Why muscular women?
Why am I attracted to muscular and athletic women more? There’s no single incident that I can think of that made me suddenly realize that I do, but ever since I’ve been into women, I’ve preferred strong women.
When I was an adolescent, it was the mid-90’s and the Internet wasn’t as widespread as it is now. Most of my exposure to muscle women was with bodybuilding and workout shows on ESPN, and the occasional article in the mainstream media. I was attracted to the strong athletic girls who played sports (particularly soccer players.)
By the time I was in high school, I discovered female muscle on the Internet, back in the Paleolithic days of alt.amazon-women.admirers (ahh, Usenet) and Diana the Valkyrie. As a very small, skinny, and non-athletic guy, I was very secretive about my passion for strong, athletic and muscular women, because I was sure that none would be in to me.
And by being intimidated by the scene and embarrassed to be a paradigmatic “schmoe” (though hopefully with far more social competence, tact and style), I have never been any more involved with the female muscle than passively admiring and occasionally blogging.
So why am I writing this? I don’t know. It’s not particularly revealing or illuminating, but hopefully a beginning. And I will continue to go ahead and explore some of both my attraction to strong and muscular women as well as the relationship between culture, societal norms, and strong and muscular women, in addition to occasionally reposting photos and gifs. This is tumblr, after all, and you’re not doing tumblr right if you don’t have gifs.
A sampling of images and a brief overview of what looks to be an interesting pictorial history of muscular women: Venus with Biceps
Pretty close to perfect.