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2022 NANBF MIDWEST MUSCLE FEST RESULTS

2022 NANBF MIDWEST MUSCLE FEST RESULTS

Congratulations to all the competitors at the second annual NANBF Midwest Muscle Fest!!   There was some very impressive physiques from all over that brought some serious muscle to the stage. Not just that, beautiful the atmosphere backstage was very fun and really an overall great group of athletes.   Also a big thank you […]

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BODYBUILDING SEMINAR: THE WHY/WHAT/HOW

BODYBUILDING SEMINAR: THE WHY/WHAT/HOW

There is ALOT of things that go into competing in a bodybuilding contest.  The training, diet, posing and judging just scratch the surface.  Below is a link to a seminar that Promoter Ryan Irwin put on discussing all of those things and more.  Over the 90 minutes, topics that are covered include: Prep Aspects Peak […]

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2022 NANBF NATURAL IOWA INFORMATION

2022 NANBF NATURAL IOWA INFORMATION

May 7th, 2022 is the date for the 28th annual NANBF Natural Iowa competition, one of the longest-standing natural competitions in the country!  The location is the historic and newly renovated Hoyt Sherman Place at 1501 Woodland Ave in Des Moines.   Online entry registration for the 2022 NANBF Natural Iowa Physique and Transformation categories will […]

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2021 NANBF MIDWEST MUSCLE FEST RESULTS

2021 NANBF MIDWEST MUSCLE FEST RESULTS

The inaugural NANBF Midwest Muscle Fest was a huge success! 2021 marked the first ever Midwest Muscle Fest and congratulations to all the competitors who made it an amazing competition! The day is all about you and there were some fantastic physiques and tough classes!  Some excellent competitors and watch for those winning IPE Pro […]

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NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR SPOTLIGHT: MARISSA KNOOP

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR SPOTLIGHT: MARISSA KNOOP

Natural Iowa competitor spotlight: Marissa Knoop How do you make a champion’s physique even more impressive?  By knowing it didn’t happen overnight and the process it took to get there.  Marissa Knoop shares her story below on her journey to win her IPE pro card at the NANBF Natural Iowa, which happened after many years […]

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2021 NANBF NATURAL IOWA RESULTS

2021 NANBF NATURAL IOWA RESULTS

May 8th, 2021 was the 27th annual NANBF Natural Iowa, there were so many awesome highlights, there is no way to cover it all in these few paragraphs.  First and foremost the competitors displayed not just some extraordinary physiques but also had many inspiring stories! Not only were there some well-deserved pro cards awarded, but […]

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2020 NANBF NATURAL IOWA INFORMATION

2020 NANBF NATURAL IOWA INFORMATION

2020 marks the 26th anniversary of the NANBF Natural Iowa and we are super excited!  Due to the pandemic, the date has been rescheduled to August 22nd, 2020 at the Bien Venu Event Center in Cedar Falls!  Come be a part of one of the longest running drug-tested competitions in the country!  This is an IPE […]

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NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR SPOTLIGHT: ALYSSA BECERRA

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR SPOTLIGHT: ALYSSA BECERRA

Alyssa Becerra won her IPE pro card at the 2019 NANBF Natural Iowa in the Bikini category.  Below is her story to the stage and how she found natural bodybuilding a way for her to get back to a place that she had lost after sports in school.  You can see Alyssa’s live FB video […]

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2019 NANBF Natural Iowa Results

2019 NANBF Natural Iowa Results

2019 marked the historic 25th anniversary of the NANBF Natural Iowa!!!  On May 11th, the tradition continued that started way back in 1994 thanks to Scot Dickerson, and this year’s event yet again brought some amazing competitors in a truly magnificent fashion at the historic Hoyt Sherman theater in Des Moines, Iowa.  Below are the […]

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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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