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Funky_monkeyIconWhat makes a great exhibition?15-05-2015 @ 15:34 
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What would make you go to an Expo?

Lifters? Big names being there? Friends are going? Free stuff? Or a company you're sponsored by asks you to go?
WiegieboardIcon...15-05-2015 @ 15:41 
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no joke here but titties, beer and mexican food.
Funky_monkeyIcon...15-05-2015 @ 15:43 
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A food expo would be AWESOME, but I don't have the contacts..... That was my other idea. Everybody likes food, not everybody likes lifting stuff.
McMuffin_GainsIcon...15-05-2015 @ 15:56 
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Only been to bodypower once and to be honest was not that impressed. I spent most of my time watching either the powerlifting of strongman which was good, however the 'trade' side which makes up a good 75% of it was just:

'buy this whey, buy this preworkout, buy this fat burner, buy this t-shirt, buy this whey, buy this preworkout, buy this fat burner, buy this t-shirt, buy this whey, buy this preworkout, buy this fat burner, buy this t-shirt, buy this whey, buy this preworkout, buy this fat burner, buy this t-shirt, buy this whey, buy this preworkout, buy this fat burner, buy this t-shirt, buy this whey, buy this preworkout, buy this fat burner, buy this t-shirt' etc etc

As if the crowd of thousands is so naive as to think that your sponsored athlete, jacked, tan and ripped to f**k has had his/her results all thanks to your new products. 'Hear the Gaspari reps go on and on about how Flex has gained 18 pounds of muscle this year all thanks to our new intra workout aminos and world class whey protein!' - bo***cks.

I don't much like paying 30 to be lied to all day. Hence why I frequented the strongman and powerlifting.
MidEIcon...15-05-2015 @ 18:51 
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The crowd put me off body power. From what I've seen its a load of 18/19/20 year olds in vests. Maybe I'm a being a dick.

It's a shame tho cause I'd enjoy the powerlifting and strong man
Robbo91Icon...15-05-2015 @ 19:01 
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I agree that the best bit about body power is the events there. I went last year and had no intention of buying anything, it wasn't any cheaper than I could find it online.
It seems like two people could go and have completely different experiences. I didn't get anything in the way of freebies, a lad from my gym got enough to last him about 3 months.
I was underwhelmed by it all, I do agree that some of the crowds did seem to be young lads who were mostly concerned about looking hard and puffing out their chests.
lukiIcon...15-05-2015 @ 22:53 
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Its a pity lifting events don't have more strength stuff going on for people to try. Amateur arm wrestling, tug of war, try viking press a fitness model etc. Stupid stuff that's fun and make it a day out. Expos I've been to are just like going to shopping centre.
glen_danburyIcon...15-05-2015 @ 23:05 
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opportunities like this https://instagram.com/p/2tgjc0O2xS/

Eddie rocks!

this year had a much more chilled feel to itand was a better event compared to last year I feel
McMuffin_GainsIcon...15-05-2015 @ 23:19 
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glen_danbury said:opportunities like this https://instagram.com/p/2tgjc0O2xS/

Eddie rocks!

this year had a much more chilled feel to itand was a better event compared to last year I feel


He looks like he's about to eat her!

Grin
glen_danburyIcon...16-05-2015 @ 07:30 
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he was really good with her (the photo we planned was to have eddie, mother and baby but Eddie just scooped her up for this cool shot).

in a few years time when Eddie is winning worlds strongest man and she is watching it with me on TV i can show her this. made the event for me
LewisboardIcon...16-05-2015 @ 18:12 
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Just got back from it today and ready for another day tomorrow, met Eddie which was awesome got a picture where he has me in a head lock and met Brian shaw, I never felt so small in my life, was good but was almost just following the athletes around and looking for free stuff !!
PhillippeHalterIcon...16-05-2015 @ 19:35 
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The BodyPower Expo is worth going to annually although it's rarely an overly exciting experience

A novel and enjoyable day especially for those who have never been
little_aIcon...16-05-2015 @ 20:01 
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As an attendee of the first one and part of the exhibition I have to say that in the name of full disclosure I was bored s**tless and being around so many men in vests made me feel very uncomfortable. Not knocking it at all. It is what it is and seems very popular. Just not for me.
brynevansIcon...17-05-2015 @ 07:09 
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Post Edited: 17.05.2015 @ 07:12 AM by brynevans
I've never been, judging by the number of selfies I've seen on Facebook with their favourite physique competitor I'm glad I've avoided it. If You go to a trade fair at the NEC its usually free, so they add a couple of second rate powerlifting and bodybuilding events and charge you 30 I'm going to the Chatsworth international Horse Trials instead!
TaxusBaccataIcon...17-05-2015 @ 09:28 
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never been to one, but i would like to see koklyaev doing cool stuff that no one else does

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