My name is Skip La Cour; I am a 6-time national champion, drug-free bodybuilder. You can learn how to improve your bodybuilding and training efforts by visiting my websites skiplacour.com, manformation.com, massmachinenutrition.com. And today I'm going to talk to you about bodybuilding. So you have decided your going to enter a bodybuilding contest and now you want to know how to win your bodybuilding contest. There are so many factors to consider when you prepare for a contest and especially when you have decided your going to win. Your knowledge, your years of training, your level of dedication and focus will all come in to play. Now all things being equal with you and the other competitors there it's going to be the person who really works the hardest. The one who creates the highest standards and lives up to them for the longest period of time is going to determine who is going to look the best and who is going to win the bodybuilding contest. Get a coach, get a mentor, create a plan. Stick to your plan as you diet for the contest. As you train for the contest. You may be at an advantage because you have been training longer than your competitors, or you may be at a disadvantage because you have not been training as long as the other competitors have. That will all effect who wins the bodybuilding contest. So it's very important for you to pick a bodybuilding contest that is at your appropriate level. Another thing to consider is your genetics. Your ability to build muscle. The shape of your body and how it all flows together are factors that you don't always have full control over. You can't worry about that. If your determined to win a bodybuilding contest it's all about becoming the very best that you can be. It's making the most out of your genetic potential. It's about playing up your strengths and camouflaging or hiding your weaknesses to look your best on stage and giving your self the best chance to win your bodybuilding contest. Those are some basic tips on how to win a bodybuilding contest.