my quiestion is, what is the ideal weight, hight and body fat % of a Male fitness model or a workout video model
09-24-2007, 04:03 PM #1
09-25-2007, 12:44 AM #2
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There is no IDEAL as it is all relative to the job or contest/federation etc.
If you are thinking 'Men's fitness' and INBA or FAME type male model then the avg general size is a medium build, lean to about 6-9 %bf. The main thing is balance, symmetry, and proportions.
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10-11-2007, 05:56 AM #6
It is such a personal thing as well...I agree that each publication, producer, federation etc will all reward certain and different looks, you have to find that 'look' for your height, body comp etc...what I mean is 7% might look great on one model and he may be successful, but for you 9% might look best make sense?
I struggled early on trying to get as lean as I could and though proud to say I did and earned a Pro card doing it, looking back at pics I felt I was TOO lean and hated it...though still relatively lean, I carry more body fat now and love it....so to summarize
1) decide which federation/publication you are targeting and research what look they reward/desire
2) ensure you are able to get into and stay into this shape.
3) you must like this look too
4) compete, submit, practice posing, network and market yourself
good luckJoleen Axworthy
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