Jessie James Decker Defends Kids’ Abs, Denies ‘Overtraining’ Them

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Defending her kiddos. After Jessie James Decker proudly confirmed off a photograph of her and husband Eric Decker‘s youngsters flexing, she was stunned by the backlash — together with accusations of Photoshopping and over-exercising — which she says ought to have by no means occurred.

“After I posted the pix of our trip and included the children fooling around flexing on the seaside on our thanksgiving journey I had NO clue it could get the response it did,” the nation singer, 34, wrote by way of Instagram on Monday, November 28. “However Being accused of photoshopping abs on my youngsters (I can’t assist however chuckle) or … the polar reverse over ‘overtraining’ our youngsters makes me understand how weird our world has gotten relating to the physique and what’s regular and what’s not.”

The Dancing With the Stars alum stated that individuals shouldn’t contemplate muscle definition weird on a toddler, particularly when the children are so concerned in aggressive actions. Daughter Vivianne, 8, is a gymnast; son Eric Jr., 7, performs soccer; son Forrest, 4, is a dancer.

“We preach about physique positivity and acceptance however my youngsters having a mass quantity of genetic and constructed muscle from athletics is ‘bizarre’?” James Decker added. “I need to elevate my youngsters to really feel happy with their our bodies and onerous work from both Vivi’s elite aggressive gymnastics to Eric Jr desirous to be like dad as an NFL receiver to little Forrest who spends hours dancing his coronary heart out.”

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She concluded: “Let’s not decide and select what we normalize relating to our bodies and be accepting of all individuals and youngsters. If we wanna do ‘higher’ then do higher. I’m happy with my kids and encourage them to stay their goals. So we’ll see y’all on the 2032 Olympics, and sporting Bubbys jersey within the stands and dancing at Forrests rock live performance✌️.”

The Kittenish founder first posted a seaside photograph exhibiting the children flexing for the digital camera on Saturday, November 26.

Celebs together with Selma Blair, Kelly Rowland and DWTS associate Alan Bersten have been jealous of her youngsters’ toned physiques, however James Decker was shortly underneath hearth, with many saying her three little ones regarded “bizarre” attributable to their physiques.

“That doesn’t look proper … Sorry, not sorry 🤷‍♀️,” one Instagram person replied earlier than the Kittenish founder slammed the alleged concern.

“It’s a tragic world we stay in immediately when having wholesome match youngsters who’re tremendous lively, play sports activities [and] construct muscle naturally is ‘bizarre,’” the mother responded.

One other social media troll equally labeled the trio’s stomach muscle tissue “unusual.”

“From one mom to a different. Please don’t name my kids’s look unusual simply because they don’t look the way in which you assume they need to?” the Italy native wrote on Saturday. “It’s unkind ❤️.”