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How A Bodybuilding Coach Will Help You Reach Your Competition Goals

How A Bodybuilding Coach Will Help You Reach Your Competition Goals

Whether you are trying bodybuilding for the first time or you are highly experienced, it always helps to have a trained professional on your side. Working with a personal bodybuilding coach provides you with extra assistance to prepare leading up to  your competition as well as assist with stage preparation and last minute details on the day of competition. Bodybuilding coaches are able to help you create the final look you desire using their expertise. A personal bodybuilding coach puts in the time to get to know you, your lifestyle, and your body to create the best bodybuilding experience. They are committed to your success and offer you bodybuilding benefits you can’t get elsewhere.

How A Bodybuilding Coach Can Help You

Create Customized Plans
Bodybuilding is even more intense and customized than regular workout plans. Some people are lucky enough to have a fast metabolism and a genetic predisposition for muscle gain, but others don’t have this advantage. Your physiology will determine what training and preparation are required of you to reach your ideal competition goals. A bodybuilding coach will be able to utilize information about your lifestyle, your weight, your muscle gain, and more to develop a plan that will give you ideal results. Since bodybuilding coaches are experienced working with different body types, they will be able to bring new perspectives you otherwise wouldn’t have access to. Whether this is your first competition or you’re a seasoned bodybuilder, you can discuss your personal competition goals and your bodybuilding coach can make changes to suit your needs and performance goals.

Weight Training And Workouts
Bodybuilding typically requires lots of weight training and cardio, but how much of each of these you do, as well as what areas are targeted, will be completely personalized. A bodybuilding coach will give you a clear and concise workout plan that outlines the steps you need to take to get competition ready, including the cardio and weight training needed. Your personal bodybuilding coach will outline how much weight each area needs, how many reps you need to do, how long and fast you need to run, and more. By having a specific and purposeful workout plan, your bodybuilding coach can help you get competition ready in time. To ensure you find the right bodybuilding coach for you, read How To Pick A Bodybuilding Personal Trainer Who Will Help You Win Competitions.

Teach You Bodybuilding Rules For Competition
Bodybuilding competitions aren’t just about how much muscle you have. Bodybuilding competitions have certain rules that need to be followed and proper posing and transitions are of critical importance for competitors. Your bodybuilding coach will show you how to best showcase your physique during a competition, how to perfectly hit the mandatory poses, and how to smoothly transition from one pose to another. Your bodybuilding coach can also help you prepare for the competition beforehand by ensuring you are stage ready. To be ready for a competition, you need to wear the proper attire that meets competition requirements while also complimenting your body, you should have the expected and appropriate tan, and you should be properly oiled. Your bodybuilding coach can also help you achieve a little more muscle definition right before the show with specific, quick, last-minute workouts or dietary advice.

To learn more about the role of bodybuilding coaches, read 3 Reasons You Need A Bodybuilding Coach.

Get Ready For Your Next Competition With The Help Of A Bodybuilding Coach

At Jensen Fitness, our personal training, fitness coaching, and bodybuilding coaching will provide you with all of the support you need to achieve your personal goals and help you get competition ready. From supporting you to reach a new bodybuilding goal through months of hard work and personalized training, to the days leading up to competition, a Jensen Fitness bodybuilding coach is here to support you. Our staff are fully invested in your success and we can help you build a body worthy of gold. To start getting ready for your next bodybuilding competition, contact our team of personal trainers and bodybuilding coaches in SE Calgary by calling 1-403-200-0199 or by filling out our online contact form.


For most competitions, a novice is someone who has either never competed in a bodybuilding competition before, someone who has competed but never placed, or who has not placed in the top 3 in an Open class. Check with the organization you are competing with to ensure you are in the right category of the competition.

 At Jensen Fitness, we offer both in-gym and online coaching to accommodate your needs and schedule

To become a bodybuilding professional takes years of hard work and dedication. The bodybuilding journey is different for everyone, but do not expect to be as big as Arnold Schwarzenegger within the first few months of training. Although this process takes a long time to transform your body, stick to it and the results will be worth the hard work


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