NPC Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander – Hudson Valley Style Magazine

NPC is the National Physique Committee, a national organization dedicated to the pursuit of a body-building program that will build great bodies. They are one of the most well-respected organizations in the bodybuilding world and sponsor several bodybuilding competitions throughout the year.

NPC bodybuilding competitions include the following:

* The Women’s National Fitness Championship
* Women’s National Body Building Championship
* USA Men’s Championship
* The IFBB World Championships
* The IFBB Northern Championship
* Junior USA Body Building Championship

And that’s just a few of the national championship competitions sanctioned by the NPC. When an event is sponsored by the NPC, it is well-respected. People know that NPC bodybuilding competitions are ones that can give legitimacy to them as serious body-building athletes.

Their contests are held all over the country and in Canada and have long been considered THE contests to enter and win. The NPC Nationals is the number one amateur bodybuilding competition and has launched plenty of hardcore bodybuilders on to successful careers in the industry. They have full-time promoters working non-stop to make sure that every one of the NPC body-building competitions is the best that they can be.

The NPC is an amateur organization. Becoming a member of the NPC and competing in their competitions can lead to membership in the world’s strongest body-building organization – the IFBB (International Federation of Body Builders). The IFBB is a professional organization for bodybuilders who make a living with their physiques.

NPC bodybuilding involves more than just competitions. They are dedicated to educating new bodybuilders including women and teens. They also provide members with alternatives to steroids and information on how to sculpt the perfect body.

NPC Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York
NPC Bodybuilding – Bodybuilding 101 with Maxwell Alexander – Fitness Photography by Duncan Avenue Studios, New York

Anyone can become a member of the NPC. If you are interested in bodybuilding and possibly going pro one day, being a member of the NPC is an important part of your body-building goals. All you have to do is submit an application along with a yearly membership fee. With that, you will receive the following:

  • Six issues of NPC News magazine that features the sport’s up and coming new bodybuilding and fitness stars, along with contest results and contest information on future NPC events.
  • Liability insurance (if you’re a registered contestant) covering you going to, from, and at any NPC bodybuilding and fitness event.
  • Eligibility to participate in NPC events and qualify for IFBB events.NPC bodybuilding is a very important part of a serious body-building regimen. Even if you don’t want to go pro, being a member of the NPC can be very valuable in your body-building career.

About NPC:

The National Physique Committee is the premier amateur physique organization in the world. Since 1982, the top athletes in bodybuilding, fitness, figure, bikini, and physique have started their careers in the NPC. Many of those athletes graduated to successful careers in the IFBB Professional League, a list that includes 24 Olympia and 38 Arnold Classic winners.

NPC athletes are regularly featured in and on the covers of international publications such as Muscle & Fitness and Muscle & Fitness Hers, Muscular Development, and Fitness Rx for Women. The Men’s Physique and Women’s Bikini Divisions have launched the NPC into the mainstream. Our NPC competitors in these divisions can be seen in national magazines, ad campaigns, etc. Plus, it is not uncommon to see major professional athletes and A-list celebrities such as Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson appearing at our events.

Lee Haney, Ronnie Coleman, Jay Cutler, Phil Heath, Shawn Rhoden, Kai Greene, Jeremy Buendia, Cory Everson, Lenda Murray, Breon Ansley, Adela Garcia, Nicole Wilkins, Nicole Nagrani, Ashley Kaltwasser, Dexter Jackson, Kevin Levrone, Danny Hester, Kevin English, Cyd Gillon, David Henry, Iris Kyle, Flex Wheeler, Dana Linn Bailey, Brandon Hendrickson, Latoya Watts, Whitney Jones, Camala Rodriguez, Chris Cormier, Candice Keene, Shawn Ray, Shanique Grant, Janet Layug, Jennifer Ronzitti, and India Paulino are just some of the stars in the health and fitness industry who got their start in the NPC.