#8220;My body has been craving ready salted crisps recently and I can#8217;t bear to sit with people who are eating because I have to be so strict.
#8220;Competing against the best in the country is exciting, but I am looking forward to face-planting a pizza afterwards!
Leah, from Stroud, is competing in the bikini fitness (short) class, with Teddington based Laz in the men#8217;s physique category.
Some of their friends think they are mad, but both are in agreement that every sacrifice they have made is worthwhile as they compare their physiques to the best in the country in front of a panel of judges at the Theatre Royal and Royal Concert Hall in one of the biggest bodybuilding events of the year.
Currently at a staggeringly low bodyfat percentage of around six, he has been to the British Championships before, but this year feels he has a genuine chance of challenging for the title.