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The 50th Anniversary Olympia Weekend will be held September 18th-21st in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Orleans Arena and Las Vegas Convention Center!!
Bodybuilding.com is a proud sponsor of the UKBFF. You can find the photos and results from the United Kingdom shows here!
Find all of the coverage here of the NPC Southern California Championships, held on June 13th in San Diego, CA!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB/NPC California State Pro & Championships, held on May 23rd in Culver City, CA!
Find all of the coverage here of the legendary IFBB New York Pro, held on May 10th in Teaneck, NJ!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB/NPC Spartan X Pro Women's Physique & Championships, held on May 2nd in San Diego, CA!
Find all of the coverage here of Jim Manion's IFBB Pittsburgh Pro, held on May 1-2nd in Pittsburgh, PA!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB/NPC Grand Prix Pro Physique & Championships, held on April 11th in Culver City, CA!
Find all of the coverage here of the first-ever Arnold Classic Australia, held on March 14th in Melbourne, Australia!
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A classic wins the Classic! Dexter Jackson caps his amazing, age-defying run to win his record fifth Arnold.
The Figure International was shocking, to say the very least. A new champion has been crowned, breaking Candice Keene's winning streak from the past two years.
The ladies of the Fitness division brought the best physiques and routines we've seen in a while, making it challenging for the judges and exciting for the fans. Find out who walked away with the top honors at this year's Fitness International!
Ashley Kaltwasser makes history with the first repeat win at the Bikini International!
The field of competitors at the Arnold Sports Festival's inaugural Men's Physique contest proved highly competitive. At the end of the day, it was Sadik Hadzovic who was named Men's Physique Pro champ!
This was the inaugural appearance by this exciting class at the Arnold. The competition was tough. Find out who came out on top!
Jose Raymond powers to victory in this hotly contested battle!
Find all of the coverage here of the 2015 NPC Gold Coast Muscle Classic, held February 14th in Culver City, California!
It was a big weekend in LA! See all of the photos of the Fit Expo, BodySpace Spokesmodel Search finals, & the NPC Ironman Naturally here!
Find all of the coverage here of the 2015 IFBB/NPC Legends, held January 31st in Las Vegas, Nevada!
The 2015 Arnold Sports Festival will be held March 5th - 8th, 2015 in Columbus, Ohio. Find all of the coverage of the grand event here!
Don't miss the first-ever Ferrigno Legacy! We're streaming this must-see IFBB/NPC National Qualifier so you can watch these fantastic physiques face off?live!
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB/NPC Irongames, held November 8th in Culver City, CA!
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB Sacramento Pro, held October 31st and November 1st in Sacramento, CA!
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB Europa Phoenix, held October 25th in Phoenix, Arizona!
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB Korea Grand Prix, held on September 27th in Seoul, South Korea!
At the beginning of the evening, only 13 men had ever won the elusive Sandow. At the end of the night, it was still only 13. Phil Heath did it again!
There was never a doubt. On a historic night, Flex Lewis blew away the competition to win his third consecutive 212 showdown!
Nicole Wilkins broke her every-other-year victory pattern to become the first woman ever to win four Olympia Figure titles. Next stop: number five!
Jeremy Buendia took his body and his career to the next level, unseating Mark Anthony Wingson to earn the 2014 Men's Physique Olympia crown. Here's how it went down!
After years of coming in second place to Adela Garcia, Oksana Grishina finally wins her first Olympia title!
For the 10th time in her life, Iris Kyle defeats a lineup of impressive competitors to win the Ms. O gold medal!
Tonight, the 50th Mr. Olympia kicked off with controversy and stiff competition. Stay tuned to see how it all pans out!
This afternoon, the Vegas Expo Center played host to the prejudging portion of the women's shows. Find out who rocked the first callouts and what the finals could bring!
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB Tahoe Show Pro Figure, held on August 23rd in Lake Tahoe, Nevada!
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB St. Louis Pro Bikini, held on August 23rd in St. Louis, Missouri!
Find all of the coverage here of the 2014 IFBB Golden State Pro, held on August 2nd in Sacramento, California!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB Northern California Pro Bikini, held on June 7th in Sacramento, California!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB Southern California Pro Bikini, held on June 14th in San Diego, California!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB Toronto Pro Super Show, held on May 30-31st in Toronto, Canada!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB New York Pro, held on May 17th in NY, NY!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB Pro Grand Prix, held on April 12th in Culver City, California!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB Governor's Cup, held on March 29th in Sacramento, California!
Find all of the coverage here of the IFBB Australian Pro Grand Prix XIV, held on March 8th in Melbourne, Australia!
This year's Arnold Classic continued its tradition of bringing the very best to the stage. After prejudging, it looks like Dennis Wolf and Shawn Rhoden will duke it out for the trophy!
Nobody has ever won two Bikini International titles in a row. Will India Paulino break the tradition, or will one of the other 15 hopefuls earn the win? Check out what happened at today's prejudging!
The Classic guys put on an incredible show tonight! Get the details about how Wolf ate up his competition and stood in victory.
In the ever-evolving world of Bikini, it's anyone's game. But tonight, one woman outshined her competition. Congratulations, Ashley!
Flex Lewis and David Henry continued their ongoing battle onstage in Columbus on Friday. Both are looking to be the first man to take home the Arnold Classic 212 title.
The 26th annual Arnold Sports Festival brought fierce competition in the worlds of figure and fitness. Read on to see how it all played out!
In a finish reminiscent of last year's Olympia, Flex Lewis outlasted David Henry for the win. Enjoy Flex's domination of 212 before he moves up to open class competition!
Seventeen ladies took the stage for a chance at Arnold glory. Champ Candice Keene reclaimed her crown and proved she's here to stay.
In a lineup of seasoned IFBB Pros, only one lady could reign supreme. Oksana Grishina stood down last year's champ to earn the top spot!
The 2014 Arnold Sports Festival is held February 27th - March 2nd, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Find all of the coverage of the grand event here!
The Arnold Sports Festival is known as the largest multi-sport festival in the nation and the greatest sports-fitness experience of a lifetime. Find the details here!
Find the coverage here of the IFBB Felicia Romero Figure Classic, held on November 16th in Mesa, Arizona!
The last NPC national show is held November 22-23rd in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Find all of the coverage here!
At the 49th Mr. Olympia, it was Phil and Kai to the bitter end in front of the biggest crowd ever. And like the last two years, Phil came out on top!
Figure Olympia brought down the house. Read all about the ultra-competitive action and the night's surprising ending!
The 212 men gave everything they had to the judges, but Flex Lewis fought his way to the top of the heap. Here are your results in the 212 Olympia Showdown!
Tonight, the ladies of fitness lit up Vegas. But none burned as brightly as Adela Garcia. Her eighth Olympia title cements her place as the sport's standard bearer.
The hip-popping, hair-tossing bikini division brought down the house. Although all these stunning women brought their best, only one can call herself champ. Tonight, Ashley Kaltwasser earned that right.
Iris Kyle makes history and becomes the winningest bodybuilder to walk the Olympia stage.
The Sandow goes to the best physique, but we won't know who earns it until tomorrow night. Here's what happened during prejudging.
Flex Lewis might be the reigning champ, but he's got a talented lineup nipping at his heels. If you want to know how things might shape up tonight, here's the scoop!
The IFBB's newest division finally has an Olympia winner: Dana Linn Bailey. This hands-down favorite gave it her all and is now the face of physique!
It wasn't an easy choice, but the judges gave the Men's Physique Showdown trophy to Mark Anthony Wingson. Learn how he stood apart from this talented field of aesthetic bodies.
Find all of the coverage for the IFBB Tournament of Champions, held in Culver City, CA, on September 7th, here!
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Find the coverage of the IFBB Valenti Gold Cup here!
Find the coverage of the IFBB St. Louis Pro Bikini here!
Find the coverage of the IFBB Dallas Europa Supershow here!
Find the coverage of the IFBB Orange County Muscle Classic Pro Bikini here!
Find the coverage of the IFBB PBW Tampa Pro here!
Find the coverage of the second annual IFBB Omaha Pro Figure here!
See all of the coverage of the IFBB/NPC Southern California Championships, held in San Diego, here!
O, Canada! Find the coverage of the 2013 IFBB Toronto Pro here!
Northern California's largest fitness expo will be held in Santa Clara on June 29-30, 2013!
Find all of the coverage of the 2013 IFBB California State Pro Figure here!
Find all of the coverage of the 2013 IFBB New York Pro here!
Find all of the coverage of the Optimum Classic Pro here!
Find all of the coverage of the Powerhouse Pro here!
Find all of the coverage of the debut Arnold Classic Brazil here!
Just a week after the Arnold, several of the competitors are hitting the stage across the pond at the IFBB Australian Pro Grand Prix XIII. See the coverage here!
Find all of the coverage of the IFBB Musclecontest.com Pro Bikini right here!
Champions are made during preparation for Figure shows, but they are remembered by the crowns they wear on stage. Candice Keene is Ms. Figure International!
Dexter 'The Blade'Jackson is fighting for his fourth Arnold Classic title. Can he tie Flex Wheeler's record? Find out in our prejudging report!
With reigning Bikini International champ Sonia Gonzales out of the show, Nicole Nagrani aims to retake her Bikini International title. Can she claim it? Find out here!
India Paulino becomes the third woman to win the Bikini International!
Iris Kyle continues to set a new standard for women's bodybuilding. Her legacy is growing as impressively as her muscles.
The 2013 Arnold Sports Festival played host to a close Figure fight. Candice Keene beat Erin Stern and won her first Ms. Figure International crown!
Tanji Johnson had been knocking on the door at the fitness international for years. Tonight, the door opened.
The LA Fit Expo, brought to you by Bodybuilding.com, features the NPC Iron Man Naturally and BodySpace Spokesmodel finals January 19-20th!
Dexter Jackson's place among the greats was already clear, but he further cemented his legend with a historic win at the return of the Masters Olympia!
See all of the coverage of the 2012 IFBB EVL's Prague Pro here!
