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How to Become a Fitness Model

How to Become a Fitness Model

Have a body to flaunt? Lucky you. Why not find out how to become a fitness model and make people jealous of your perfectly toned body?
Veethi Telang
No. Hell no! Your enviable abs aren't worthy of just a few pic uploads on Facebook. Worst, you limited your hour-glass figure to local beauty contests? Sad. In fact, we'd love to see your bikini snaps scattered all over the pages of Vogue and Elle. You have no idea what you have with you. A body that most women would kill for (if you're a male, you know what I mean). You have those abs that any person would trade their soul for, and that is precisely the price of your fit and fine build; a soul. You should make the best use of it, flaunt it, mint big bucks out of it, and that can come true, only if you become a successful fitness model. Let the world envy you as you stand with panache, swanking the very body you worked out unbelievably hard to get. Who knows, your hard work inspires those I've-so-given-up-on-dieting roly-polies all over the world? Today, figure out how to become a fitness model, and kick-start your career as one. Here's your first step to explore the world of fitness, by being the definition of fitness yourself.
Steps to Become a Fitness Model
I talk from a point of view that most readers have not yet attained the body that is required to frame a career as a fitness model. Hence, the following steps to become one include working out and eating right. Take a look:
Develop the Correct Body Shape
Needless to say, you cannot become a famous fitness model in a single day. It requires rigorous work out, a proper eating routine, a strict diet plan, and loads of determination. You will be discouraged, feel lethargic, but when you see your abs coming out, you'll be the happiest person in this world. Hire a personal trainer who gets you acquainted with the nitty-gritty fitness modeling involves. Get the right body shape, and learn to maintain it.
Take Part in Local Fitness Modeling Contests
Most aspiring models get themselves noticed before they get their big break. Every modeling contest that you take part in adds to your portfolio, and increases your experience. Learn how different or similar is your lifestyle from other participants, figure out where could you perform better, and note down your strengths and weaknesses. These modeling contests serve two purposes. They make you famous, and help you learn more and more in this vast field.
Get a Professional Photo Shoot
It might cost you a bit more than your average budget, but a professional photographer knows what angles will make you look attractive, and what don't. The photographer will enhance your confidence, and will make you comfortable. After you receive your photos, put them into your portfolio, and follow the next step 'cuz now, the real job begins.
Start Applying in Fitness Modeling Agencies
Post your portfolio online in all modeling agencies' websites, take an appointment, meet them personally, create contacts in the field of fitness modeling, and when they call you for an audition, give your best shot. Remember, the field of modeling is vast, and many times, you may have to taste failure too. But if you believe in yourself, and know you're far better than the others, success can't stay away from you for long. Those agencies, if they have vacancies for fitness models, will interview you, shoot with you, and tell you if you've been selected or not. You just need to give your best 'shot' every time.
It's a tough world out there, and it just gets tougher each time you taste disappointment. However, if you know what you want from life, the road to success awaits you. They often call the fashion industry a brutal one, because there's always someone better than you to take up the position, or so he/she tries to. The Internet is the best tool to market yourself - social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter help you create an image of yourself, and often help building new contacts. You know, the fact with modeling is that, the more you get, the more you want. The road never ends, and you have more and more to explore. In all ways, just maintain your distinctness. The modeling industry is a sucker for individuality.