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Sunday, November 30, 2008

Sarah Hayes FBB Armwrestles Old Man In Video, Wins WIth Both Arms



Frankly, I think the guy in the video was just no match for Sarah Hayes, who has more potential than she realizes. He did get "womanhandled" as she put it. But what's interesting is the guys watching -- what a motley crew of folks! LOL!

Saturday, November 29, 2008

Amy Schmid On Getting Older


Amy Schmid on FTV, originally uploaded by genexmagazine.



Amy Schmid is in the sun in this GeneX photo, then talks about getting older in this video. I've got to admit, the video is funny but the questions are a little "light" to be kind.

Tammy Bleile on FTVideo.com


Tammy Bleile on FTVideo.com, originally uploaded by genexmagazine.

This is simply a beautiful photo taken by GeneX and the decision to use a black and white approach really captures Bielle's muscle development and hour-glass body.

Casey Daugherty on ftvideo.com



Casey Daugherty in GeneX's photo and in James Cook's video talks about her plans for the summer of 2008.

Angela Salvagno Holding Wine At NPC Nationals


3456_0007, originally uploaded by genexmagazine.

We can't tell if she's smiling because of the wine or just plain happy, but here's Angela Salvagno (on the right) at the NPC Nationals weigh in evening.

Saturday, November 22, 2008

Nekole Hamrick American Gladiator


Nekole Hamrick, originally uploaded by genexmagazine.



Nekole's competing in the 2008 NPC Nationals in Atlanta. If you're wondering where you've seen her before, it's because she was on "American Gladiator".

Angela Salvagno and James Cook of FTVideo At NPC Nationals


3456_0006, originally uploaded by genexmagazine.

The person on the far right is James Cook, next to him is Angela Salvagno and the other person next to her I do not know.

Friday, November 14, 2008

Buffi The Gym Girl - My New Sim Game - BuffiTheGymGirl.com

 

Regular visitors to our blog are undoubtedly saying "What?!" but I've not forgotten the basics of Sports Business Simulations: our sim games.  But I've spent so much time developing the video-blogs, online marketing and online reputation management aspect of the business, that I had to delay the introduction of my third classroom sim: Buffi The Gym Girl.

What's Buffi The Gym Girl?

BUFFI THE GYM GIRL BETA is a simulation of a very real, daily activity: going to the gym and the reasons why we pick a gym or leave one. Since some consider gyms as great places to meet people, and to date, it comes as no suprise that people change gyms based on clientele. Enter Buffi, expertly played by actress Cynthia Lee (with her sister Mary Lee playing "Buffi's Sister".) 

Buffi is a beautiful, intelligent girl-next-door, approachable, talkative, and totaly hot and famous star gym rat and personal trainer. She's not shy about her opinions and if she comes to your gym, all kind of good things happen, namely, membership skyrockets.

Your job as gym owner is to make the right decisions to keep Buffi happy and prevent her from leaving and yet make a profit at the same time. You have several decisions you can make, from the monthly fee to use the gym, to the number of sales representatives you need to get new members, the money you spend on marketing and maintenance, the number of employees you have, and if you should expand the gym, provided you can do so.

BUFFI THE GYM GIRL is a system dynamics sim, so there are some business dynamics to be aware of. First, you can have too many members.

If you do, and Buffi's at your gym, she will leave.

You can spend too little money on maintenance, and if you do, Buffi will not come to your gym. You can have too few employees, and risk losing Buffi and everyone else. Or you can have too few amenities, and not get Buffi at all.

The question for you is can you run a successful gym and do without Buffi? That's something you will have to figure out for yourself, either for fun or as part of a business or sport management or fitness management class.  If you're interested in using this for your class, call me, Zennie Abraham, its creator, at 510-387-9809 or email: zennie@sportsbusinesssims.com

Buffi The Gym Girl Decisions

There are several decisions that make up Buffi The Gym Girl

"Expand Gym" - Select 1 for "yes" or "0" for no expansion.
"Number of Gym Employees" - Each change increases or decreases personel costs and impacts service.
"Gym Maintenance Expenditure" - Select the expenditure you will make for gym maintenance each month.
"Gym Marketing Expenditure" - Select the expenditure you will make for marketing the gym each month here.
"Gym Monthly Fee" - What You Will Charge Per Month For Gym Membership
"Number of Gym Sales Reps" - Select the number of sales people at the gym.
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Fitness Model Program - How to Look Like A Fitness Model?

Fitness Model Program is a scientifically proven fat burning and muscle toning program which is endorsed by elite trainers and top female fitness magazines. It has been used by hundreds of women of all ages to gain that Fitness Model look! Most importantly it does not rely on hours of training & DON'T have to live in the gym and work out 3 hours!

