Karen Zaremba

IFBB Professional Bodybuilder & Figure Competitor

Involved in competitive sports since childhood, Karen didn’t really have an interest in bodybuilding until she started working out at a local gym as a way to stay in shape. After a successful 6 year career as a fitness model, Karen competed in her first bodybuilding show in 2003 – winning in two classes and overall. She earned her IFBB pro card in 2005 by taking second place in class “A” at the Nationals.

Born January 27, 1964, Karen stands 5′ 2″ in height, weighs 128 pounds off-season and cuts to 122 pounds for competition, sports 13-inch biceps, and 36D – 24 – 33 measurements. Her best lifts are 275-pound squats for 5 reps, 90-pound bar skull crushers for 10 reps, 50-pound dumbbell shoulder presses for 10 reps, and 40-pound biceps curls for 10 reps.

Competition History

  • 2003 Michigan Novice Bodybuilding Championship – 1st Place       
  • 2004 Central States Figure Championship – 1st Place                                
  • 2005 Junior Nationals – NPC – 3rd Place                                                   
  • 2005 Junior USA – NPC – 3rd Place                                                           
  • 2005 Team Universe 2nd Place                                                               
  • 2005 NPC National Figure Championships – 2nd Place                                
  • 2006 Palm Beach Pro Figure – IFBB – 14th Place
  • 2006 Pittsburgh Pro Figure – IFBB 16th Place
  • 2007 Europa Supershow – IFBB – 8th Place