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 12th year, there's no doubt we are going from strength to strength! 6 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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Overall 2014 NPA Britain winning line-up

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Overall 2014 NPA South-West winning line-up

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Overall 2014 NPA Yorkshire winning line-up

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Overall 2014 NPA South-East winning line-up

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Overall 2014 NPA Midlands winning line-up

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Overall 2014 NPA Mike Williams Classic winning line-up

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2014 NPA Britain Trained Figure winning line-up

7 days to go to the 2015 NPA MIDLANDS CHAMPIONSHIPS! Be there at Stratford Artshouse on Sunday August 23rd!

Here's the poster for the 2015 NPA MIDLANDS CHAMPIONSHIPS to be held on Sunday August 23rd at Stratford Artshouse, 14, Rother Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6LU. Click on the header for more info!

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 and photos by Michael Phillips, Alan Grimshaw, and Chris Fortune - click on the header to read the report.

Incredible first-timer CHRIS PUGH wins the 2015 Overall NPA South West title at only 22 years of age in a sensational contest debut!

The ninth year of the NPA South West Championships sees newcomer CHRIS PUGH take the Overall title in convincing fashion! Huge congratulations to Chris and to all the other class winners: Wesley Clarke, Lucy Oakman, Tom Sanders, James Bradshaw, Sonny Topham, Steven Cheng, and Ian Stevenson - all top class Natural Bodybuilding Champions! Many thanks to the main show sponsors: BS-X BODYSHOX and UDO’S CHOICE, in particular Adam Cox and Tony Barnes, who as well as supporting the competition financially, they supplied supplements for the first two places in each class. Additional thanks to class sponsors: Matt Bembridge (The Gym Professor); Sean Lewis & Sowton MOT’s, Exeter; and Fox Mouldings Ltd. And finally, special thanks to all who attended and supported the competition. Report and photography by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou. Click on the header to take you to the show report.

UPDATED! The NPA MEMBERS GALLERY! Check out the hundreds of great photos - and be inspired!

The most popular section of the NPA web-site is the MEMBERS GALLERY. Check out all the hundreds of photographs of NPA members, featuring the outstanding photography of Fivos Averkiou, the NPA's official photographer, with additional contributions from Eric Guy, Alex McKenna, and Michael Phillips, among others. The NPA Members Gallery will be updated after every competition this year, and will hopefully feature every single competitor. Here's a great photo of RYAN WELSH, 2015 NPA Junior Yorkshire Champion, photographed by Fivos. As a way of trying to keep the Gallery up to date, only photos of NPA members from this year and 2014 will be featured; so enjoy the great photography, and be inspired and encouraged to be the best you can be, naturally, of course!