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Fitness Model Program - Complete Fitness Model Program

Dr. approved Fitness Model Program is not a female bodybuilding program and won't make you big and bulky, but it will help you burn fat, speed up your weight loss, gain sexy muscle tone and beauty of a Fitness Model at the comfort of your own home without the use of steroids or testosterone. No more expensive gym membership! Try it and be sexy!

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The Women’s Way: Some Recommended Bodybuilding Supplements

A woman’s sport as well. Bodybuilding is known to be for “the boys” only. However, these days it has grown its popularity to the female population.Bodybuilding for women is not solely for muscle build-up, they do it for several reasons such as to achieve a desired size, increase in strength, and most importantly confidence.

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Don't waste time with cardio - build muscle to lose fat.

Focussing on females, this article explains very well why cardio is much less effective for fat burning than muscle building. Simple strength training exercises targeting the major muscle groups is the best way to burn fat and achieve your dream weight. Read on to find out how.

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Women with muscle: the new sexy

Photography great Bill Dobbins speaks out on photographing female bodybuilders.

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Womens Weight Training Muscle Myth

The myths about women's weight training and female bodybuilding do not ever seem to go away. I'd like stop the weight training and bodybuilding myths from circulating in gyms and instead, share the real facts about female bodybuilding.

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Why do women always feel colder than men?

Research is emerging to suggest that our biological thermostats are set to slightly different levels. We all feel the cold to different degrees, depending on our gender, fitness, age, diet, how much sleep we have, and even the company we keep. The study revealed that people who are lonely or socially excluded are more aware of the cold.

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Nintendo Wii Fit women and the $41m damage bill

Women working out on Nintendo Wii Fit are helping to cause millions of dollars worth of damage to their homes.In Britain alone, it has been reported that bungling fitness fiends have contributed to a STG 20 million living room repair bill.

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Thursday, November 13, 2008

Adrienne Bailon Nude Photo Scandal Hoax!


Adrienne Bailon is a Disney Cheetah Girl who claimed nude photos of her were stolen, then put on the Internet. Well, it's all a hoax set up by her friend who's a Hollywood publicist.  Watch my video to learn why. Female bodybuilders should take note of the downfall of sloppily posting their photos without thought.

Anna Sanchez on FTVideo.com


Anna Sanchez on FTVideo.com, originally uploaded by genexmagazine.

Anna Sanchez is a popular female bodybuilder expertly captured by the FTVideo crew. Here's a video of Anna showing her combination of power and beauty:

Becca Swanson The World's Strongest Woman


Becca Swanson, originally uploaded by genexmagazine.

Becca Swanson , who at one point was considered the strongest woman in the World, is captured here at the Olympia Expo of the Miss Olympia Contest. And in the video below, Swanson benches 551 pounds:

Saturday, November 08, 2008

Jennifer Sedia Blacked Out At The Olympia


Jennifer Sedia, originally uploaded by genexmagazine.

In this photo, female bodybuilder Jennifer Sedia has collapsed after blacking out. On the "Get Big" forum, a writer, "Ron", explained:

"She was holding her breath too long and blacked out, but she is perfectly fine. Especially after placing 10th, in her first Olympia and being the lightest girl up there."

Nicole Ramirez Female Bodybuilder By GeneX


Nicole Ramirez, originally uploaded by genexmagazine.

I saw this post at the GeneX forum about Nicole..

Nicole Clark-Ramirez (nclark@massasoit.mass.edu) has been teaching as an adjunct in the English department at Massasoit Community College and Emerson College for about 3-4 years, and has added Bridgewater State College to her repertoire this past fall.

She received her MFA in Creative Writing from Emerson College in early 2003 and attended Boston University, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, and UMASS-Boston for her eventual BA in English and Art. While completing her undergraduate degree, she worked for Boston Children's Services (now the Home for Little Wanderers) in both the HSP and EPiC programs. HSP (Healthy, Strong, and Proud) was a Boston area HIV peer prevention group that targeted glbtqs (gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, questioning, and straight) youth. But EPiC was her main concern.

EPiC (every person counts) was a very small group that traveled to urban area community centers and high schools (such as Revere High and Roxbury Community Center) to perform self-created presentations on anti-homophobia, anti-racism, and anti-violence for mostly at-risk youth of color. Nicole sees diversity as a necessity in the college classroom; everything from texts to conversations should embrace all diversities in our society, and she hopes that all instructors and professors feel the same.

As an under-30, half-Cuban, mostly-closeted lesbian, she brings a bit of age, racial and sexual diversity to the NECIT seminar. Nicole plans to get her PhD or EdD and strives for the elusive job of a full-time professor. In her five minutes of spare time each week, she attempts to embrace her Cuban roots, read The New Yorker, work out at the gym, and write poetry.

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