The Bodybuilding Pentathlon

The Bodybuilding Pentathlon pen·tath·lon /penˈtaTHlən,penˈtaTH(ə)ˌlän/ noun an athletic event comprising five different events for each competitor The Modern Pentathlon includes such diverse events as fencing, shooting, swimming, riding, and running.  I’m all about versatility, but the Bodybuilding Pentathlon is a bit more streamlined than that. My goal with this split was to create 5 workouts that all felt like events, in and...
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The Deceiver

The Deceiver Sometimes you open up a workout and just stare blankly for a second, thinking “holy crap – I’m going to die” – and sometimes, you take a look at your lifting agenda and shrug it off simply, “pfft…I got this.” Most of the workouts in The Deceiver fall into the latter category, but it’s quite a bait and...
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Men’s Physique Blueprint

Five Starr Physique client Billy Meyer on stage at his first show. Men’s Physique Blueprint – Hitting the Aesthetic Demands If you’ve competed in or looked in competing in Men’s Physique, you probably have an idea of the type of aesthetic that gets rewarded there – huge chest and shoulders, small waist, and a thick, wide back.  Legs are optional,...
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Figure Ready

Of all the divisions a woman can enter in a bodybuilding competition, Figure is the oldest and most established.  Judging standards evolve over time but the things that score high marks tend to be pretty consistent – capped shoulders, a pronounced V-taper with a small waist, good sweep to the quads, a densely muscled back and good separation in the...
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