Bodybuilding

In the Arena of Women Bodybuilders

photo of woman dead lifting
Although it is a fact that bodybuilding has gained a diverse population of aficionados such as women and teenagers as well, it must be noted that four decades or so ago, the hobby or sport was initially dominated by men. All bodybuilders are athletes. It’s time we give the ladies the same respect we give to the men. Many may have had a good glimpse of bodybuilding in the widely acclaimed movie “Pumping Iron” which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger during the late 1970’s. During this decade, the women’s liberation movement was beginning to assert itself, and coincidentally, the world of women bodybuilders also started to unfold.…