Deciding to compete in a figure, fitness or bodybuilding competition is a fabulous goal to have but can also be overwhelming a little scary at times. As a female, not only do you have to be dedicated to stick with a stringent diet, cardio program and weight training regime, you also have to present yourself […]
Cutting Phase – Leaning Up
I have only been bodybuilding for a year now and my diets have been a trial and error process. I have had very good results with some of my ideas and different cooking schemes. During the cutting phase of my diet I have transformed my body to the lean muscular look that I strive to […]
Should I Get On The Fitness Stage?
Should I Get On The Fitness Stage? (excerpt from article) Question: I have always wanted to get on stage to compete and now with the new NPC Figure category, I’d like to enter one of the competitions but the girls look a lot more muscular than me. Everyone tells me I should compete. Is this […]
Figure Competition Training – Planning An Effective Off-Season!
Many competitors are gung-ho when it comes to pre-contest figure competition training preparation, but enter the off-season, and some slack on training, nutrition, or just fail to map out a plan until it’s time to diet down for that next show. I know what you might be thinking, because I used to think this myself. […]
Bodybuilder – Pre Contest Diet
Pre Contest Diet For Champion Bodybuilder Vinny Galanti! As bodybuilders we all do the same things, we eat five to seven meals a day, and we drink about a gallon of water a day, and we have a set spilt training system that we feel works best for our body types. And we take supplements […]
Tips on Bodybuilding Poses
David’s advice and tips on bodybuilding poses. Excellence In Execution: Perfecting The Pose In bodybuilding competition, posing ability can often be the difference between winning or losing a closely fought battle. Nothing looks worse than someone with a great physique with an inability to show it to full advantage due to inferior posing skills. Many […]
Josh Dickinson – Effective Tactics For Physique Competition!
There is no doubt about it – Natural Bodybuilding competition has arrived! Currently we have more shows running and a greater number of athletes competing then ever before. Unfortunately, I believe the standard of competition has remained stagnant for some time. Granted we have some sensational athletes with incredible physiques, but overall the standard of […]
Fitness, Figure And Bodybuilding Competitions – Making The Choice To Compete!
Bodybuilding competitions, fitness competitions, figure competitions… Which one? How do I go about it? Have you thought about competing? Do you want to spend 12 grueling weeks working your butt off while taking in fewer calories than you burn? Would you not miss a workout or a meal for the 12 weeks prior to the […]
Jon Huston – 12-Week Contest Prep!
Over the past year or so I’ve been writing articles for Bodybuilding.com and have gotten hundreds of responses from my articles. What I would like to do, to give back to those of you who have taken the time to write me, is to give you a detailed description/guide as to how I won First […]