Now let’s be real, most of us non-competitors only see the end result: shredded spray-tanned girls in sparkling bikinis on stage. But all those things didn’t just happen overnight! Months of preparation goes into these fitness competitions from food prepping, competition fees, coaching services, and supplements to aid the process. Now, before you freak out and ask, “Omg, where do I even start? How do I know where to look to get started on this?” I’ve got you. I’m going to break down all the things to keep in mind when preparing to prep for a fitness competition and the approximate breakdown of the costs to do a show.