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Old 11-16-2010, 05:21 PM   #1
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Mistakes people make do to hype. Hard core straight up weather you like it or not.

1. I can press more than you so Im going to win.
  • Judges don't care how much you lift.
  • Make your lifts count and tear up fibers. TO much weight and pure form/tempo only goes so far.
2. I'm only 3% body fat so I'm ripped.
  • Judges don't care the % body fat your test comes up with.
  • I never seen a show stopped to pinch test the people.
3. Get as dark as you can you will look bigger.
  • The darker the better isn't always the real deal.
  • A great tan applied well will look better than a darker crappy job that looks like it is laying on the skin rather than in the skin.

You can do 100% to come in great BUT the day of the show you don't have the right set up you will be smooth and hold water just under the skin no matter how little your water intake.

The BBer that can honestly see's were they need to improve and takes the steps. Will be a success.

This isn't directed to or at anyone. This is just some helpfull tips from a person that has been around the block. I trophied at every show but 1. That show I followed all the Hype and what others did, I am not proud of that.
I took 5th agenst guys I rutienly beat.
So find what works for you not everyone else and don't let your pryde keep your eyes closed to if it isn't working.
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Old 11-16-2010, 05:26 PM   #2
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MAB member of the month right here guys!! Great stuff as usual Rich.
Thanks all.

ON a side note
. As far as the tan. This don't rule out tans like Dream Tan. I personally use D/T just I follow a few day slap in method. And I mean SLAP. After Tammy is done I'm beat red and in pain. But the end result is worth it.

So for tan's research and test. Some work for some and some don't work for others. Your skin pH will decide this. EXAMPLE: I turn green with Jan Tan and Pro Tan. Even with there pre scrub skin prep.
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You tan was amazing Rich. The bronze look made you look like a statue.
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As competitive BBer the things we need to master:
1. TAN= Your best tan system
2. Magic= The magic of dropping fat and keeping as much mass as possible.
3. Illusion= Best way to do poses for the illusion your bigger than you are, AND hide week points
4. Captivation= Put the judges in aw, as long as they are looking at you its less time they are looking at others.

5. Entertainer= This is 99% for the crowd BUT 1% is in case your routine is to help brake a tie.
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Thanks all.

ON a side note
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So for tan's research and test. Some work for some and some don't work for others. Your skin pH will decide this. EXAMPLE: I turn green with Jan Tan and Pro Tan. Even with there pre scrub skin prep.
This, you MUST slap it to get that nice shine glittery look.
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Thanks Steve.

As competitive BBer the things we need to master:
1. TAN= Your best tan system
2. Magic= The magic of dropping fat and keeping as much mass as possible.
3. Illusion= Best way to do poses for the illusion your bigger than you are, AND hide week points
4. Captivation= Put the judges in aw, as long as they are looking at you its less time they are looking at others.

5. Entertainer= This is 99% for the crowd BUT 1% is in case your routine is to help brake a tie.
A good pair of perfectly fitted trunks helps also.
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