Thursday, February 25, 2010

College Fan Clubs

Here is something most college students have not considered: Establishing a Fan Club (Before) you are famous. We all know that established actors and musicians have fans. But now people - become - famous by establishing a fan base. Why? because of competition! The career-minded student with a following is seen as more valuable than another student who has nobody backing him except for his parents.

Check out the advice on college-oriented fan clubs. One of the career categories listed is that of a male model. The site suggests some important things to consider when trying to become a male model.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

How to Start a Clothing Line

Modeling and Fashion go hand-in-hand. Fashion lines need models!

Many fans of male models also want to try their hand at starting their own clothing line. Getting a successful line started is a major undertaking and many newbies overlook some key factors and pitfalls. This guide lists that must-have books a new clothing line owner will need to read before embarking on their new venture.

With a little knowledge from books, newbie clothing lines can be well on their way to success and hire male models each season!

Monday, February 22, 2010

Best Abs Contest

Best Abs ContestThere is a new, fun quarterly contest available to college students who have great abs. is a Best Abs Contest and already has several dozen students competing. Check it out and bust out your camera and enter. Looks like some people out there are totally ripped in the abs department!

(You must attend a University or College, because the contest requires you register with - a free publicity service for college students.)

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

Living the Rock Star Life

The closest life to that of a male model could be the life of a rock star - a member of a band on tout. Check out this video from Nick, a member of a band who talks about the rock star life. He says some surprising things about life on tour.

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Where to Find Models

Models sure are popular, that is for sure. Many fans of models are seeking to "Google" them and find out information - about all the faces they see in magazines and billboards.

But, sometimes professionals want to find models - new faces - to "become" models.

Everyone these days assumes the Internet is the only way to find potential models. But, the good old-fashion meeting a fresh face in person can supply much better results for a professional. Check out this article on where to find models. It tells professionals to go out - usually on a college campus - and simply walk up to students... and ask them if they want to become models!

Monday, February 15, 2010

What is Background Footage?

One of the best-kept secrets on how to get in the movies is to get a job that allows you to be in the background of a movie scene. Surprisingly, it is easy to get into a movie this way!

In some cases, a production (such as an interview) need non-speaking video footage to use while an announcer talk "over" the video footage. Here, a male model explains what it was like to film background footage and that it was surprisingly hard for him to "act" like he was talking.

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Posing for Pictures

Who would have thought there was so much that goes into posing for pictures? Well, when it comes to a professional photo shoot, if you want one off those magazine-quality photos, you need to put some planning into it... and sometimes it helps to practice posing.

Here are a list of free articles for male models designed to help them learn all about posing for pictures.

What is your experience in posing? Ever been in front of the camera before? Did you become nervous, or was it a fun thing to do? Leave you comment. We'd love to hear from ya.

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Personal Training Consultants

For those male models looking for extra income or a "day job," that gives them income during the dry spells of bookings, consider becoming a personal trainer. The folks at Personal Training Consultants have put together a list of the must-have books any serious personal trainer must read to fully be able to charge the hefty fees (sometimes $100 per hour).

(Yes, training clients means you must put in some reading time.)

Check out the free advice at Personal Training Consultants.

Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Firefighter Workouts

You may want to be a male model, but would you like to have the endurance of a hero? Or at least look like a hero?

Firefighter Workouts are unique to other workouts because they are designed to train people to move rapidly while burdened by carrying 60-80 pounds of equipment. (Just imagine how heavy an oxygen tank and other gear is when walking up stairs - remember, in a fire situation, elevators do not function.)

That is where a firefighter workout comes in. The folks at Workouts4Men have compiled a list of all the firefighter workouts in book and DVD form, along with one piece of gear that is a must-have if you want a truly authentic firefighter routine. Hint: It is very heavy to ship.

Monday, February 08, 2010

Male Model Workout

For those guys who want to become male models or at least look like a model, check out the site, Male Model Workout.

Who would have known there was so much that goes into getting a model's body. You would assume that you just hit the gym and start lifting weights. According to the site, male models must fit into specific sizes of clothing due to the timing of advertising campaigns!

Also included is some interesting dirty tidbits about the life of a male model and how they get involved in the nightclub scene - which tends to ruin their workouts. Check it out.