Plastic Surgery: The Pros and Cons

Are you a good candidate for plastic surgery? The best way to determine if plastic surgery is right for you is to ask your doctor. When it comes to your current physical health, he knows best. It may also be a good ideas to weigh the pros and cons of having surgery for your particular […]

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Spotting the Signs of the Wrong Surgeon

It’s natural to feel apprehensive when undergoing cosmetic surgery for the first time. The last thing you need to add to that apprehension is a nagging concern about the trustworthiness of your surgeon. The trouble is that unless you’re a professional yourself, or have prior experience, it can be tricky to fully assess a surgeon […]

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Plastic Surgery for the Physically Fit

If you spend half your life in the gym trying to get into the best possible shape, there may be a better option. Plastic and cosmetic surgery can help you to lose those extra stubborn pounds and give you a firm, fit look. It is important to know the risks and complications associated with these […]

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ANBC Nationals Event

NUMBER FIVE AND STILL ALIVE! ANBC Nationals, November, 1997 I’ve been negligent. Well, not really negligent, just too darn busy. Anyway, I’m reading my weights lists from over a week ago, and I read Nancy Andrews’ post about her winning the WNBF World Championships in New York on November 15. Her statement of the fact […]

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ANBC Nationals

FOURTH DOWN ANBC Nationals, November 16, 1996 When you go through life thinking you’re a tall skinny guy and suddenly find yourself preparing to compete at the national level of a natural bodybuilding contest, your expectations tend not to be too high. Especially if you’ve only been a “bodybuilder” for two years and in your […]

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NPC New England Championship

DR. RICK’S THIRD ACT NPC New England Championship, April 21, 1996 Alright, so I lied. So, sue me. I had promised to disappear for a little while, but after catching the competitive bug, I was easily prodded by my “advisors” to consider entering the NPC New England Championship on Sunday, April 21. Why, you ask […]

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ANBC Pioneer Valley Natural

DR. RICK’S SECOND BODYBUILDING CHANCE ANBC Pioneer Valley Natural, April 13, 1996 I never had much luck at winning in athletics. It all stemmed from my little league coach when I was about 7 years old. Never could throw a ball–still can’t. But this bodybuilding stuff seems to be a little different. I won’t go […]

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ANBC Colonial Classic

DR. RICK’S FIRST BODYBUILDING BLOOD ANBC Colonial Classic, March 30, 1996 This is a long post, meant predominantly for those of you who have been so encouraging as I approached the world of “Competitive Bodybuilding” and for those of you who are contemplating doing the same. I’ve included excessive detail, so that I could remember […]

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