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|26 OCT 2014
|Ms. Olympia winner Yaxeni Oriquen now on Digital Download!!
Yaxeni Oriquen - Latin Style - now available on Digital Download.
Yaxeni Oriquen is South America’s greatest female physique star. She is a 5 time winner of the Ms. International title and has also won the Ms. Olympia title. Yaxeni pumps, oils and poses solo and duo, poolside at the Mandalay Bay Hotel on the day after the Ms. Olympia. She is ably assisted by her friend and IFBB Pro physique star, Fannie Barrios.
See career highlights as Yaxeni struts her stuff - from the pump room, to comparisons, to her stage posing routines and victory photos with Arnold. Yaxeni is justly famous for her wonderful arms and abs. She has the total package!!
Special Features include a Photo Gallery and 13 mins of Yaxeni in her 1st ever Ms. Olympia in 1998, in Prague, Czech Republic.
See the new PHOTO GALLERY.
See full details on YAXENI ORIQUEN - LATIN STYLE now on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-569DVD.
|25 OCT 2014
|HIDE YAMAGISHI - Colossal Workout now available on Digital Download!!
HIDE YAMAGISHI - Colossal Workout now available on Digital Download.
2007 was the year HIDETADA YAMAGISHI made history by becoming the FIRST EVER Japanese bodybuilder to qualify for the Mr. Olympia.
This massive workout feature is a closeup look at Hide's training in the lead up to his Pro show triumphs. Witness the incredible super-sets that Milos used to get Hide into the shape of his life.
All the major body parts are trained and some of the giant sets include upwards of 10 different exercises without pause!
This DVD includes Hide at all four Pro shows - The Iron Man Pro, Sacramento GP, Arnold Classic and Australian GP.
This is the most important and in-depth feature we have every edited and produced on an Asian Pro bodybuilding champion.
Shigeru Sugita, Kozo Sudo & Emoto Masashi: Plus Klaus Aschober and Franco Columbu.
(If you like Asian physiques, you may also wish to check out "Shigeru Sugita, Kozo Sudo & Emoto Masashi: Plus Klaus Aschober and Franco Columbu" in V-138DVD.)
See full details on HIDE YAMAGISHI - COLOSSAL WORKOUT now on Digital Download,
and also on DVD, V-207DVD.
|24 OCT 2014
|Two New Digital Downloads - a Men's Workout plus the Women of Europe!!
Peter Hensel: Mr. Universe Workout and Posing, now also on Digital Download.
IFBB Pro Peter Hensel has been one of Germany's all time greatest physiques having competed with distinction in the Mr Olympia on three occasions (1986 - 1988).
As a Mr Universe winner (1985 IFBB World Amateur Championships, 1st Place, HeavyWeight Class), he displayed the symmetrical and brutal physique which made him a fan favourite.
In this DVD we follow Peter through a full hard-core workout. The DVD includes pumping and posing and much more.
See full details on PETER HENSEL: MR. UNIVERSE WORKOUT & POSING on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-017DVD.
Muscles & Curves in Europe # 1, now also on Digital Download.
This DVD is a candid look at muscular curvaceous women at fitness events in Europe. It documents the many different, beautiful, sexy, muscular women of bodybuilding and fitness.
A large number of women flex and pose for the camera as it chronicles more fitness women than you could possibly imagine in your wildest dreams. You will see working out to improptu posing to women centre stage. Includes many of the top European women in the sport - and the list of names is huge.
See all the names and full details on MUSCLES & CURVES IN EUROPE # 1 on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-197DVD.
|23 OCT 2014
|1997 NABBA Universe: The Men - Now available on Digital Download!!
1997 NABBA Universe: The Men - Now available on Digital Download.
With the NABBA Universe taking place this weekend in England, let's recall one of the great Universe events of the recent past. In 1997, the world’s best men and women from 22 different countries took to the stage in Birmingham England for the prestigious NABBA Universe titles.
