Muscles are not exclusive to the male gender anymore. Most women do not like to feature bulging muscles on their arms, legs or thighs. But a few girls are working day and night to maintain a well toned body with rippling muscles. These bodybuilders follow strict diets and exercise routines to fuel their passion and give the men some competition. Here are the world’s top 10 female bodybuilders.
List of Top 10 Female Bodybuilders in the world
1: Renne Toney
The Brazilian bodybuilder officially sports the largest biceps among women around the world. 20 years of dedicated training resulted in her 20 inch biceps, which were measured at the Arnold classic expo in 2006.
2: Irene Andersen
One of the most successful bodybuilders in the world, Irene was born in Denmark and brought up in Malmo, Sweden. At 15, she moved to Gothenburg and began her training. The mother of 3 started her pro bodybuilding career at the age of 37.
3: Yolanda Hughes
Hughes became a pro in 1992 after winning the IFBB World Amateur title. She later won the Arnold classic twice, consecutively in 1997 -98. Now retired, she also made six Olympia appearances.
4: Kim Chizevsky
A high school multi –sports star, who studied to be a Paralegal, turned to body building after a couple of dance and aerobics classes in college. She was born in Illinois in 1968. She carried the title of Ms. Olympia from 1996-99.
5: Rosemary Jennings
Jennings was born in Barbados and was introduced to bodybuilding by Aereal Johnson. Her pro career began in 2002 after the NPC USA held in Las Vegas.
6: Lisa Auckland
She won the IFBB Atlantic City Pro Women’s Bodybuilding Championships in 2008.
7: Ana Claudia Pires
The Brazilian is an 8 time Rio de Janeiro state champion, 4-time Brazilian champion and 2-time South-American champion. She was placed 8th on the world championship twice.
8: Nicole Bass
Currently working as an Independent pro-wrestler, Nicole is one of the largest female bodybuilders in the world. She was the overall champion at the 1997 NPC National Bodybuilding Championships and also competed at the 1997 Ms. Olympia contest.
9: Juliette Bergmann
The Dutch bodybuilder won the 2001 Ms. Olympia title. Juliette was inducted into the IFBB Hall of Fame in 2009, after she retired in 2003.
10: Christine Roth
The Canadian Pro body builder is popular for her paper-thin skin in ripped condition and very less body fat.
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