I didn't even have to watch, I remember the original hehheheehe
(now I feel old )
No, but seriously, to all who are just writing that they are simply grossed out and think these people are freaks of nature, while I don't personally agree either with what these women are doing to their bodies, I do think that a bit of understanding needs to be had here. Not all these women (especially the one who are not on steroids, yes there are quite a few), actually set out to become the horrible freaks of nature who you would not want to meet in a dark alley with a shaved head that you would not recognize as a woman. I didn't say any of those things, you did. So did get mad at me for repeating it all back. A lot of these women started out normal sized or even *overweight* and just began going to the gym and working out. But you know what? No matter if you are a woman or a man, the body produces testosterone, no matter if you work out a lot, or if you take a walk around the block. And the more you work out, the more testosterone produced. The more T produced, the more enjoyable to the body it feels, almost like a drug. but a natural one the body produces for itself. After a while, the body forms an own addiction to its own testosterone. That's how comes you see those people who runs or works out all the time. It's not neccesarily because they have so much energy, but its because their body craves the testosterone and various other endorphines that excercise and weight training produces to make them feel good. And just like a drug, they need more every time. It's like a vicious cycle. As a side effect, some women who have this problem end up looking like this and get a waroped view that they look good. What's sad is that they also get the support of equally warped friends and possibly men that they are healthy, when actually yes, as someone pointed out, their bodies and nervous system are under LOTS of stress. I just want people to know on here, that in a lot of cases, this is *not* a clear-headed well-thought out decision these people have made, and instead of shocked comments on here, while we are all entitled to our opinions, a level of awareness should also be present to what is the cause.
For women to be that buff they *have to* be taking male hormones.... I also find it extremely unnatractive, but like everything else in life, it is a personal preference, like dying your hair blonde or picking the color of your make up...
I do regular weight lifting and i have to say a toned body is gorgeous, however, when it gets to the point that you lose your breasts and your face starts getting that scary zombie look, it's no longer attractive. A body fat percentage for women that is probably the most "attractive" would be 17-20%. A women's 6 pack usually doesn't show until you are at about 17%. Just food for thought!
Bringing up this subject was not to down those who actully are bodybuilders or who have similar professions, but just to get an opinion about what others think of them. Just like any are sport, career, etc, you have to give them there props where they're due, BUT metioned before we are entitled to our own say-so and none of our words or opinions really matter, they are still going to do what makes them happy. I have no prob with that, but it's just small talk... that's all.
Originally Posted by XkrissyX /img/forum/go_quote.gif hahah that looks so gross. You heard them talk? its ridiculous!
I wouldnt be suprise if no man in this world would want to stck their hotdogs in that thing.
Originally Posted by elliemaybe /img/forum/go_quote.gif A body fat percentage for women that is probably the most "attractive" would be 17-20%. A women's 6 pack usually doesn't show until you are at about 17%. Just food for thought! ^^ That is kind of subjective, but I agree with you. My default is solidly 17% - 18% body fat when I'm more sedentary. Back when I was very stringent about my workout schedule, I got down to ~15%, and it wasn't too bad looking at all, though it did make my other body processes go slightly wonky. For ladies, I really would not recommend going below 15% otherwise the fertility takes a dive.
Originally Posted by BeautifullyMADE /img/forum/go_quote.gif I'm sorry but I really just don't see the point in getting all buff and toned up like a macho man or something to be shown off in competitions and stuff. I mean I can see working out to stay healthy, but I honestly think that females should leave that bodybuilding thing up to the men. What do you think? Some of the women I see are so pretty but then they get obsessed by it or something and end up looking like this ugh!
I can't stand it, really! I mean if I were a guy, this wouldn't be attractive to me at all. I can't stand it too!!