Female Fitness Model Categories
The 2011 ANB Asia Pacific International Championships saw the introduction of the of the first ever Fitness Model event in Australia and then for the ANB Australian Championships the same year.
The Female Fitness Model Division comprises of two categories that are distinguished by age group. They are as follows:
What separates a Fitness Model from a Sports Model or Model?
This is a very important question that needs clarification because athletes need to have a clear criterion on what the judges will be looking for the day they step on stage. The major difference between a model and a fitness model is primarily determined by how lean the athlete is. There is no doubt a fine line between being too lean and not quite lean enough so next up we will go over the criteria in greater detail.
The Female Fitness Model is expected to be leaner than the Model category however not totally defined in all areas as would be expected in the Figure Category. Fitness Model competitors must have a very toned and taut body and leaner in the abdominal area than the Model, l however still requires to have a womanly figure. Less detail and definition is required to that of a figure competitor and the delineation between the fitness model and figure competitor is the level of definition and muscle separation in the torso and limbs (both arms and legs). If a competitor has very defined arms, legs and back they would be better suited to the Figure Category.
The Judging Panel
An expert Judging Panel for the Fitness Model Categories will be made up of professionals from within the fitness, fashion and health industry such as Modelling Agents, Professional Fitness and Fashion Photographers, Talent Scouts and Fashion Industry Members, as well as some Internationally Recognised fitness Celebrities.
There will be three rounds in the fitness model category and this will comprise of a:
Each round will be judged on the following attributes: