The first step to a perfect prep starts here.
The Physique Athlete is the voice of the first-time competitor.
The Physique Athlete helps you transition from an everyday gym athlete to award winning first-time competitor. We offer educational tools and guidance so you can prepare and execute a perfect prep.
We provide books, articles, and athlete interviews. The Physique Athlete is the world's only dedicated space specifically for first-time competitors.
Brand New Competitors
Do your research and start preparing now for your first competition prep.
Take our first-time competitor readiness quiz.
Afterwards, unlock the next step in on your journey: Chapter 27 - How to Pick the Right Coach from the Beginning.
As a first time competitor, you have questions:
What questions should I ask my potential competition Prep Coach?
What kind of mental, emotional, physical and time investment is Prep?
How much money should I start saving right now for both Prep & Show Day?
How do I pick the right Organization to compete in?
Which Division is right for my physical structure?
What items should I start collecting right now to pack in my Show Bag?
Post Prep Blues, are they real?
Sixteen Weeks is your official study guide.
Do your research.
Execute a Perfect Prep.
If competing in bodybuilding is on your bucket list, you need to read this book first. Providing perspective from "behind the glitter & tan" as a competitor herself, Rian captures the journey of competition prep from beginning to completion with clarity, humor, and honest advice.
-Melanie Daly ~ PNBA Pro Figure, NFF & GBO Pro Women's Physique
Founder/Lead Coach of Bodyworx Fit: Be Well * Be Fit * Be Fierce