The side effects associated with steroid abuse are particularly negative for women, resulting in a whole range of various problems and unwanted effects including – but not limited to – deepening of the voice, increased body hair and clitoromegaly , or an abnormal enlargement of the clitoris. So take a look at the following professional female body builders and decide for yourself where you think the boundary between beauty/obsession lies and whether or not these people have left that line so far behind that they begin to lose all traces of their femininity. One note: The portraits are done by photographer Martin Schoeller as part of a series of portraits of female bodybuilders, check out some of his work here .
Oksana Grishina is one of the most beautiful and successful bodybuilders from Russia, currently living in California, USA. She had a passion for gymnastics as she was growing up, and she sacrificed a lot of time and energy to meet her dreams. After achieving a degree in Physical training and sports, she opened a gym and started instructing people on aerobics and fitness. Later she started training and competing. She has bagged five first-place wins and three second-place wins between 2012 and 2014 alone, in fitness events such as the IFBB Olympia, Arnold Classic, FLEX pro and many more.