See all of the coverage of the 2012 IFBB Sacramento Pro Bikini here!
See all of the coverage of the 2012 IFBB Masters Olympia and Pro World Championship here!
The 212 Olympia Showdown promises to be a close fight. Everyone wants the 212 crown, but only one man can claim the throne. Get the prejudging scoop.
The gorgeous girls of IFBB Fitness, Figure, Bikini, and Women's Bodybuilding stunned the stage at this morning's prejudging. Get our top picks!
This first time show features all pro divisions except men's bodybuilding! Find full coverage of it here!
Find all of the coverage of the 2012 IFBB Greater Gulf States Pro here!
Find all of the coverage of the 2012 NPC Junior USA Championships here!
Find all of the coverage of the 2012 IFBB New York Pro here!
See all of the coverage for the 2012 IFBB and NPC California Governor's Cup Championships here!
Melbourne, Australia, is the place to be March 17-18th for the 2012 IFBB Australian Grand Prix, Pro Figure Classic, and FitX Expo. Check it out!
As soon as Branch Warren stepped on stage, all eyes immediately went to his right leg to see if it had completely healed after surgery a few weeks before last year's Mr. Olympia.
The Texas Rattlesnake said he'd be back on stage in Columbus. Branch Warren defied the odds once again and recaptured his Arnold Classic title.
As we come to an end of this year's Arnold, it looks like the Bikini category is making its mark on the IFBB pro circuit. Bikini is here to stay!
As we celebrate the 9th annual Ms Figure international, Nicole Wilkins and Erin Stern have been engaged in something similar to that of a heavy weight championship bout.
This is the year that the reining Ms Fitness International has been looking forward ever since she won her 4th title in 2011, when she matched Susie Curry's record.
As we celebrate the 24th annual Ms International the 6 time winner Iris Kyle is out from the competition due to an injury and this leaves the door completely open. It's anyone's game!
While the Arnold Weekend is best known for its founder's eponymous bodybuilding contest, the female physique sports always set the tone with style, grace and attitude.
Lionel Beyeke wins, but does so with mixed reviews. Find out how the other competitors fared in this year’s IFBB Flex Pro Championships.
See all of the coverage of the 2011 IFBB Iowa Pro 212 and Bikini Championships here!
See all of the coverage of the 2011 IFBB Pro World Masters Championships here!
The LA Fit Expo, brought to you by Bodybuilding.com and Cytosport, features the NPC Ironman Naturally and BodySpace Spokesmodel finals on January 28-29th!
See all of the coverage of the 2011 IFBB North American Championships in Cleveland, OH, here!
August 27th is one of the last chances for the pros to qualify for the Olympia! See all of the coverage for the 2011 IFBB Phoenix Pro here!
See all of the coverage for the 2011 IFBB Jacksonville Pro here!
The ladies dazzled and turned up the heat at the Pittsburgh Pro Figure and Bikini this weekend! See all of the photos taken by Isaac Hinds, as well as the full results right here!
A new-and-improved Dennis Wolf storms ahead of the pack to take top honors.
The 2011 lived up to its hype and then some in Columbus.
Giles Thomas breaks down bodybuilding's benchmark competition with picks that don't quite jive with the 2011 Arnold Classic results.
Well, here I am back in my hotel after returning from the Arnold pro open men's judging. What did I think? Read on...
Nineteen-year-old Nicole Nagrani came out on top in Arnold's first bikini contest.
Branch Warren held his conditioning between shows and looked like a true champion throughout the entire competition. In addition to taking the overall title, he won the Most Muscular Award for the fifth time!
Branch Warren's combination of size, conditioning, and graininess are too much for the field at the 2011 Arnold Classic.
After the judging, it looks like Branch Warren is going for the win with Wolf, Evan and Vic rounding out the top four.
Although it was held in the shadows of the men's pre-judging, the women's bikini division definitely deserved some spotlight this morning. Veteran's Memorial was surprisingly packed for the event(s), and the audience definitely got a treat.
Adela Garcia may have found the fountain of youth--it's called training four hours a day for a show. The veteran performer looked and performed better than ever during a night when favorites held serve.
The women of figure, bodybuilding, and fitness may present different physique looks, but the common denominators were also evident on Friday morning at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
Big and shredded, Evan Centopani not only won but dominated the competition at the 2011 Flex Pro contest. Even veteran star Dexter Jackson had no answers for the out-of-nowhere onslaught. Read complete coverage from our man on the scene!
Going into the 2011 Flex Pro contest, Dexter Jackson was the odds-on favorite to win. Only someone forgot to tell that to Evan Centopani, who shouldered past The Blade with room to spare.
No fewer than 18 of the IFBB's top 202 competitors made the trip out to the west coast to battle it out and be the first to earn a place on the most prestigious bodybuilding stage of all time, Joe Weider's Mr. Olympia.
I just got back from another exciting British Championships, this year with a record number of competitors. With only one pro card up for grabs the competition was fierce.
The 2010 Olympia weekend has come to a close and what an exciting weekend it was. Read on for a recap of the top 15 competitors and how they stacked up against one another.
The rivalry between Kevin English and David Henry continues. English was once again able to suck down to the limit of 202 pounds to defend his 202 Showdown title. David Henry, with improved thighs, was ready to fight to regain the title.
What a weekend for professional bodybuilding; eye brows were raised, jaws were dropped, and questions were answered but even more were asked by shows end. The 17th Annual IFBB Europa Super Show gave the fans there money's worth and a whole lot more.
Another successful Europa Super Show is in the books. Over 100 IFBB Professional competitors took the stage in Dallas over the weekend and the competition was fierce. Each of the overall winners tasted victory for the first time in their pro careers.
The IFBB fans got more than their money's worth when they witnessed the posedown at the Europa Battle of Champions in Hartford, Connecticut this weekend. Ed Nunn is going home with an invite to the Mr. Olympia.
This year's Pro Bodybuilding Weekly Tampa Pro saw four competitors win their first pro title. Two of which were making their pro debut on the Tampa stage. Find out more!
Many competitors that were thought to be pre-determined winners failed to step up. This made for surprising results at this year's Tampa Pro. Find out more!
On May 8th, 2010 the contenders for the 2010 IFBB Pro New York stepped on the stage to battle it out for the title. Find out what separated Roelly Winklaar and Kevin English, in the 202 division, from the rest of the pack to bring them to victory!
Get Brian Bullman's top 3 picks to win the 2010 New York Pro competition, the East Coast's biggest festival of bodybuilding and fitness, with no fewer than 52 of the IFBB elite taking center stage at the Tribecca Performing Arts Theatre!
Ed and Betty Pariso have done it again. One of bodybuilding's power couples has created another great show. No fewer than 70 of the IFBB's finest graced the stage and battled it out cash prizes and the honor of being invited to the Olympia.
Once again the Aussie judges prove to be the best in the world, these results were spot on. Well done to promoter Tony Doherty for his 10th Pro Grand Prix making it the third longest running Pro show in the world.
A couple years ago I wrote a wrap-up article about my adventures from my Olympia weekend. I took a few minutes to jot down some notes on this year's Arnold Classic Weekend adventures. Find out how things went this year at the 2010 Arnold Classic!
Kai Greene brings it all together again this year to prove he's one of the best bodybuilders in the sport by recapturing the 2010 Arnold Classic Title. Get the rest of the review right here!
What a night! It was full of excitement and anticipation. There was some tough competition and the judges had their work cut out for them. Get our in-depth review right here!
I just got back from the Arnold Weekend in Columbus, OH and I had to let you guys in on what it is like heading to the biggest weekend in bodybuilding for the first time. Find out who I saw over the weekend!
The 2009 NPC Nationals is in the book and it was a good one. There were a few surprises and a few expected wins. See who came out on top in tight competition!
After missing out on a top six finish at this year's Mr. Olympia this past September, the 'X Man' Toney Freeman got right back on the horse and earned his 5th IFBB Professional title, along with $10,000 in prize money. Learn more...
Hype for the British Championships has only been rivaled by the Olympia and left no doubt with a completely sold out venue and more. See who came out on top.
Despite being forty two years old, a new chapter began in my bodybuilding and fitness career... Find out how it all started and where it has led. Read on.
Jay Cutler made Olympia history tonight when he defeated Branch Warren and Dexter Jackson to become the only man to ever regain the title after losing it. See how it all went down right here!
Myron Mielke's Olympia 202 Review. 2009 Olympia 202 Showdown judging got underway at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Check out Myron's thoughts here.
Here is Jaime's 2009 Figure Olympia Finals Review. See how everyone did and what the final placings were for the top 6! It was a great show, and congratulations to the new Ms. Figure Olympia Nicole Wilkins Lee!
Get Myron's thoughts after the Mr. Olympia Prejudging round at the Orleans Arena Friday night. Will it be Dexter or Jay for the win? Get the scoop here.
Here is Jaime's 2009 Ms. Olympia and Fitness Olympia Finals Review. See how everyone did and what the final places were for top 6! It was a great show!
Ed and Betty Pariso have pulled off yet another amazing weekend of bodybuilding and fitness. IFBB fans got their money's worth when they made the trip to Dallas for the 16th annual Europa Super Show. The weekend was full of headline making news.
It was over a decade in the making, but Dennis James finally scored a victory on home soil. All in all, the 2009 Tampa Pro was just as much of a success as last year's rendition.
Check out the 2009 NGA NW Natural & Pro Atlas review by Jim Britain.
Many of the same things are said each year about the Emerald Cup Bodybuilding, Fitness, Figure and Bikini Championships. The show was held in one of the best venues of any show in the country, and that includes the USA's and the Nationals.
The 2009 Emerald Cup was definitely an experience in and of its own. I have previously been to a few shows; Pro and Ameteur, but nothing like this one. Seeing first hand behind the scenes, my eyes were opened to a new world of people.
The inaugural Europa Show of Champions turned out to be truly, a show for the fans. Only a couple of days out the line up looked shallow with 11 competitors. Come show time, there were 18 IFBB Pros battling out for the coveted Olympia invite...
