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2018 NANBF Natural Iowa Results

2018 NANBF Natural Iowa Results

The 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa marked the 24th anniversary of this competition!  As has been the tradition, the competitor line up was stacked with over 100 competitors entered to show off their hard work and win an IPE pro card.  The Hoyt Sherman Place theater was packed with an electric audience all day!  A big […]

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Bodybuilding 101 Video Series: 9 Contest Budgeting

Bodybuilding 101 Video Series: 9 Contest Budgeting

Thank you for the feedback and comments for the Bodybuilding 101 video series!  It’s been awesome to hear others have found value in them.  The goal of this online seminar has been to provide information to people who are interested or starting on their journey to competing in a physique competition or just looking to learn […]

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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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Bodybuilding verse powerlifting competition prep, a comparison

Bodybuilding verse powerlifting competition prep, a comparison

Over the last two decades I have been blessed with the opportunity to compete in both the sport of bodybuilding and powerlifting, most recently at the IFPA Pro Elite Worlds for bodybuilding.  While talking to another competitor from the East Coast at the check-in meeting the day before Worlds, he asked me what I enjoyed […]

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2013 NUTRI-SPORT NATURAL IOWA RESULTS

2013 NUTRI-SPORT NATURAL IOWA RESULTS

2013 NANBF Nutri-Sport Natural Iowa & Central Midwest Championships Hoyt Sherman Place, Des Moines, IA June 1, 2013 Central Midwest Women’s Bodybuilding Open 1st Harper, Dianne IFPA Pro card winner, Best Female Poser 2nd Takes, Lisa 3rd Smith Jenae 4th Fevold, Peggy 5th Spence, Robin 6th Hendricks, Angel Central Midwest Men Bodybuilding open short 1st […]

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CBC/NIC Weight lifting competition

CBC/NIC Weight lifting competition

    GIRLS & BOYS CLEAN & BENCH Nashua-Plainfield High School; Thursday, March 12, 2015 7-12 grade students Questions: [email protected] Central Springs High School in Manly IA.  The lifters did Bench and Hang Cleans, there were four schools with competitors from Nashua-Plainfield, West Hancock, West Fork and Central Springs. Overall, Nashua-Plainfield had 16 division champions, 21 division […]

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