On a consistent basis, women and young girls are bombarded by subliminal messages of unattainable beauty and bodily perfection. These messages are flaunted throughout social media, on print ads and within the pages of beauty magazines.
With so much pressure to measure up, women from all walks of life spend excess time, energy, and resources on their body and their appearance. The chase for bodily perfection often results in feelings of low self-esteem, low self-worth and negative body image issues.
Have you ever felt this way? If you have, you are not alone.
In a society where being “Thick” is often praised by both men and women, it is no surprise that the curvy and voluptuous frame of the African American woman is loved, adored, and considered the normal “Norm” body type within the African American culture. However, it is time to explore the truth about this belief that being “Thick” is a good thing.
Do you ever feel overworked or overwhelmed due to your fast paced lifestyle?
Ever wish you had more time to devote to healthier eating and exercise?
WHY READ YES WOMEN LIFT?
Are you ready to learn how to burn more calories, increase your self-confidence and tone your entire body, all while feeling more fit and empowered?
If you are, on the following pages, 2008 Fitness Olympian Laticia “Action” Jackson dispels the myth that women who lift weights are manly and less feminine. She’ll show you, not just tell you, how you can use weight lifting as a tool to get into the best shape of your life!