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NANBF Natural Iowa celebrating its 25th anniversary

NANBF Natural Iowa celebrating its 25th anniversary

Recently, Ryan had the opportunity to share information about the NANBF Natural Iowa celebrating its 25th anniversary on May 11th, 2019 and also a little insight about the sport of Natural Bodybuilding.  Take a look at this 5 min interview with Elizabeth Klinge and learn more about the event and sport. Come check out this […]

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Sponsorship Announcement : 5 Star Nutrition

Sponsorship Announcement : 5 Star Nutrition

As part of the 25-year tradition of the NANBF Natural Iowa, we partner with sponsors who we feel bring value and support the natural bodybuilding community. That being said, we are extremely excited to announce 5 Star Nutrition as an official sponsor for the 2019 NANBF Natural Iowa! 5 Star has a great staff who […]

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Joe’s Gym Sponsoring NANBF Natural Iowa Championships

We are extremely excited to announce Joe’s Gym as an official sponsor for the 2019 NANBF Natural Iowa! Joe’s Gym is a locally owned facility in Indianola, focusing on weight training and nutrition, helping individuals build healthy bodies. The owner, Joe Laxton, has be a great supporter of natural bodybuilding, has volunteered backstage and is […]

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NANBF classic Physique criteria GUIDELINES

This year there are new posing guidelines for the classic physique category.  As you can see in the pictures below, these poses go back to the “old school” era of bodybuilding.  The goal here is to display symmetry along with proper presentation with the classic poses.  Competitors should still be prepared to do the traditional […]

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NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: John Worley

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: John Worley

John Worley won his IPE pro card at the 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa in Men’s Physique. Not only is it a story about him and the medical condition he had to overcome, but but how he and his wife accomplished their goals as a couple. You can see John’s live FB video after his big […]

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2019 NANBF NATURAL IOWA INFORMATION

2019 NANBF NATURAL IOWA INFORMATION

2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the NANBF Natural Iowa and we are super excited!  The date is set for May 11th, 2019 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 review the 2018 results […]

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NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: Laura Hilkemann

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: Laura Hilkemann

Laura Hilkemann won her IPE pro card at the 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa in Figure. Her story is a great example of why so many people enjoy natural competitions. You can see Laura’s live FB video after her big win here: https://www.facebook.com/naturaliowa/videos/10156341405297418/ In the words of Paul Harvey, below is the “rest of the story” […]

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NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: David Bryant

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: David Bryant

David Bryant won his IPE pro card at the 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa in Figure. He did it while experiencing two life events as well! You can see David’s live FB video after his big win here: https://www.facebook.com/naturaliowa/videos/10156340426487418/. In the words of Paul Harvey, below is the “rest of the story” to the stage: What […]

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NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: Mel Benson

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: Mel Benson

Mel Benson won her IPE pro card at the 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa in Figure. You wouldn’t know it, but this is Mel’s first contest and read below what made her step onstage. You can see Mel’s live FB video after her big win here: https://www.facebook.com/naturaliowa/videos/10156340895882418/. In the words of Paul Harvey, below is the […]

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NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: JOE GILMORE

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR PROFILE: JOE GILMORE

Joe Gilmore won his IPE pro card at the 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa in Men’s Bodybuilding. Joe has worked hard for many years on this. We think you’ll enjoy his story, especially what got him into the sport of natural bodybuilding. You can see Joe’s live FB video after his big win here: https://www.facebook.com/naturaliowa/videos/10156340361572418/. In […]

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