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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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25 years of consistency

25 years of consistency

Today marks 25 years of when I decided to pick up a barbell and become a bodybuilder. I remember this day clearly; I approached my parents in the evening after wrestling practice towards the end of the season and made the declaration that I wanted to become a bodybuilder. I knew at the time that […]

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Emotions are Powerful

Emotions are powerful, YOUR emotions are power. They drive you to do great hinges and maybe some not so great things. This is a truth: we all have them, we all manage them and they impact our lives greatly.  My question to you is, who (or what) are you letting control them?? You see, emotions […]

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6 Steps to Track and Reach Your Goals

The New Year is here and everyone is off to the races to achieve their big goals they set on January 1st!  How to set goals is another whole topic that I address in many different spots, but this post is more for the journey on the way to achieve your big goals.  Most people […]

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Bodybuilding presentation should be routine

Bodybuilding presentation should be routine

In the sport of bodybuilding, presentation is one of the components of judging criteria (including symmetry, muscularity and conditioning.)  I am defining presentation as how one displays their physique.  This obviously includes posing but other aspects such as skin color, grooming, etc.  In the same topic of posing is the free posing routine, which is […]

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Balance

As this year draws to a close and we look to set out goals for the upcoming year, there are many components to consider when doing so.  In addition to reviewing the current/previous year as I advise in my workshops, a HUGE part of the goal setting process should be to identify and improve balance […]

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