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Jay Cutler coming to Gothenburg and The Fitness Festival!

The beginner bodybuilding competition Luciapokalen takes place at The Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre in Gothenburg on December 11-12th, at the same time and place as The Fitness Festival fair. The competition celebrates it’s 30th anniversary this year (1980-2010) and has booked several professional bodybuilders for guest posing, foremost Mr. Olympia himself, Jay Cutler!

Jay Cutler is presented by The Fitness Festival in cooperation with Gymgrossisten.com.

Luciapokalen Facts

  • Sweden’s oldest and biggest beginners competition
  • A special atmosphere
  • Talented competitors
  • New stars are made
  • World class guest posers
  • Room for 1.500 people in the audience

In December the amateur competitors will traditionally march in and disrobe for Luciapokalen Bodybuilding: The World’s Biggest Beginner Bodybuilding Competition!

Other professional bodybuilders that are coming to The Fitness Festival and Luciapokalen: Dennis “The Menace” James, Dorian Yates, James “Flex” Lewis, and Marcus Chacon.

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September 11, 2010 Posted by | Bodybuilding, Female Nordic Athletes, Fitness, Male Nordic Athletes, Mr. Olympia | 4 Comments

A Swedish Pumping Iron – ‘The Life of the Iron Thug’

Zone Capone together with Vincent Media Production put his film ‘The Life of the Iron Thug’ online at thelifeoftheironthug.com, payment able via Paypal or SMS. Running time: 176 minutes. Most spoken word is in English.

The Life Of The Iron Thug

Also starring: Per Juhl, Peter Forsberg, Homan Meshkat, Fredrik Jäder, Lil’T, Crazy Jojje, Kari Risberg & Mac, Göran & Anna Rosén, Jesper Kvarnhammar, Roddy & Cicci Benjaminson, Palle & Frida.

Trailer for the DVD version of the film:

Zone Capone, a street thug and former rock-star turning businessman & bodybuilding, competing on the national level in Sweden, Europe. Zone started hus website zonecapone.com back in 2001 and instantly went from an underground local oddball to a well known household name within the iron-game!

With tons of attitude and millions & millions of hits zonecapone.com spread it’s tentacles worldwide & has since then become a concept in the modern day bodybuilding world both on the net & beyond.

Despite maby not having the best competitive physique Zone himself has reached star status all over Scandinavia with his kick-ass attitude & his odd outlook on the iron game & life as a whole! Today Zone is constantly in the news both on the net & in the magazines…

More about Zone Capone in his journal on BODY Magazine forum, he also has a thread about the filming of the movie on the same forum.

February 16, 2009 Posted by | Bodybuilding, Fun, Internet, Male Nordic Athletes | | 2 Comments

This weekend in Gothenburg: The Swedish Fitness Festival!

The Swedish Fitness Festival!Scandinavia’s No 1 meeting point for the Scandinavian market!

  • Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Date: December 8-9

The Fitness Festival was first held in its original form in 1986. The festival has grown to become Scandinavia’s natural meeting point for the fitness and wellbeing trends of today and tomorrow. In 2007 the festival is set to be the best ever. Hopefully both where marketing and the number of visitors are concerned. visitor statistics show an ever rising number of visitors and we reckon on welcoming at least 10.000 high quality visitors this year.

The Fitness Festival represents an opportunity for club owners, personal trainers and active people from all over Scandinavia to meet under one roof. And over the course of the festival there will be activities going on all the time to attract visitors from the growing Scandinavian fitness market.

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The Swedish Fitness Festival!

The Swedish Fitness Festival!

The amateur competitors marching in and disrobing for Luciapokalen Bodybuilding:
The World’s Biggest Beginner Bodybuilding Competition!

December 3, 2007 Posted by | Bodybuilding, Competitions, Female Nordic Athletes, Figure, Fitness, Fitness Trends, Fun, Male Nordic Athletes, Personal Training, Seminar, Strongman | 6 Comments