Bodybuilding pioneer Lisa Lyon dies at 70, TMZ reports

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Bodybuilding icon Lisa Lyon has died at 70, according to a report from TMZ.

TMZ reports Lyon has died at her home in the San Fernando Valley. 

The news of her death comes just days after TMZ had previously revealed she was battling cancer.

Lyon is remembered as a pioneer in women's bodybuilding. She also made headlines for her appearance with Playboy in the 1980s and made the cover of various health and fitness magazines during the height of her fame.

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