Let’s Destroy the Word “Bulky”
We are surrounded by messaging that tells women to be smaller, quieter, softer, thinner, leaner – to be less. This is so glaringly obvious that it feels gratuitous to mention. We in the barbell community sometimes think we stand in opposition to these ideas, that we offer an alternative to the mainstream image of what a woman should be. I think we often fail at that, and even sometimes unwittingly reinforce those very ideals.