Nowadays it is no longer taboo for women to train with weights, however there is still the misconception that doing so will make the women big and bulky.
The following list of female fitness models will show you that weight training will not cause women to gain too much muscle.
Many men will be drawn to this gallery looking for sexy fitness models, however this list is not meant to objectify these women, but to provide inspiration for those wanting to follow a similar path.
#1: Christmas Abbott
With over 700k followers on her Instagram account, this fitness model inspires her followers with her pictures daily.
You can tell that this fitness girl lifts, and she is definitely a girl who squats but has not lost her femininity during the process of gaining muscle.
#2: Michelle Lewin
What list of hot fitness women would be complete with Michelle Lewin?
The 32 year old Venezuelan has over 13 million followers on Instagram, who are inspired by her pictures and regularly posted workout videos.
#3: Anllela Sagra
This Columbian fitness girl currently has over 10 million Instagram followers, but this number is surely going to rise along with her popularity.
Her pictures show that muscles can be sexy.
#4: Jen Selter
When looking for the definition of “girls who squat” you may find a picture of Jen Selter.
Her booty even has its own hashtag – #Seltering.
#5: Massy Arias
Originally known as MankoFit, Massy Arias is a certified personal trainer who is motivating people to become fitter and healthier through her inspirational photos and quotes.
At the present time she has 2.5 million Instagram followers.
#6: Aurora Lauzeral
This French personal trainer, bodybuilder and fitness model makes muscles look sexy.
With 3,000 followers on Instagram there are many that agree with me.
#7: Paige Hathaway
From an early age Paige Hathaway wanted a career in athletics and fitness modelling.
She is now one of the more identifiable faces and bodies of the fitness industry, with millions on fans on social media.
#8: Eva Andressa
Brazilian Eva entered her first bodybuilding competition at 21, winning the Figure category at the Brazil NABBA Bravo Cup.
Over the next few years she won other shows before retiring from competition to focus on her growing social following.
She is now a successful fitness model with over 4 million followers on Instagram.
#9: Emily Skye
Fitness model and founder of F.I.T. (Fitness Inspiration Transformation), her Instagram is full of workout videos and body-positive messages.
If you are looking for a pregnancy-friendly workout then she is the person to follow.
#10: Jennifer Nicole Lee
One of the original fitness models, Jennifer rose to fame after losing 70 pounds and launching a career in fitness after the birth of her two children.
She was awarded the title of “Miss Bikini America” in 1996. After which she launched her career as a “fitness guru”, writing books and appearing on various TV shows.
#11: Alice Matos
Brazilian Alice Matos has always had an active lifestyle, but it wasn’t until she entered her first fitness show that she really caught the fitness bug.
She entered a few more shows and saw success. Nowadays her social following is growing daily, numbering into the millions.
#12: Cally Clarice
Although maybe not the most popular fitness model on this list it is only a matter of time before her social media popularity explodes.
#13: Kerri Hayes
Fitness model and IFBB Bikini Pro Kerri Hayes is incredibly popular on social media with thousands of followers on here Twitter and Instagram account.
Follow her Instagram for daily fitness inspiration.
#14: Andreia Brazier
Andreia Brazier had to be included on this list of fitness models.
This Brazilian fitness model started her career as a model in her native Brazil before turning her focus towards fitness, where she went on to win 4 consecutive WBFF titles.
With 1.4 million followers on Instagram, she is one you must follow if you want to be inspired.
#15: Larissa Reis
Another Brazilian fitness model that must be added to your list of Instagram followers.
Of course those women listed above can be classed as “muscle chicks” or “hot fitness women”, but there is more to them than that.
While men and women desire them, they still inspire hundreds, and perhaps thousands to eat healthier and train more often.
Those inspired to live healthier may not ever achieve the bodies of these fitness models, but becoming a healthier version of your current self has got to be worth the extra effort.