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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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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: Laura Wichlinski

NATURAL IOWA COMPETITOR SPOTLIGHT: Laura Wichlinski

Laura Wichlinski won her IPE pro card at the 2019 NANBF Natural Iowa in the Figure category.  Below is her story to the stage and how as someone who had an eating disorder, the sport of natural bodybuilding helped her recover. You can see Laura’s live FB video interview after her big win here:   https://www.facebook.com/naturaliowa/videos/2387357327995527/ […]

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A STORY TO THE STAGE

A STORY TO THE STAGE

I love hearing individuals success stories, especially their story to the stage.  Below is one from my client Grace, who competed for the first time in May. What I love about her story is not just accomplishing a goal, but overcoming obstacles and learning so much along the way. Additionally, the legacy that her father […]

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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: 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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Natural Iowa Competitor Profile: Michelle Marshall

Natural Iowa Competitor Profile: Michelle Marshall

Michelle Marshall won her IPE Masters pro card at the 2018 NANBF Natural Iowa.  She also placed very well in the Open Figure class, winning her height class. You can see Michelle’s interview after her big win here.  In the words of Paul Harvey, below is the “rest of her story” to the stage: What made […]

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