Most Women Find "Dad Bods" Sexy

While there are plenty of men who will spend hours a day in the gym working on their body, if they are doing it to attract women they may be wasting their time.

  • Planet Fitness annual study once again finds that the “Dad Bod” is in.
  • In fact, 69% of women say they find a dad bod attractive.
  • 70% of woman, and 59% of men say they are still attracted to men with dad bods.
  • 59% of women say they prefer a man with a dad bod to someone who is really muscular.
  • 48% of women and 44% of men say dad bods are the new six-pack.
  • Plus, 64% of men with dad bods insist they are comfortable in their own skin.
  • Another 69% are comfortable and confident with their physique.
  • 72% of women and 68% of men say most people are accepting of dad bods.

So, what do gals like about a dad bod?

  • 65% of women, and 50% of men say a dad bod is “sexy.”
  • 80% say a dad bod represents a man who is confident in their own skin.
  • In addition men with dad bods are looked at as…
    • Good husbands (30%)
    • Supportive (28%)
    • Caring (26%)
    • Providers (26%)

But it’s not all positive news…

  • 50% of men admit they feel judged by others for their bodies, an increase of 10% from last year.
  • And 47% of men without dad bods admit they believe they would feel judged if they had one, an increase of 11% from 2018. 

Source:Planet Fitness

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