A really good read. Aimed at daughters everywhere, but I think this applies to sons as well, because body image issues are not gender specific.
I think this post: Paleo Women are Phat by Laura on ancestralizeme.com will change my life.
The general theme of my last few posts has been my need for a flat tummy, which more specifically has meant my desire to have less body fat. I don’t actually know what my present body fat composition is – I have simply assumed that this is way higher than it should be because I don’t look as lean as I think I should. I thought that a Paleo woman should be as lean and toned as physically possible and if I wasnt, then I was failing at Paleo and letting myself down. There are countless photos I’ve pinned and posted of the women I wanted to look like. The general theme is that they’re all incredibly toned, with minimal body fat.
I also did what several others seem to have done when looking at the PaleoFX photos and thought ‘gee some of the girls aren’t very toned’. There’s a multitude of reasons for why some of them weren’t as I expected. Continue reading