Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Kurt Angle-Olympic Gold Medal winner...

...in freestyle wrestling during the 1996 Olympics selling stuff at the ARNOLD. I asked him the same questions I ask everybody else...is there any substitute for hard work...NO!

So to recap..
Apollo Ono...4- two hour training sessions per day, working up to Olympics
Kurt Angle...8-10 hour training sessions per day, working up to Olympics
Michael Phillips...six hour training session per day, working up to Olympics

Current  excercise fad CROSSFIT...two 45 minute session per WEEK...BULLSHIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, March 29, 2010

2010 Azerbaijan President's World Cup

Get your entries in NOW! Travel is cheap! This will be a historical World Championship!

Email me with all questions and information! irnmike@aol.com

You have to look the part!

METAL carries all the clothing needed!


Try this on for size....


Thursday, March 25, 2010

Internet TV...

Interviewers were everywhere. Internet TV and streaming is here to stay, we need to get on board!

No not the girl....

Robert Kennedy, is the publisher of MuscleMag magazine, a big time body builder publication. Markets change and you have to change with them. Note the other journals he now publishes, including food and diet! This guy is smart. He will survive!

Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Never miss an opportunity...

This is Jay Cutler, the current 2010 Mr. Olympia. He is out on the floor with the fans, answering questions, taking pictures, and just being there. This is good, but really this is SMART!

Monday, March 22, 2010

ARNOLD is all washed up...

being Govenor that is, he is all out of terms! I reported about six months ago that the ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL committee sent a team to "look at " Dhabi for a future event! At the Classic I heard that this event may be franchised internationally. We need to get involved with this. Arnold and his buddy are going places!

Friday, March 19, 2010


I was working on next week and this is to good not to share...


...nowI have to come up with something else for MONDAY...

It's Friday Night....

...and I just got paid!...Get on with it!

Hit the volume dial...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KHhKnc0XZrs

Thursday, March 18, 2010

This was marketing brilliance!

Gaspari Nutrition is way ahead of the competition! Others do the logically next step Gaspari is 10 steps ahead, tremendous products, web site, web-TV, interviews etc. All the others booths had current and "old" and current bodybuidlers in the booth. Gaspari had "these" and a lot of them!


Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Lou was back!

Selling shirts and pictures...He and ARNOLD starred in the moive PUMPING IRON. Than Lou went on to star in the television series the HULK! He is 6'5"

Poor Frank !

This is Frank Zane, three time Mr. Olympia, won the titles at 5'9" and a contest weight of 185 pounds. His booth was in the last roll and right across from a beef jerky booth the was three time bigger than his. He must have pissed somebody off!

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Prize Money...

They had a good crowd...

...at the amateur strongman contest. Are they stronger than powerlifters, no. Is it more exciting to watch, no. One thing that brings in sportsmen is PRIZE money and yes they have that!

Sunday, March 14, 2010

METAL Monday...

METAL has ALL the right gear and toys for you, look for this...buy something!....NOW!


and put the volume dial on 11!


Thursday, March 11, 2010

This is Dan Dague from LEXEN at the ARNOLD...

LEXEN in located in Ohio. Dan has 27 plus years in strength training. LEXEN has and is attracting the most extreme powerlifters in the country and is the next evolution. You got questions he has answers email HIM....
Yes, LEXEN will be competing at the 2010 APF Seniors.


Wednesday, March 10, 2010

International Powerlifting Federation

This the "competition"...we always get together to say "hi". It was interesting they asked about our WPC upcoming meet in AZERBAIJAN...come on over and see!!!!!

Everybody is there!

This is Dion Wessels. She is one of the driving forces for the success of the STRONGMAN events and she powerlifted in the APF.

Always changing for the better...

These were interesting, LIVE models of the sports at the Festival.


I remember when it was called the "CLASSIC", now there is over 40 sports and 18 of them OLYMPIC and 170000 fans in three days. There was 14000 sports men, women, children, young, old, and of all levels competing. The recent Olympics games had less than 7000. I drove six hours one way just to get there, but it is truely that much fun. With 650 plus vendors on hand, it was like Halloween for sportsman. My bags were filled with samples of vitamins, supplements, and current literature. I even finally broke down and bought a jacket....I'll never grow up....

Sunday, March 7, 2010

They build this!

The finest in materials and design. Their equipment is demanded in all organizations.


Here's something to listen too!


Ano and METAL did not build this!

Historians blame in on the STEEL and DESIGN!