It was 91 men in this, the 49th year of the NABBA Universe, including 6 men from Australia: NICK JONES, KYM JOHNCOCK, DON MAHONEY, GARY VANDENBERG, RUI MU, and JUSTIN WESSELS. All are absolute champions.
The 2 Overall titles went to: Eddy Ellwood (England) - Professional Mr. Universe and Grant Thomas (England) - Amateur Mr. Universe. Eddy Ellwood subsequently went on to set the all-time record of 5 consecutive victories at the NABBA Universe.
See the COMPLETE LIST OF ALL NABBA UNIVERSE DVDs.
THE MEN'S PREJUDGING video includes the Complete Prejudging. See details on the 1997 NABBA UNIVERSE MEN'S PREJUDGING on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-273DVD.
THE MEN: THE SHOW video includes the Parade of nations, and the complete posing routines of the top 6 finalists in all 6 classes, as well as the posedowns and awards.
See details on the 1997 NABBA UNIVERSE MEN: THE SHOW on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-274DVD.
|22 OCT 2014
|2014 NABBA/WFF South Australian Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Championships!!
2014 NABBA/WFF South Australian Bodybuilding, Figure & Fitness Championships.
The special guest poser was international NABBA bodybuilding champion DAVE CUTLER. This DVD includes the complete event from round one through to the final posedowns and awards, and presents over 3 hours of fabulous South Australian figures and physiques.
MAIN RESULTS -
2014 NABBA Men’s Overall Winner: Mariusz Dworzanski
2014 NABBA Women’s Winner: Patricia Muller
2014 WFF Men’s Overall Winner: Steve Williams
2014 WFF Women’s Figure Overall Winner: Lisa Allan
2014 WFF Women’s Fitness Overall Winner: Lucinda Porcelli
2014 WFF Bikini Overall Winner: Grace Shelmerdine
See the COMPLETE RESULTS, PHOTO GALLERY, PREVIEW CLIP and full details on the 2014 NABBA/WFF SOUTH AUSTRALIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS, GMV-879DVD.
|18 OCT 2014
|2013 IFBB Nordic Pro Championships - the Pro Classes - now on Digital Download!!
2013 IFBB Nordic Pro Championships - the Pro Classes - now on Digital Download.
PRO MEN, PRO FIGURE & PRO BIKINI.
I returned yesterday from recording the 2014 version of the Nordic event in Finland. This year it also included a brand new competition, the Nicole Wilkins Fitness Championships. To celebrate this outstanding event, we are now offering last year's Pro event video on Digital Download.
The Men’s Prejudging includes all of the compulsory poses and comparisons for each competitor, followed by the evening Finals along with all men’s posing routines and awards. Every round is also presented for the 2 Women’s Pro classes, Figure and Bikini - through to their final presentations.
See the MEN'S PHOTO GALLERY.
See the WOMEN'S PHOTO GALLERY.
It was outstanding victories for BAITO ABBASPOUR in the Pro Men, KATI ALANDER in the Pro Figure and ANNA VIRMAJOKI in the Pro Bikini.
See full details on the 2013 IFBB NORDIC PRO MEN, FIGURE & BIKINI on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-860DVD.
|16 OCT 2014
|Another Classic, plus 2000 NABBA Australia Qualifier: Men - The Show now on Digital Download!!
2000 NABBA Australia Pro-Am Qualifier: Men - The Show now available on Digital Download.
This contest formerly known as the Australasia, was the qualifier for the NABBA Universe in UK. Held in Melbourne on September 3rd, 2000, it features some of the best bodybuilders in Australia, from TEENS, JUNIORS, NOVICES, MASTERS and the 4 MEN'S OPEN CLASSES.
Special SHOW GUEST POSER was TERRY MITSOS - Overall Mr. World, IFBB Pro, and winner of many other titles. We include our little interview with Terry and the EVENING SHOW DVD includes the induction by Graeme Lancefield of our own Wayne Gallasch of GMV into the NABBA Australia Hall of Fame!
