Posing Advice!

How do I flex my back? What do I need to know to survive the judging? What are some good poses and how do I do them? Where can I find the best oil to shine me up? All the answers and more found here!

It's not just about having a sculpted body... you need to know how to pose for the highest marks! There are some basic posing strategies that all competing bodybuilders must know.

Round One: The Seven Compulsory Poses.

Round Two: Relaxed Poses.

    The main point of this round is to stand flexed as much as you can get away with, while still maintaining a relaxed look on your face. You are required to display the muscularity in your body from the front, left sided, back, and right side.

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Round Three: Free-Posing.

    Round three is where you will present your unique routine set to music. It gives you a chance to let your strong points really shine, while hiding any weaker areas.

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The Posedown (The Top 5).

    This is it! It's you versus 5 others duking it out in the battle for all the marbles. Quite energetic an animated, the posedown is truly the piece de resistance of any bodybuilding competition.

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Contest Grooming: Tips and Tricks.

    If you are wondering what color of shorts will best compliment your skin tone and hair, we have the answer! Insider's tips on hair styling, shaving down, skin color, what not to forget and more.

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Better Posing Picture Gallery.

    A huge bodybuilder posing picture gallery organized nicely so you can find out how to do each and every pose! Click the thumbnails to enlarge.

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Great article on posing routines, personally I feel the traditional approach to the body building individual routines. A great person to watch posing is Kev Taylor - UKBFF champion, he has been in the industry competing over the last 3 decades!

Checkout his posing routines on his YouTube Channel - You will agree that it shows you off to the best:


Kind Regards
Shaun Swales
Twitter: @Shaunswales

May 31, 2012 3:15am | report
  • rep this user

Great info going to try tomorrow and I'll let you all see the results.

Jul 14, 2012 12:51pm | report
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