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Tatiana and the 2015 Arnold – Part 1, The Seminar

“What do I have to do to get a World Champion to put her hands on me?” That was the question I posed to Yasha Kahn, head translator and Master of Ceremonies at the Tatiana Kashirina seminar organized by former … Continue reading

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The 2014 Arnold: The Greatest Love Story Never Told (Until Now)

Intro Another year, another March weekend spent in fabulous Columbus, Ohio, for the Arnold Supermegafantastic Championships of All Time, where the tans are orange, the men and women are huge, and the only thing faker than the boobs are the … Continue reading

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Day 3, and the long-awaited, stirring conclusion to the Trials

Where has the time gone? Has it really been a whole month since the US Olympic Trials/National Championships happened out in glorious Columbus, Ohio? Indeed, it has been just over a month since the Women’s Trials finished, bringing The Arnold … Continue reading

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Day 2 at The Arnold: arm wrestling, the Expo floor, the ever-present specter of steroids, and lots of caffeine

Day two of The Arnold/Nationals started early. Too early, in my view. The Board of Governors meeting, the national assembly of USAW, where members can listen to the organization’s current state of affairs and complain loudly voice their concerns, started at … Continue reading

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