Are you ready to join the world of fitness competitions?

Well, you’ve come to the right place! Whether you’re an experienced competitor or just starting, there are a few things you need to know before you strut your stuff on stage. Read on to discover the essentials of a competition bikini.

 Deep Purple/Blue AB Competition Bikini

@giannamarieadams wearing Deep Purple/Blue AB Competition Bikini



  • What is a competition bikini?

Choosing Your Competition Bikini

  • Types of fabrics

  • Finding the right fit

  • Styles and trends


  • Jewelry

  • Shoes

  • Hair and makeup

Tips for Flawless Execution

  • Practice poses and confidence

  • Diet and exercise

  • Mental preparation



    Competition Bikini


    Competition bikinis or bikinis for fitness competitions are specially designed for your body. They are handmade, created to your custom measurements, and decorated with super sparkling rhinestones.

    Make a splash at your next competition with our stunning Saleyla Competition Bikini collection. Crafted with precision and care, each piece is designed to sparkle and shine. Fully handmade in Las Vegas, Nevada, Saleyla offers the best & most affordable selection of competition Bikinis.


    • Sparkling crystals and rhinestones

    • Designed for competition

    • Fabrics: high-quality 4-way stretch hologram spandex, velvet, leather look metallics, satin spandex, slinky, etc.

      You’ll want to choose a suit that’s in line with the guidelines of the competition- NPC, IFBB, OCB, or any Muscle Contest that you're entering.


When choosing your competition bikini, it’s important to get the right fit. You don’t want your suit to be too tight or too loose.

At Saleyla we recommend providing your current measurements, and also expected competition weight, this was when we are creating your custom bikini, we can account for the weight loss. See the measuring guide here.


Accessorizing Your Look

Once you’ve chosen the perfect suit, it’s time to accessorize! Competition bikinis can be as blinged-out or as minimal as you want them to be. If you’re looking for a bold statement, add some sparkly jewelry or a dramatic headpiece. Or, if you prefer a more subtle look, you can opt for a few simple pieces. Whatever you choose, make sure it complements your suit and brings out your inner diva.

See our Bestsellers competition jewelry set

Competition Jewelry


Crystal Clear Competition Jewelry Set

Crystal AB Competition Jewelry Set


The Right Pose

When it comes to competition bikinis, poses are everything. You need to be able to show off your curves and your confidence in just a few seconds. Practice your poses regularly and choose the ones that make you look and feel your best.

Hiring a posing coach is very beneficial to strengthen your posing.

Check out this funny video of Bikini Competitor Posing below

Stage Presence Matters

Once you’ve perfected your poses, it’s time to focus on your stage presence. When you’re on stage, you need to be able to project confidence and charisma. Make sure you smile, stand up straight, and don’t be afraid to show off your personality. This is your time to shine!

Be Prepared

Finally, make sure you’re prepared for the competition. Get plenty of rest the night before, eat a healthy breakfast, and bring snacks and water to the competition. This will help you stay energized and focused throughout the day.

You Got This

With the right suit, the perfect poses, and a great attitude, you’ll be sure to shine on stage. Now get out there and show the world what you’re made of!

Tips for Nailing the Look

  • Choose a suit that makes you feel confident and empowered

  • Practice your poses in the mirror until you feel ready and confident

  • Smile and show off your personality

The Power of Positive Thinking

Remind yourself that you can do this and that you will be amazing. Don’t be afraid to own the stage and let your light shine!

What Are You Waiting For?

You’ve got everything you need to succeed, so go out there and do your best. You’ve got this!