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    Never thought Id say this ...

    Im actually considering wanting to compete sometime soon in the future.
    I dont even know where to begin but I know Id have to try it.
    Is this something that needs a coach?
    Ill take any advice .. harsh truths and all that Jazz.

    Im 57 and 159lbs ( I saw somewhere Id fall in the lightweight class )

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    We all start somewhere! Step one imho is to start going to some local shows to see what it's all about. This will either encourage or discourage you but either way you will see what the guys and girls go through. Be sure you go to prejudging in the morning where the work is actually done.

    Also paruse the below site and check out the competitors in your class in contest around the U.S. Click on "galleries" then "recent contests" if the link doesn't take you directly to it. You'll enjoy it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kelkel View Post
    We all start somewhere! Step one imho is to start going to some local shows to see what it's all about. This will either encourage or discourage you but either way you will see what the guys and girls go through. Be sure you go to prejudging in the morning where the work is actually done.

    Also paruse the below site and check out the competitors in your class in contest around the U.S. Click on "galleries" then "recent contests" if the link doesn't take you directly to it. You'll enjoy it.

    Contests | NPC News Online
    Thanks a ton kelkel , going to check that link out now .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrisp83TRT View Post
    Im actually considering wanting to compete sometime soon in the future.
    I dont even know where to begin but I know Id have to try it.
    Is this something that needs a coach?
    Ill take any advice .. harsh truths and all that Jazz.

    Im 57 and 159lbs ( I saw somewhere Id fall in the lightweight class )
    What Kelkel said is all true and it is fun, but you need to be able to make the commitment to diet, cardio, and the gym. It really gets addicting.. if you have a girlfriend or family, you need for them to be onboard. If not, plan on arguments.
    The transformation that you can make with your body is incredible.


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    Quote Originally Posted by charger69 View Post
    What Kelkel said is all true and it is fun, but you need to be able to make the commitment to diet, cardio, and the gym. It really gets addicting.. if you have a girlfriend or family, you need for them to be onboard. If not, plan on arguments.
    The transformation that you can make with your body is incredible.


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    Here is how you get them on board....

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    Cardio is pure evil!
    You know what it did to poor 540!

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    Help me I can't imagine being a young single guy with my mind now...
    Imagine what you would look like! I would just get a job at the gym and rep for a ugl...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrisp83TRT View Post
    I’m actually considering wanting to compete sometime soon in the future.
    I don’t even know where to begin but I know I’d have to try it.
    Is this something that needs a coach?
    I’ll take any advice .. harsh truths and all that Jazz.

    I’m 5’7 and 159lbs ( I saw somewhere I’d fall in the lightweight class )
    Having a coach will speed things up for sure, it takes time to learn things by yourself. But if you do get a reputable one with lots of credentials/clients who have done well in competitions.

    Always good to have big goals, just take one step at a time. Good luck!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obs View Post
    Here is how you get them on board....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obs View Post
    Help me I can't imagine being a young single guy with my mind now...
    Imagine what you would look like! I would just get a job at the gym and rep for a ugl...
    What the hell is this about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by cousinmuscles View Post
    What the hell is this about?
    Spending too much time on your body with a family and the strife it causes. No where near the full scope of it.

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    You care about this more than me.
    You are living two lives.
    You just want to be a loner.
    You think we are just in your way.
    You only care about your body.
    You make me feel insecure looking like you do.
    You just want some fitness girl.

    Omg your at the gym?
    Omg I thought you were going to work not the gym!

    Well fuck off my dear because I am doing this and you can accept it or move on.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Obs View Post
    You care about this more than me.
    You are living two lives.
    You just want to be a loner.
    You think we are just in your way.
    You only care about your body.
    You make me feel insecure looking like you do.
    You just want some fitness girl.

    Omg your at the gym?
    Omg I thought you were going to work not the gym!

    Well fuck off my dear because I am doing this and you can accept it or move on.
    Man, that's just plain sad. Guess I should feel lucky not to have that issue. My husband and I are very, very independent. We do nothing together but pay a mortgage and raise a kid. It's not a great relationship at all but at least I can go to the gym whenever I want (if I have a sitter for our boy). I often wish I had a closer relationship but this makes me appreciate the perks of my dysfunctional one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeanutbutterDC View Post
    Man, that's just plain sad. Guess I should feel lucky not to have that issue. My husband and I are very, very independent. We do nothing together but pay a mortgage and raise a kid. It's not a great relationship at all but at least I can go to the gym whenever I want (if I have a sitter for our boy). I often wish I had a closer relationship but this makes me appreciate the perks of my dysfunctional one!
    If she didn't make up for it by being my grandmother
    I would be single.
    She is an amazing person though and she is right in many ways. Doesn't mean I will change though.
    8l

    Mixed signals... She bought me this shirt.
    I shouldn't complain about her, she is one of a kind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Obs View Post
    You care about this more than me.
    You are living two lives.
    You just want to be a loner.
    You think we are just in your way.
    You only care about your body.
    You make me feel insecure looking like you do.
    You just want some fitness girl.

    Omg your at the gym?
    Omg I thought you were going to work not the gym!

    Well fuck off my dear because I am doing this and you can accept it or move on.
    Obs you need to train in the AM and why would you tell her your not working? Working out is working

    Quote Originally Posted by PeanutbutterDC View Post
    Man, that's just plain sad. Guess I should feel lucky not to have that issue. My husband and I are very, very independent. We do nothing together but pay a mortgage and raise a kid. It's not a great relationship at all but at least I can go to the gym whenever I want (if I have a sitter for our boy). I often wish I had a closer relationship but this makes me appreciate the perks of my dysfunctional one!
    Damm PB, your husband is missing out. By reading your messages and seeing your pictures, he is missing out in more ways than one.

    I am lucky, my wife is my best friend. We do a lot together and we also do our own thing when we want to.

    OP, good luck on your journey! It takes hard work and determination and I respect the hell out of people that can do it.

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    Wow good thing i am the black sheep of my family. They can stay the fuck outta my way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kbunyan View Post
    Wow good thing i am the black sheep of my family. They can stay the fuck outta my way.
    same(sometimes it feelsbad but hey they leave you alone and don't have any expectations ! )

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    Heres another piece of advice: PRACTICE posing. It can make you or break you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeanutbutterDC View Post
    My husband and I are very, very independent. We do nothing together but pay a mortgage and raise a kid. It's not a great relationship at all but at least I can go to the gym whenever I want (if I have a sitter for our boy). I often wish I had a closer relationship but this makes me appreciate the perks of my dysfunctional one!

    Disclaimer-BG is presenting fictitious opinions and does in no way encourage nor condone the use of any illegal substances.
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