Toned, tanned and rippling with muscles, these body builders present a whole new face of female beauty.
The eye-catching gallery is a collection of some of the world’s top female body builders, captured by photographer Martin Schoeller.
He said: “‘I am trying to show the vulnerability that I see and feel in the subjects when I am with them, to get to the complex emotions behind a mask of extreme physical expression.
“These women mirror our modern cultural hunger for size, aggression, and attention at any cost. We are in the age of Bigness."
Schoeller has photographed Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, Angelina Jolie and George Clooney, among many others.