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Bodybuilding carrer in Tokyo

Ewok85

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You might need to do some research and see if theres any competitions in japan for that. I have seen bodybuilders on tv before....
 

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Send A Pm To Golgo_13 !

HE used to be into body building big time. He even was involved with a BB magazine. He's been out of it for a while, but I bet he can help steer you!

Frank

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mad pierrot

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First things first;

Are you a foreigner living in Japan or are you Japanese? There's a BIG difference in marketability. Some American pro's come here to do endorsments and guest posing. I advise you buy a Japanese Bodybuilding magazine and take a look.
 

mad pierrot

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The IFBB (International Federation of Bodybuilders) has rules set up accordingly. They've got a big pretty website you can browse. However, to make a career as a bodybuilder isn't an easy thing, no matter where you are. Contest prize money isn't much, most money in the industry is made in supplement endorsments. And, most of that money is in the states. You might not believe this, but even someone like good 'ol Bob Sappu would have a hard time as a competitive bodybuilder in the states.
 

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I had a Japanese friend who was into body building, but the best job he could get was working in that famous gym in Tokyo, as a trainer for the gym's customers. Does anybody know the name of that gym in Tokyo? It had a gaijin's name, if I remember.
 

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Over Here, Gold's Gym Is A Big Name.

I know they have branches all over the states, but not sure about Japan?

Frank
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budd

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yes, it is definitely possible! and learning japanese defintely helps!
there is a gold's gym in harajuku definitely
ttp://goldsgym.jp/golds/harajyuku.html
ttp://goldsgym.jp/e/harajyuku.html
 

Ewok85

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Gold's Gym is very big in japan, you see it all over the place
 
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