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 third video of the series dives into the topic of what it takes to compete and how individual factors vary the approach and focus of contest prep. Additional discussion on the biggest and most important factor that usually does not get enough consideration. The next video will be about what you can do to accelerate your contest prep progress.

If you find this helpful, please share and comment below. More videos in the series are coming soon!

Prior Bodybuilding 101 videos:

Video 1: Introduction & contest format

Video 2: Judging criteria

About Ryan:

Ryan has been involved in the sport of bodybuilding for 25 plus years as a competitor, judge, coach and promoter in natural bodybuilding.  The goal is that you find this video series full of information that you can use as a resource for yourself as an existing or potential competitor, a seasoned veteran that can relate to many of my experiences and add to the conversation, or somebody who wants to learn more about the sport of bodybuilding.

For more information on physique competition, please reach out via email to: or visit us on FB at

Ryan Irwin BS, CPT

Impact Action Coaching

Natural Iowa Muscle, LLC
Certified Sports Nutrition Specialist
IPE Pro Natural Bodybuilder
Powerlifting National Champion

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