Living: Pumping Iron, Chapter II

Women are taking to toting that bar (bell)

At Gold's Gym in Santa Monica, Calif., a man and a woman are straining against two weight machines, grimacing, muscles tightening with the rhythmic push and pull. He is Frank Zane, 37, also known as Mr. Olympia, the top titlist in professional body building. She is Christine Zane, 31, his wife, and she is not working out just because she believes families that strain together stay together. She too is a serious body builder, all 5 ft. 7 in. and 120 lbs. of her.

Christine Zane is one of about 100 women at this "21"...

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