Irony Magazine

October 2001

IRONY Magazine, since October 2000 has provided some of the most unique and top stories and photos of women who lift. Covering many of the major and state wide womens bodybuilding, strength, and fitness events. IRONY has also provided international news and coverage of the sport, as well as the people who make international lifting so popular.

October 2001 - Table of Contents
Number 5


  • Tonia Williams
    Tonia was born on May 27th in Seattle, Washington. Tonia Williams is a real champion.

  • The Art of Creating A Professional Tan
    You do not realize how important it is to have a professional tan. It can make a difference between a polished turn out and a sloppy appearance and possibly placing lower in competition. By Gayle Moher.

  • The Fat Factor
    Truth be told, fat has a very essential function in the arena of performance nutrition. Also, good fat vs. bad fat.

  • Some Irony Extras
    Pictures from various competitions.

  • Tricks and Tools to Staying Lean
    By Colette Nelson. Including keeping out of the frig, drink ice water, sit down, retrain your taste buds, and more.

  • The Do's and Don'ts of Outdoor Training
    By Yaz Boyum. While it seems exercising in warm weather feels good and is conductive to burning more calories, be cautious, because it may be hazardous to your health.

  • Around the Town With the Muscle Bound
    We recently attended the Women's Extravaganza at the Meadowlands in New Jersey. Here is some notes from the show.

  • Raye Hollitt
    Best know for her role as 'Zap' on the hit show 'American Gladiators' , Ray was a formidable presence for six seasons. Here is more info on Ray.

  • Motivation by Debbie Buess
    Don't think you can do it. Debbie Buess tells you her story of motivation.

  • Prohormmones: The secret is out!
    By Rosemary Vernon. Part Two. Included in part two is types of products, orals, topical sprays, and more.

  • All Star Classic
    From Jacksonville, Florida. Some pictures from the event.

  • So You Want To Compete
    Part Four with Kathy Connors. Make sure you learn the five mandatory poses, front double biceps, front abdominal and thigh, side chest, side tricep, and rear double bicep pose.

  • From Lifelong Athletes to Figure Competition
    A natural transition. By Amber DeLuca. The NPC just added Figure in 2001.

  • Interview with Andrulla Blanchette
    Some questions and answers with Ms. Olympia Andrulla. .