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Female Fitness Models and Female Fitness Competitors 6

Updated on February 19, 2017

Female Fitness Models and Fitness Women

Here is my sixth article devoted entirely to female fitness models, female fitness competitors, female bodybuilders, female figure competitors and just fitness beauties in general.

These women don't just wake up one day looking like this.

They put a lot of hard work into looking fit as a fitness model, looking lean and ripped as a fitness competitor, or getting the size and symmetry needed to be a female bodybuilder.
But through all the blood, sweat and tears, their eyes are focused on one goal.
To be the best that they can be in whatever field they pursue.

So here are some of the up and coming beautiful women in the field of fitness.

Gail Sanez

Gail Sanez - Female Fitness
Gail Sanez - Female Fitness

Gail Sanez is a Women's Tri-Fitness competitor.
She was born on October 2nd, 1981 in Lynchburg, Virginia and currently lives in Fairfax, Virginia.
Gail is five foot two and weighs in at around 115 pounds.
She started out in gymnastics when she was eight, and has been athletic ever since.
Gail competed in the 2004 Fitness Success Challenge and the 2004 Womens Tri-Fitness in Las Vegas.
She also placed in the top ten at the 2005 Ms. Bikini America South Beach.

Gail Sanez - Perfect Biceps

Sarah Varno / Sarah Mankiewicz

Sarah Varno / Sarah Mankiewicz - certified personal trainer and fitness model
Sarah Varno / Sarah Mankiewicz - certified personal trainer and fitness model

Sarah Varno (aka Sarah Mankiewicz) has worked in the fitness industry and fitness modeling for over 12 years.
She's a certified personal trainer and she has her own website here:
Sarah is a little "thicker" than some of the other fitness models, and she has this wild, almost animal look about her that reminds me kinda of Jennifer Nicole Lee.

And she actually commented here which is awesome! Look at the comments below!

Leigh Lingham

Leigh Lingham - IFBB Bikini pro and fitness model
Leigh Lingham - IFBB Bikini pro and fitness model

Beautiful Leigh (Lingham) Brandt was born and raised in Coquitlam British Colombia.
She is an IFBB Bikini pro and fitness model.

Womens Fitness Competition History:
2007 Western Canadians - 5th place
2007 Sandra Wickham Fall Classic Bodybuilding, Fitness And Figure Contest - 3rd place
2008 BC Championships - 8th place
2009 Western Canadians - 5th place
2009 CBBF Nationals - 1st place and overall winner (bikini)
2010 IFBB MuscleContest Pro Bikini - 10th place

Alina Popa

Alina Popa - female bodybuilder
Alina Popa - female bodybuilder

IFBB Pro Bodybuilder and personal trainer Alina Popa is a little bigger than the other ladies here because she is a female bodybuilder.
She was born in Romania, but moved to Switzerland after she got married.

Womens Fitness Competition History:
2004 - 2nd place IFBB European Championship, heavyweight in Tavira, Portugal-2003 first place National Championship, middleweight
2005 - 2nd place Mixed Pairs European Championship with Angelo Alexa
2005 - 5th place Women’s European Championship, Yalta, Ukraine
2006 - 1st place Grand Prix Due Torri, Bologna, Italy
2007 - NABBA Miss Universe, Miss Physique class
2008 - IFBB Worlds Santa Susanna, first heavyweight and overall
2010 - 8th place IFBB Arnold Classic, Ms. International, Fitness International & Figure International
2011 - 3rd place IFBB Arnold Classic, Ms. International, Fitness International & Figure International
2011 - 5th place 2011 IFBB Olympia
2012 - 3rd place 2012 IFBB Arnold Classic
2012 - 4th place 2012 IFBB Olympia Weekend
2013 - 2nd place 2013 IFBB Olympia Weekend

You can find out more about Alina at her website here:

Sylvia Tremblay

Sylvia Tremblay - female fitness competitor
Sylvia Tremblay - female fitness competitor

Female Fitness Competitor Sylvia Tremblay has a ton of fitness competitions under her belt.
She has so many, that I'm only gonna list her first place wins....

Womens Fitness Competition History:
1999 Fitness Canada Pageant
2001 Fitness Winter Freeze National
2001 Fitness Model search
2001 Fitness TSN series
2001 Fitness Canada Pageant
2001 Fitness ESPN series, Las Vegas
2002 Fitness America Pageant, California
2004 Ms. Fitness Canada, Ottawa
2005 Ms. Fitness Canada East
2009 CBBF Canadian Natural Physique Championships
2009 NPC Arnold Amateur Championships

And at the age of 42, Sylvia won the 2009 Arnold Amateur Overall Fitness Champion AND the 2009 CBBF National Fitness Championships!

