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Best Bodies in Pageantry: 2019 Edition

Every year Pageant Planet compiles a list of the best pageant swimsuit bodies from the previous year based on our Best in Pageantry Awards. Getting in shape takes hard work and all that effort does not go unnoticed! If you're a trainer who wou...

19, January 2019

Best Personal Trainers in Pageantry: 2019 Edition

As you many already know, getting ready for a pageant can take a whole village. From hair to makeup to gowns to interview prep, you need all the help you can get to capture that crown. One of the often disliked parts of getting pageant ready is going...

15, January 2019

Can You Win Miss Universe if You're Bigger Than a Size 4?

Siera Bearchell, Miss Universe Canada 2016. Photo: Voltaire Domingo, NPPA and Siera Bearchell's Instagram Every pageant system has a brand, and if you are going to be successful in that system, you must understand that brand and be able ...

18, July 2018

What to Wear for Swimsuit and Fitness

Miss Connecticut USA 2016 Tiffany Teixeira, Miss Missouri USA 2016 Sydnee Stottlemyre and Miss California USA 2016 Nadia Mejia compete in the swimsuit competition. Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images Choosing the perfect swimsuit or fitness wea...

28, April 2018

How to Get Toned Abs

Do you have that annoying lower belly fat that just will not go away no matter how hard you try to eliminate it? This article takes the mystery out of getting abs by walking you through a practical process that will have you looking flawless on stage...

31, March 2018

How to Tone Your Arms

Mrs. Washington America 2017, Deidra Murphy, shows off her arms during a swimsuit photoshoot. Photo: Deidra Murphy Let's be real, one of the toughest areas to tone is a contestant's arms. If you are like me and your arms continue to move ...

31, March 2018

How to Tone Your Legs (Without Adding Bulk)

Angelo Frasier's client, Summer Priester, model, blogger and MUA. Photo: Summer Priester Facebook page Gams, poles, pins, stems, walking sticks, underpinnings, slegs, Mandy Moores, Katys or Stacy Kieblers, or just legs – whatever you ca...

31, March 2018

10 Pageant Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

We all know that pageant girls lead very busy lives, and sometimes it is difficult to get everything you need to get done in one day. One of the toughest things to fit into your crazy schedule is getting in a good workout. Whether you are struggling ...

26, March 2018

What You NEED to Know to Prepare for Pageant Fitness Wear

Lauren Waldon, Miss Arkansas International 2016 won over the judges during her Fitness category. Courtesy of Miss Arkansas International With the official transition of many systems from swimsuit to fitness, like Miss Teen USA, you may be wonderi...

14, January 2017

The Best Swimsuit Styles for Your Body Type

Miss USA 2017 swimsuit competition. Photo: Refinery29.com Just like you have to get the right style gown for your body, you also have to get the right style swimsuit to look your best on stage. Thankfully there are plenty of styles out there to c...

17, April 2016

What is a Healthy Body Fat Percentage for a Pageant Girl?

Miss Universe 2015 contestants looking fierce in their swimsuits. Within the last pageant season, we have seen some major changes in the body types of girls competing in different systems. Miss America has become more curvy and Miss USA is more f...

07, March 2016

How to Keep Your Swimsuit in Place

There's nothing worse than hitting the pageant stage only to find out that your swimsuit is moving around on you. Feeling this happen can rattle your confidence and cause you to lose points in swimsuit. Here are a few tips to help you get the mos...

22, October 2014

How To Walk in Pageant Swimsuit

It is widely known that people are more afraid of public speaking than death. Imagine how many people would drop dead if they had to walk in a swimsuit on stage while a group of people judged them! Rock it, ladies! Is everyone ok? ...

07, June 2014

Would a Hip-Hop Dance Routine be Good for Pageant Talent?

Hip-hop dance refers to street dance styles primarily performed to hip-hop music or that have evolved as part of hip-hop culture. It includes a wide range of styles primarily breaking, locking, and popping which were created in the 1970s and made...

31, March 2014

Height to Weight Chart for Pageant Girls

So many pageant girls make looking good in a swimsuit so easy.  But what many people do not realize is that perfect bikini body is often the product of hard work and commitment to a healthy diet and exercise routine. A pageant girl's diet do...

01, November 2013

Opening Number in a Pageant: What You Need to Know

If you are like me and did not come dancing out of the womb, then the opening number might make you a bit anxious. Dancing in heels, a pre-determined outfit, and cheesy choreography, this constitutes the first facet of a pageant competition. While yo...

05, October 2013

The Best Pageant Workout Plan for You

This contestant has a great body! After you’ve read so many articles on top five exercises for your butt, legs, and arms, are you confused and don’t even know what to do during your work out anymore?  Everything seems so complex....

20, August 2013

How to Find Your Swimsuit Power Pose

Finding Your Power Pose in Swimsuit The swimsuit competition is one of the most intimidating phases of competition.  But it gives you a chance to finally showcase all of your hard work, your days sweating in the gym, the moments you turne...

22, March 2013

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