Welcome to the Natural Physique Association

The NPA successfully promotes the sport of Natural Bodybuilding in the UK. Now in our 10th year, the NPA goes from strength to strength! 5 qualifying competitions all leading to the 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 NPA.

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The 2012 NPA European team photo

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Debbie Scholefield

2012 NPA British Trained Figure Champion Class 2

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Henry Elsom

2012 NPA British & UIBBN World Masters Champion

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Penny Beaumont

2012 NPA British Overall Trained Figure Champion

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Matt Argall

2012 NPA British Lightweight Champion

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Matty Alwell

2012 NPA British Overall & UIBBN World Champion

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Richard Godzdecki

2010 NPA British Overall & 2011/12 WNBF World Champion

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Mark Oaks & Carol Streeter

2011 NPA British Overall Champions

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.

Sensational STEFAN KURUC wins the 2013 Overall NPA South East Championships!

A fantastic battle for the Heavyweight class between Stefan Kuruc and Nigel St. Lewis sees a magnificent Stefan winning the Heavies, and storming to the Overall South East crown defeating Middleweight Champ Chris Constantinou by one point! Massive congratulations to Stefan and all the class winners; Chris, Frank Anti, Shawn Greenfield, Joe Sutton, Joanne Todd, John Wood, David Jordan, and Oke Ememe - Champions All! Big thanks as always to the competition sponsors: UDO’S CHOICE; Fivos Averkiou Photography; Chris Lambert DvD Filming; Fox Mouldings Ltd, Thirsk; MAXIRAW; and Matt Bembridge – The Gym Professor...and, of course, HUGE thanks to all who were there to support the competition! Report and photography by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou.

A fantastic SCOTT FRUIN wins the 2013 Overall NPA South West title!

In only his second competitive year, a superb SCOTT FRUIN takes the Overall at the 2013 NPA SOUTH-WEST CHAMPIONSHIPS held in Taunton. The seventh NPA South-West with 38 entries was a big success for the NPA. Massive congratulations to all the class winners; Brian Wellman, Michelle Humpreys, Chris Roche, Hani Zahdeh, James Perry, Declan Mount, Julia Hubbard, Ben Olliver, and the Overall Champion, Scott Fruin! 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., and Fox Mouldings Ltd. Many thanks to all who supported the NPA South-West competition, whether spectating, officiating, sponsoring, or competing! Report & Photography by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou.

An awesome ADRIAN GREY takes the 2013 NPA Overall Midlands title!

Amazing Novice ADRIAN GREY takes the Overall at the 2013 NPA MIDLANDS CHAMPIONSHIPS held in Stratford upon Avon. The third NPA Midlands boasted some very impressive competitors, and the competition was a big success for the NPA. Massive congratulations to all the class winners; Andy Turner, Ryan Welsh, Gregorio Arias, Andrew Johnson, Mark Barnett, Georgie Hodson, Lucy Walton, Robert Rodney, and the Overall Champion, Adrian Grey! Huge thanks to the main show sponsor - ULTIMATE SPORTS NUTRITION - and to class sponsors - Fivos Averkiou, Photographer, Chris Lambert, DvD's, Matt Bembridge, The Gym Professor himself, GLOBE GRIPZ, UDO'S CHOICE, Trev Murrain, personal trainer based in Birmingham, Fox Mouldings Ltd, and XTREME MUSCLE CLOTHING. Many thanks to all who supported the competition, whether spectating, officiating, sponsoring, or competing! Report & Photography by Michael Phillips & Fivos Averkiou.

NPA MEMBERS GALLERY - Now being updated with 2013 photos - check 'em all out!

The most popular section of the NPA web-site is the MEMBERS GALLERY. Constantly being edited and updated, featuring NPA members and competitors from 2012 and 2013, with top class photography from ace lensmen such as Fivos Averkiou (the official NPA photographer) and Alex McKenna (publisher of The Beef magazine). Here's a fantastic photo of the incredible JAMES PERRY, the 2013 NPA South West Heavyweight Champion photographed at the 2013 NPA Britain Finals; James is in the Members Gallery along with many other inspirational Champions! Over 330 NPA members featured on more than 1000 photos - check them all out!!

A magnificent STEVE HOWARTH takes the 2013 Overall NPA Yorkshire title!

The 2013 NPA season kicks off in great style in Huddersfield at the NPA YORKSHIRE CHAMPIONSHIPS with STEVE HOWARTH taking the Heavyweight class, and then the Overall title beating WAYNE BANTHORPE by one point! Many congratulations to Steve on his great win - 15 years after placing second in the Novice class! Congratulations to Steve, Wayne, and to all the other class winners - KELLY FREEMAN, STEFF NOBLE, VLAD BODEACA, AKIN FAGBOHUN, CHRIS FORTUNE, CHRIS KERSHAW and SCOTT GALTON - Champions All! Many thanks to all the sponsors, competitors, officials, spectators, and all who attended making the 23rd annual NPA Yorkshire competition a big success! Report & Photography by Michael Phillips and Fivos Averkiou.