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The 50th Anniversary Olympia Weekend will be held September 18th-21st in Las Vegas, Nevada, at the Orleans Arena and Las Vegas Convention Center!!
Take a peek into how the two-time Olympia Bikini winner preps to take home the win on the international stage.
You've seen her dominate the Figure category on stage. Now get an exclusive look what it's like to compete as four-time Olympia winner Nicole Wilkins.
The 2014 Arnold Sports Festival is held February 27th - March 2nd, 2014 in Columbus, Ohio. Find all of the coverage of the grand event here!
HardbodyNews.com has the inside scoop as the ladies prepare for the 2014 Arnold. Get a look into the prep for the big show here!
Hardbody News has the inside scoop as the ladies prepare for the 2013 Arnold. Get a look into the competitors' prep for the big show here!
Jaime Baird wants to add an Arnold Classic win to her stunning resume. Find out how this hard-working Editor-in-Chief finds the time to train and eat like a champion.
Ava Cowan is one of the most popular personalities in the fitness industry. She got that way through sheer will power. Learn how her continual effort towards self-improvement makes her a top-spot contender for this year’s Figure International.
Defending Bikini Olympia champion Nicole Nagrani has never finished lower than third as a bikini pro. This 20-year-old MET-Rx athlete has the discipline of a seasoned veteran.
The 2010 Olympia bikini winner is on fire in 2012. Count on Sonia Gonzales to make a strong showing.
Jaime Baird has been a top competitor since the first time she stepped onstage. Is it finally her time to win the big one?
This week, Ric fast forwards past the Golden Era interviews, plucking a guest from the current roster of champions. Coming from a non-athletic background where she struggled with her weight, she began reading fitness magazines, admiring the elite and muscular feminine physique. Undoubtedly, as many women in fitness and bodybuilding have, she was influenced by pioneer and icon Cory Everson, not to mention other greats Kelly Ryan, Monica Brant, and Lena Johannesen. Without a background in other sports, she rose through the ranks with natural talent and a burning ambition. Nita credits her support system for much of her success, and reflects on the balance of career and life.
She expertly manages a hotel, but Prather would rather be training. We checked in with the rising bikini star and reserved her full program. Here are her keys to success.
The Olympia competitors share exclusive insight into their preparations and Bodybuilding.com experts give predictions on the final outcome of bodybuilding's biggest night!
Bodybuilding royalty seldom seem to simply snag an Olympia crown here and there. The greatest champions go on runs for four, five, eight years.
Felicia Romero needed something more after finishing fifth at the 2010 Figure Olympia. She went back to the gym/lab and rebuilt her legs to balance her superior upper body.
Entering her fifth Olympia, Myriam Capes eagerly lays in wait. She brings fresh choreography and a fine-tuned physique to the 2011 showdown in Las Vegas.
Tanji Johnson is primed to unseat 5-time Fitness Olympia champion Adela Garcia, but ripping a champion off the throne is never easy.
Bodybuilding.com sat down with this pint-sized bikini competitor and Team Bodybuilding.com member as she prepares for the Arnold weekend. She might be small, but she brings the bikini swagger in a big way.
The competitor may be nicknamed “Smiley,” but she has her game face set for the Figure International in Columbus, Ohio.
Check out all of our great video coverage of 2010 Olympia here!
Tianna Ta is prepped and ready to take on her first Olympia contest. Read on to learn about Tianna's background and how she found herself as a fitness model and pro competitor!
Oksana Grishina is a competitor who is known for her imaginative and highly theatrical fitness routines. Read on to see how she's been prepping and what she has in store for the 2010 Olympia!
Erin Stern is ready to take the 2010 Olympia competition by storm. Read on to see how Erin gets into competition shape from everything to her diet down to what music she listens to during her workouts!
Candice entered her first figure competition on a whim and ended up becoming the overall winner. Now she is getting ready to compete for the big time Bikini Olympia title! Does she have what it takes?
Nicole Nagrani is a hard working teenager who balances medical school and competing in figure competitions. Read on to find out how she feels about being one of the youngest competitors in the first Bikini Olympia!
Louise Rogers is just a normal girl from a rural area in England. She's also the only British woman to be awarded an IFBB pro card in almost 5 years. Now she's preparing for her pro debut at the 2010 Europa Super Show. Learn more about her here!
Emily Nicholson is an up and coming superstar of Figure Competitions in the U.S. Find out what drives Emily's motivation to be on the podium at her competitions and how she prepared for the 2010 IFBB Jacksonville Pro Champions!
Who is the sensational rookie steaming up the cover of Flex Swimsuit Special 2010? That's Dianna Dahlgren! Find out what this smoking hot bikini competitor did to prepare for the Europa 2010 coming up this weekend!
