Learn everything you need to know to compete in a bodybuilding competition from the winning look to what the judges are looking you and how the models prepare before the show.
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Ashley: Everyone wonder how fitness competition is judged. Hi! Welcome and watch mojo.com. I’m Ashley. Today, we’re going to learn everything that’s involved. So, it sounds little bit how that you being prepping this past week? Michael Maurus: I started off for the carb depletion, it’s pretty much like letting your carbs down, and so like minimum amounts and then three days later rode up on the carbs, then we’ll dehydration before the show. Ashley: How much dehydration? Michael Maurus: I got my water 4pm, and then this morning I had a little water. Yeah, 4pm yesterday. Tara Hoare: Eating every hour and a half, trying to get a lot of sleep, a lot of rest and it’s not a lot of working out this sort of letting the muscles relax. Ashley: So, any special technics to do before going on stage? Matthew Elliott: Just a pump up and they usually don’t pump up the abs and triceps just everything else chest, bicep; you want to let get on stage that’s about -- Ashley: So, can you give us a little about your background in this fitness industry? Alicia Neasmith: I’m a personal trainer with one year only; I’ve been trained for about three. I’m a pro-card in fitness model and swimsuit model I’m the youngest pro ever, 19, and now I take women in to competitions and I do their diets, I do their contest wrap, so I kind of work prime since then. Ashley: Can you tell us a little bit about the judging for male and female muscle models? Alicia Neasmith: For just straight of body building, it’s faced on only the posing their physic after routine. For muscle model, there is no routine required and it’s they see modeling for someone who does a body building. Ashley: Like you tell us a little bit about how its judge for female and male fitness modeling? Alicia Neasmith: Fitness modeling is a little bit less muscle then muscle model, if you notice the muscle model starting to go up and build your bicep or something fitness model, its more relaxed more make up look like if you look at the covers say might been like oxygen or something like that, that sort of to look they’re looking for. So, just more relaxed, more like Q poses for the girls and like more like competitive poses for the guys. Ashley: What about the judging for the female the bikini models? Alicia Neasmith: In terms of muscular, it’s one step down from fitness model, so it’s a girl who is like nice curvy, gorges body just gets up on stage and rock through. Ashley: What does the judges look for all around overall? Alicia Neasmith: Muscle mass, symmetry, proportional like your shoulders and portion to your body, stage presence, confidence and marketability.

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