Cindy is 5 foot 8, weighs 174 pounds and has 11 % body fat. Within seven years, she transformed from a delicate woman into a bodybuilder.
“I was fascinated by the world in there from the beginning – the big dumbbells, the intense smells, the people getting their bodies to sweat. Most people in my life didn’t understand my change of lifestyle, but I no longer wanted to be controlled by others just to meet their expectations. A lot of people judge the way I lead my life, but these days my life is more structured and healthier than it ever was.”
The whole story and about 80 other portraits will appear in the book “People Like Us“.