How did Nathalia Melo go from 'middle-of-nowhere' Louisiana to winning two Bikini competitions and in the swimsuit issue of FLEX magazine? Find out more in this interview!
The BodySpace Member of the Month for April 2010 is KimmySue. She was chosen because she is using nearly every applicable feature of BodySpace, and making it look very impressive!
Ronnie Coleman. Vince Taylor. Exclusive, Part 2: Two champions share what the Arnold Classic means and who they think will win in 2010. Learn more.
In the following interview Warren explains how she has made her recent physical improvements and what her plans for the future are. Learn more.
Angela Mraz is proof that you can accomplish anything you set your mind to. Find out how she went from housekeeper to 2010 Figure International competitor.
Ariel discusses how she reached the fitness world's ultimate target of professional athlete at age 16 and how she plans to continue winning. Find out more.
Jeff Willet Past & Present - In 2003, after winning my pro card, it was time to re-evaluate my future and goals both personally and professionally. Read on.
Jenny Lynn is a beautiful, tough and inspiring woman and is known throughout the fitness industry. Here's what she had to share just one week out from the 2009 Olympia.
IFBB Pro Jessica Paxson-Putnam is entering her third Olympia. She is humbled by her life... Find out more as she prepares for the 2009 Olympia and beyond!
The hot and sexy IFBB Pro Trish Warren answers some questions as she gears up for her 2nd Olympia! Find out how she handles training, family, and yes, work!
Join Bodybuilding.com as we take a sneak peak at some of the top competitors as they make their final preparations on The Road To The Arnold! In this episode check in with Tanji Johnson!
I spoke with Jen recently to share with you her preparation for the 2009 Arnold Classic, her Phat Camps, her new supplements line and... well, read the interview to find out.
Earning a runner-up spot at the 2007 Figure Olympia has placed Gina as a top contender for the 2008 'O' title... I spoke with Gina recently and she filled me in on her plans for the 2008 Figure Olympia. Learn more!
Winner of the '06 and '07 Ms. Figure Olympia, it will be her job in 2008 to defend her position as number one Figure competitor in the world. Jenny recently told me of her plans to again win the biggest figure title. Read on...
Come join us as we catch up with IFBB Figure Pro and Figure Olympian Kristal Richardson as she prepares for the 2008 Olympia Competition. Watch it right here!
Living Beautiful is the HOT new radio show created to quench the appetites of the modern-day, multi-faceted woman. Special Guest: Julie Lohre. Topics: living the fitness lifestyle, making top 10 for LBR Award and more!
Jaquelyn aims for a goal, prepares herself and is ready to fire!! I guess I am not the typical Aries! Learn more about this Cover Model/FAME Pro and how she handles training, competing and teaching all at the same time!
The 2008 IFBB New York Men's Pro Bodybuilding Contest will be held on May 10th in New York, NY. Steve Weinberger & Bev Francis host this annual show with a growing following of competitors and spectators alike. Find more details here...
Gina Aliotti has been taking the figure stage by storm since her debut. She's one of the younger competitors but isn't short on experience... Learn more about this amazing competitor and how she's prepared for this show!
I caught up with Kristal less than a week out from her 2008 Arnold debut. Kristal has improved from show to show as a pro and rose to pro status relatively quickly. Learn more as she talks about this and more!
One of my favorite fitness competitors is back to the Arnold stage despite her saying she was retiring in 2007. Jen will make history during this great event by competing for the ninth time. Learn more about this irresistible fitness athlete right here!
Congratulations Kim Lyons! Kim (Trainer on The Biggest Loser) was chosen as the Bodybuilding.com Personal Trainer of the Month because of her dedication to improving the lives of as many people as possible!
Stunning Energy Coach and IFBB Figure Pro Valerie Waugaman chats with MyBodyBeats Podcast hosts Cory and Nikki Canty. Learn about Val's motivation, energy, and her philosophy on nutrition basics!
Kelly Ryan & Craig Titus continue to wait in the Clark County Detention Center for whatever fate awaits them. Brenda shares another interview along with positive and extremely negative emails from friends and strangers alike. Learn more below.
Shannon spent much of her time dancing and then later on as a cheerleader in college and then the NFL. From this point she started getting into fitness competitions where she eventually got her pro card. Learn more about her right here.
I caught up with one the IFBB's biggest fitness super stars, Jen Hendershott... Check out this moving interview with Jenny H. Jen shares a few things that she has NEVER revealed to anyone!
Shawn Ray spends a little time with Kristal Richardson. Here she answers questions about becoming a pro, the advantages of living on the west coast and more. More details follow.
