Archive - February, 2012

Natalie Pennington Looking to Drill the Competition

Natalie Pennington, 31-years-old, is more than a pretty face, good teeth and IFBB bikini competitor. She is a full time dentist. Raised in Korea by her mom she didn’t grow up playing sports. She spent her youth learning the violin and piano.

“That’s the Asian side. That’s mom taking control,” Natalie said, referring to her years of violin and piano instructions. “It wasn’t by choice, but I appreciate it now.”

Natalie spoke in an interview about balancing her profession with her bikini career.

“My biggest challenge is that some days, I deal with patient management issues, yet in the back of my mind, I know I can’t go home and relax with a glass of wine. You know you have to go to the gym after work. Most girls [I compete with] do not have the stress of the job that I do.”

Natalie hope to one day open a spa/dental practice to unite her two world and offer the dental said the comfort and health awarness the comes with a spa atmosphere. But, until then she will continue to take the IFBB by storm. She won her first national show, turning pro and looks to continue her win streak.

Christine Envall Gallery

Christine Envall, everything an IFBB Bodybuilding Pro should be…muscular, ripped and developed!

STAR SIGN: Sagittarius
MARITAL STATUS: Happily married to Troy for nearly 10 years
OCCUPATION: Professional athlete & Technical Product Manager for International Health Investments
QUALIFICATIONS: B. Sc. (Hons) Food Science & Technology
SPONSORS: International Protein
YEARS TRAINING: 17
TRAINS AT: Empire Fitness Centre
LIVES IN: Gold Coast, AUSTRALIA
MOTTO: If it were easy, everyone would be a World Champion!
FAVOURITE MALE BODYBUILDER: Lee Priest (I have a picture of him on my fridge for inspiration!)
FAVOURITE FEMALE BODYBUILDER: Iris Kyle
FAVOURITE DIET FOOD: Oats cooked and mixed with International Protein “Protein Synergy 5″ in Chocolate Truffle flavour (sorry coffee, just don’t compare!)
FAVOURITE ‘JUNK’ FOOD: Ice-cream; any flavour but love Cookies ‘n Cream and Praline’s n Cream or anything flavoured with coffee. Baskin & Robbins is presently my favourite brand.
FAVOURITE COLOUR: Purple
FAVOURITE EXERCISE: Pullovers at the moment.
FAVOURITE MUSCLE: Triceps
SHORT TERM GOAL: To entertain with my physique when I compete.

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Linda Wood-Hoyte the Real Deal

Linda Wood-Hoyte, 67-years-old, is so dedicated to the sport of bodybuilding, health and fitness that she has spent the last 27-years participating in bodybuilding at some level. Linda didn’t start bodybuilding until she was 39-years-old, but she never looked back!

“To me [bodybuilding] is the most exacting, fascinating, demanding, selfish, disciplined sport I know of and I love it!!”

When Linda began her journey in bodybuilding, she already had 13-years in her professional management career in corporate America which over the past 40-years, includes working for five Fortune 500 companies. She currently serves as a National (NPC), Professional (IFBB) and International judge as well as having been a US delegate and judge to the World Universe Championships. Linda was granted Pro Status as an IFBB Bodybuilder May 2004.

