Though bodybuilding has been around for decades and originally started back in , the first ever female bodybuilding competition was held in the s and it was the era when female bodybuilders got a platform to showcase their strengths and physiques. So, if you have the odd misconception that female bodybuilders never look sexy, we present you 10 of the sexiest female bodybuilders with a jaw-dropping body. Born on the 30 th of September, , Gladys Portugues is on the top of our list of 10 sexiest female bodybuilders. Olympian in , is her biggest inspiration. She has taken body building very seriously and is ranked among the top 10 in Ms.
These 5 female bodybuilders are proof that glorious muscles aren’t just for men
5 female bodybuilders are proof that glorious muscles aren’t just for men
Bodybuilding is a sport often associated with men and while there are actually women who do bodybuilding, they are stereotyped as masculine and hence unattractive. But since women began bodybuilding, there are those who proved that a woman can be attractive and sexy, even with all those bulging muscles. For starters, Just ask Van Damme. Olympia title on television. After leaving college, she went on to become a professional bodybuilder and fitness model. She would later follow McLish on Ms. Olympia, finishing in the Top 10 twice.
Women Body Builders and Athletes
Female bodybuilding is the female component of competitive bodybuilding. The modern iteration of the sport originated in the late s. Female bodybuilding originally developed as an outgrowth of not only the late nineteenth-century European vaudeville and circus strongwomen acts, Bernarr Macfadden 's turn of the century women's physique competitions, and the weightlifting of Abbye "Pudgy" Stockton , but also as an outgrowth of the men's bodybuilding.
Women are important, but they are also second-rung. They can do anything, as long as they know their station in life. Before you go ahead and label us anti-feminists, let us tell you that these thought-provoking words are actually the sentiment of Indian society at large. But today, we want to smash our way out of these boxes meant to define us. Also, read: Should women train differently than men to gain muscle?