Boise's best bodies were shown in this epic battle of bodybuilding and figure competitors. Read on to find out who your winners were for the 2009 Golds Gym Classic.
The show was put on by Bohm Productions out of Vancouver Washington. From the looks of things it ran smoothly. Here's a quick rundown of the show and winners.
The 21st anniversary of the Arnold Classic Bodybuilding Championships has come and gone, and by no means was this just another bodybuilding show. Learn More.
After having our eardrums broken by the fireworks, Tony Doherty introduced the competitors to the crowd and we were soon ready for their routines. See who the champion was here.
After a whirlwind prejudging, the competitors had a few hours to relax, eat and - quite possibly - drink a little water. It was very close between many of the competitors; adjustments were made by each competitor to improve for the night show.
As with all pro bodybuilding events, the 2009 Arnold Classic overall result was not unanimously welcomed. In the end the only opinions that matter are those of the judges and they awarded Kai his first Arnold Classic title. Learn more.
As I unpacked my suitcase in Columbus, one would be convinced that I too was going to walk (or embarrass) the Arnold Classic stage. Here is my review of the 2009 Arnold Classic finals.
Many questions were on the minds of all the fans as they for the judging to begin. Question One: How did Victor's legs look? Question Two: Was Kai in shape? Question Three: Was Kai even in the show? Get my full review of the prejudging right here!
Now that the women have gone through the prejudging rounds, find out what Kris thinks of the competition and how each girl stacks up. Read on to learn more!
The 2009 Fit Expo and Iron Man Pro was a spectacular success this year with energy and enthusiasm at every turn in the LA convention center.
I was clearly excited for this competition. I mean, it had suspense, intrigue, disappointment, and build-up. I suggest you watch the webcast replay if you missed it.
After the judging, the competitors had about six hours to wait until the finals. For some the time was spent to make some adjustments to hopefully have chance at moving up a notch or two on the final placements.
The 2009 Ironman Pro top ten line-up could be viewed as the best conditioned of all time with ultra-ripped and striated muscle being the order of the day in a contest that offered several surprises along with the usual assortment of top-line competitors.
The 2009 IFBB Pro season began with at the Los Angeles Convention Center. The rain outside had no effect on the way things heated up on stage at this year's Iron Man.
Swamped with a difficult college schedule, among other things, the thought of getting five friends together to road trip to Vegas for the Mr. Olympia seemed impossible. Here's an amazing story of how dreams really can come true!
Push comes to shove... Vegas it was! A few of us decided to take a quick trip to not only get away from the everyday life, but to take up the advantage of watching the Olympia. Here's my review from a very exciting trip!
Vegas awaits the roar of the crowd... The gladiators stormed standing muscular and proud - 2008 Mr. Olympia top 10 review gets a twist - Here's the captivating rhyme from Beryl Gethin. Enjoy!
This year's Mr. Olympia was one of the greatest Olympia's of all time. For years the judges have been favoring size over symmetry. It is nice to see some change. Here's my take on a great show!
Leading into the 2008 Mr. Olympia, it was thought that the outcome would be as predictable as a Steven Siegel movie. Today couldn't have been more different because the birth of a new era in our beloved sport arrived.
In the inaugural 202 Showdown at the 2008 Mr. Olympia, David Henry was victorious. He sharpened up a bit from his showing only 12 hours before... Here is my review of a very successful show by the IFBB!
It has been twenty eight years since the 1980 Olympia contest was held, yet it is still often talked about today. Here's a brief look back in time when Arnold was still King! Find out more.
The 2008 Mr. Olympia was a shock and a surprise, to say the least. After decades of the same ole', same ole', the IFBB has now decided to award the title to the person who is in the best shape instead of automatically giving it to the reigning champ.
Iris Wins Again! Here's my review of the 2008 Ms. Olympia finals review. See what happened and why they were placed where they were. What happened to Dayana?
Most tidbits were based on speculation and opinion. Other than Wolf having a sunken face like a skeleton... Here's my review of the men's prejudging. Who will come out on top?
After last year's Mr. Olympia showdown which saw then one-time champion Jay Cutler win a close decision over Victor Martinez, feeling within bodybuilding circles was fairly unanimous. This year, however, Dexter Jackson wins his first Mr. O!
The 2008 Mr. Olympia is now history and the symmetry lovers in world of bodybuilding are celebrating because Dexter Jackson dethroned two-time defending champ, Jay Cutler! A new era in IFBB Pro Bodybuilding has arrived!
Ronnie Coleman becomes Mr. Olympia, Dorian Yates announces retirement, and Paul Dillett Collapses. What else can happen? Get the details and the top 15 from this review of the 1998 Olympia.
The Fitness Atlantic Championship is one of the biggest New England natural bodybuilding, bikini and fitness contests with spectacular stage designs and concert music and lighting. Read on to learn more!
This year's NPC Bill Grant Bodybuilding & Figure Classic in Allentown, Pennsylvania came to a close late Sunday afternoon July 27th at the giant 4-day Lehigh Valley SportsFest.
The 2008 IFBB Tampa Pro Bodybuilding Weekly Championships will be held on Aug 8th & 9th, 2008 at the Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center in Tampa Bay, Florida. Get the latest coverage right here!
I began doing restaurant challenges & online eating contests and broke every record I would attempt. Here are the details and results of the pulled pork eating competition where I ate over 11 lbs in the first round!
Ed & Betty Pariso present the 15th annual Europa IFBB Pro & NPC Super Show & Sports EXPO. The largest Pro/Am in the World! Get the latest information right here as the show unfolds!
Can you imagine how excited I was, planning my trip to the Arnold Classic in 1995? It was my first trip to the United States... Here's my account of the show, including bodybuilding results and much more.
The 2008 Olympia Weekend schedule is set for September 25-28, 2008 in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Orleans Arena and Las Vegas Convention Center. Get comprehensive information right here as we get set for another great year at the Olympia!
In retrospect - The 1996 Night of Champions had a reputation for being the most entertaining on the earth, mainly due to the audience participation. Here's my review of what could have been the pinnacle of bodybuilding.
The U.S.B.F. held its 8th annual Battle of York at the beautiful setting of West York Area Middle School in York, Pennsylvania. This year the numbers were good. We had over 70 competitors registered.
June 14th, the second annual Tulsa Naturals took place at the Thoreau Demonstration Academy. The show increased by 33% and the crowd was energized with guest poser WNBF Pro Robert Johnson.
Not only was the LA area experiencing triple digit temperatures but the heat generated from Lonnie Teper's NPC Junior California Bodybuilding and Figure Championships pushed the mercury out of the top of the thermometer.
Over 300 competitors took the NPC Jr. Nationals stage last weekend and only seven women left with IFBB Pro status. The show had a few expected victories along with a couple unexpected showings from pre-contest favorites. Read on to learn more!
San Antonio was smoldering HOT on Saturday, May 3rd as the athletes competing in ‘Diana Chaloux's FAME South Central Championships & Sports Expo’ took the stage at Historic Sunset Station. See who took top honors!
This weekend was the WNSO-FAME World Championships in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Athletes from all over the world congregated in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre to strut the stuff they've been working so hard all year for. Learn more!
The NGA Carolina Night of Champions Men's and Women's Amateur Bodybuilding & Figure Pro-Qualifier was held at the historic Carolina Theater in downtown Greensboro, NC on Saturday, June 7th. Read on to learn more!
The NGA Carolina Night of Champions Men's and Women's Amateur Bodybuilding & Figure Pro-Qualifier was held at the historic Carolina Theater in downtown Greensboro, NC on Saturday, June 7th.
This was the second year that the Mountain States High School division has been offered. Last year there were 8 competitors and this year this group has grown to 11 contestants. Read on to learn more about the teens and all the other competitors!
On May 10th, 272 lbs. of pure muscle won the day at the 2008 NPC Mike Francois Classic. The capacity crowd was not disappointed as the competitors took the stage. At the end of the night one bodybuilder was left standing after a very hard fought posedown.
In retrospect - The 1999 CNP Grand Prix in Manchester, England was captured convincingly by the reigning Mr. Olympia, Ronnie Coleman. Read on to see how the competitors placed at this great event!
The 2008 NPC USA Bodybuilding & Figure Championships will be held on July 25-26. Check back to find results from the show, photos, reviews & more!
A full house greeted the men and women athletes at the Hoover High School Auditorium in Birmingham, Alabama on Saturday for the first-ever natural bodybuilding and figure competition held in this city. Read on to learn who came out on top!
Mayhem would be a feeble adjective to describe the complete pandemonium and utter bedlam that took place on May 24th in KCMO at the 2008 Muscle Mayhem Bodybuilding, Figure and Model Search Championships. Read on to learn more!
UFC 84 was loaded with anticipation and pre-fight hype, so much so that it was almost inconceivable that it would live up to expectations. Could this card possibly live up to all that anticipation? Get the outcome right here!
The 2008 NPC JR. USA was the official kick off to the national level NPC season. Over 200 competitors made the trip to Charleston, South Carolina where the show has been held for the past three years.
The fourteenth annual Nutri-Sport Natural Iowa and Central Midwest Championships was indeed another spectacular event! Kicking things off was the natural Iowa classes. Read on to learn who came out on top!
NorthAmericanBodies attended the FAME East Bodybuilding, Figure and Fitness show held in Montreal, Canada on April 18-19, 2008.
On May 3rd 69 competitors took to the stage at the 2008 NGA Heart of America Natural Classic. This was the 12th year for the show and turned out to be the biggest and best ever.
The 2008 IFBB New York Men's Pro Bodybuilding Contest was held on May 10th in New York. Check the show for results, pictures and more...
New York served host to another IFBB battle of shredded bodies on May 10, 2008. Promoters put on another successful show that included men’s & women’s bodybuilding, and a 202 lbs or under class for men. See who made top 5!
My first professional eating competition was a spectacle of incredible proportions! The goal of the competition: eat 5 lbs of fast food in only 7 minutes. What happened next even astonished me! Here’s what unfolded!
