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Competitive fitness is blowing up among general fitness connoisseurs, thanks to Instagram stars like Paige Hathaway and Michelle Lewin. Their bods and commitment are inspiring women around the world to set the goal of one day stepping on the stage as a fitness competitor in the bikini division at the next local competition.
Yet this community still isn't universally understood or accepted. Outsiders ridicule fitness competitions, using hateful words about participants' bodies and the steps it took to get them. I'm here to reveal some of those steps, be honest about my experience and hopefully shed light on one particular subset of the bodybuilding community.