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  • Burrows Reaches the Top in Tijuana

    The Tijuana Pro Bikini—the last show before the O in that sport—took place in Tijuana, Mexico, on September 10. A dozen...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanSeptember 12, 2011
  • Jennifer Andrews Is Da Bikini Bomb

    Reigning national champ Jennifer Andrews got her first pro win at the St. Louis Pro Bikini on March 19. It was...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanMarch 21, 2011
  • Bodybuilding’s First Lady Is a Hall-of-Fame Hit

    Doris Barrilleaux, the First Lady of Bodybuilding, was inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame in a ceremony that took...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanMarch 9, 2011
  • Postexpo Facto

    That had to have been the best L.A. Fit Expo ever. I must have done a dozen video interviews (fun for...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanJanuary 31, 2011
  • Friday Pickup—Border States and More

    The IFBB pro-ladies post-season/preseason miniseries shifts into full gear tomorrow at the Border States Pro Figure. Twenty hot-bodied practitioners of the...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanOctober 28, 2010
  • Betty’s New Body

    As the Europa Super Show, including five IFBB pro competitions, gets going today in Dallas, folks who haven’t seen promoter Betty...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanAugust 12, 2010
  • Bits and Pieces for the Fourth

    Just call these the ramblings of an editor who could use a holiday weekend… • I thought it was just me,...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanJuly 2, 2010
  • Bikini Wars? What Sonia Had to Say

    The pro bikini circuit got off to a rousing start, firing off five big shows between March 20 and May 8...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanJune 23, 2010
  • Weekend Cycle: A Birth, a Death and a Bodybuilder in a War Zone

    Three pieces of news crossed the Pump & Circumstance desk this week represented kind of a cycle of life thing, although...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanApril 10, 2010
  • Figure Update—They Don't Treat Icons Like They Used to, Eh?

    Last week I got a note—and a press release—from Jenny Lynn regarding her announced retirement from competition subsequent to her landing...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanNovember 5, 2009
  • Felicia Talks Booty After the Border States

    Felicia Romero was bubbling with excitement  when I interviewed her backstage at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in San Diego last...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanOctober 22, 2009
  • Jenny Sings the Siren's Song

    More good stuff from my journey to Pittsburgh for the Master’s Nationals last month is emerging, in this case an interview...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanAugust 7, 2009
  • Marie Ann's Time to Shine

    Finally, my backstage interview with ’09 NPC Masters National champ and brand new figure pro Marie Ann Newman has come to...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanAugust 6, 2009
  • Jenhen Bows Out (Plus Iron Woman Returns)

    Nothing like travel plus deadlines to get the creative juices flowing. Now that my big summer trip to the Teen, Collegiate,...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanAugust 3, 2009
  • Putnam's Landing

    Congratulations to Jessica Paxson-Putnam, a 5’ 4 1/2″ photographers’ favorite from Tennessee, who waltzed into the ’09 IFBB Jacksonville Pro looking...

    Blog PostRuth SilvermanAugust 3, 2009