6 Of The Hottest #WomenWhoLift

Alain Saint-Dic
Alain Saint-Dic, Health and Fitness Editor at 20something, brings over nine years of experience in the health and fitness industry. Though he studied pre-law, his love for the human body, it's adaptive ability and unlocking the largely untapped potential of human beings led him to pursue a passionate career in health, fitness, and athletics.

Women with muscles have always come under fire, both for not being walking popsicle sticks and boasting physiques that are more muscular than the average woman. A well developed musculature is like a diploma or degree, representing years of hard work and dedication. They announce character, drive and will power from the second these women enter a room. Being muscular and being sexy are not opposites, and many women wear both of these titles proudly.


Michelle Obama, known to most as the First African American First Lady, boasts many accomplishments, having graduated from Princeton and Harvard Law. She currently leads the nation’s charge against childhood obesity with her “Let’s Move” movement. Teaching the nation’s children how to make healthier choices, Michelle Obama has some impressive muscles of her own.



Serena WiIliams, the number 1 ranked female tennis player in the world, screams strength, power and class. Dominating her sport with a combination of skill and muscles, she has been showing the world for years how sexy women with muscles can be.



Kacy Cantazaro is the first female contestant to make it to the finals of American Ninja Warrior. Former D1 gymnast, she showed off her impressive muscles, while crushing the American Ninja Warrior course and being the first female contestant to make it up the warped wall. But seriously, watch this video. It’s legit.



Misty Copeland is the first African American woman to be named as a principle dancer to the ABT (American Ballet Theatre). Night after night, Misty Copeland puts her well-toned muscles on display, in an expression of her life’s passion.



Ronda Rousey, one of the best pound for pound fighters in the UFC, actress and 2008 Olympian demonstrates her musculature in one of the most fearful ways. However once the gloves come off, Ronda Rousey is one fighter you may not want to run away from.



Camille Leblanc-Bazinet is the reigning female CrossFit Champion, officially crowned the fittest woman in the world. As is customary with female CrossFit athletes, her musculature is extremely defined, demonstrating her heavy workout schedule. Camille carries her lean muscle mass and loads of other weights in a dominant fashion.




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