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Instead of more bikini contests what we need is more physique categories

By Bill Dobbins

I see a lot of female physique competitors who go into figure because they don’t think they can – or don’t want to – get as big and muscular as either amateur or pro bodybuilding champions. However, although you can make a lot of changes to the body with dieting and training, there seems to be very distinct differences in the genetics of bodybuilders vs. figure competitors. Like the story of the Ugly Duckling, ducks are ducks and swans are swans and wanting to be something other than you are doesn’t really accomplish anything.

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Autumn Raby Female Bodybuilder

I moved to BC from Ontario in 1997 and started a new career.

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I always wanted to be an “exotic dancer” and thought I would give it
a try. Some would think this was a strange profession choice, but I have
always been a little “different:)

In 1998 I won the Ms Nude BC title I travelled all over Canada as a Feature Exotic Dancer. I absolutely
loved dancing, but at times I would be denied work because I had too much muscle!

I “intimidated” the guys. That was the only downfall of dancing. I had been bodybuilding for 8 years when my dancing career came to an end and my bodybuilding career started.  I received a call from Denise Masino, IFBB Pro and Editor of “Muscle Elegance Magazine*.” She wanted me to shoot for her magazine at a location in the Bahamas! I dieted for the first time ever and Denise was very pleased when I showed up for
the shoot! I was thrilled!!! She was the one who told me that I should compete. I did that two months later and won the overall at my first competition. I then did the BC Provincials and won the overall in that as well!!!

Jodi Boam Interview


IFBB Fitness Pro Jodi Boam has been a gymnast for half of her life. She placed fifth in her IFBB pro debut and has the potential to be a top contender in every show she enters. She became the youngest IFBB Fitness Pro in Canada at age 23. Jodi was kind enough to share a bit more about herself days out from her first pro show on her homeland of Canada.

Look for her to make some noise this weekend at the Toronto Supershow and don’t be surprised if you see her competing on the Olympia stage this September. She has a fun personality and a killer set of arms. Read about her work out split, cooking dos and don’ts and why she’s a bad driver, even in her own drive way.

Name: Jodi Boam

Born in: Hamilton Ontario Canada

Number of years competing in gymnastics: 11 competitive years!

What level did you make it to? I was a national level gymnast by age 15, and qualified to compete at the World Championships, but unfortunately had to pull out the week of, due to injury!

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Female Bodybuilder Stacey Bentley Updated

bentleylyon_27Stacey Bentley (born 1958) (last on right) (Lisa Lyon second from right) is a registered nurse and former professional female bodybuilder of the late 1970s and early 1980s. Along with Claudia Wilbourn and Rachel McLish, Bentley was among the first role models of bodybuilding for women and the benefits that it can bring to them.


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Irina Derkacheva

Derkacheva Irina is champion of Ukrainian Bodybuilding
Date of Birth: on June, 27th, 1980
Place of Birth: Kherson, Ukraine
Height : 168 сm
Weight: 67 kg
Marital Status: single;
Achievements in sport:
Ukraine Cup 2004 – III place;
Ukraine Cup 2005 – I Place ;
Championship of Ukraine 2005 – ІІ Place (NABBA).
Ukraine Cup 2006 – ІІ Place ;
The Championship of Ukraine 2006 – ІIІ Place (NABBA).
Championship NABBA of Ukraine 2007 – ІІ Place

Claire Rohrbacker-O’Connell

Claire Rohrbacker-O’Connell has been lifting weights since she was 14 years old, and competed as a teen bodybuilder from the age of 16 years old. She competed in various shows, and won the lightweight class in both the Teen Nationals and the Teen USA. She stopped competing when she was 21, and many years later decided to make a ‘comeback’ in 2004.

Canadian Female Bodybuilding Star Julie Bourassa

We features Julie a few years ago and now she and her website are growing. Here is one of her photos for public distribution. Let Julie know you discovered her on Femalemuscle.

Athena Signakis, Female Bodybuilder

Athena Siganakis, a Canadian female bodybuilder with quite a cult following. Give her a Google and check her out
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Lisa Cross: UK Bodybuilding Goddess

Lisa Cross

“For those of you who don’t already know me; I am a 34 year old English body builder. I am originally from Manchester in the north of England but for the past several years have lived in the south west of England. I have been weight training for about seven years but only started to train seriously, and bit the bullet, for the past two years.”

Find stats, more of Lisa’s story, and lotsa pics here.

Lauren Powers Rejoins TALKLIVE 800-222-3539 x. 333

See one of Female Muscle favorite bodybuilders, Lauren Powers, in Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” video(click Continue Reading).  If you’d like to reach Lauren on the telephone, please click here.

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Lori Ann Redding: Amazing Abs

Hamilton, Ontario Canada
November 28, 1977

Height: 5’5
Weight: contest: 125-128
Off-season: 140

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Taina Piikkila Poses for Competition


Female Bodybuilder from Finland – Taina Piikkilä Bodybuilding Dance

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