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Bodybuilding 101 Series- Video 3: What it take to compete

The feedback and comments about the videos of the Bodybuilding 101 seminar have been awesome! Based on these and the views, the information in these videos are things that people are looking for and finding valuable when it comes to competing in a physique competition or just looking to learn more about the sport. This […]

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Bodybuilding 101 Series: Video 2-Judging Criteria

The feedback and comments others had about the first video of the Bodybuilding 101 series makes me extremely glad that I’m putting this series together!  Based on the views, the information in these videos are things that people are looking for when it comes to competing in a physique competition or just looking to learn […]

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2018 NANBF Natural Iowa information

2018 NANBF Natural Iowa information

The 24th annual NANBF Natural Iowa is set for May 12th, 2018 at Hoyt Sherman Place in Des Moines, Iowa!  Come be a part of one of the longest running drug-tested competitions in the country!  This is an IPE Pro Qualifier. You can access the entry online on this website here: http://register.naturaliowamuscle.com/ Below is the final […]

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Health & Fitness Expo entitled: Bodybuilding 101

Recently I presented a seminar at the Health & Fitness Expo entitled: Bodybuilding 101.  The focus of this seminar was to give an overview of the sport of bodybuilding using my 25 plus years of experience as a competitor, judge, coach and promoter in natural bodybuilding.  My hope is that you find this video series […]

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NANBF NATURAL IOWA SPONSOR PROFILE: MUSCLEEGG

NANBF NATURAL IOWA SPONSOR PROFILE: MUSCLEEGG

We wanted to highlight longtime NANBF Natural Iowa sponsor MuscleEgg! This stuff is awesome, having personally tried it, the taste is amazing for this high quality protein!  Certainly you can drink it, but it is also a great way to improve the consistency, flavor and obviously protein content on whatever meal you have.  Yes, you […]

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NANBF Natural Iowa Competitor Profile: Rachel Overton

NANBF Natural Iowa Competitor Profile: Rachel Overton

I am a 44 year old wife and mom of 2 teenagers who has always been active and invested in fitness.  In my 20s and 30s I competed in many running races and triathlons and taught various fitness classes at local gyms.  A few years ago a friend told me about her experience competing in […]

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2017 NANBF Natural Iowa Open Figure and IPE Pro Card Winner

Kelsie Eckdahl is the 2017 NANBF Natural Iowa Open Figure overall champion and IPE Pro Card winner. Below is her insight when asked about her prep for the 2017 Natural Iowa. What made you decide to compete? Bodybuilding started out as one my bucket list items that sounded kind of cool but I thought I […]

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Competitor Profile for Beau Craig

Beau is the 2017 NANBF Natural Iowa Open Bodybuilding Champion and IPE Pro Card winner. Below is his insight when asked about his prep for the 2017 Natural Iowa. 1. What made you decide to compete? I have enjoyed lifting weights ever since I began back in high school in 2009. Back then, I never […]

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NANBF Natural Iowa Championship Sponsors

We would like to give a shout out to one of our sponsors, Beef Cake Fuel! They are a locally owned and operated restaurant and meal prep company located in Des Moines, dedicated to bringing you healthy, delicious meals at an affordable price. In the gym, at work and life in general, their goal is to […]

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NANBF Natural Iowa Sponsors

Are you getting ready to compete this fall??? One of the NANBF Natural Iowa sponsors from this year has a great opportunity for you! Statuesque make your memories last forever! They offer complete 3D renderings of you! These sculptures can be a small 2″ size (great for a Christmas tree or desk) or a large 14″ sculpture! […]

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