Health & Fitness Modeling Description
Fitness models of both male and female, typically appear in health related publications and catalogues, fitness pageants, events, health and fitness related tradeshows and product advertising.
They noticeably boast greatly toned physiques, together with a healthy appearance filled with vitality and wellness.
Although there are specialized agencies that deal with the fitness niche exclusively, it is more common practice to see the majority of agencies have a small division within, dedicated to the fitness category.
Fitness models also tend to freelance and promote themselves to various fitness and health related publications, brands and clients without any agency attached.
In addition, engaging directly with fitness outlets, social media or entering fitness pageants and competitions are a great way to promote themselves in front of a collective mass media to attract the attention of potential clients looking for a fitness model to work with or even possibly to sponsor.
There are many subsets of the fitness genre, from the bulky bodybuilding on the one end to the more lean wellness, running and yoga category on the other, with everything in between, all having their own place with a multitude of publications and media attention covering it.
It is important to note, that there is no one correct way to go about becoming a successful fitness model, and anyone looking into becoming one has to decide and judge for themselves the most favorable path for them to take, based on the various location and market demanding conditions present to them.
The paramount requirement for a fitness model is the obviously toned physique, which means constant rigorous gym sessions, while also eating healthy to stay fit. On par with a great physique is having great skin, great hair and white teeth.
There are no other crucial prerequisites regarding height, measurements and age, yet most fitness models tend to be between the ages of 18 and up into their 30’ies. Height is less important when compared to other model categories, and is typically lower prioritized compared to a great proportionate and well-toned physique.