Despite this being 2013 and not 1913 the misogynist sexual politics crippling women's bodybuilding continue to astound.
The British Bodybuilding Championships 2013 is still to be decided but for female bodybuilders, fitness, figure and bikini athletes looking to hit the stage next year here's a new list of 2014 NABBA bodybuilding competitions.
Fans were disappointed at Cathy Lefrancois 10th placing in the Ms Olympia – but the gracious Canadian female muscle legend has released a new video thanking fans and sponsors with a clip of some of the freakiest female bicep pumping ever seen!
The deadly 'diet drug' DNP, which kills horrifically by cooking the victim's insides has claimed another young life, sparking further warnings to female bodybuilders, fitness athletes and serious dieters.
A bodybuilder bar room brawl was sparked when a drunk woman picked a fight with female bodybuilder Megan Abshire and her partner Ms Olympia finalist Jennifer Abshire.
Stunning Asian female bodybuilder Jin Won Lee (이진원) would not look out of place in one of those magazine lists of 'the 10 most beautiful women in the world'.
Beautiful Swedish female bodybuilder Sophie Arvebrink has supermodel looks but her thick, peaked 15 inch biceps are the arms of a muscle woman aiming to get huge.
Irish female bodybuilder Sophia McNamara raised the temperature of the top-rated TV chat show 'The Saturday Night Show' with a sexy, flexy muscle routine.
This week was all about the 2013 Ms Olympia – almost certainly the last Ms Olympia of all time. And, after a quarter of a century of redefining what it means to be a muscular woman, it was quite fitting that the title went to Iris Kyle in text book huge, freaky, ripped condition.
Nothing says 'sexy female bodybuilder coming through!' like a dynamite pair of delts. And fab female bodybuilder Leonie Rose knows this is well as any woman because she has what can only be described as spectacular shoulders – big, hard, defined and sexy!