The 2008 NPC Texas Shredder Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Contest was held on April 26th in Austin, Texas. Find the review, results and more here...
The 2008 Empire surpassed all previous events. Empire Classic rocked the Lilac City on April 26th.
The 2008 OCB Spirit of America competition was held at the Mashpee High School in the quaint Cape Cod town of Mashpee.
The NGA Utah Bodybuilding and Figure Championship showcased some of the best natural athletes in the northern mountain states region. It was held at Northridge High School in Layton, Utah on 12 April 2008.
The exact location was the Meydenbauer Center in the heart of Bellevue, Washington where NPC BSN 2008 Emerald Cup Bodybuilding, Fitness, and Figure Championships took place.
Get the latest results and information on the 2008 Orange County Muscle Classic right here!
The latest results and coverage of the 2008 OCB Spirit Of America Contest.
Over 45 athletes competed in the 3rd Annual Gold's Gym Treasure Valley Classic Body Building, Fitness, & Figure Championships this past weekend in Boise, ID at Timberline High School.
It was here on March 8th 2008 in the Discovery Theater that some of the old guard and the young competitors came to exhibit their polished physiques in one of Alaska’s most competitive shows in recent times.
The ABA/INBA is one of the biggest Natural, drug-free organizations in the world. The 2008 ABA Natural Illinois Bodybuilding, Fitness and Figure Championships took place on Saturday, March 22nd, 2008 at Brooks Middle School in Bolingbrook, Illinois.
2008 Boise Fit Expo was a great success! The show opened with Bob Cicherillo, looking quite nice in his trendy sports coat. He introduced the acts one at a time as the crowd mingled and had a great time. See what the show had to offer!
Every year, events at the Arnold Sports Festival get bigger and better. There were quite a few different things, including arm wrestling and Olympic lifting that I checked out this year... Learn about these and more in my 2008 Arnold recap.
I have been fortunate to have attended the last 4 Australian Grand Prix and this years show due to the anticipated line up was building up - pardon the pun, with great expectations. Read on to find out what I though about the placings and more...
Check out my review of the 2008 IFBB New Zealand pro right here. Did Dexter deserve to win?
This year's event was one of the most entertaining and exciting contests I have seen in awhile. a night filled with exciting performances, moving tributes, inspiring speeches and the flawless production of the biggest bodybuilding show of the year.
While everyone in attendance tries to recover from the wild and crazy weekend a number of the IFBB Pro Bodybuilders will be heading to the land down under to compete in the New Zealand and Australia shows. Here is my review of the 2008 Arnold Classic
The Iron Man is no longer merely just another bodybuilding contest. It has grown over the years into one of the top expo weekends in the industry. Here’s my take leading up to the competition, during, and after. It was unforgettable!
I was pleased with both the caliber of this contest as well as the results. No doubt they will come back again, stronger than ever. Read on to find out how I thought about the 2008 Arnold Classic...
During prejudging, four bodybuilders clearly distinguished themselves from the rest of the group with only minor differences separating Dexter Jackson, Phil Heath, Kai Greene and Branch Warren. The lineup was that good.
The Nationwide Arena in the heart of Columbus, Ohio was the battleground for the second annual MMA fights being held in conjunction with the Arnold Schwarzenegger Sports Festival...
With all the hype and speculation surrounding the emergence of Phil Heath as the new pro to be beaten, his presumed (by many) dominance at the 2008 Arnold Classic was not to be. Read on to find my thought about the top 10 placings at the 2008 Arnold...
The 2008 Arnold Classic took place this past weekend in Columbus, Ohio. The memories of this trip will last me a life-time. Here is what my overall experience was like at the Arnold.
Dexter Jackson is now a three-time Arnold Classic Champion. Why did he win? Why didn't Phil Heath? Here's my analysis of the judging and the placements along with some commentary on the event.
If you want conditioning, Dexter is number one. If you want shape, Branch is your man. And for a combination of the two, Kai Greene is your clear winner. Here is my review of the 2008 Arnold Men's Prejudging...
Congrats to three time winner Dexter Jackson! Jaime Filer's on location review of the 2008 Arnold Classic Men's Finals.
It's the 20th anniversary of the Ms. International competitions and we expect nothing less than stellar performances from each and every women. Here's hoping they don't disappoint.
Get Jaime Filer's on location review of the women's finals from the the 2008 Arnold Classic.
By almost every measure, the Iron Man was a huge success. Bodybuilders loved the old venue in Pasadena due to the terrific lighting and was a bodybuilder photographer's dream. But some questionable judging decisions need to addressed.
I couldn't complain too much with any of the final decisions, and in all, the judges did very well, getting the crowds approval on most occasions. Here are the top ten.
If the pre-judging was anything to go by, the 2008 Iron Man Pro would present its share of surprises for several of bodybuilding's established pros', while heralding in some new, quality beef to the upper ranks of the season opener.
This year's Iron Man was full of suprises. Learn more here as I discuss the shockers and review a select few competitors from the pre-judging and finals.
The smell of vaso-dilators filled the air of the Los Angeles Convention Center as the crowd waited for the pre-judging to begin. Everyone wanted to know what Heath looked like and if Freeman would be in the same shape... See how it went down!
With a stunning showing, The Gift chalked up a win at the first IFBB Pro competition of the year, the 2008 Ironman, which was held at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Saturday, February 16. Here's an in-depth review of the IFBB season opener.
Here is my quick review of the possible top 10 from the men's pre-judging round. They have just walked on stage, this is what I see...
Check out the latest 2008 Iron Man NPC Figure Prejudging Photos from our photographers on the scene!
The 2007 Musclemania Worlds Bodybuilding Championships were held on November 15th in Los Angeles, California. There was a large field of competitors from many countries, with a large audience of spectators anxious to see them compete! Learn more here...
The 2007 100% Raw World Bench Press Championships were held in Currituck, NC. on November 17th. Every division was loaded with talent and we witnessed great feats of strength! Learn more here...
The 2007 INBF Amateur World Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held in Upper West Side of Manhattan, New York. The show was quite a success with a large field of competitors drawn from all over the world! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Rocky Mountain Bodybuilding And Carol Semple Figure & Fitness Championships were held on December 1st in Denver, Colorado. The weather was great and the competition was tough! Learn more here...
The 2007 WNSO Fame North American Championships were held on November 3rd in Miami, Florida. With 157 competitors It was the largest turnout yet for a U.S. FAME show! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC North Star Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Contest was held on November 10th in Minnesota. There were a few things that really set this show apart from the rest! Learn more here...
The 2007 Paradise Cup Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on November 2nd in Waikiki, Hawaii. A long list of guest posers kicked this contest off right! Learn more here...
The fourth annual Sandra Wickham Fall Classic was a record breaking event, with 130 athlete entries and a roaring crowd of over 900 in the audience! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC National Championships was held on November 16 & 17th in Dallas, TX. Champion Lee Haney was on-hand to present the 2007 over all winner, Evan Centopani, with its twenty fifth-anniversary award! Learn more here...
The 2007 OCB Yorton Cup Nationals & IFPA Pro Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on October 27th in Washington, D.C. 108 competitors checked-in the day before and who now were waiting to take the stage and dominate! Check it out...
The 2007 NPC New Jersey Golds Classic Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on October 27th in Jackson, New Jersey. Being one of the biggest shows on the east coast the theater was filled to capacity with fans! Learn more here...
The 2007 NGA Northern States Regional Championships were held on October 6th in Layton, Utah. Spectators packed the house and cheered for their favorite competitor fighting for the swords! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Texas State Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships were held on October 27th in Houston, Texas. A long list of guest posers started the show off right! Check out the review, results and many pictures here...
The 2007 IFBB World Bodybuilding Championships were held on October 27th in South Korea. The U.S. Team represented our country well! Learn more here...
The 2007 Seven Feathers Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships were held on November 3rd in Canyonville, Oregon.
The 2007 NPC Crystal Cup Bodybuilding And Figure Contest was held on October 20th in Anchorage, Alaska. The battle of the open men was one of the high points of the evening. Each class had great physiques across the board! Check it out...
The 2007 OCB Arizona Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on September 15th in Mesa, Arizona. 68 tanned, oiled hard bodies entered the theater and only 5 left with overall trophies! Learn more here...
The 2007 Anchorage Pro-Am Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships were held on October 6th. The Williamson Auditorium was wall to wall with more than 1,000 cheering fans! Learn more here...
Here is my review of the 2007 Point Athletic Club NPC Carla Sanchez Fitness Fiesta Competition. It was a great competition for fitness and figure. Learn more.
The 2007 NPC Carla Sanchez Fitness Fiesta was held on October 20th in Denver, Colorado. Home to the breathtaking Rocky Mountains and some of the hottest and fittest bodies west of the Mississippi. Check it out...
The Border States Classic Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on October 20th. Check out the full results and picture galleries of every event! Photos courtesty of Ron Avidan. Check it out...
The 2007 IFBB Palm Beach Pro/Am Figure & Fitness Contest was held on October 13th in West Palm Beach, Florida. Gina Aliotti holds her conditioning from the Olympia to win the figure division! Julie Palmer wins the fitness division! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Washington Ironman Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Contest was held on October 6th. AJ Moore from the land down under wins overall title! The fifty something Janet Guenther brings her best to the stage! Learn more here...
A controversial decision at the Mr. Olympia, a few conversations with IFBB pros, plus an inconvenient self tour of the Luxor trying to find my room, added up to the best Olympia weekend yet. Read on to get a first hand look into working the Olympia...
The weekend was so action packed with the various events going on and we must thank Bodybuilding.com and the Chapman Media Group for providing a webcast... Get an energetic review of a very successful Olympia Weekend!
The 2007 Olympia was almost like déjà vu from the 2006 Olympia. In the end, the same winner's emerged! Check this out and get my thoughts on the 2007 Olympia!
On Friday the expo was nice and slow and it was possible to walk around to every booth without having to fend off huge crowds. Here is my first experience, along with my top 10, from the Olympia weekend and Expo! Check it out!