COMPETITONS/JUDGING

COMPETITONS/JUDGING YearPlacing
IFBB- Night of Champions2004IFBB Pro Status Announced
IFBB- World Universe Championship 2003USA Judge/Delegate
IFBB- World Universe Championship2002USA Judge/Delegate
IFBB – Judge, Olympia, Men, Women and Fitness2002Judge
IFBB – Judge, Night of Champions, and the Jan Tana Classic2002 Judge
IFBB World Juniors & Master Championship-Czech Republic2000 6th place HW
IFBB World Universe Championship- Warsaw Poland2000USA Judge Delegate
NPC Team Universe, NYC1998 3rd HW
NPC Nationals 19976th MW
World Juniors & Masters Championship, Katowice, Poland 19962nd
2nd Women’s Physique Video 1996 Video IFBB – North American Championship, Quebec, Canada19965th
NPC – Team Universe Championship19964th
IFBB – World Universe Championship, Brugge, Belgium199510th
Heavyweight Fierless Productions -Evolution “F”1995Exhibition
NPC – Team Universe Championship19951st HW
IFBB – World Universe Championship, Borlange, Sweden19945th
Heavyweight NPC – Team Universe Championship19941st
Heavyweight IFBB – World Juniors & Masters Championship, Torrevieja, Spain 19932nd Place
Open Fierless Productions, “The Most Awesome Women”1993Exhibition
IFBB – North America Championship1992 6th HW
NPC – Women’s Extravaganza1991Guest Poser
NPC Nationals 1991Top 10
IFBB North American Championship1991Top 15
IFBB Japanese World Games, Tokyo, Japan19904th
Heavyweight IFBB – The Arnold Classic – Ms. International199011th
Heavyweight NPC – National Championship19893rd
Heavyweight NPC – National Championship19885th
Heavyweight NPC – USA1988Top 12
NPC – USA Masters, Teen & Collegiate National19881st HW & Overall
Heavyweight & Overall NPC – NYC Metro District1987Female Athletic of the Year
NPC – USA1987Top 15
AAU – Ms. America19862nd Medium class
NPC – USA1986Top 15
NPC – National Championship1986Top 15
NPC – National Championship1985Top 15
AAU – Physiques International19851st Medium & Overall
AAU – Ms. America19852nd Medium
NPC – USA1985Top 15
AAU – Physique International19841st Medium class
NPC – New York State Gold’s Classic19845th Heavyweight
AFWB – Tri-State19841st Hwt & Overall
AFWB – USA1984Top 15
AFWB – Ms. North East Atlantic States19831st HW & Overall
AFWB – Ms. Dan Lurie Classic19831st HW
AFWB – Ms. New York City19831st Medium & Overall
AAU – Eastern America 19831st Medium & Overall
AFWB – NGA Championship19831st Heavyweight & Overall
AFWB – Ms. North East Atlantic States19831st HW & Overall

Natalia Romashko: Interview & Gallery

Location: Boyarka, Kiev region, Ukraine
Master of sports of Ukraine of international class in weightlifting
Master of sports of Ukraine of international class in powerlifting
Master of sports of Ukraine in bodybuilding
Ukrainian silver medalist in weightlifting
Bronze medalist Ukrainian Powerlifting
Ukrainian silver medalist in bodybuilding
Champion of Ukraine Tug of War
Champion of Ukraine in rowing boats “Dragon”

Universalism Natalia Romashko pleasantly surprised by professionals and sports enthusiasts. Natalia successfully won titles in: powerlifting, weightlifting, bodybuilding, and you’ll be amazed at rowing boat “Dragon “and a tug of war.

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6ft 6″ Pro Boxer Vonda Ward

Vonda Ward is a former basketball player, and the 6ft 6″ boxer turned pro in 2000.

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Pictured with 5ft 9″ Wanda Salazar, image via wban.org
Her boxing debut was in January 2000, when she knocked out Faye Steffen in round one, something she did very often – her first four fights all ended in first round knockout wins. Vonda has fought 23 bouts, won 17 by knockout, and only lost one fight in her career.

The one match she lost, was to nine inch shorter Ann Wolfe. Ward was knocked out in the first 70 seconds of the match; breaking her record as an undefeated fighter, and is her only loss to date. Ward was removed by a stretcher, given oxygen with a mask and required hospitalization after this bout, watch below:

Powerful Petra Enderborn

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Valerie Creux French Female Wrestler

photography source femalemuscle.com homegrown archives

biograph source: femwin.com

Birthdate: 1963 — 5′ 4″ · 150 lbs

Valerie is a powerful bodybuilder from France. She’s strong, sexy and feminine and has become an increasingly better wrestler over the last few years. Valerie usually overpowers those who oppose her, although she only wrestles men! She likes being strong and is very confident about her physical strength.

Dana Linn Bailey: Personal Trainer & Lifestyle Consultant

I grew up a jock.  At age 6, I was already on the swim team, waking up and going to practice just like the big kids.  Up until high school, I was a 6-sport athlete all year round, playing soccer, basketball, field hockey, softball, running track and also swim team.  In high school I continued with my 3 favorite sports, soccer, basketball, and field hockey and excelled in all with many awards.

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