CORY EASTON is one of the most famous bodybuilders of all time.
During a glittering career, the Wisconsin native won a slew of awards and paved the way for female athletes past and present.
Who is Cory Everson?
Corinna “Cory” Everson is a retired American bodybuilding champion and actress who was born on January 4, 1958.
Cory was born in Racine, Wisconsin, and attended high school in Deerfield, Illinois before enrolling at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
She met her future husband, fellow bodybuilder Jeff Everson, there.
She began her bodybuilding career in the early 1980s and won numerous titles until retiring unbeaten in 1989.
Cory was recognized into the Hall of Fame by two different bodybuilding organizations in 1995 and 2005, respectively.
Soon later, the actress made the leap to the big screen, playing as Amazonian strength Atalanta in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys.
Cory also appeared in the Hollywood action thriller Double Impact opposite Jean-Claude Van Damme.
What does Cory Everson do now?
While Cory has retired from bodybuilding, she continues to post on her social media accounts on a regular basis.
The Hall of Famer generally tweets flashback photos from her competing days, usually accompanied by heart-pumping encouraging comments.
She recently reminded her followers to “always be kind” in a post.
She continued: “Give a helping hand, a smile, open a door, life a package, buy someone a lunch, pay for their coffee, say good morning.
“It’s easy. Stay strong in your faith and be grateful for each and every day.”
Has Cory Everson won Ms. Olympia?
Cory exploited her physical talents to her advantage, standing a statuesque 5’9″ and weighing a brawny 155-160 pounds at tournaments.
Cory won every Ms. Olympia competition from 1984 through 1989, when she retired unbeaten.
Cory withdrew after her final victory, claiming she wasn’t happy with how close and competitive it was.
What was Cory Everson’s workout plan?
Cory works out each muscle group three times per week on average.
Every week, the bodybuilding legend begins with a chest, shoulders, and triceps program.
The workout consists of seven exercises with rep counts ranging from eight to fifteen.
Bench press, lateral lifts, dips, and upright rows are examples.
Leg day is normally next for Cory.
A grueling workout of squats, leg extensions, standing calf raises, and reclining leg curls for 15 to 25 reps.
Cory concludes with a grueling back and biceps workout.
This regimen focuses mostly on lat pull downs, standing barbell curls, and bent-over rows.