This insistence to award the title to the reigning champ has hurt the popularity of the Mr. Olympia. Here is my review of each Mr. Olympia competitor, where they placed, and why. Did Jay deserve the title? Learn more!
Will Ronnie place first, and make history? Will Jay defend his title? What about the figure and fitness athletes? How was the Expo going to be this year? Here is my review after attending the Olympia weekend for the first time!
Cutler was declared the 2007 Mr. Olympia. That makes it two in a row, but was he the best physique in the competition? Some fans and experts don’t think so! Learn more here...
There is a time and place where we can be judgmental, where we can banter and openly discus how a person’s physical appearance makes us feel... These are the split personalities of Jay Cutler & Ronnie Coleman. Read on.
Dr. David Ryan was at this year's long awaited 2007 Olympia weekend held in Las Vegas, Nevada! See what he has to say about the events as they unfolded! Learn more here...
While the 2007 Mr. Olympia was, once again, a spectacular production highlighting pro bodybuilding's best bodybuilding, insiders and fans alike variously described the final outcome as acceptable, unfair and a complete robbery.
Bodybuilding fan Bob Bonham gives his review of the 2007 Olympia Men's Pre-Judging.
Check out Myron Mielke's 2007 Mr. Olympia pre-judging review! Myron is on scene to make his predictions about the possible results of this years biggest bodybuilding contest. Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Evergreen State Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on September 22nd in Wanatchee, Washington. The venue was filled to capacity as nearly ninety athletes graced the stage in over a dozen divisions each aspiring to win! Check it out...
In a stunning upset, Johnnie O. Jackson defeated pre-contest favorite Darrem Charles, reversing the decision at this same competition last year... Here is a great review of the women and the top 15 for the men!
The 2007 IFBB Atlantic City Pro Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Contest was held on September 14th & 15th in Atlantic City, NJ. Check out the review, results and pictures here...
The 2007 NPC Northern Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships were held on August 25th in Tacoma, Washington. The venue could barely contain the hard-hitting muscle wars that took place! Find results and pics here...
The 2007 Women's Tri-Fitness & Men's Obstacle Course World Challenge was held on July 13th-15th in Las Vegas, Nevada. This event has now become an international event for not only women, but men and children as well! Learn more here...
The 2007 Muscle Beach Championship were held on September 3rd at Venice Beach in southern california. This event featured the Induction of the second Lifetime Achievement Award to Jack Lalanne and much more! Find results, review & pics here...
The newly remodeled outdoor stage held a record number of 60 international competitors who displayed their hard bodies... Learn more about what fans were greeted to and who was inducted into the Walk Of Fame and more!
Muscle Beach, the place where muscles were born, this last weekend was again made an enduring piece of history in the minds of the public and the world of bodybuilding. Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC All Forces National Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Championships was held on August 18th in Aneheim, California. Over 50 competitors battled for bragging rights of the best physically fit military personel in the country. Learn more...
The 2007 ABA Natural North American Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships were held on July, 28th in Romeoville, Illinois. Competitors came from all over the United States and even Canada to compete in this contest! Learn more here...
The 2007 Muscle Beach Classic Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on August 4th in Point Pleasant, New Jersey. Kent Bierly looked amazing and walked off with the Overall Muscle Beach men's open class trophy! Learn more here...
The 2007 INBF Washington State Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held in Arlington, Wa. on August 11th 2007. Competitors from, BC Canada, California, Idaho, Oregon, and Montana shared the stage in quest of a WNBF pro-card! Learn more here...
The 2007 Europa Super Show was held on August 10th & 11th in Arlington, Texas. When Silvio announced his inclusion in the under 210 class it was over before it began for the rest of the field! Learn more here...
Read Kris's reveiew of the 2007 Europa! He was on scene to capture the excitement of one of the biggest bodybuilding, fitness and figure events of the year! Check it out...
Check out Kris Gethin's review of the 2007 Europa Pro finals here.
The 2007 NPC Mountain Pride Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on July 21st in Marion, Va. Over 300 were in attendance to cheer on the competitors from the local area and around the region and surrounding states! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Branch Warren Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Extravaganza was held on 7-7-07 in Conroe, Texas. Veteran NPC Promoter Brian Dobson put on a great show with a long list of special guest! Find review, result and pics here...
The NGA Southern States Natural Extravaganza was held on July 13th and 14th in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Look at all these great athletes who were only too eager to get on stage and show what they were working with! Learn more here...
Things kicked off on Thursday night with weigh-in/height-check at the host hotel. Holy smokes... there were a ton of people waiting... Here is a review of the competition and who the winners were!
The 2007 NPC Bill Grant Bodybuilding & Figure Classic was held on July 15th in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The large crowd toughed-out the hot sun and stayed enthusiastically pumped up from the beginning to the end of the show! Learn more here...
The 2007 Xcalibur Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held July 21st in New Jersey. Competitors traveled from as far as Maryland to pose down for the trophies and prize money! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC USA Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on July 27th & 28th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Find exclusive contest video footage, competitor interviews, and more right here...
I am six days out from the Canadian Fitness and Figure Nationals. Physically I feel that I am already dialed in. Here is my review and what I personally went through pre, during, & post competition. It was an amazing show! Read on.
The 2007 Washington State Championships were held on July 14th. The Auburn Center for the Performing Arts is not a huge hall. But the smaller size was perfect for the jam-packed house to see the intensity on each competitor’s face! Read on...
Face it, you are on an island called Manhattan and the competition is held very close to the financial district of the world. Here is a quick review of what the competitors experienced as they made their trek to the annual event.
The 2007 NPC Garden State Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on June 30th. With muscularity never before seen on a NJ competitive stage, Luke Crabtree dominated the competition with perfect symmetry and vascularity! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Great Lakes Ironman & Lady Of Iron Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on June 23rd in Flint, Michigan. The top five from each division took home beautiful swords! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Oregon State Bodybuilding & Figure Championships took place on June 30th in Oregon. The standing room only crowd threatened to lift the roof off the Parkrose high school auditorium! Learn more here...
Joe Wheatley Productions presents the competition and fitness expo that has been building tremendous momentum... Learn who was inducted into the hall of fame, how many competitors there were and more!
The 2007 OCB Natural Spring National Championships were held on June 23rd in Cape Cod. Competitors came from as far south as DC, as far north as Maine and as far west as Pittsburgh PA making Cape Cod the center of MASS! Read the review ...
The 2007 NJ State Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships were held on June 9th in New Jersey. Combined with the Health & Fitness Expo, Pat Grieco & John Kemper brought New Jersey to a whole different level! Review, results & photos here...
Bodybuilding.com's Bob Cicherillo served as the emcee for the event and did a good job. Here is my review of how the show went and a little about the top winners from the King Kamali & Jan Tana shows.
Jr. Nationals is a difficult, long two days of competition and it couldn't have been done without the best NPC officials putting it on and taking care of the athletes. Here is my breakdown of placing and a sample two day meal plan. Try it out!
The 2007 NANBF Arkansas Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on June 9th in Bentonville, Arkansas. The 100% Polygraph and urine tested show is the first in that State! Read the review and find results and pictures here...
The competition was incredible and stacked to the hilt. In the past, a few states would send their best, then a few other states... This year they were all stacked. Here is my review of the 2007 Junior Nationals.
The 2007 Southern Isles Bodybuilding And Figure Championships where held on June 9th in the lovely coastal city of Savannah, Georgia had competitors from Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, and as far away as Virginia. Learn more here...
Pam Betz once again promoted the 2007 NPC Jr. Nationals. Pam and her crew do a tremendous job of making sure everything runs smoothly... Here is my review of an amazing show with several victors emerging as pros. Learn more!
The 2007 NPC Lehigh Valley Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on May 26th in Bethlehem, Pa in conjunction with the IFBB Keystone Pro Classic Contest! Find the review, results and picture gallery here...
The 2007 NPC Julie Palmer NPC Julie Palmer Ultimate Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Showdown was held on June 2nd in Toledo, Ohio. Over 100 competitors and guest posers including IFBB pro Jimmy Momany and Mr. Ohio 2005 Kerry Lind! Learn more here...
The 2007 OCB Natural Southwest Classic Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on Saturday, June 2nd in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with 24 classes of top-notch competitors vying for the top spots, 58 bodybuilding and figure competitors took center stage!
I had the great privilege and pleasure to be working for the National Physique Committee (NPC) through LifeSports... Here is my review and overall experience of the 2007 Colorado Pro.
The 2007 NANBF Natural Iowa Bodybuilding, Figure And Xtreme Fit Championships were held on May 12th in Des Moines, Iowa. The thirteenth edition of the Nutri-Sport Natural Iowa was a huge success! Read the review here...
The expo was well organized and well ran and if you enjoy the Arnold Fitness Expo, but don't like the masses of people, then this is for you. Here is my take on the events, competitors and some behind the scenes action from the Colorado Pro!
Green brings home the... green! The 2007 Colorado Pro was a great time for all and had some amazing competition among the pro. Here is my top 10 review.
While second-placed Darrem Charles was a favorite for the top six going into this show, and no one would have argued if he had, in fact, won, perhaps surprising to many was winner Kai Green. My review of the top six follows.
At 12:00 noon on Memorial Day the event opened with a spectacular Flyover from an awesome C-17 Globe master from March Air Force Base... Admission is free at this event and this year was better than ever. Learn more about it right here!
This year provided a larger expo with more events outside of bodybuilding. Events like NAL Arm Wrestling, Strongman competition, boxing, bench press, MMA events, and more. Here is my detailed review of the show and thoughts about the top 5.
Many people had Branch pegged as the favorite going into the show considering he was coming off the big win in New York. Here is my review of the Keystone Classic and what who ended up in the top 5. Read on.
