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the lats are flared outward. Classic “strong man” body building pose Typically, judges will call for the competitor’s favorite most muscular pose. At this point, they have the option to hit whichever of the most muscular poses they feel make them look the best.

If you want to come up with some poses of your own, by all means do so! You know your body best of all and if there are certain muscles you really want to show off – such as your glutes – definitely do it!

When you come up with a posing routine, you should practice so that you know it like the back of your hand. If you hear your music on the radio, you should be doing your routine in your head.

Every chance you get, watch yourself going through the routine and maximizing your muscle tone so that you make an impressive performance.

Have someone take pictures or video of you and be highly critical of it. You can also have someone else look at it for you and tell you where you can improve and where you are strongest.

While you are posing, breathe normally and focus on flexing of the muscles. You want to appear cut and ripped as much as possible.

Muscle Building  
Muscle Building  

Bodybuilding is the process of developing muscle fibers through various techniques. It is achieved through muscle conditioning, weight train...