Promoting themselves Is Key for male fitness models

I believe in modeling, it's just like anything else: if you sit around and wait for it to happen, it probably won't happen. If you want it bad enough, you'll go get it. I am a believer in move your feet if you want it to happen.

I came from a very small town, in the middle of Ohio, you know, a coal mining town and I thought I wanted to be on the cover of magazines or in magazines, whatnot. And when I moved to Columbus, I thought this was the big city, which is not like New York or Los Angeles, or whatnot. But, I just thought I'd come here, look good and somebody would put me in a magazine.

But it does not work that way. If you really want it, you've got to go get it.

I sent my stuff out about every other week, to everybody that would possibly look at. And guess what? Eventually, I did get callbacks. When I got the e-mail from Bodybuilding dot com that said I was going to be in every major muscle magazine and a full page ad, I almost fell off my chair.

You know, I got paid $500 for the shoot, but the exposure that I got from that magazine, I was one of the only drug-free guys in Flex Magazine. Which was amazing to me. Exposure was just phenomenal.

So, you've got to move your feet. If you want it, if you want anything in life, you've got to get it. It doesn't just come to you.

If you have a large amount of muscularity and want to appear in a muscle magazine, we encourage you to promote yourself and making contacts in the industry, just like Cory did it.

If you are ready to become a male fitness model, consider our innovative advice on how to get your modeling career started locally, by teaming with 11 of your buddies on your college campus or at your gym. Our advice breaks from the traditional way of getting your career started and allows you to take a giant leap ahead of other aspiring fitness models!



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