The 2007 USBF Liberty State Natural Bodybuilding And Figure Contest was held at the Binghamton Forum Saturday, May 12th. 75 competitors with close to 600 screaming spectators rocked the house! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC South Jersey Physique & Figure Championships were held on May 5th in Medford, New Jersey. Our Expo had 78 interactive booths with giveaways and prizes for all while raising money for charity! learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Mike Francois Classic Bodybuilding And Figure Contest was held on May 12th in Powell, Ohio. Steve Huntzinger, a college student who recently endured the national tragedy at Virginia Tech was crowned overall! Learn more here...
The 2007 ABFF Northern Lights Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on May 5th in Alaska. Athletes from all over the state had come to Fairbanks to battle it out for the coveted title! Learn more here...
The 2007 NGA Mountain States Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on May 12th in Bountiful, Utah. Commitments were made and goals were set in preparation for this competition! Find the full contest gallery, review and results here...
The 2007 OCB Texas Shredder Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Contest was held on May 5th in Austin, Texas. Close to 120 athletes performed to the delight and admiration of a packed house! Find the review, results and more here...
The 2007 NGA Northwest Naturals Bodybuilding And Figure Contest was held in Boise, Idaho on April 28th. Frank Grreco Jr. wins men's overall and receives his pro card! Debbie Hazen's bitter sweet victory of women's overall! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Oregon Ironman Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Contest was held on May 12th & 13th in Oregon. This show was filled with lots of outstanding and in shape competitors and a full house of fans! Learn more here...
Loud, vociferous and keenly aware of what is up as far as pro bodybuilding is concerned; the New York crowd was not disappointed on Saturday... Here is my review of the top 5 with a worthy mention of sixth place Kai Green!
The 2007 USBF Silver Cup Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on May 5th in York, PA. Luther Bradford was steamrolling along on this day and won the open overall with his chiseled physique and broad smile! Learn more here...
The 2007 OCB Spirit Of America Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on April 14th in Plumoth Rock, Massachusetts. This was an IFPA Bodybuilding and Figure Pro Qualifier and everyone bought their “A” game! Learn more here...
The 2007 OCB Core Nutritionals Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Model Contest was held on April 28th, in Richmond, VA. Over 350 spectators witnessed forty-three competitors take part in this third annual contest! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Upper Ohio Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Contest was held on April 28th in Weirton, West Virginia. Seventy-one athletes took part in this years National Qualifier and the quality was spectacular! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Empire Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Contest was held on April 28th in Spokane, Wa. Over 1,500 fans showed up to see more than 100 competitors from all over the northwest battle it out! Read the review here...
The 2007 NPC Emerald Cup Bodybuilding & Fitness Expo was held on April 20th and 21st in Bellevue, Washington. This is one of the most exciting and fastest growing events! Check out the review from the contest here...
The 2007 Utah Bodybuilding And Figure Championships were held on April 21st in Layton, Utah. Some of the best natural athletes battled for the overall! Learn more here...
The 2007 USBF North American Bodybuilding Contest was held on April 28th in Clinton, NY. The competition was fierce as all competitors were in top conditioning. Seven Pro’s in all turned out to battle so the competition was fierce! Learn more here...
Nearly 200 competitors took the stage for the Jr. USA Championships. Continue here as I break down each division starting with NPC Fitness. Here are the competitors who came out on top!
The 2007 NPC Ronnie Coleman Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Contest was held on April 21st in Dallas, Texas. Over 130 competitors were battling it out for honors in front of a standing room only auditorium! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Flint Mid-Michigan Natural Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Championships were held on April 21st in Flint, Mi. It was standing room only and the crowd went wild while cheering for every division from wheelchair class to women's fitness!
I arrived at beautiful Boise Idaho, home of Bodybuilding.com on Thursday. Downtown would be the setting for another outstanding weekend packed with events of fitness fun. Here is my review of an exciting weekend!
The 2007 Team PhatBoi FitCamp took place in sunny Scottsdale, Arizona on April 6th. The ladies were put to the test for three days with trainers' Mari Kudla, Elaine Goodlad, Beth Horn, Kathy Johansson & Nita Marquez! Check it out...
The 2007 USBF Plattsburgh Pro-Am Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on March 31st in Plattsburgh, New York. The men’s overall winner & New USBF Pro, Dave LeClair stunned the crowd with his unmatched symmetry! Learn more here...
The 2007 Gold's Gym Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Contest was held on April 14th in Boise, Idaho. Craig Toth wins overall title! Lauren Beckham storms the figure class! A record crowd witnessed a battle for the swords. Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Vancouver USA Natural Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Contest was held on March 31st in Vancouver, Washington. A record crowd filled the auditorium for one of Washington's fastest growing events! Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Last Frontier Bodybuilding, Fitness, And Figure Championships where held on April 7th in Anchorage, Alaska.
The 2007 NPC Mid-Illinois Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships were held on March 12th in Ottowa, Illinois. Guest poser Jay Cutler started off the evening that led to many difficult overall decisions. Learn more here...
The 2007 NPC Max Muscle Naturals Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on March 24th in Aneheim, California. Kyoshi Moody wins overall in a close final decision for the judges! Check here for contest pics, results, review and more...
The 2007 Arnold Classic was a surreal experience and did not disappoint anyone who was able to make the trip. Here is my review of the Arnold Interview, Expo, women's finals and more!
Back in 1989, there was no Arnold Expo. A handful of professional bodybuilders and a few supplement companies had tables set up downstairs at the Veterans Memorial Auditorium... Now it is out of this world! Read on.
In the following interview Wong Hong talks about what he did over the final week to arrive in his best possible shape. So sit back and relive the pro bodybuilding experience through the eyes of one of its own.
The 2007 Arnold Classic Weekend is really the greatest thing on the planet - With nearly 16,000 athletes and 130,000 people in attendance you can imagine! Here is my review the weekend and what some of my responsibilities were.
The 2007 Arnold Classic was a three day whirlwind of exciting madness full of wild energizing entertainment. Here a brief account of my experience and what I was a part of!
The 2007 Arnold Classic had another weekend of great success. Here is a brief review of my weekend in Columbus including my participation in the Ironage Awards! Read on to learn more.
The 2007 Pro Iron Man Contest was held on February 17, 2007 in the beautiful city of Pasadena, California - It was perfect weather! Here are the final results along with my comments on each competitor.
The 2007 Australian Pro Grand Prix was held on March 10th in Melbourne, Australia. This year’s contest did not match previous events for sheer star power, but it did highlight some great new talent. Dexter Jackson wins his first pro show of the year...
I had arranged to meet Dorian Yates at the entrance so I did what most writers and photographers do when arranging a meeting with a bodybuilder, I waited... Here is a hilarious & memorable review from my trip to the 2007 Arnold Classic!
It was my first time ever going to an expo or professional competition of any kind, and it didn't disappoint. Here is my recap of the amazingly big Arnold Sports Fitness Expo!
For those of you who went to the 2007 Arnold Expo, you would have had the near perfect customer experience. Here is a brief review of who I got to meet and hang out with! It was amazing!
Overall, the 2007 Arnold Classic will be remembered for three things: the crowning of a new champion in Victor Martinez, the solidification of Toney Freeman, and the emergence of Phil Heath... Here is a closer look at the top six!
The 2007 Arnold Classic went off with a bang and couldn't have been a better place to show new products! Here is a brief review from the Expo!
From the first callout, it was clear that last year's champ, Dexter Jackson and Victor Martinez would be dueling it out for top honors at the 2007 Arnold Classic. Here is my review of the competitors and how they placed.
My wow filled eyes where taking in the sights as I walked into the Arnold Sports Expo in Columbus Ohio. Being surrounded by pro bodybuilders & fitness celebrities was overwelming to say the least. Kevin Levrone, Lee Labrada, Lou Ferrigno...
This was my 4th year attending the IRON MAN and the weather was great. This show is like a local NPC show... Here is a quick rundown on how everything went including the BodySpace party. Check it out!
It was about two hours after the judging when I talked briefly with Freeman about how he felt he did during the prejudging... Here is a review of how the X-man felt and what the outcome was. Check it out!
Overall it would have to be said that the 2007 Iron Man Pro was one of, if not the most competitive ever... Five got through and what worthy champions they were. Let's take a closer look at the top five.
From the moment he stepped on the stage it was evident that the X-Man was heading towards a victory at the 2007 Iron Man! Let's take a look at the rest of the callouts and see how the others fared. Read on!
Free-a-holics at the 2006 Europa Expo â€“ My dad would take everything that was free regardless... but when he took a posing suit...! Here is my story from the 2006 Europa Expo!
Exclusive footage from the 2006 Tournament of Champions. Plus, TOC winner Gina Aliotti shows us her specialized leg workout.
The 2006 NPC Rocky Mountain Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Contest was held in Denver, Co. on December 2nd. Check out the review and pictures from the show by Isaac Hinds.
The OCB Midwest States 2006 Bodybuilding & Figure Competition was held on November 18. Ray Binkowski and Ergoteknix Inc. put on a well organized event. Drug Free Proâ€™s like Sean Sulcop Sullivan, Layne Norton, and Normajean Harness competed.
The third annual 2006 Sandra Wickham Fall Classic Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Contest was as exciting as usual. We had over ninety competitor entries and a sold out evening show. Read here to find out who won each challenging division!
The 2006 100% Raw Wilmington Bench Press Classic was held on October 28th in Wilmington, DE. Some of the worlds strongest men and women competed in this amazing show of strenth. Will Lynch benches 600 pounds! Learn more here....
The 2006 NGA Professional Universe and American International Bodybuilding Championships were held on Saturday November 4th in Parkland Florida. The athletes represented a broad array of Natural athleticism!
The 2006 OCB Yorton Cup National Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held November 4, 2006 in Pittsburgh, PA. Adam Shawver claimed the overall title with the help of his signature huge, striated quads. Find out who topped the other divisions here!
As soon as I arrived at the check-in line at the Fairfield Inn for the 2006 NPC Colorado Natural, I knew this was going to be a huge show. The line was out the door and this only 10 minutes after check-in had begun...
The 2006 WNBF World Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held on November 11th in New York City. The event was co-promoted with the INBF Amateur World Bodybuilding & Figure Contest. Over 200 Competitors competed for the prize money!
