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


Overall 2014 NPA South-West winning line-up


Overall 2014 NPA Yorkshire winning line-up


Overall 2014 NPA South-East winning line-up


Overall 2014 NPA Midlands winning line-up


Overall 2014 NPA Mike Williams Classic winning line-up


2014 NPA Britain Trained Figure winning line-up

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. And special thanks to all who were there! Report & Photography by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou - click on the header to go the report.

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 and photos by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou – click on the header to read the report.

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! Results and photos by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou. Click on the header to read the report.

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.

UPDATED! The NPA MEMBERS GALLERY! Check out the hundreds of great photos - and be inspired to compete in the NPA in 2016!

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. Here's a great photo of EMMA FRYER, the stunning 2015 NPA Mike Williams Classic Trained Figure Champion, photographed by Fivos. As a way of trying to keep the Gallery up to date, only photos of NPA members from competitions held in 2014, 2015, and this year, of course, will be featured; so enjoy the great photography, and be inspired and encouraged to be the best you can be, naturally, of course!

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.