I had the recent pleasure of interviewing IFBB Figure pro and returning Colorado Figure Champion Valerie Waugaman. Here she talks about accomplishments, expectations, challenges, and more...
I had the recent pleasure of interview the one and only IFBB Figure Pro Heather Mae French. Learn how she feels about being the local gal and more.
Shawn Ray spends a little time with Mary Jo Cooke. Here she answers questions about becoming a pro, the advantages of living in southern California and more. More details follow.
I had the pleasure of interviewing new IFBB Figure pro Jill St. Laurent as she gets ready for her pro debut at the 2007 Colorado Pro. Learn more about her, how she got to this point and more...
Beautiful International Fitness Model Mercedes Khani talks about how she got started in the sport, her rapid rise to the pro ranks, her pro debut at the Colorado Pro and her plans for the future. Learn more about this up and coming star!
Dan Gastelu interviews WNBF Figure Pro, Angela Mraz! In this audio interview, listen in as Dan and Angela talk shop about natural figure competition and the 2007 Angela Mraz Fitness Camp!
The 2007 Arnold Class Fitness Weekend recently took place in Columbus, Ohio. Check out the full results, pictures, webcast replays, video clips of your favorite fitness celebs, and more... NEW: we now have 130 video clips available to view!
Recurring hamstring tears mixed with a dash of ruptured Achilles tendons have been the thorn bursting Debbie's bubble. Learn about her and the difficulties she has faced.
At only a few days out from showtime, the current Arnold Fitness Champ Adela Garcia shared what she's been up to and what is in store this weekend. Learn more about her plans...
Amanda successfully transitioned from bodybuilder to figure and hasn't looked back. Learn more as I ask her about prep one week from the Arnold.
I am aiming for second; I haven't got a second place trophy from the Arnold Classic and in order to retire someday I need to complete the collection in my trophy case... Don't believe she said this? Then read the rest!
This interview with Amanda Savell will take you up close and personal and shed some light on her life and prep for the Arnold Classic. I was able to pull her away from her busy schedule to get you the inside scoop. Enjoy!
Jen is back and she's ready to for the Arnold. I caught up with Jen H Shot and asked her a few questions as she sits 1 1/2 weeks out from the Arnold. Catch the rest of the interview right here!
Although she only has one kidney, she has fulfilled two feature goals in her life: Competing at the 2006 Olympia & 2007 Arnold Classic. Learn about some of her secrets right here.
Join your host, Valerie Waugaman, as she leads the way down the road to the 2007 Arnold and the coveted Figure International title and springboards the Fit Mission Revolution into the minds of millions, improving lives along the way!
I recently had the pleasure of interviewing the hot up-and-coming fitness model, Jamie Eason. Jamie shares her past right here about how nutrition played a big part in her success. Read on... Fat loss tips included!
Winning is something Adela has become accustomed to in recent years and should maintain her hold on fitness competition into the 2007 season. In the following interview she shares her 2006 Olympia experience.
Audio interview: Listen in as Dan Gastelu interviews IFBB Figure Pro Valerie Waugaman, Bodybuilding.com writer, and co-owner of Octane Cafe. Hear Valerie discuss her controversial figure posing routine at the 2006 Olympia!
Jenny was at her all time best at the 2006 Olympia and proved she is the deserving winner of this prestigious title. Read on here as she gives her take on the show, and explains how she developed the best figure physique in the world.
Look for Andrea to make an impact at the highest level in 2007. In the following interview she describes her foray into figure excellence and how she got there. Check it out!
Dr. Antonio and IFBB Fitness Pro Carla Sanchez interview Jim Rockell, Mike Davies & Terry Goodlad! Jim is IFBB head Olympia judge. Mike owns The Fitness Factory gym. Terry is a fitness noted photographer.
Jane stacked up well, but feels there was room for improvement, an assertion reinforced by her placing. She showed us at the 2006 Olympia that she is a great talent. Will 2007 be her year to prevail? Learn more in this great Interview!
Now, in the days running up to the 2006 Olympia, Mindi O'Brien speaks in her own words about what's she's doing, what's she's learned, and more. Read on for the details.
Julie won her first IFBB Pro Show at the NY Pro Fitness Classic this year! She will be competing in the 2006 Olympia as a fitness competitor. See how she is getting ready for the show right here!
Podcast Interview: In this episode, Dan Gastelu interviews guest Christine Pomponio-Pate, IFBB Pro Figure Competitor and 2006 Olympia contender! Listen in for Olympia prep, training, and nutrition tips!
We are all excited to see what Jen has in store for the Olympia fitness fans this year! Jen is a true champion in every sense of the word. Check out this interview with Jenny, just days before she defends her title at the 2006 Olympia! Read on...
