New Michelle Lin Kicks Off Emerald Cup Shoots

•April 26, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Michelle Lin poses during her first shoot. A new shoot just wrapped up from the Emerald Cup.

Michelle Lin poses during her first shoot. A new shoot just wrapped up from the Emerald Cup in Seattle.

The Emerald Cup is unfolding in Seattle and we’re pleased to pass along news that local girl Michelle Lin is in the books as the first photoshoot of the weekend. This is the second shoot with the athletic, exceedingly adorable 5-foot-1 national level figure girl and former competitive swimmer and gymnast.

Although Michelle didn’t compete in this year’s Cup, she continues to train hard and looks like she may indeed be working towards an eventual crossover to women’s physique. She loves the posing involved in the division and talked about a possible switch when I interviewed her for the blog last summer. It certainly will be exciting to see what the 24-year-old stunner looks like today with another year of hitting the heavy weights under her belt.

Stay tuned for more news on coming shoots, contest results and more as the action continues throughout this weekend in the Emerald City.

Allison Taylor Feeling Great After Productive Off Season

•April 24, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Back in the Groove—Allison Taylor returns to the figure scene later this year after a successful off season of gains.

Back in the GrooveAllison Taylor returns to the figure scene later this year after a successful off season of gains.

One of our favorite models on the site, the beautiful figure competitor Allison Taylor of Southern California, is currently measuring her progress after a productive off season before making any contest plans. Also, the personal trainer will be in Newport Beach this weekend co-hosting a Beach Bikini Bootcamp.

Last year, the 27-year-old finished eighth in the figure B class at the Amateur Grand Prix in L.A. and 12th at the USAs in Las Vegas. Good results to be sure, but the former standout collegiate track athlete and soccer player knows she’s capable of much more. After doing several shows, she took some time off to focus on building up her already impressive physique to prepare for 2014. The package she brings to the stage this year should be very exciting to see.

“I finally was able to take a true off season and make some great gains,” she shared with me during a break this week. “I’m slowly coming down and will do a show based on when my body is ready. The discipline of wanting to jump into things so quickly has been the hardest part. I was doing show after show and not really able to make any great muscle gains, so this year that has changed. So far I’ve been about a week and a half into coming down and I feel great. Hoping the changes, especially my back and shoulders, will get noticed.”

Meanwhile, Allison will be co-hosting the Beach Bikini Bootcamp this Sunday morning in the O.C. Those in the area looking to have fun, workout and get healthy tips from one of the best young competitors in the sport can learn more by visiting the event page on Facebook.

Physique Pro Makes Debut

•April 20, 2014 • Leave a Comment
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Physique pro Loan Leonard poses during her shoot last week at the Grand Prix in Los Angeles, where she competed and placed seventh.

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Loan, from Sacramento, won her pro card at the USAs in 2012. She owes exotic looks to her Vietnamese descent.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click here to check out more photos of Loan Leonard in her new member gallery.

Wendy Lindquist Emerald Cup Tribute

•April 12, 2014 • Leave a Comment

Another Emerald Cup is right around the corner and that means a strong possibility of another shoot with Wendy Lindquist. The Canadian bodybuilder has competed in Seattle nearly every year and we’ve had the pleasure to shoot with her many times. To commemorate one of the top models on the site, check out these pictures from Wendy’s various shoots over the years. Here’s hoping we add another gallery of photos and clips with this charming fan favorite in 2014.

Wendy in 2013 a

Wendy in 2013

Wendy 2013 b

Wendy in 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wendy 3

Wendy in 2013

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Wendy in 2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wendy in 2012

Flashback: Wendy in 2012

Wendy 2008

Flashback: Wendy in 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wendy in 2010

Wendy looking great in 2010.

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Wendy in 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wendy in 2009

Lady in Red: Wendy in a scene from her 2009 shoot.

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Wendy poses with her friend and client Julie.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2010

Another look from 2010

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More Wendy in 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Prix Pro This Weekend in SoCal

•April 9, 2014 • Leave a Comment
L.A. Muscle: Katka Kyptova will compete in pro physique at the IFBB Grand Prix on Saturday.

L.A. Muscle: Katka Kyptova will compete in physique at the IFBB Grand Prix on Saturday.

The Los Angeles Grand Prix is coming up Saturday where a number of women from the studio will clash in the pro physique show. Venus Nguyen, Jill Rudison, Stephanie Willes and Katka Kyptova, making her physique debut after competing as a bodybuilder, are among those expected to take the stage in Culver City, California. Good luck to all the ladies and click on names to see a sample photo from previous shoots.

Nicole & Jennifer

•April 5, 2014 • Leave a Comment
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Squaring Off: Tall class physique rivals Nicole Sill and Jennifer Scott get together for a shot.

It’s a good time to give Nicole Sill and Jennifer Scott their due. The pair of tall women’s physique competitors made their photo gallery debut today in a new shoot from this year’s Arnold. Nicole was in her home state of Ohio while Jennifer was making the trip from Arizona. Check out a couple more samples of the leggy athletes—Nicole flexing in a sporty yellow and black workout outfit and Jennifer posing in her knockout blue dress—for your weekend viewing pleasure.

Krivs Studio Video Clip Store Coming Soon!

•April 4, 2014 • Leave a Comment
Skyler Rene and Yeon Woo Jhi

Skylar Rene and Yeon Woo Jhi

The new Krivs Studio Video Clip Store will debut on the site soon. The store will feature extended-length clips (approximately five-to-15-minutes long) with material from our archive of shoots. The clips will be sold individually and will be an ideal way for fans to purchase clips of only their favorite models, especially if they have never signed up before.

Monica Mollica and Matrisse

Monica Mollica and Matrisse

Individual shoots will be featured along with lift and carry and Sisters in Arms. Compilations to come include footage featuring Monica Mollica and Matrisse, Eve Overland and Nadya Castellas, and Yeon Woo Jhi on the beach with Skylar Rene flexing, posing and admiring the view like two fit girls can. More on the way so stay tuned.

 
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