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The Elite Pathway and the Bodybuilding Journey

Dr. Andrew Chappell WNBF Pro Bodybuilder Introduction I’m a Pro Natural Bodybuilder. As of 2022 I’ve competed in 8 Professional Bodybuilding competitions. Four of those events were World Finals, 1 European championship and 3 British Grand Prix’s. I’ve been competing as a Pro since 2014. The professional scene is where the best natural bodybuilders compete. …

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Competitive Bodybuilding: What are the Poses & How is It Judged?

Dr. Andrew Chappell BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, ANutr (Sport/Exercise): WNBF Pro Natural Bodybuilder, Judge, Coach and Posing Coach Competition Format In male competitive bodybuilding athletes are judged on their relative strengths and weakness compared to their peers. There are different divisions (teen, jnr, open, master etc), but the competition takes place over three Rounds Round …

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Competition Prep in 2019, what’s changed this time round?

Dr. Andrew Chappell, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, RNutr (Sport) Performance Nutritionist As I prepare for Pro stage once again here are some of the things I’ve done differently this time round in anticipation of my return to the stage. What’s Changed For 2019? Bodybuilding competition preparation requires meticulous planning and a lot of hard work, …

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Getting The proper ‘advices’- First Time Competitors

Dr. Andrew Chappell DFAC Pro Natural Bodybuilder, BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, ANutr (Sport/Exercise) Things to consider when searching for appropriate bodybuilding/fitness information In one of the most famous scence of the classic bodybuilding documentary ‘Pumping Iron’, Arnold Schwarzenegger famously jests that it would not be that difficult to give his friend and rival competitor ‘Franco Columbo’ the ‘Wrong …

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