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January / February 2001

The NPC News is a magazine which cannot be purchased on magazine shelves. It is published for members of the NPC. It is a excellent magazine for those who are in the NPC, and for those who enjoy amateur bodybuilding, and learning about bodybuilders who soon will vie for Professional status. It's new section is also for the NPC Fitness, which is growing rapidly. It also features articles on a number of bodybuilding contests. On the cover are the 2000 IFBB Mr Olympia champion, Ronnie Coleman.

January / February 2001 - Table of Contents
Issue #78, Volume 15, Number 1

Regular Features

  • Around The NPC
    Pictures and report from the NPC All Armed Forces National Bodybuilding Championships.

  • Contest Activity Report
    Natinal and Regional NPC Contest Schedule.

  • Interview
    Lonnie Teper interviews Melvin Anthony, one of the best posers in bodybuilding!

  • Competition Dieting
    Garrett Downing's Contest Diet

  • NPC Fitness Corner
    Anna Merchan, from Pembroke Pines, Florida.
Articles and Highlights

  • 2000 NPC All Armed Forces
    September 9, 2000 at the Virginia Beach Pavilion in Virginia Beach, Virginia was the site of the NPC United States All Armed Forces National Bodybuilding Cha,pionships. Men's Open Overall winner was Kenneth Rios. Women's Overall winner was Shelly Sergeant. Men's Noive Overall winner was Samuel Smith. Men;s Heavyweight winner was Neil Beauford.

  • 2000 IFBB Mr. Olympia
    Saturday, October 21st, 2000. the greatest bodybuilding contest of the year was held, with Ronnie Coleman defending his title!

  • 2000 IFBB Pittsburgh Pro Fitness
    Promoter Dr. Gary Udit, on September 29-30, 2000, brought us a rocking and rolling fitness event, featuring 21 competitors. First place went to Susie Curry, followed by Timea Majorova, followed by Jenny Worth

  • 2000 NPC Masters Nationals
    Date was July 21-22, 2000 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia. Promoter Dr. Gary Udit brought us an excellent contest. Winners include Overall Men's Master over 40 Steve Nesbit. Overall Women's Master winner Rita Kaya, and Overall Men's Over 50 winner Sam McClung

  • 2000 NPC Western USA
    Promoter Miles Nuessle brought this contest, the Natural Western USA Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships, to Chandler, Arizona, where the Men's Novice and Open overall was Ruben Payan. The Women's Open overall was Mellissa Adamson. The Junior Masters Overall was Jean Theodore. The Masters overall was Michael Stewart. The Aernior Masters overall was Hal Parker. The Fitness Overall was Tanya Harbart.

  • 2000 NPC Upper Ohio Valley
    Promoter Rick Bayardi brought us the 2000 NPC Upper Ohio Valley Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships to the Millsop Community Center, in Weirton, West Virginia. Fitness Overall champion was Susan Raan. Open Middleweight 1st and Novice Overall was Ryan Celli. Masters Overall was Chuck Grandstaff. Men's Overall was Eric Angle. Women's Overall was Melody Lleese.

  • 2000 NPC Eastern Seaboard
    Promoter Tyrone Felder brings us the Eastern Seaboard Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships to the World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia. Winners include the Open and Masters Over 35 Overall Sylvester Holland. Teenage Overall was Jason Gregory. Masters Men Over 40 was Paul Woodward. Masters Men Over 50 was Willie Wooden. Women's Open Overall was Suly Lewis.

  • 2000 NPC All Natural
    Promoters Mary M. and Curtis E. Shorts bring us the 3rd Annual 2000 NPC All Natural Bodybuilding and Fitness Classic, in Sterling, Virginia. Winners include the Fitness Overall Lisa Michalek. Women;s Master Overall is Jaycia Jacobs. Men's Open Overall is Thomas Bonds.

  • 2000 NPC California State
    Prmoters Jon Lindsay, Steve O'Brien and Ted Williamson bring us the NPC California State Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships at the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center, in Redondo Beach, California. Winners include the Men's Overall Mohamad Moussawi. Women's Open Overall Janet Smith. Fitness Overall Nicole Hobbs. Teenage 1st was Tylor Basas. Master Women's Overall was Cathy Firkins. Master Mens Overall was Greg Grant.

  • 2000 NPC East Coat Tournament of Champions
    Promoter Yohnnie Shambourger brings the NPC East Coast Tournament of Champions Bodybuilding Championships, in Washington, DC. Winners include the Mens Open Overall Cyp Wilfred. The Women's Open Overall was Anita Nikolich. The Masters Men Overall was Greg Matcock. The Masters Women Overall was Linda Carpenter. The Men's Novice Overall was Demetrius Warren.

  • New Rule Changes
    Bodybuilding, Fitness, and the creation of a new division - Figure.