Is Strong the New Sexy?

Everyday Wellness Tips: Is Strong the New Sexy?

As the weather heats up so does the competition for best beach body. But, how much have you thought about how you define sexy? How much of your definition is defined by our culture? How does it differ between genders?

A couple months back, I read an interview with UFC fighter Ronda Rousey (see below for link). She discussed her journey of finding peace with her body. She reported struggling with bulimia and dieting to achieve a body that she thought she wanted. It wasn’t until she let go of the struggle that she achieved her goal. Specifically, she said that she had to, “make [herself] happy first and then the body came.”

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