Throwback Thursday

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

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 […]

Andrulla Blanchette – #TBT Throwback Thursday

Andrulla Blanchette – #TBT Throwback Thursday

At 5ft 3″ and 135lbs onstage, Andrulla was known for her symmetrical and aesthetic physique. A black belt in Judo, she started lifting weights after judo sessions and entered her first contest in 1986. A popular bodybuilder in the mid 90’s, British pro Andrulla Blanchette is now retired and according to Wikipedia seeking to become […]

Martini Ranch | Reach

Martini Ranch | Reach

Martini Ranch is one of the pioneers to introduce female bodybuilders to the world via their music. Their 1988 music video for “Reach” featured IFBB Pro Dorothy Herndon. Dorothy was ahead of her time, she was an Amazon with incredible strength. She won her IFBB Pro card in 1988 with an overall win at the […]