The 2006 IFBB Sacramento Pro Figure Competition was the final destination in a long competitive season. Find out who rounded out the top 5 from the judges nail biting 1 point decisions!
The 2006 NPC Mountain Valley Bodybuilding & Figure Contest had an amazing turn out this year. Guest poser Marcus Ruhl wows the crowd of over 500 spectators. The overall division results and pictures from the contest can be seen here!
The 2006 NPC Border States Classic Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Contest Review By Ian L. Sitren. All the way from Budapest, Hungary we had competitor Steve Namat who went on to win the overall!
The 2006 NEPA Mr./Ms. Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on October 14th at the West Scranton intermediate school in Pennsylvania. Nearly 40 competitors took part in the inaugural show! Find results and pictures here!
The 2006 OCB Charm City Classic Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Model Contest took place in Baltimore Maryland. Making the CCC a Pro Qualifier this year served only more to bring quality physiques to the stage! Find out who won and how the show went!
The 2006 Big Dust Classic Bodybuilding & Fitness Contest was held on October 14th in Cincinnati, Ohio. The contest has grown significantly and there were 57 competitors from as far away as Michigan, and as far south as Georgia!
The 2006 NJ Gold's Classic Bodybuilding And Figure Championships were held in New Jersey on October 21st. Bodybuilding fans and competitors proved why the Northeast is still one of the strongest regions in the country!
The 2006 Empire Natural Classic Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held in Waterloo, New York on Sept. 30th. Read here to find out who prevailed in each challenging division.
2006 Tokyo Joes NPC Carla Sanchez Fitness Fiesta Fitness, Figure & Model Search Championships were held in Denver, CO on October 21st. Find the full contest review results here by Isaac Hinds !
2006 USBF NYS Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held in Binghamton, NY on the 7th of October. Not only was it bodybuilding, all figure divisions were filled with picturesque beauty and class.
2006 NPC Southeastern USA Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Championships were held in Longwood, Florida on October 7th. It was an awesome scene of hard work and perseverance that each athlete had endured leading up to the contest!
2006 Tokyo Joes NPC Carla Sanchez Fitness Fiesta Fitness, Figure & Model Search Championships.
Audio interview: Listen in as Dan Gastelu interviews IFBB Figure Pro Valerie Waugaman, Bodybuilding.com writer, and co-owner of Octane Cafe. Hear Valerie discuss her controversial figure posing routine at the 2006 Olympia!
Who do you think should have won the Mr. Olympia? Our forum members give a detailed and honest reply to these questions about who won, the order they won, the Olympia Expo, and how the athletes did in Europe. See what they said right here!
While most think of palm trees and sand castles when they hear West Palm Beach, Florida, the only thing on these athletes' minds was a hard-earned title, and an early IFBB Fitness or Figure Olympia 2007 qualification...
IFBB Figure Pro Valerie Waugaman did a guest posing routine at the 2006 IFBB Palm Beach Pro and made a few observations backstage as she helped out some of the competitors. Read on to learn more!
The Men's Pre-judging and Finals, the Olympia Expo and a workout at Gold's Gym were all wrapped into one memorable weekend. Here's a recap of my time at bodybuilding's biggest event of the year in the one and only city of Las Vegas. Get the scoop...
The first pro show to hit West Palm Beach with IFBB pro and figure took place October 7, 2006 in a small intimate venue. See who took the top spots and who is retiring. Read on for more!
2006 Evergreen State Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships Results! Promoter Sally West and company put together another stellar show that will be talked about for quite some time to come. Find review and results here!
2006 Eagles Wings Bodybuilding, Xtreme Fit and Figure Competition was held on September 30th in Red Wing, Minnesota. The promoters, Annette and Randy Pullen are pleased with the outcome of the event.
2006 South Jersey Physique Championships & Wellness Expo was held on September 23rd 2006 Mount Laurel, New Jersey. Read below for full results from the show!
2006 Kansas City Gold's Classic Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on September 16th. The Gold's classic had 86 competitors and over 1,000 fans in attendance! Find out how the contest went along with where each of the competitors placed!
2006 NPC Mid Atlantic Grand Prix Bodybuilding & Figure Contest. This was the third annual show and had 61 athletes from eight different states! Read the review and results here.
the biggest surprise of the evening came when defending champion Yaxeni Oriquen-Garcia, who showed a dramatic drop in form... Get my review and top five of the Ms. Olympia right here!
What an Olympia weekend to say the least! Here is my review of the whole weekend including Ms. Olympia, Figure, Fitness, & Men's results. I've also put together some pics of the athletes and feedback from our forum members. Read on for the details.
Podcast Interview: In this episode, Dan Gastelu interviews guest Jim Rockell, IFFB Head Judge for the 2006 Mr. Olympia! Listen to Jim explain in detail why Ronnie Coleman lost, and what Jay brought to the table differently this year than last year!
I made my first trip to the Olympia this year and what I saw was absolutely amazing. If you think you might be interested in seeing this show next year, start planning now!
Those who displayed the ideal combination of mass and aesthetics were justifiably rewarded for their efforts. Here is my top ten from the Mr. Olympia contest. Do you think the competitiors were fairly judged?
Is it possible that Ronnie will actually lose the race to take the most Olympia wins in history? If pre-judging tells us anything then it is possible he will lose! Get the latest pre-judging & expo review right here.
Here is my latest review from the 2006 Mr. Olympia contest. Read on right here as I highlight the top 15 and give details about who placed where and why. Congratulations go out to Jay Cutler and rest of the line-up for putting on such a great show!
2006 OCB Arizona Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Contest was held on September 9th in Phoenix, Arizona. With a sold out crowd and 61 fantastic natural bodybuilders and figure competitors the show was spectacular!
2006 OCB Golden Triangle Battle For The Swords Bodybuilding & Figure Contest took place on Saturday, September 16th at the new Circuit City Ballroom on the Southside of Pittsburgh.
The F.E.M. Camp was designed to target all levels of fitness for ladies. Learn more about who was there, what they did, and testimonials of those who attended!
After struggling to find any amenities within easy reach I decided to get straight to the show. Here is my review of the top ten bounding muscle mutations and why they finished in this order. Check it out!
2006 Washigton Ironman Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Competition. Get the latest results and pictures from the competion right here. Check it out!
2006 Idaho's Strongest Man contest held at the Hot Rod CafÃ© on August 26th. Nineteen men and women in 5 divisions battled for the title with a huge draw of spectators!
2006 Paxton Power Gym Strongman and Strongwoman Contest held in Paxton, Ma. A great group of athletes came from all over to compete! Check out the review and results of the show here.
2006 Day Of Strength Strongman Challenge held in New London, Wiconsin on September, 9th. Look here to find out the record breaking power lifts! Check out the review and pics here.
2006 NPC Northern Classic Bodybuilding & Figure Championship held in Tacoma, Washington. The extravaganza drew over sixty competitors and near a thousand fans!
Find out how the show went in this review of the 2006 Ohio State Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Championship. Once again living up to its billing as the most competitive NPC show in the state.
2006 Labor Day Muscle Beach Review - Arnold Comes Home! An in depth coverage of the event by by Ian L. Sitren, SecondFocus.
The 2006 NGA Louisiana Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Championships was held in Lafeyette, Louisiana on August 5th. See below for a great review and pictures!
2006 NPC Muscle Beach Bodybuilding and Figure Championships in Pt Pleasant Beach, New Jersey, on August 5th. Look here for results, pictures, and commentary.
The 2006 Mid Atlantic Natural Muscle Classic was held on August 26th in Trenton, New Jersey. Look here for all the pictures.
Filled with the excitement of fresh faces winning the top spots and the controversy usually following a show, it was indeed a great show to watch. I've put together my review of the top five right here! Check it out.
The women showed up this year and did not disappoint. See how some of the top women did... In addition I've put together the top six men including the best poser and an award given to Lee Labrada. Read on for the details!
So far in 2006, we have had eight different IFBB Pro Men's Champions. It is refreshing to see... Here's the latest review of how the pro men did including new faces, surprises, & more! Check it out.
The 2006 All Forces & Pacific USA Naturals Championships were held in Anaheim, California! Get the latest results, pics, and commentary right here.
Total Performance Sports hosted the 5th Annual NAS-Massachusetts State Strongman/Strongwoman Championships at Wonderland Greyhound Park, in Revere, MA. Learn more about the competition and see results here!
The 1st annual INBF Washington State Natural Bodybuilding & Figure Championships were held in Everett, WA on August 12th. Get the latest results, commentary, and pics right here!
The Women's Tri-Fitness World Challenge was held in Las Vegas on July 7 -8, 2006. Get the latest commentary, results, and pics right here!
The 2006 OCB Presidential Cup included Bodybuilding, Fitness, & Figure competitions. These great contests were held in Washington, D.C. on August 12, 2006. Get top results, commentary, and photos right here!
The 2006 Southern Isles Bodybuilding and Figure Championships, promoted by Tony and Mary Ann O'Connor, was held July 22 at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, GA. Get the latest commentary, results, and photos right here!
Over two days at the University of Nevada, 347 men and women bodybuilders and figure competitors gave their best to compete among the best... See how the competition went including what pros and vendors were there! Read on...
The 2nd annual Xcalibur Bodybuilding & Figure Championships was held July 22, 2006 in Bridgewater, NJ. The show, promoted by Pat Grieco, drew competitors from several east coast states. Get the latest commentary, results and photos right here!
Bodybuilding.com is proud to present the replays of 'Pro Bodybuilding Weekly' - the radio voice of professional bodybuilding. The show features the biggest names in bodybuilding. A complete list of all prior broadcasts is listed below!
The 2006 Los Angeles Bodybuilding, Fitness & Figure Championships was held July 22, 2006 in Culver City, California. Get the latest results, commentary, and photos right here.
The 2006 Washington Health, Fitness & Beauty EXPO took place July 15th in the posh Auburn Performing Arts Center, WA. Get the latest review, results, and photos right here.
