The Weird Things You Have to Do to Compete As a Bodybuilder

When I started lifting weights I never much considered competing in any bodybuilding events. Then a trainer at a gym told me that I should compete in my weight class. I did everything naturally. there would never be any failed drug tests showing steroids in me, so I wanted to try a competition that promoted natural training. The main things I was told to do was to get rid of the hair and get an even tan. I never even considered that I would be looking for places that do hair removal for men.

My wife laughed when she saw me on the computer looking for options to get rid of my chest and arm hair without it looking like I shaved. To compete, you really need smooth skin that is evenly tanned. It is like the canvas that lets the muscles be seen. I was not a hairy monster, but I did have chest hair and dark arm hair. Fortunately for me and my wife, I did not have any back hair. Continue reading