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Winter 2017
taBLe oF CoNteNts
NGa NaturaL mag “the oldest natural and most reputable bodybuilding organization established in 1979 ” — Andrew Bostinto
President & Founder The National Gym Association Inc Features
Cover story
ultimate Fitness NGa Certification in thailand
By Dr Christoph Klueppel First On-Site NGA Certification Program in Thialand 28
the the Natural Way! Lost in the the Gym By Mike Hamill
Developing a a a plan for your training 24
Beauty and the Beast
By Terri Whitsel
A fairytale comes true 18
5 reasons to
reconsider Cheat
Days During Contest Prep
By Peter Fitschen Should you you or shouldn’t you? 44 the Pelvic tilt
By Dr Nicholas M Licameli PT PT DPT
The foundation to
optimal movement and performance 22
vitamin e e e e e for excellence
By Dr Christoph Klueppel All you need to
know about this supplement 32
Power Foods
By Josh Miller
Building that perfect physique 48
Why stretch?
By Peter Nielsen
Top 10 Health Benefits 6 Motivation for the Natural Bodybuilder
By Paul Desimone There is no limit 10 Momentary Muscular
Failure vs intensity
By Mark Pacheco
he he he greater greater the the intensity
the the greater greater the muscle stimulation 12
How to
Become a a sponsored athlete By Paula Franklin Five recommended steps 36
Mental readiness
By Kennett Washington Reverse the effects of aging
on your brain 46
FeatureD atHLetes travis “Featherhawk” snyder
By Terri Whitsel
8 From Preemie to
Muscle Man
By Rev Warren Egebo 20 Pushing Fifty
By Kica Loliyong
34 Mike “Brocman” ives
Warrior Spirit Award
By Bill Mora
testimonial from an NGa Competitor
By Michelle Sagely
50 NGa sHoWs
2016 Pro/am NGa east
Natural Championships
By Terri Whitsel
State College PA 14
2016 NGa Pro/am Bluegrass Bodybuilding Championships
By Josh Miller
Lexington KY 26
2016 NGa Pre/am Natural Peoria Championships
By Jonathan Aggen Peoria IL 38 2016 NGa Pro/am universe & american Natural Championships
By Earl “The Pearl” Snyder Coral Springs FL 52
eaCH issue CoNtest resuLts
NGa Contest results
August–November 2016 62 Letter from the editor By Francine Bostinto
4 NGa 2017
schedules 69
Hall of Fame inductee pg 52
NGa Certification in thailand
pg 28
Beauty and the Beast
pg 18
oN tHe Cover Model: Natasha Crowther NGA Pro Bikini Photo by: Roger Lister
Cover Design by: Lana B Callahan

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