prep. Have lurked around the forums here and there for a few years, but figured it was a good time to take the plunge and start a thread to document the tail end of my prep. I...

31FleuRoy‎, 03-06-2012 04:11 PM
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4BC's Odyssey. MY Journey

I'm Chris and I'm logging my journey to an IFPA Pro Card. I chose the title for very specific reasons. This is an odyssey. I don't know what type of training I'll use, what diet, my peaking protocols, or what shows I'll be doing. I have no doubt finding out the best methods for me will be a...

4backcracks‎, 03-29-2012 03:10 PM
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ABP's "10 Weeks to the Stage" Contest Prep Thread

I've been spending a little more time here lately, so I thought I would go ahead and document the last 10 weeks of my prep for the 2013 NPC Great Lakes Ironman bodybuilding contest. It will take place on September 28 in Flint, Michigan, and will be my 4th NPC contest. Contest history: 1993...

abeachparty‎, 07-17-2013 12:33 PM
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Absportsandfit's Journey Back to the Stage

Hey guys, I figured I would start up my own journal on my journey back to the stage this season. This could be a big help for me and could also help a lot of you and it will give me something to keep myself occupied through these tough stages of prep. A little background on me: I am a natural...

absportsandfit‎, 04-27-2016 12:01 PM
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Competition Prep Series

hey guys if you've got the chance check out my competition prep series from my first ever competition! might help with some stuff! I've just uploaded episode 11. When I hit 100 subscribers I will do a giveaway! like, comment, subscribe - feedback is greatly appreciated ...

absportsandfit‎, 02-24-2015 07:53 AM
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Going after that ProCard in 1st year

Ok folks, so here goes. I'm a 35 year old father of 4 (2 sets of twin boys) with a 50-60 hour/week work-life (software designer) who is entering his first competition. I have been training fairly consistently since I was 15, and extremely consistently (6 days/wk) for the past 5 years. I've always...

acandales001‎, 05-15-2014 02:33 PM
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Cool Switching from figure to bbuilding

OKAY! Destination........ March 27th, 2010...... NPC Mr. Ms. Buffalo. I competed in oct 2009 in NGA show in figure. It is known that figure is going to much smaller girls now. So i found out that figure is not for me. Since the competition i have been lifting heavy and building muscle without...

acanlm68‎, 11-15-2009 10:06 PM
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*the journey is the reward*2012 natty show prep

HERE IT GOES... I am a 23 year old aspiring natural pro bodybuilder. This will be my third show prep, and I fully intend on stepping on stage fuller AND better conditioned that my previous two years. In the past two years i've competed in the INBF both times. My first year I placed first in...

acm807‎, 02-20-2012 09:25 PM
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Adamjohn32's Offseason Journey

My name is Adam Lalikos, and I believe in fitness... It's about that time, time to get back on the boards, logging the workouts and putting in the work to hopefully step on stage again sometime during the 2015 season. I've been slacking in my old journal as of late, but I plan to be back logging...

adamjohn32‎, 05-19-2013 01:15 PM
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adamjohn32's 2012 Contest Prep Journal

Short intro to this journal. My name is Adam Lalikos, 32 years old, 6'4" and currently 216.6 lbs as of this morning on the scale. My last (and only) contest was the OCB Southern Cross Florida State Naturals held in October of 2010 where I won both the novice class and overall. My previous journal...

adamjohn32‎, 04-09-2012 08:16 AM
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A-McD's first journey to the stage

My names Adam and I'm a 21 year old undergraduate in my final year from Dublin, Ireland. I have been following the journals of guys like FatherFlex, Quelly, ConLav, BioLayne, FltallPaul for the past few years and I really enjoy seeing the progress that gets made in and outside of the gym. As...

AdamMcD‎, 09-16-2013 02:17 AM
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Adam's Mission to Win

hey guys currently prepping for my first ever bodybuilding shows list of shows in Australia anb vics 2nd of oct anb nationals 15-16th oct inba nationals 9th of oct

adamrochester‎, 07-31-2011 07:25 AM
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Danielle's Journey To Her First Bikini/Figure Competition---Battling With PCOS

I'm starting my competition prep really far out (28 weeks) because I was diagnosed with PCOS this year and I have yet to discover a diet that allows me to consistently lose weight with this disorder. For anyone who suffers from PCOS or knows anything about it, you know how hard it is to lose weight...

addenton19817‎, 12-03-2012 06:37 PM
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Ajax return to stage LOG - the 2012 tour

Hello all! I've finally had some time to start my new journal!! It's been a long time since I've posted but things are moving along nicely now with my life so I was hoping to reconnect with some old BB forum friends and the excellent motivation they provide :) What's new! - After a nice start...

adminJaxon‎, 07-30-2012 08:10 AM
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adminJaxon's 2012 contest season journal

I started competing a couple years ago and entered in the Mr. Natural MN for my first show. I took 4th in the novice tall and I was hooked! I did a tiny mini bulk and then hired Layne Norton to train me for a 3 show in a row. I placed 1st in novice tall at the Natural Badger Classic in WI! My next...

adminJaxon‎, 01-03-2012 10:43 AM
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PURE ADRENALINE - Offseason Journey into Contest Season 2011

Hey every body My name is Mike... and right now I have been training seriously for the past year and a half, since January 2009. Been through some ups and downs with a few injuries this past year, but finally ready to get this going. Next year I will be competing in my first show(s)......

Adrenaline690‎, 07-19-2010 12:01 PM
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Shredding Up for the NPC Eastern USAs - Contest Prep

Wanted to keep a log as I contest prep going into my first men's physique show. I figured logging my food and workouts would be a good way to subjectively look at my progress so I can make accurate assessments and changes as time moves along. My show is November 16th, a little over 20 weeks...

AestheticAustin‎, 06-10-2013 02:32 PM
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Agostage - 16 Weeks to Mr. MN

Booyah Grandma, Booyah! As the title says I'm giving it another go. This will be my 6th contest. My last two contests in October were less than satisfying as I didn't bring what I knew I had to. Since then I've maintained my weight while recovering my metabolism and joints. That time has passed...

Agostage‎, 01-31-2011 11:18 AM
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Wink Ambers road to Figure Stardom!

This is the beginning of my second contest prep. Now that I have one under my belt I feel much more prepared mentally and physically. I have spent the last few months building some muscle and trying to get my life to settle down. All of my family issues are resolved, my wedding is over and I am...

aheadric‎, 06-28-2009 08:27 PM
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Ahol's road to competition: Next june

April 17, 2013 Growing Day Pics from a month ago:

AHol‎, 04-17-2013 11:54 AM
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Off season: Train. Strength. Determination------> [Beast]

Alrighty whats up guys.. i have made a couple of posts under this forum before but never actually followed through with my post. My goal from this is to get insight from others with how i am progressing in the off season. My last off season i put on way too much fat and i was mentally unable to...

AHol‎, 11-27-2013 09:20 AM
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14 Weeks out: Operation lean

alrighty: some people do not think that i will be stage ready in 14 weeks but im going to do my best to get as close as possible.. will be recording everything i do in this journal. Weight right now: 201.3 currently 6 weeks in and have lost about 17 lbs

AHol‎, 07-18-2013 11:57 AM
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