Source - For most women, being eight and a half months pregnant means taking it easy, sitting back and hoping that Junior will put in an appearance before too long. Not Lea-Anne Ellison. The 35-year-old bodybuilder from Los Angeles has sparked an online storm after posting photos of herself lifting heavy weights on Facebook – with her due date just two weeks away. Elllison’s photo has already had more than 16,000 comments posted beneath it since it first appeared on 15 September – and the feedback has been very mixed. While some appeared to support her decision, including several who claimed to be doctors, others were horrified. ’This is actually sickening,’ wrote Amanda Cinq-Mars. ‘I hope pregnant [women] around the world do not do this kind of cr**.
‘I am a crossfit enthusiast but I DO NOT recommend this at all. Doctors always strongly suggest to not lift heavy because you can sever your placenta and cause major damage an early labour and miscarriage …. ‘Posting this picture goes people the wrong message that this is OKAY when it’s not!!!!’
I’m not a doctor but I’d say that ripping kettle bell swings a half inch away from your unborn fetus probably isn’t the safest thing to do. I mean what are you trying to prove lady? That you can still lift while there’s a kid growing inside of you? Wow we’re all so impressed. You know who isn’t gonna be impressed though? Your baby when it comes out with an indented squash because your dead lift form was off. Just go home and get fat and crush ice cream on the couch like a normal pregnant chick. No need to show off and risk your kid coming out tarded. Definitely a good chance that child’s first words are gonna be “Mom, what the fuck were you thinking?”
PS – Or maybe I just don’t like the fact that a pregnant woman is in better shape than me.