East Coast Mecca: The Journey For The Pro Card

by Brandon

Becoming a professional bodybuilder is intensely difficult, you are going to encounter numerous obstacles and that will test your will and expose how much you truly want it. There will be no handouts, unless you have been blessed with unworldly genetics but even then you will have to bust your ass just to obtain your pro card. Are you willing to sacrifice blood, sweat, and tears on the journey toward your pro card? Because it is required. You are going to have to go through the pain, suffering, and sacrifice as you fight against hundreds of NPC competitors in order to get noticed and claim what is yours. Derek Epstein is a current NPC competitor  who is more than ready for his claim to fame but will he be able to qualify for the National Championships and then go pro? We will have to just wait and see but to make sure he is in the best shape possible, Derek has been training non-stop at the East Coast Mecca as he prepares to go all in for his dream.

IFBB pro physique competitor, Matt Action has also been at the East Coast Mecca sharing some of the trade secrets he has learned throughout his time in the sport. Holding a posing seminar for up and coming NPC competitors on how to properly pose and stand out to the judges and get that pro card. The last thing you want to do is work so hard and then not know how to properly show it off. Take a look at the video below and see NPC competitor Derek Epstein as he prepares to go after his pro card and IFBB pro Matt Action help other amateurs get theirs!

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