Worlds Most Muscular Woman Taking Over IG
At first glance, Nataliya Kuznetsova doesn't look real. Her proportions, conditioning, and even her eyes look too photoshopped to be true.
But this 92kg (202.4lb) bodybuilder/powerlifter, is very much real - she just happens to be larger than life. Literally.
Kuznetsova began lifting weights as a powerlifter at only 14 years old. According to her bio, she's said to have weighed approx. 90 pounds when she began lifting, and getting into combat sports. From there, she developed a passion for powerlifting, and hit the gym to put on size and strength. Needless to say that plan went well, as she ended up at 200 pounds of pure muscle, at only 5'5". Nataliya has 18 inch pipes, and 28 inch. When it comes to strength, she's equally as insane, with a 530lb deadlift and 375lb bench.
It was only a matter of time before the internet caught on - Nataliya has over 243, 000 followers on Instagram, and is growing - no pun intended.
To address the elephant in the room, Nataliya IS on steroids. According to one interview, "Kuznetsova is open about using anabolic steroids, and also takes estrogen blockers. She has admitted to taking 150 – 200 mg of Primobolan or propionate before competitions, and 20 mg of oxandrolone on training days. She claimed she was at one point tempted to also try growth hormones, insulin and peptides, but ultimately decided they were not for her. She has claimed steroids give professional powerlifters an edge during competitions, and sports she currently is involved in do not require drug tests. Regardless of this, Nataliya is still an exceptional athlete with incredible, jaw-dropping strength. What do you think? Does this still count? Should she still be famous?