Welcome to the Natural Physique Association

Welcome to the web-site of the Natural Physique Association. The NPA successfully promotes the sport of Natural Bodybuilding in the UK, and now in our 13th year, there's no doubt we are going from strength to strength! 5 qualifying competitions all leading to the prestigious NPA British Championships in October. We drug test (to WADA standards), and polygraph, at all our competitions. We are here to inspire you to create the best body you can by following a Natural Bodybuilding lifestyle. Bodybuilding / weight-training can improve your life in a huge way, and not just physically; you'll find your mental strength and self-belief will benefit too. Train hard, stay healthy and Natural, and support the Natural Physique Association!

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2015 NPA Britain


2015 NPA Midlands


2015 NPA Mike Williams Pro-Am


2015 NPA Mike Williams Classic


2015 NPA South East


2015 NPA South West


2015 NPA Yorkshire

A fantastic MATT SMITH in his first contest takes the Novice and Overall 2016 NPA South West titles!

From deepest Devon, MATT SMITH takes the stage on his competitive debut and goes home with the Overall 2016 NPA South West title! Big congrats to Matt, and to all the class winners: Scott Fruin, Scott Chaplin, Emma Corry, Massimo Poli, Ian Stevenson, and Ashley Healey; with big thanks to all the show sponsors who were: BS-X BODYSHOX NUTRITION; UDO'S CHOICE; Matt Bembridge - The Gym Professor; Emma Corry - Vegan Warrior PT; Sonny Topham PT; 2015 British Trained Figure Champion, Julia Hubbard; Ian and Michelle Humphrey's Oxygen Gym, Penzance; Sean Lewis' Sowton MoT's, Exeter. Report / photos by Phillips & Averkiou.

Amazing first-timer DANIEL MUCHA does a clean sweep and takes the 2016 Novice & Overall NPA Yorkshire titles!

The contest season kicks off with a bang! A packed house at the 2016 NPA Yorkshire! Big congrats to all the class winners: Pete Gawtry, Sandie Andrew, Daniel Fadai-Tehrani, Martin Parker, Mark Williams, Karen Gunson, Ryan Stevens, Katie Le Feuvre, Andy Cowling, Joe Grailey, Nick Adams, and Overall Champions AMY WILSON & DANIEL MUCHA. Huge thanks to our main show sponsors: BULK POWDERS & UDO'S CHOICE, and to class sponsors: Sam Roberts' Legacy Gym, Loughborough; Tom MacMillan's Body by Mac; Peter Goodall, The Electric Man, Wakefield; Joanne Todd's Chalk & Diamonds Bikini's; Lee Austin's Generation Fitness; Matt Bembridge, The Gym Professor; Nicola Gilbert's A1 Tanning; Tony Barnes & Charlene Black of Be More Fit, Leeds; David Thomas, The Motivation Speaker. Report / photos by Phillips & Averkiou.

NPA Clothing all over the World! For young and old - wear your NPA clothing with pride! Read and enjoy!

As we all know, the NPA is going Global, with our hoodies, shorts, t-shirts and vests being seen all over the World! Here a pic of one of the NPA's top supporters, young Sky Parker, with her Daddy Martin's 2016 NPA Yorkshire trophy! This is an article for you all to enjoy featuring photos of NPA members looking fabulous in such far flung countries as Spain, Holland, Singapore, America, Iceland, Austria, and Yorkshire! Wear your NPA Clothing with PRIDE, and thanks to all featured for contributing!

The Best line-up ever seen on a British Bodybuilding stage! NIGEL ST. LEWIS wins the 2015 NPA Mike Williams Pro-Am!

HOWARTH - PALMER - PANEK - RODNEY - ST. LEWIS - WATT. These 6 great Champions all competed in awesome shape in the 2015 NPA Mike Williams Pro-Am, making it the BEST line-up ever seen on a Natural Bodybuilding stage in Great Britain! The photos tell the story, so make sure you look and admire every photo taken by Fivos Averkiou - read the in depth report by Michael Phillips; if you weren't there, immerse yourself in the photos and text and you will think you were there! £2000 PRIZE MONEY! Big thanks to NMB NUTRITION and UDO'S CHOICE for their great sponsorship, and many congratulations to NIGEL ST. LEWIS on a memorable victory!

Outstanding newcomer DANIEL OSBORNE wins the Overall 2015 NPA Mike Williams Classic!

With a physique of great mass, symmetry, and shape, in his first ever NPA competition DAN OSBORNE takes the Overall Mike Williams Classic! Big congrats to Dan, and to all the class winners: Dom Rae, Emma Fryer, Chris Fortune, Carlos Barradas, Samantha Coyle, Kane Georgiou, Christine Nanton, and the evergreen John Madourie! Huge thanks to all the show sponsors: NMB NUTRITION; UDO'S CHOICE; Richard Grattan’s R G Strength & Physique Gym, Halifax; Mr. Philip Drew, esq.; Lisa Corallini Strength 2 Strength Physiotherapy; Glen Davis' Go-Pro Gym Equipment; Matt Bembridge, The Gym Professor; Carl Parry & Ashtan Interiors; Mark & Gill Fox of Fox Mouldings, Thirsk; Fivos Averkiou, Photography, with special thanks to all who were there! Report / photos by Phillips & Averkiou.

Big BEN WOODHART returns to competition after 6 years away and wins the 2015 NPA South East!

Ben Woodhart takes the 2015 NPA Overall South-East title in awesome shape! Huge congrats to Big Ben, and to all the class winners: Michela Rotella, Phil Keyte, AJ Morris, Andy Turner, Stephanie James, Martin Rowlands, Josh Goodfellow, Attila Kocse, and Marcos Gava, top class Champions one and all! Many thanks to the main show sponsors, EQ NUTRITION and UDO’S CHOICE, and to the class sponsors Fox Mouldings, NPA British Ladies Physique Champion Carol Streeter, Mr. Philip Drew, esq., and Matt Bembridge – The Gym Professor. Special thanks to all who were there supporting the competition! Report / photos by Phillips & Averkiou.

A superb CLIFTON MORAIS takes the 2015 Overall NPA MIDLANDS title!

A superb CLIFTON MORAIS wins the Heavyweight and Overall 2015 NPA Midlands titles! Many congratulations to Clifton and all the class winners: Paul Thorpe; Pete Gawtry; Tracey Beirne; Mark Parkes; Emma Walsh; Thomas Beswick; Kieran Kevan; and Jason Green. Huge thanks to the main show sponsor ULTIMATE SPORTS NUTRITION; and to all the class sponsors: Udo’s Choice; Fox Mouldings Ltd; Fivos Averkiou – photography; HelderBarroso.com; Matt Bembridge www.gymprofessor.com; and many thanks to all who were there for your great support! Report / photos by Phillips & Averkiou.

Statements from NPA member Michela Rotella, and from the NPA.

The following features two statements; one from NPA member and competitor Michela Rotella, and one from the NPA.

STEVE HOWARTH wins the 2015 UIBBN European Masters crown in Germany to add yet another major title to his collection!

Dateline: June 2015; venue: Zwickau, Germany; the NPA takes a small team to the 2015 UIBBN European Championships and are superbly represented by DAN LAMPARD, RYAN WELSH, CHRIS FORTUNE, and STEVE HOWARTH, who has now won the Yorkshire, Britain, European, and World titles! Report / photos by Michael Phillips, Alan Grimshaw, and Chris Fortune.