Tina Plakinger is an author and former World Champion bodybuilder. In the beginning of her bodybuilding career, Tina worked at Joe Weider's Headquarters in California, as the company's official Bodybuilding Consultant. For many years, Tina traveled the world as one of the top spokespeople for Joe Weider Muscle & Fitness products, giving seminars at U.S. military bases, health symposiums, and sporting conventions.
In the 1980s, Tina Plakinger was celebrated as an entertainer and trendsetter, having received awards for both “Best” and “Most Unique Poser” in the professional ranks of women’s bodybuilding. In addition to competing and guest posing, she privately trained Warren Beatty during the filming of Dick Tracey. Tina’s work extended into television and film, starring in Pumping Iron II, General Hospital; and a speaking stunt role in Armed & Dangerous (1986).
As an avid and experienced writer, Tina freelanced for multiple publications, including Muscle & Fitness Magazine and Muscular Development Magazine. She also coauthored a monthly column with Dr. Franco Columbu in Flex Magazine. Tina featured the current whereabouts and lives of former champion bodybuilders for IronMan Magazine in her monthly column "Whatever Happened to…." She also received screenwriter credit for scenes in the motion picture, Liberty & Bash, starring Lou Ferrigno.
But that all changed in 2002, when Tina became targeted by an underworld network in white collar crime. Her daily devotional, "Treading on Serpents" is aimed at supporting the many others who are, or have been, targeted. Her book rates a 5-star on Amazon and is widely read around the world.
Currently, Tina Plakinger, 63, posts YouTube videos on "Tina's No-nonsense Training". Subscribers can journey along as she transforms out of decades of battling Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (formerly Epstein Barr Virus) to developing strength, endurance, and stamina., through old-school weight training. Tina also demonstrates and discusses healthy & innovative self-help products, for those needing solutions and encouragement to Stay in the Fight! Please Subscribe at: