As a noun preparation
As an adjective precontest is
(bodybuilding) of or pertaining to the phase of preparation in the weeks prior to a competition.
(uncountable) The act of preparing or getting ready.
That which is prepared.
(countable) A substance, especially a remedy, that is prepared.
- The traditional remedy is a bitter preparation made from steamed herbs.
(bodybuilding) Of or pertaining to the phase of preparation in the weeks prior to a competition.
* 1983 , Joe Weider, The Weider System of Bodybuilding , page 4.
- Alternating off-season and precontest cycles in bodybuilding over a period of years will result in the relatively quick development of a championship physique.