In this DVD, you will see the Complete Men's Evening Contest, from the posing round to the class awards to the Overall Posedown and award to the Overall Men's Winner, SCOTT BURGESS from Queensland. The main men's stars along with Scott were Michael Holton, Shane Ring, Stan Panteladis and Brad McMillan.
See full details on the 2000 NABBA AUSTRALIA PRO-AM QUALIFIER - MEN THE SHOW on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-376DVD.
Classic California Muscle # 2 now on Digital Download.
This video includes a rare 1978 guest posing routine by MIKE MENTZER, plus FRANK ZANE and TONY PEARSON. Classic rare films of some of America's greatest physique stars of the late 70's.
This batch of films # 2 was shot in 1977/78 and includes the following stars in the order of appearance below. (My thanks to the late JOE VALDEZ for giving me rights to use this footage and to preserve this history on DVD.)
LARRY GORDON (1977)
STEVE BROUGHTON 1978
NEFTALI CERINO 1978
JOHN BROWN & BOB JODKIEWICZ in the 1978 Jr. Mr. California
CHARLES GLASS at 1978 Mr. California
EARL WATTS (1977)
FRANK ZANE guest posing June 1978
MIKE MENTZER Guest posing April 1978
TONY PEARSON in a short contest clip (1978)
A short clip from Mr. Orange County (1978)
See full details on CLASSIC CALIFORNIA MUSCLE # 2 on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-176DVD.
|15 OCT 2014
|Charles Glass & Chuck Williams plus Fred Belknap, plus Classic Teens - now on Digital Download!!
Charles Glass & Chuck Williams plus Fred Belknap - now on Digital Download.
FEATURING THREE OF AMERICA'S FINEST PHYSIQUES OF THE MID-EIGHTIES: CHARLES GLASS, CHUCK WILLIAMS & FRED BELKNAP.
GLASS is now best know as the trainer of top IFBB Pros. This classic was taped poolside in 1983 the day GLASS and WILLIAMS both won their IFBB Mr. Universe titles in Singapore. Their muscularity, vascularity and separation are awesome as they display paper thin skin over bulging muscles.
The DVD also includes a segment of CHARLES GLASS and MIKE CHRISTIAN working out at FIBO '90, before Glass presents his famous posing routine at the Expo. FRED BELKNAP was a fast rising young star in the early 80s.
See full details on CHARLES GLASS, CHUCK WILLIAMS & FRED BELKNAP on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-005DVD.
Classic Teens # 1 - now on Digital Download.
From the GMV USA archives of the early to mid 1980’s, we have assembled some wonderful footage - shot on film, and transferred to video and now released on DVD and Digital Download.
See Joe SANGIACOMO, 1986 Teen America (Tall Class) 2nd overall, at Hamilton Fitness Princeton. Then posing in a park with Lloyd JACOB and Derrick WHITSETT. Derrick later went on to become an IFBB pro.He tragically died at the age of 37 in January, 2004. In the second section you will see many more names who were potential young stars of the future at that time. A real blast from the past, now preserved for posterity.
See full details on CLASSIC TEENS #1 on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-172DVD.
|14 OCT 2014
|Saryn Muldrow: My Way To The Olympia now on Digital Download!!
Saryn Muldrow: My Way To The Olympia now on Digital Download.
Danish American Saryn Muldrow was the world's best known fitness and figure bodybuilding champion of her time.
This DVD charts her rise from obscurity as we show her early victories in the Figure Class of the 1992 NABBA World Championships and the 1992 NABBA Ms. Universe.
The story is told by Saryn during a seminar at an IFBB English Grand Prix, and also in her interview with GMV. In 1996 she won the Fitness Olympia title.
See full details on SARYN MULDROW: MY WAY TO THE OLYMPIA on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-284DVD.
|08 OCT 2014
|Dawn Marie Gnaegi - Miss Universe now on Digital Download, plus 2 new PHOTO GALLERIES!!
