Throwback Thursday

Bodybuilding Legend Rachel McLish: Throwback Thursday #tbt

Bodybuilding Legend Rachel McLish: Throwback Thursday #tbt

RACHEL’S BIOGRAPHY “I Wanted to Grow Up to Be…”: “Strong.” Champ to Champ:  She was presented with her first Ms. Olympia bodybuilding trophy by Arnold Schwarzenegger, a former Mr. Olympia. First “Ms.” Title:  Before she was Ms. Olympia, one of her earliest jobs was “Ms. Credit” at a bank, having “to go around asking for credit […]

Bev Francis: Australian FemaleMuscle TBT Legend #tbt

Bev Francis: Australian FemaleMuscle TBT Legend #tbt

Born February 15, 1955, in Geelong, Australia (45 miles from Melbourne) Youngest of 5 children Educational Training & Accomplishments University of Melbourne, Australia, graduated 1976 Degree in Physical Education: Diploma of Teaching Teacher of High School Physical Education and Mathematics for eight years Physical Training & Accomplishments Serious training began February, 1974 Australian Track and […]

Beth Phoenix: WWE Glamazon

Beth Phoenix: WWE Glamazon

No female competitor ever dominated her division as convincingly as Beth Phoenix. As a young girl, while watching WWE with her grandmother on weekend mornings, Phoenix knew her calling was to crush the competition in pursuit of in-ring glory. By high school, she was already blazing trails, becoming the first female on her school’s varsity […]

Cory Everson on Throwback Thursday

Cory Everson on Throwback Thursday

Corinna “Cory” Everson (born January 4, 1958) is an American female bodybuilding champion and actress. Cory won the Ms. Olympia contest six years in a row from 1984 to 1989. Cory Everson Photo Gallery Education Corinna Kneuer was born in Racine, Wisconsin and attended high school in Deerfield, Illinois. Cory attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where she […]

Anja Langer: Throwback Thursday with The German Angel #tbt

Anja Langer: Throwback Thursday with The German Angel #tbt

I am a former IFBB pro bodybuilder and the runner-up 1988 Ms. Olympia, and I would like to begin by mentioning that although I traded-in competitive bodybuilding for motherhood some twenty-odd years ago, I have never stopped bodybuilding … I only changed my involvement in it:After leaving the competitive stage, I co-authored a book on […]

Throwback Thursday: Lisa Lyon #tbt

Throwback Thursday: Lisa Lyon #tbt

Lisa Lyon is a female bodybuilder and photo model from the United States, and is regarded as one of female bodybuilding’s pioneers. Born in Los Angeles, California in 1953. Lisa Lyon studied art at the University of California at Los Angeles. There she became accomplished in the Japanese art of fencing, kendo, but found herself […]

12,000 Female Bodybuilding Photos on Facebook and growing

12,000 Female Bodybuilding Photos on Facebook and growing

Throwback Thursday Legend: Marja Lehtonen #tbt

Throwback Thursday Legend: Marja Lehtonen #tbt

Lehtonen was born in Tampere, Finland in 1968. Always interested in outdoor activities, she joined a sports club in 1983 and became a track athlete. Through training as a sprinter she discovered an interest in weightlifting. After two years of growing interest in bodybuilding, she decided to see if she could compete in the field […]

Penny For Your Thoughts

Penny For Your Thoughts

As a former competitive bodybuilder I admired the physique and athletic prowess of athlete Penny Price McIntosh. I believed she had some of the same convictions about competition I had and she inspired me greatly back in that day. She maintained and showed her feminine muscularity with grace, class and dignity while competing in the […]

Kay Baxter: FemaleMuscle Legend

Kay Baxter: FemaleMuscle Legend

Kay Baxter (October 3, 1945 – May 16, 1988) was a pioneer female bodybuilder. Baxter competed in women’s bodybuilding from 1979 to 1986, competing in four IFBB Ms. Olympia competitions between 1982 and 1985. She was inspirational for many up-and-coming female bodybuilders, especially those who desired a physique that would be large and muscular even […]