You can keep up to date with Sylvia at her website here:

Karen Kryzanowski

Karen Kryzanowski - female fitness model
Karen Kryzanowski - female fitness model

Remember what I said earlier about that "wild, animal look"?
Well FAME Fitness Model competitor Karen Kryzanowski from Thornhill, Toronto, Ontario has it in spades.
Karen is five foot four and weighs 135 pounds.

Womens Fitness Competition History:
Muscle Model, May 2008 FAME Regionals, 2nd place
Fitness Model Short, May 2008 FAME Regionals, 2nd place
Fittest Duo, June 2008 FAME World Championships, 2nd place
Fitness Model, 2009 UFE Spring Bash, 3rd place
Figure, 2009 UFE Spring Bash, 2nd place

Bobbie Jo Kolb

Fitness model Bobbie Jo Kolb
Fitness model Bobbie Jo Kolb

Fitness model Bobbie Jo Kolb was born in Bakersfield, California on July 1st, 1981
She is five feet four inches tall and weighs 112 / 119 (off-season).
At the INBA/ABA 2005 "World Championships", she won 1st place Fitness Model came in at 3rd place in Figure.
At the INBA/ABA 2005 "Mr Universe" she came in 2nd place in the Fitness Model division
She was also a Model of the Month.

Olga Guryeva

Russian female bodybuilder Olga Guryeva
Russian female bodybuilder Olga Guryeva

This is Russian female bodybuilder Olga Guryeva.
Olga has more size to her because she is a bodybuilder, and their goal is size and symetry.
Olga has competed in the European Amateur Championships and the World Amateur Championships.
She also competed at the 2012 IFBB Arnold Amateur.

Tionna Michelle Kuhnhoff
Tionna Michelle Kuhnhoff

This is retired WBFF Women’s Figure and Fitness Diva Tionna Michelle Kuhnhoff.
Tanya is five foot four, 120 pounds and also an instructor at WellSpring School of Allied Health and a licensed massage therapist at Refresh Medical Day Spa and Hormonal Health.
She is from Lawson, Missouri, but currently lives in Kansas City, Missouri.

Fitness model Vanessa Tib
Fitness model Vanessa Tib

Vanessa Tib

This is fitness model and NYS Registered Nurse Vanessa Tib.
She was born in the Dominican Republic but moved to New York.
If Brazil isn't careful, the Dominican Republic is going to take their place as the top fitness model country.
There are a lot of ladies coming out of there these days.

Fitness Poll Results

Last week there was a tie with Leigh Lingham, Alina Popa, Sylvia Tremblay and Olga Guryeva.
But now Sylvia Tremblay is dominating everyone else.

Sylvia Tremblay
Sylvia Tremblay

Your Favorite Fitness Woman on this page is....

Who is you favorite female fitness model on this page?

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Female Fitness Models and Female Fitness Competitors Comments

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    Envy guy 

    5 years ago

    Alina Popa might be compare with guys, damned beast on 'roids!!!

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    5 years ago from malang-indonesia

    Wow....they are muscular women. I do not have muscles like them. But anyway, thanks for sharing with us. I love the pictures. Happy holidays!

  • sabrebIade profile imageAUTHOR


    5 years ago from Pennsylvania

    Oh it's my honor!

    And thank you for commenting!

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    Sarah Varno 

    5 years ago

    Thank you for having my photo up, I have more recent ones if you would like. PLease email me

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    akang onaziz 

    9 years ago


  • sabrebIade profile imageAUTHOR


    9 years ago from Pennsylvania

    dusy7969: Did you see this in her write up?

    "IFBB Pro BB and personal trainer Alina Popa is a little bigger than the other ladies here because she is a female bodybuilder."

  • dusy7969 profile image


    9 years ago from San Diego, California

    I really would like to know how you draw the line between fitness competitors and bodybuilders. I'd sure call alina popa a bodybuilder based on all of that muscle.

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    core stability exercises 

    10 years ago

    They really look great. They must put so much hard work in.

  • TheMuscleBuilder profile image


    10 years ago

    Karen Kryzanowski - she look so sexy in that photo

  • dinkan53 profile image


    10 years ago from India

    wow!! strong girls and they are beautiful too.

  • wumiwumi profile image


    10 years ago

    m...en dis is wonderfull ....

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    Cassandra Mantis 

    10 years ago from UK and Nerujenia

    Ab-liciously great hub here, Sabre! Cool ladies all! : )

  • optimus grimlock profile image

    optimus grimlock 

    10 years ago

    you got to ad ava cowen she has the best abbs for any women!

  • Phillyfreeze69 profile image


    10 years ago

    Alina is really ripped...very powerful competitor. Tremendous amount of muscle definition.

  • grillrepair profile image


    10 years ago from florida

    Thank you, this is beautiful!


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