By my count approximately 300 competitors were on stage for what is known as Team Universe. Get a great review right here of the Team Universe Weekend, what took place, and how competitors continue to show great physiques.
The 2006 Sportsfest Bill Grant Bodybuilding & Figure Classic was held at Cedar Beach Park in Allentown, PA on Sunday July 9th. The outdoor venue is a part of a 4 day 'Sports Fest'. Get the latest results, commentary, and pics right here.
The road to the 2006 BSN and GNC Body Rock Expo, Bodybuilding, Figure and Monica Brant Fitness Classic started months and even years before my Friday July 7 flight to Dulles from LAX @8 AM. Here is some of my feedback of an awesome show...
An exciting entrance through vendors giving away record amounts of goodies led to an auditorium where the stage was filled with dancing colored lights and rising smoke backgrounds. Learn more about what went on at this great show.
From nine weeks out to contest day I will share with you my preparation, experiences, and what the outcome was from the show. Check it out. I hope you enjoy this energetic story!
The 2006 Venice Beach Classic was held July 4th at the Mecca of bodybuilding. The fans and competitors alike were greeted by perfect weather which only added to the excitement had by all. Get commentary, photos, and results right here!
The OCB Centaur Pro/Am was held, with great success, on June 24 in San Diego, California. Get the latest results, commentary, and pics right here.
Pedro Diaz and Paul Hendricks promoted the 3rd Annual Garden State Classic on June 24th, 2006 at New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT). Get full results, pics, and commentary right here!
The Great Lakes - Ironman/Lady of Iron Natural was held at the University of Michigan Theater in Flint, Michigan on June 24th. Get the latest results, commentary, and pictures right here.
Become the next Mr. or Ms. Muscle Beach or just come to watch a great entertaining event at the Muscle Beach Venice Classic, July 4th in Venice, California. Special story about Rosemary Wedderburn included. Read on for more.
Since the beginning, the events at Muscle Beach have always been open to the public at no charge. This practice continues... Get the latest review and history right here for Muscle Beach on Memorial Day, 2006, held in Venice, California!
The contest, promoted and emceed by IRON MAN Magazine journalist Lonnie Teper, produced a record 65 contestants... This contest is seeing amazing growth. Get the details of how the show went and more right here!
The 2006 NPC Julie Palmer's Ultimate Bodybuilding Showdown was held June 3, 2006 at The University of Toledo. Here are the latest pics and commentary from the show.
The 2006 USBF North American Bodybuilding and Figure Pro/Am was held May 20th 2006. Here are the latest results and commentary!
On Saturday, May 20th, 2006 drug-free bodybuilders and figure competitors took the stage in the Nutri-Sport Natural Iowa and Central Midwest Championships... Here are the latest results with commentary! See how everyone did.
Phil Heath is seven for seven from the field on a bodybuilding stage. Here I'll discuss the controversy at the New York show and where he might place if he competes at the big dance. Check it out and see if you agree!
The 2006 Lehigh Valley Championships took place May 20, 2006 in Allentown, PA. Get the latest results and commentary about the show right here!
Get the latest commentary and results right here for the 2006 Ronnie Coleman Classic! The 10th annual competition was once again a sellout!
A very competitive lineup of 34 IFBB Pros took the stage as the judging panel whittled them down to a field of 15 that would duke it out at the finals. Read on as I list the top 9 and why they did or did not win. It was a close one!
The 2006 Mountain States Bodybuilding & Figure Championships was a pro qualifier that took place on May 20th, 2006 in Salt Lake valley, Utah. Get results and pictures here!
PlanetPhysique.com's healthy lifestyle weekend was held May 5-6, 2006 in the heart of downtown Cleveland, Ohio at the CSU Wolstein Center. We have put together some photos and information about what happened at the show. Check it out!
I've put together this review of the 2006 New York Pro so you can get a detailed glimpse of why the top five placed the way they did. Read on for more...
With a large contingent of big name bodybuilders on hand, as well as several promising new pros, this year's New York Pro could be the best ever. This preview will give you the top six spots. Check it out and see if you agree!
I went into this project knowing all the things I love about our sport and the things I hate about it. Well in the end all of the help and experience paid off with a very successful show. Get my review right here!
Pre-judging, and top five explained right here. See who placed in the top spots and why. See how Gary Strydom did and who got the Bodybuilding.com Fan's Choice award. The show was a great success!
The Third Annual Spirit of America was held April 29th at the Mattacheese Middle School in Cape Cod, MA. Cape Cod is quickly turning into a hotbed of bodybuilding competition... Full results and reviews available right here. See who won!
The Emerald Cup was not only spectacular; it is dear to my heart... Get my latest review on one of the most prestigious NPC shows in the country. Find out who was there and more...
The reviews are in. Here is a quick run down on how the 2006 Pro Masters World Championships went and who took the top five spots. Check it out!
The 2006 IFBB Masters Pro World Championship is now history... See my review of the show and get some insight on watching a webcast from the kitchen of your own home.
The 2006 Boise Fitness Expo, which included a FAME & NPC Contest, turned out to be the best we have seen to date. From the first show in 2002 to now we have come a long way. Read below to see what took place...
Here is another great review of the 2006 Arnold Classic Expo. Brenda Kelly shares her thoughts on the whole weekend and does not lack in the department of enthusiasm. Check it out!
Here is a quick recap of the 2006 Arnold and what some of the booths had to offer. In addition a Q&A has been added for those with bicep questions. Check it out.
This year, the Arnold Schwarzenegger Classic demonstrated, once again, that it is arguably the biggest and best bodybuilding show currently in existence. Who do you think should have won?
With over 100,000 people in attendance this year's Arnold Expo did not disappoint expectations. Find out what went on at the expo if you were not able to attend. Check it out!
I made my first trip to the Arnold Expo this year and what I saw was absolutely amazing. If you think you might be interested in seeing this show next year start planning now!
Pro Bodybuilding Weekly, the new talk radio show devoted exclusively to the world of professional bodybuilding & fitness. This Week: Post-Arnold Classic Show - 03/06/06.
There were 2 guys that stood out right from the whistle. They were Lee Priest and David Henry. See how these guys and the others did in this years first Pro Competition.
With an extensive competitive line-up of athletes, the 2006 Iron Man provided an interesting and refreshing display of muscle-clad physiques. Read on to see how the athletes did!
The 2005 Iron Man turned out to be a raging success for a rain soaked crowd. Learn more about the athletes and what the outcomes were. Learn more...
100% Raw Powerlifting Federation hosted the 2005 Holiday Cash Bench Bash on December 10, 2005 in Chicago, IL. This was a landmark event for three major reasons...
This year's show was full of excitement with some new twists which include the Bodybuilding.com booth and their live broadcast. This show drew a lot attention. Get my scoop right here...
At the 2005 Olympia expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas they held a new event called the Gakic Bench Press Challenge. How could something that sounds so cool become so horribly lame?
Check out this contest review from the Canadian National Fitness And Figure Competition. Looks like the competition was really tough.
Check out this contest review from the Canadian National Fitness And Figure Competition. Looks like the competition was really tough.
Brenda tells about her experience at the 2005 Arnold Classic Expo. Find out what she did, who she met, and more...
Hear all about Christina's days at the 2005 Arnold Expo. Who she met, what she did, and what the event was like.
Hugo Rivera reports on what happened at the 2005 Arnold Classic and gives commentary on the placings.
Find out what happened at the 2005 Arnold Classic.
For the second year in a row, the IFBB's first pro show of the season, the Ironman, was held on a day, which was pouring rain. Regardless of the wet weather, Gustavo Badell was dry as a bone and made his mark in bodybuilding with his first pro win.
The already sublime 2005 IRON MAN Pro line-up got even better last week when ?The Freakin? Rican? ? Gustavo Badell, announced he?ll be on the Pasadena Civic Auditorium stage on February 19.
Let's back up a bit to the start of the Olympia Weekend. And what a start it was...
When the fans gathered into the Mandalay Bay Event Center on Saturday night, there was a general feeling that the 40th edition of Joe Weider's Olympia would be a bit different than those that had preceded it.
Chris Cook came in with the hype. Mark Dugdale had the might. And, Will Harris finally got it right...
One of the hottest shows of the year (literally) took place in Las Vegas, NV on July 15-18. The contest was talked about and hyped by many. Find out who won, who should have won and more...
Find out what happened at the 2004 Toronto Pro show through the eyes of Clayton South...
In two short years since the induction of the GNC Show of Strength competition to the IFBB calendar it has firmly stamped its place as one of the top three contests of the year, just behind the Mr. Olympia and Arnold Classic. Find out what happened this year!
What a weekend this was. The GNC Show of Strength was one of the most impressive weekends I've ever had the pleasure of being a part of. Check out some awesome pictures and commentary from the show!
My first Olympia was in 2001 when Jay Cutler was very close to dethroning Ronnie Coleman. I remember the energy of the weekend, seeing the giants in person at the amazing Expo that is held there plus battle it out on stage. Find out what I think about this year's Olympia weekend!
Get the TRUTH behind the placings and check out pics of each of the competitors from the night show. Should Jay have won?
Get the lowdown on each competitor! How did they do? Did they deserve their placing?
On an average Las Vegas is probably one of the unhealthiest cities, well not on the Mr. Olympia weekend. There were beautiful people everywhere, and yes, its true, healthy people are the happiest people.
The 2002 Olympia Weekend was a blast! Here are the results, along with over 100 pics!
On May 11th, the 2002 NPC Eastern Seaboard was held at the World Congress Center in Atlanta. I normally don't go to NPC competitions in Atlanta but my friends and I made an exception for this particular event. The reason, we decided, was because Ronnie Coleman was scheduled to guest pose! Read on...
The Arnold Classic Weekend was a blast! The shows were held Feb. 22nd and 23rd. We have put together tons of pictures, results, links and commentary.
The 2001 Mr. Olympia was an awesome experience for everybody who was there. The contest was exciting as promised and the expo was packed with fitness babes, free supplement samples and shirts, and bodybuilding pros.
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