Dawn Marie Gnaegi - Training with Miss Universe now available on Digital Download.
This is a classic training video from the eighties, now released on DVD and Digital Download. See Dawn Marie as she takes you through her full pre-contest workout.
Professionally shot in Europe by FOX VIDEO, Dawn also shows her wonderful posing style which helped make her a Ms Olympia competitor some years ago. Distributed under license by GMV Productions.
See full details on DAWN MARIE GNAEGI - TRAINING WITH MISS UNIVERSE now available on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-022DVD.
2014 Arnold Classic Pro Women now has a Photo Gallery.
I have finally added a 20 picture PHOTO GALLERY to the product page for this wonderful DVD. All photos by Jason Breeze.
Winners were OKSANA GRISHINA, ASHLEY KALTWASSER and CANDICE KEENE.
See the GALLERY and full details for the 2014 IFBB ARNOLD CLASSIC PRO WOMEN, GMV-873DVD.
2014 ANB Western Australian Mayhem Contest now has a Photo Gallery.
Perth, W.A. Sunday September 14th, 2014.
The Overall Winners were Asley Dhu in Men's Bodybuilding and the Female Figure Overall champion was Geneva Tailor.
I have also added the COMPLETE RESULTS listing every competitor.
See the GALLERY and full details for the 2014 ANB WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MAYHEM, GMV-878DVD.
|07 OCT 2014
|Steve Avery - "Big Bird" - Junior Mr UK - now available on Digital Download!!
Steve Avery - "Big Bird" - Junior Mr UK - now available on Digital Download.
Steve Avery has been training since he was 15 ½ years old. Since then he’s blasted his way to being the junior physique champion in England and was the current Junior Mr. United Kingdom when this video was shot. He was also a winner at the 1997 Mr. Titan Contest in London, as well as winning the 1988 Junior Body Power Classic.
This DVD will give you a comprehensive perspective on “Big Bird” Steve Avery, the young star! Shot in our London studio, Steve pumps, oils and poses in tank tops, shorts and posing trunks. We see Steve in close-up as he pumps his arms and shoulders with dumbbells before posing them from every angle.
(Steve continued on to have a great career in bodybuilding.)
See full details on STEVE AVERY - BIG BIRD - JUNIOR MR.UK, now available on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-039DVD.
|06 OCT 2014
|Classic California Muscle # 1 & an Aussie Oceania video now available on Digital Download!!
Classic California Muscle # 1 now available on Digital Download.
Shot in the 70’s by my friend and top CA photographer, JOE VALDEZ, who recorded these wonderful stars of the period in their all-time best condition - as they posed outdoors in the Californian sun.
Of exceptional note is the rare footage of Rory Leidelmeyer and Dave Johns. This batch was shot primarily in the mid-seventies and includes the following stars:
CHARLES “CC” COLSON
See full details on CLASSIC CALIFORNIA MUSCLE # 1 on Digital Download, and also on DVD, V-175DVD.
1996 NABBA Mr & Miss Oceania/Mr & Miss Melbourne, now available on Digital Download.
Great sporting rivals Australia and New Zealand go head to head in a classic contest. See Australia win back the Trans Tasman trophy. In this DVD you will see the complete evening show for men and women. All of the posing routines through to the overall posedown and awards.
Overall Mr. Oceania was SAM SOLE and Miss Oceania Figure winner was MICHELLE DOMBROWSKI. Michelle Dombrowski is now known as Michelle Bridges of Biggest Loser fame, where she is a star trainer on the hit TV programme.
See full RESULTS and details on the 1996 NABBA OCEANIA & MELBOURNE CONTESTS - THE SHOW on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-247DVD.
|04 OCT 2014
|2 Classic Downloads from the NABBA Universe!!
2008 NABBA UNIVERSE: MEN - THE SHOW now on Digital Download.
Held in Southport, England on October 4th, the 2008 NABBA Universe Men's Show also includes the complete judging of the Professional Mr. Universe class. You will see the posing routines of all top 6 amateur competitors in all classes plus the posing routines of all Professional Mr. Universe competitors.
