The Drop Set – Episode 81: Special Guest, IFBB Figure Pro and Posing Coach Kimberley Helm

This episode is all about my extended interview with IFBB Figure Pro and posing coach Kimberley Helm.  She shares her passion for all things bodybuilding as we discuss how she approaches the sport mentality, the differences between prep and offseason and why both are needed to be successful, and shares some posing tips and tricks as well – LOTS of info...
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Video update: Progress Photo Strategies & Posing Basics

Progress Photo Strategies and Posing Basics for Bodybuilding Progress pics – I know how much we all love them, right? So let’s make them easier AND better. In this video I break down lighting and take you through my house so you can see what works and what doesn’t. We take a break for a couple minutes to go over...
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The Drop Set – Episode 22: Timing it all, why we pose, back training 101

This week’s topics: what is the best time to train and the best time to hit your cardio? Why should you worry about posing, especially if you’re not going to compete? Aaaaaaan, back training 101! Tips and techniques to make your back sessions more effective
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Posing for progress pics – why it’s important and how to do it

Everyone with a coach has a love/hate relationship with progress pics.  They can be a great reminder of how far you’ve come, forcing you to see yourself as the camera captures you.  They can also be a pain in the ass and a frustrating “raw” view of a body you are trying hard to move away from. The psychology of...
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Why everyone should practice posing

Yes, even non-competitors. If you have any desire to step on stage, you need to being practicing your posing now.  It is absolutely impossible to spend too much time working on it.  The more time you spend on it, the more automatic it becomes.  The more opportunity you have to see room for improvements and adjust the way you are...
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The importance of posing

Quick, look at the figure competitors pictured above.  Can you spot who has spent their time practicing their posing correctly? Regardless of the division you choose to compete in – bodybuilding, physique, figure, or bikini – your posing is possibly the single most important element in determining your success. Bodybuilding, figure, whatever division you compete in – this sport is...
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