49 Year Old Female Bodybuilder Herculiza, Liza Reichenberger

Liza Reichenberger wasn’t a typical little girl growing up. She spent 10 years in ballet, trying her best to be dainty and girlish, but  was often relegated to male roles involving lifting. Herculiza wanted to be graceful, but was strong and sturdy: “As a child, I used to cry (alone, later) when my parents’ friends […]

Women’s Gallery: 2009 IFBB Atlantic City Pro

Gallery of the top 10 women bodybuilders from the 2009 IFBB Atlantic City Pro, Lisa Aukland, winner. Want more Lisa Aukland? Check the Female Muscle archives, or check out the following pages: — 2008 Ms International Third Place Lisa Aukland Finals Gallery — Lisa Aukland: Three in a Row — Backstage at the 2008 Arnold

Atlantic City: Bodybuilding Prejudging

The finals will be held tomorrow, and the prejudging is now complete for the 2009 IFBB Atlantic City Pro today. This is the last contest for female bodybuilders to qualify for the 2009 Olympia. Image listed below each listing are of that particular callout, please click all images to enlarge. First callout was defending champion […]

Muscle Bombshell Marika Johannsson

Surfing Youtube, I stumbled upon this new video of female bodybuilding bombshell Marika Johannsson. Marika is known as the Viking Queen. She began training at the age of 18. Inspired by images of Cory Everson and Lenda Murray in bodybuilding magazines, Marika Johannsson worked hard and made very fast progress. In 1992, Marika placed 3rd […]

Stacey Pillari

Watch and listen to North Carolina native Stacey Pillari… Stacey has competed in just about every division; fitness, figure, powerlifting and now competes in bodybuilding in the lightweight division. Like many others, Stacey crossed over to bodybuilding after being told by judges she was too hard for figure. She started training almost 30 years ago […]