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    Do I have a shot at competing?


    OK, I've read the other threads, anyone can walk on stage...I get it.

    I'm curious for feedback from those who have competed. I've never been to a show (I understand I should go to one if I plan to take this to the next level).

    As of January 7th:

    6' 209 approx 11% bf

    NOTE: these pics are from today and I just started back in the gym (day 3 back) after being sick for 7 days no working out, bed rest 2 of those days and I've dropped 3lbs.

    Bought a poser a while back to get an idea of how I look in it. That's what all this work is for right?

    My story, started 10 years ago, I'm 33 now (just turned), and was 6' (obviously I haven't strunk) 155 and 17% bf.

    So I'd like to think I've made major gains.

    Hamstrings, I've lost, I can do a 315lb straight leg deadlift 10x and crush my hamstrings in all different ways but they just don't show...any suggestions? I mean it's there, just not as big as I would want.

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    Wow, I feel stupid, not one comment, I guess it is back to the drawing board lol.
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    You have a good foundation for competing. You need to diet down more to see what cuts will show in your hams.

    I agree with going to some shows and seeing what the judges are looking for. Maybe find a trainer that helps with competitions and posing. Snagagency here did shows, he is middle of a recomp so you could check his thread and see what his advice might be.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crader View Post
    You have a good foundation for competing. You need to diet down more to see what cuts will show in your hams.

    I agree with going to some shows and seeing what the judges are looking for. Maybe find a trainer that helps with competitions and posing. Snagagency here did shows, he is middle of a recomp so you could check his thread and see what his advice might be.

    Awesome, thanks for the advice.

    OK, I've seen the term a few times, what is recomp? I'm gathering it means to recomposition your body, which is foreign to me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sonny4753 View Post
    Awesome, thanks for the advice.

    OK, I've seen the term a few times, what is recomp? I'm gathering it means to recomposition your body, which is foreign to me.
    A recomp is when you are putting on lean muscle. Keeping the fat down. Diet is still clean, etc..
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    BIGGER, FASTER, STRONGER: Snag's Recipe for a [NATURAL] Recomp, Competition Style!

    He has some good recipes in here and some training and even a little science..lol
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    Where are the pics!!!?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Aggravated View Post
    Where are the pics!!!?
    That's what I was wondering! I thought I was stupid . . . can't find what is not there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sonny4753 View Post

    Hamstrings, I've lost, I can do a 315lb straight leg deadlift 10x and crush my hamstrings in all different ways but they just don't show...any suggestions? I mean it's there, just not as big as I would want.
    slow concentrated leg curls bro

    standing and lying are the best IMHO
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    I can't give you any advice without a visual!
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    Quote Originally Posted by p5sky View Post
    That's what I was wondering! I thought I was stupid . . . can't find what is not there.
    He must have deleted them, they were there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by crader View Post
    He must have deleted them, they were there.
    That's what I thought
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    So if he puts pics up and takes them down, does that mean he will get on stage, strike a few poses, and then disappear?
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    Odds are NO you have no shot.
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