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 11th 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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The 2012 NPA European team photo

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Penny Beaumont

2012 NPA British Overall Trained Figure Champion

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Matty Alwell

2012 NPA British Overall & UIBBN World Champion

A Sensational STEPHEN OLAGOKE takes the 2014 Overall NPA Midlands crown at 22 years of age!

A fantastic STEPHEN OLAGOKE has an NPA debut to remember, taking the 2014 Lightweight and Overall NPA Midlands titles! 61 competitors on the day, a new NPA Midlands record! Many congratulations to Stephen and all the class winners: Robert Rodney; Westley Griffin; Lucy Walton; Brian Barton; Troy Pierce; Frazer Gretton; Jason Sadler; and Jason Conway. 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; Chris Lambert – DvD’s / Contest Filming; Matt Bembridge www.gymprofessor.com; Xtreme Muscle Clothing; and Mr. Nigel Wilkie, esq; and many thanks to all who were there for your great support! Results and photos by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou.

Four years after his contest debut, CHRIS SAUNDERS returns to the stage and wins the 2014 Overall NPA South West title in awesome shape!

In only his second ever contest, an incredible CHRIS SAUNDERS has a clean sweep of every first place going to win the Overall 2014 NPA SOUTH WEST title held for the eighth and final time at The Queens College Theatre in Taunton. Massive congratulations to all the class winners; JACK MATTHEWS, CHARLIE McKEE, SONNY TOPHAM, DARRELL JAMES, KIERAN McKEOWN, JULIA HUBBARD, MARK LAMBERT, THOMAS HICKS, and CHRIS SAUNDERS himself! Huge thanks to the main show sponsor - BODITRONICS - and to class sponsors - Fivos Averkiou, Photographer; Chris Lambert, DvD's; Matt Bembridge, The Gym Professor himself, GLOBE GRIPZ; UDO'S CHOICE; Mr. Darrell James, esq.; Craig and Julia Hubbard's Engine Room Gym, Plymouth; Sean Lewis - Mobile Mechanic, Exeter; Ian and Michelle Humphreys' Oxygen Strength & Fitness Gym, Penzance; Mr. Hani Zahdeh, esq.; and Fox Mouldings Ltd. Many thanks to all who supported the 2014 NPA South-West competition, whether spectating, officiating, sponsoring, or competing! Report & Photography by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou.

NPA MEMBERS GALLERY - check out the fantastic photography featuring hundreds of NPA competitors - 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. As a way of trying to keep the Gallery up to date, only members from 2014, 2013, and competitors from the NPA British Finals of 2012, are featured. Here's a great, feel-good photo of top NPA Trained Figure competitor ANTONIETTA MOCH, taken at the 2014 NPA Midlands Championships by Fivos. Enjoy the great photography, and be inspired and encouraged to be the best you can be, naturally, of course!

Incredible first-timer SAM WATT wins the Overall 2014 NPA Yorkshire title in a memorable contest debut!

A record smashing 78 entries contested the 2014 NPA Yorkshire Championships, with an incredible Overall standard in depth! Big congratulations to all the class winners; Wes Clarke, Chris Fortune, Karen McNulty, Tom MacMillan, Dave Oakes, Danielle Carr, Jason Beckles, Richard Walker, Simon Stevens, Adam Healey, and the sensational newcomer Overall Novice Champion and Overall Men's Champion Sam Watt! Huge thanks to the main show sponsor - BULK POWDERS - and to class sponsors - Fivos Averkiou, Photographer, Chris Lambert, DvD's, Matt Bembridge, The Gym Professor himself, GLOBE GRIPZ, UDO'S CHOICE, The Legacy Gym, Loughboro', Resolution Fitness Clothing, and Fox Mouldings Ltd. Many thanks to all who supported the first NPA show of 2014, whether spectating, officiating, sponsoring, or competing! Report & Photography by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou.

The Mighty NPA GB Team wins four World titles at the 2013 UIBBN World Championships!

Date-line: November 2013 - The Mighty NPA Great Britain team conquers the UIBBN World Championships in Paris, France, taking home 4 World titles with NIGEL ST. LEWIS, LLOYD STEWART, ANDREW PALMER, and MATT ARGALL all victorious! All in the 8 strong NPA GB team were in fantastic shape, and all are credit to the NPA and Natural Bodybuilding! Andy Hallahan, Martin Duckett, Ryan Welsh, and Kelly Freeman all placed well with the team itself coming second - Champions one and all! Report / Photos via Michael Phillips.

At the record breaking 2013 NPA Britain Finals, MARK and HEATHER OAKES create history by both winning the Overall titles!

The BIGGEST and BEST NPA Britain Finals – ever held! The 2013 NPA Britain set sky high standards for Natural Bodybuilding in Great Britain, with 88 top class competitors! Massive congratulations to all the class winners; Andrew Palmer, Ryan Welsh, Martin Duckett, Julia Hubbard, Carol Streeter, Ken Kilama, Enis Peltek, Matt Argall, Nigel St. Lewis, Clifton Morais, and to the Overall Champions Mark and Heather Oakes! Champions All! Many thanks to all our great sponsors: UDO’S CHOICE (Savant), MAXIRAW, BULK POWDERS, ULTIMATE SPORTS NUTRITION, BODITRONICS, The Gym Professor (Matt Bembridge), XTREME MUSCLE CLOTHING, and NATURAL MUSCLE BUILD NUTRITION, and of course, additional thanks to all of you who were there to support the Natural Physique Association. Report & Photography by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou.

The mighty PAUL DOUGLAS-WALLER takes the Overall at the 2013 NPA Mike Williams Classic, with MARK OAKES winning the Pro-Am title!

A record breaking 75 entries contested the 2013 NPA Mike Williams Classic & Pro-Am, with the highest Overall standard EVER! Big congratulations to all the class winners; Denton Wilson, Robert Rodney, Danny Grogan, Anna Krasnopolska, Craig Martin, Dominic Haley, Chris Tyson, Plamen Handarov, Lyndsey Jamieson, Overall Novice Champion Enis Peltek, Overall Figure Champion Heather Oakes, Overall MW Classic Champion Paul Douglas-Waller, and MW Pro-Am Champion Mark Oakes! Huge thanks to the main show sponsor - NATURAL MUSCLE BUILD NUTRITION - and to class sponsors - Fivos Averkiou, Photographer, Chris Lambert, DvD's, Matt Bembridge, The Gym Professor himself, GLOBE GRIPZ, UDO'S CHOICE, Xtreme Muscle Clothing, World Figure Champion Jenny Garside, Russell Clark, Damon Brown's Temple Gym, Barnsley, World Masters Champion Steve Howarth, and Fox Mouldings Ltd. Many thanks to all who supported the NPA Mike Williams Classic & Pro-Am competition, whether spectating, officiating, sponsoring, or competing! Report & Photography by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou.