"SHSI Certificate of Recognition"
"Best on the Web"

Encyclopedia Dubuque

www.encyclopediadubuque.org

"Encyclopedia Dubuque is the online authority for all things Dubuque, written by the people who know the city best.”
Marshall Cohen—researcher and producer, CNN

Affiliated with the Local History Network of the State Historical Society of Iowa, and the Iowa Museum Association.




ROMAGNA, James

From Encyclopedia Dubuque
Jump to: navigation, search
ROMAGNA.jpg
ROMAGNA, James. (Milwaukee, WI, 1970-- ). A bodybuilder, fitness model, and personal trainer, Romagna studied English at LORAS COLLEGE from 1989 to 1992. He also played football and ran track.

After college, Romagna began a bodybuilding career. After his debut in 1994, he attended twenty-four competitions, including Musclemania and the Team Universe. In 2000, at the NPC Los Angeles Championships, he placed third as a drug free competitor in a non-tested competition. On June 19, 2004 during the NPC Junior National Championships, he took fourteenth place.

In 2006 Romagna appeared on the cover of the March issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine. He repeated in June the next year.

In 2010 Romagna was an instructor in the Health Wellness and Recreation Program at the UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE. He was also a personal trainer and wrote columns for Muscle & Fitness and "Live Fit" for the Telegraph Herald. He owned Natural Fit Personal Training and Consulting Inc., operated camps under the name of Romagna Performance, and was the strength and conditioning coach of the DUBUQUE FIGHTING SAINTS.

Bodybuilding competition overview:

1998

   NANBF Central Midwest Overall Champion
   Musclemania, WelterWeight, 5th

2000

   Los Angeles Championships − NPC, Light-HeavyWeight, 3rd

2002

   Musclemania Superbody, MiddleWeight, 4th

2004

   Central USA - NPC Overall Champion
   Junior Nationals − NPC, MiddleWeight, 14th

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzmvRinfLY4&list=PLA57DEEAFAE093F11&index=1 ---

Source:

James Romagna. YouTube user: 56GoYNAQIYA