Female Body Building is becoming more popular for women of all types and ages. It offers them the chance to build their physique through various types of Muscle building techniques. The average female body contains around 18 percent body fat, while for men it is slightly less at 15-17 percent. Females may not put on as much mass as a male bodybuilders but that doesn’t suggest they do not train as hard as the men do. Females have been competing in Body building competitions since the early 1960′s and have come a long way since then with the sport becoming more popular for females of all ages in recent times.