Includes the posedown for the Overall Amateur Mr. Universe, won by LIONEL BEYEKE of France, plus all awards. The Professional winner was ALESSANDRO SAVI of Italy.
See full details on the 2008 NABBA UNIVERSE MEN'S SHOW on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-726DVD.
2008 NABBA UNIVERSE: WOMEN – PREJUDGING & SHOW now on Digital Download.
RACHAEL GRICE from UK brilliantly won the Figure Class 2 with an awesome display.
The Class 1 winner was the incredible Russian star, MARIA STUKOVA who went on to claim the Overall Figure Title.
VIVIAN HIJLKEMA from Holland brought her incredible physique and excellent conditioning to the contest stage to take out the MISS PHYSIQUE UNIVERSE title.
See full details on the 2008 NABBA UNIVERSE: THE WOMEN on Digital Download, and also on DVD, GMV-728DVD.
|03 OCT 2014
|Flex Lewis - At the Olympia 212 Showdown - Revisited and Lee Priest on Download!!
Flex Lewis - At the Olympia 212 Showdown - Revisited.
Narrated by the now 3X Champ, this unique documentary will take you behind the scenes, up close and personal with never before seen footage at the 2013 Olympia 212 Showdown.
Follow Flex at home in Florida through his contest prep as he prepares to defend his title. Then join him on the road in Las Vegas at the 'Meet The Olympians' fan fest, the Olympia Press Conference and finally backstage at the Olympia prejudging and finals.
See all this and much more on this historic Olympia DVD. Flex Lewis is without doubt the best 212 Class bodybuilder in the world today. Flex Lewis is the current 212 Olympia Showdown winner for 2014, and the 2014 Arnold Classic 212 Winner.
See full details on FLEX LEWIS - AT THE OLYMPIA 212 SHOWDOWN, A-1443DVD.
Lee Priest - Training Seminar and Posing now on Digital Download.
See the LEE PRIEST SEMINAR, shot in Queensland, Australia just prior to his 1998 Olympia preparation.
(Today we are paying tribute to two of the greatest shorter physiques of all time in Lee Priest and Flex Lewis, see above. Lee made top six in the Mr. Olympia three times. He also won a number of GPs, and this was in the era when he was up against Ronnie Coleman. Lee was an amazing champion.)
Lee talks about his punishing schedule and answers all the hard questions from the appreciative audience. Lee is famous for his quick wit and humorous answers to many of the questions. See the world's greatest short physique champion of his time as he poses his massive arms and amazing physique to conclude the seminar.
See the LEE PRIEST SEMINAR on Digital Download and also on DVD, GMV-290DVD.
|02 OCT 2014
|2014 ANB Western Australian Mayhem DVD now available!!
2014 ANB Western Australian Mayhem Contest.
This was the second ever ANB event held in Western Australia and was supported by Horley's as the major sponsor. It was an outstanding contest featuring some of the best natural athletes from across the state.
This DVD includes every round in each and every class, from comparisons to routines to all awards and Overalls.
The Overall Winners were Asley Dhu in Men's Bodybuilding and the Female Figure Overall champion was Geneva Tailor.
See full details on the 2014 ANB WESTERN AUSTRALIAN MAYHEM DVD, GMV-878DVD. (The video clip will be available early next week.)
|Articles and Reviews
|Team GMV takes part in the 2012 New Zealand Masters Games - Indoor Rowing.
Wayne and Tina of GMV recently journeyed to Dunedin in the South Island of New Zealand to compete in the Indoor Rowing events, held on Feb. 6th, at the annual NZ Masters Games. The Games Village and venue for the rowing was the magnificent new Forsyth Barr Stadium. This is the state of the art and fully covered all purpose stadium built for the recent World Cup of Rugby in NZ. The stadium was also used for the Opening Ceremony with the parade of athletes marching behind the banners for their individual sports.