Muscling through the Competition

With six IFBB pro cards up for grabs, find out who’s got the guts to win Flex your muscles and strike your best pose because on Saturday, August 18th Jon Lindsay’s Muscle Contest International comes to Ho Chi Minh City (www.musclecontestinternational.com) with a shot at an International Federation of Body Builders (IFBB) pro card on the line, allowing competitors to move from smaller regional … Read more

The Iron Maiden

Vietnam’s female bodybuilder who’s smashing stereotypes “I didn’t choose this job. It chose me.” says Dinh Kim Loan, seven-time Asian gold medalist and twice world champion female bodybuilder for her weight class. Entering into our interview, Loan looks very little like the Asian ideal of feminine beauty. Her waist may be small and her hair may be long, but nothing can hide her sharply defined muscles and … Read more

Men of Muscle

Meet the two men who are trying to take bodybuilding in Vietnam to the next level. Meet Pham Van Mach, a three time world champion and a seven time Asian champion bodybuilder. He’s done the rounds both at home and on the international stages, but to become a member of the International Federation of Bodybuilding and … Read more