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3 Training Tips to Get in Top Competition Shape

Nov. 13, 2013

 

Getting stronger in all areas of your body is essential to layering muscle and cross training properly so you meet your bodybuilding goals. After all muscles don’t work in isolation. They support other muscles as well. Therefore if you skip strengthening one group of muscles, you can tank your overall results.

 

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5 Superstar Supplements for Bodybuilders

Nov. 13, 2013

 

Supplements are an important part of competition preparation.

 

Problems arise when people begin to believe that claims of supplement manufacturers of building excessive amounts of muscle in an unbelievably short period of time. Don’t fall for it.

It is much more important to maintain diet and training consistency over a long period of time to reach your goals. Supplements themselves will not make up for problems in your diet or inconsistencies in your training regimen. However, some basic supplements can help your performance.

 

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GET SHREDDED WITH CARDIO

Nov. 13, 2013

 

Many bodybuilders hate cardio. To some, it seems like a waste of time to sit on a bike for 45 minutes. But champions know cardio is important to getting the shredded look you need to succeed on competition day. During the off-season, you can limit cardio but once you are in training mode, cardio must be part of the plan.

 

Cardio will not just burn fat…

 

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SECRETS TO MAXIMIZING YOUR BODYBUILDING WORKOUT

Nov. 13, 2013

 

Your workout habits are key to developing a winning physique. But that doesn't mean you have to spend all day and every day in the gym. We asked top-notch bodybuilders about their habits in the gym and they revealed 8 ways they maximized each training session:

 

Keep your focus ...

 

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The Final Countdown to Competition Part 2 - Your Training

Nov. 13, 2013

 

You've been training so long and now it's time to shift gears the last few weeks before the competition.

 

At this point, your goal is to walk the line between low intensity workouts and high-intensity maximum lifting so you build and maintain muscle without injury. That means staying out of lower repetition ranges and avoiding anything that could lead to injury.

 

But do not change things up tremendously. In the weeks before competition, you don't want to be experimenting with your training routine. Instead, make small adjustments such as:

 

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Why YOU should compete in NPC contests

Nov. 13, 2013

 

One of the greatest moments in life is being on stage, at the peak of your game, with thousands cheering you on. And one of the beauties of bodybuilding is that almost everyone can enter. Put in the work and you get a shot.

 

So, you've been showing off everybody at the neighborhood gym. You are the first to come in and the last to leave. You've got striations you could plant corn in and wheels with more definition than a Funk and Wagnall's dictionary.

 

It's time you stepped up to an NPC competition!

 

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