Teresita Morales, 42 Do you tell your law clients that you're a bodybuilder? Every time I get a private client, and we have our consult, they say, "By the way, I Googled you, and my god, you look amazing! How do you balance bodybuilding with your work schedule? Being called big would be an insult for some women. Tamara Sedlack, 39 What do you do when you're not bodybuilding? The doctors told me I have a weak heart and I'd never be able to exercise because they were worried about my heart rate getting up. When you look back at the person you were, what would you say to her?
"But it's beautiful, and it takes a lot of hard work."Many women spend years lifting double their weight at the gym and weeks cutting out sugar and alcohol, all for the few seconds they'll strut out on stage, strike a pose, and hope for the No. At stake is prize money (,000, in some cases), qualification for the Olympia, the so-called Super Bowl of the sport, and, of course, glory.
Today strong women and female bodybuilders are celebrated for both their strength and femininity.
The are literally millions of fit women everywhere and they want lovers and boyfriends and husbands too.
For the first time in history women are being encouraged to really work out and even compete in sports, like female bodybuilding, that were once exclusively male.
When I was a kid, “lady wrestlers” were a sideshow act of mostly unattractive women in over-sized bathing suits.