Check out this great interview I had with IFBB Figure Pro Jessica Paxson as she prepares for the 2006 Olympia Competition!
Podcast Interview: In this episode, Dan Gastelu interviews guest Tanji Johnson. Listen to Olympia prep secrets from a successful IFBB Fitness Olympia competitor!
Karen is about as close as the fitness industry has to Superman. She is mild mannered, calm, confident and ...oh yeah, can leap tall buildings. Learn more about Karen as she talks about what she is doing and what her future plans are. Check it out!
At 5 foot 2 inches and 110 lbs of streamlined muscle, the figure champ should have no problem holding her own onstage against many established competitors. In the following interview Andrea discusses her Olympia plans.
As owner of personal training studio, Train With Jane, EAS sponsored athlete and cover model, Jane lives and breathes health and fitness. Learn more here as she prepares for the 2006 Olympia and much more. Check it out!
Heather was nicknamed Twizzler after she was pushing the post victory candy on the bus ride back... Below you will learn more and how she is ready to put her mark on the fitness industry. Check it out!
Brenda Kelly visits her close friend Kelly Ryan at the Clark County Detention Center. Months away from her and Craig Titus' January trial for the murder of Melissa James, see how Kelly is coping with life in prison.
Jenny won the Pittsburgh Pro Figure this year. Learn more here about her reasons for withdrawing from the Arnold, future plans, training, interests, and much more. Read on for the facts...
Listen in as Dr. Jose Antonio and IFBB competitor Carla Sanchez interview the hottest names in the fitness and sports industries! This week: Jose and Carla interview Jenny Hendershott and Lee Labrada!
Puerto Rican native Adela began weight training at age 17 to improve her sports performance. In the following interview Adela describes how she has become a fitness champion and tells of her competition plans.
Here are a series of interviews with pros and promoters leading up to the 2006 Colorado Pro Show. In this interview we will hear from IFBB Figure Pro Jen Becerra. Check it out!
Here are a series of interviews with pros and promoters leading up to the 2006 Colorado Pro Show. In this interview we will hear from IFBB Figure Pro Zhanna Rotar. Check it out!
Here are a series of interviews with pros and promoters leading up to the 2006 Colorado Pro Show. Check it out!
Here are a series of interviews with pros and promoters leading up to the 2006 Colorado Pro Show. In this interview we will hear from IFBB Pro Tara Scotti. Check it out!
This is an interview with figure competitor Amanda Savell. Learn why she decided to switch from tennis to figure and what competitions she is hoping to compete in this year. Check it out.
Here is another great interview. This time we are talking with new figure pro Tammie Pies. Learn more about her right here and see what she is up to.
Nancy Di Nino is full of energy and you can't help but smile when you're around her. Check out this great interview and see what Miss Nancy is up to!
Pro Bodybuilding Weekly, the new talk radio show devoted exclusively to the world of professional bodybuilding & fitness. This Week's Guests: Craig Titus/Kelly Ryan - 09/12/05.
Pro Bodybuilding Weekly, the new talk radio show devoted exclusively to the world of professional bodybuilding & fitness. This Week's Guests: Shawn Ray & Monica Brant - 06/20/05.
Hendershott is on a roll with her controversial routines, first using human props in 2003 and then busted out with a religious theme in 04. Her second place victory launched her in the top tier of the fitness world. This OSU girl shares what's up...
Say hello to one of the newest IFBB Figure Pros - Jane Awad. This laid back Canadian captured the coveted IFBB Pro card in a short period of time...
From the time she began lifting weights, at age 18, Timea knew she would some day become a fitness champion. I recently had the pleasure of corresponding with Timea. What follo
Learn all about new IFBB Pro Mindi O'Brien and how life was in Canada, future plans, what she would change to make the sport more popular and more...
As the 2004 Olympia approaches, we caught up with Kelly as she prepares for the biggest fitness event of her career. Bonus: Olympia commentary from Dan Solomon.
I recently had the chance to chat with new IFBB fitness athlete Amy Huber prior to her pro debut this coming August. Find out how she felt about turning pro, how she and her husband overcame his recent bout with cancer, and why Monica Brant is her...
Amy Yanagisawa is a woman on the move. Whether working as a group exercise instructor at the White House, working on a movie set as a stunt-woman, or volunteering in the community, Yanagisawa has capitalized on her athletic ability, sultry looks, and business savvy to jump start a diverse and exciting career.
The new brand of super hard-body that is hitting the fitness competitions belongs to Bethany Carter Howlett, born on November 3, 1977 in Fairfax, Virginia. She has been involved in bodybuilding and fitness for over a decade.
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