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Arm-Wrestling Gold Medalist: ‘I Got Over My Own Chauvinism’

Arm-Wrestling Gold Medalist: ‘I Got Over My Own Chauvinism’

In June, Sinthia Rose will sit opposite a 65-kilogramme Uzbek woman and try to wrestle her. The 21-year-old has a firm grip and steady eye. Indeed, she hopes to bring back gold at the Asian Arm-wrestling Championship, buoyed by the pride of representing Pakistan as a Christian at an international event. “Arm-wrestling is a new […]

Joe Weider 1920-2013

Joe Weider 1920-2013

We are all so sad, but at the same time very happy, to have lived during the tenure of Joe and Ben Weider. Here is my interview of Sir Ben Weider published here 5 years ago. Here is Aronold’s tribute to Joe, published on Facebook today: “Today, I lost a dear friend and mentor, and […]

Jelena Abbou Stars in Mac Cosmetics Campaign

Jelena Abbou Stars in Mac Cosmetics Campaign

From Daily Mail: “From Lady Gaga to Nicki Minaj, MAC Cosmetics is renowned for featuring striking and somewhat eccentric females as the faces of its campaigns. The use of these females has helped establish the brand as groundbreaking. And now, to continue the running theme, MAC have announced another unconventional woman as the face of […]

He Whipped, She Snapped

He Whipped, She Snapped

She enjoyed the daily morning whippings — but she did not like being kicked to the curb by her beloved master. Frankie Santiago embraced a role as live-in fetish slave to dominating Manhattan investment-banker beau Edward Sonderling, playing out a bondage fantasy similar to college student Anastasia Steele and older Christian Grey in the erotic […]

Bodybuilding.com Execs Fined for Selling Steroids

Bodybuilding.com Execs Fined for Selling Steroids

BOISE, Idaho–Bodybuilding.com LLC, Jeremy DeLuca and Ryan DeLuca must pay $8.1 million for violating the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act (FDCA) by selling misbranded drugs into interstate commerce. The company and the DeLucas were charged with misdemeanor counts of introduction and delivery of steroid products they labeled as dietary supplements. According to their plea agreements, […]

Transgender Bodybuilding Father Now Glamourous Female Model

Transgender Bodybuilding Father Now Glamourous Female Model

A bodybuilding father has transformed herself into a glamorous woman after struggling with her gender for years. Transgender Chrisie Edkins, 31, had spent hours in the gym – bulking up to 16stone – in an attempt to convince herself she was a typical alpha male. But in private, Chris, who is 6ft, had been dressing […]

Venice Beach or Silicon Beach?

Venice Beach or Silicon Beach?

A painting for sale along the boardwalk in Venice, Calif. The Los Angeles boardwalk community of Venice has long celebrated its seediness, accepting — embracing, really — the kind of sensory assaults that would faze more conventional places: beachfront bodybuilders, ragamuffin street vendors, tattoo artists, Hare Krishna chanters, skateboarders, drug dealers, gangs, homeless encampments, rowdy […]

Transgender Bodybuilder Returns To Competition

Transgender Bodybuilder Returns To Competition

SAN DIGEO – A Hillcrest man used to compete in bodybuilding in the early 1990s. On Saturday, Chris Bruce will return to the stage, competing as a female. “If you think about it, I am the ultimate body builder,” Bruce said. “Because that is what body building is about. It’s taking your body and transforming […]

#1 Female Powerlifter….Prisoner

#1 Female Powerlifter….Prisoner

One of the world’s strongest women, who once appeared on television pulling a bus filled with football players, has been arrested on charges of assault, identity theft and larceny, authorities said. Shannon Pole-Summers, 23, originally from Easley, S.C., was arrested Thursday in Minot, where she has been living since July, said Deputy U.S. Marshal Kevin […]

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