The matter of athletes posing nude has always been a polarizing subject. Some are of the opinion that this only serves to sexualize them thus taking away from their talents and achievements in their respective sports. However, some believe that this is a way to empower others to be comfortable in their own skin and let go of their insecurities by appreciating themselves as they are. The fact is, some people will always be for it and others against it. Regardless of people's opinions, there has been an increasing number of athletes who are willing to pose nude.
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Five stars of Team GB's women's rugby team have posed naked in celebration of the bodies that help them achieve their goals. In Women's Health 's September issue , the five Olympians talk openly about their relationships with their bodies, and how their body shapes enable them to play rugby. Five of Team GB's rugby sevens athletes talked frankly about their relationships with their bodies. It was my brother who pointed out that my build was the very thing that would help me achieve my dreams of playing pro rugby for England," full back Danielle Waterman second on the right told Women's Health. My body is how it is — 5 foot, 8 inches and powerful.
It is truly amazing what hard work and discipline can do to the body, so let us all take a moment to marvel at these very fine specimens. The muscles these athletes develop blow my mind! What a beautiful group of portraits in the nude, for the most part. The photography on Khatuna was my favorite, visually…. Makes clear that even healthy people have different physiques, which helps deflate a lot of the body image BS out there. THIS is beauty. The sheer amount of full body conditioning is inspiring. Search Search for: Search.
Sex helps sell sports. But when the topic of sex leaves the world of racy beer commercials and sideline cheerleaders, to touch the lives of individual women pursuing their sporting dreams, things get a little more personal and the debate gets a good deal more fierce. Enter the Canadian women's rugby team, one of the world's very best.