Yikes!!!.... Anna Kournikova

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    Mattek looks twice as big next to her....
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  3. VamosRafa

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    Anna looks terrible. Sorry, but the gaunt look works for models, kind of, but we dont' expect those waifs to be out there hitting balls on the tennis court. Anna looked so healthy a couple years ago. Now she looks like a scarecrow, and no one with the lack of muscle is going to play good tennis????
     
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    Wow:eek: , those cant be photoshopped.She better grab some wings and start eating!
     
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    She was featured in US weekly, too, as the current generation of waifs -- but they are actresses, not athletes.

    But according to Us Weekly, she and Enrique are having problems, and that's why she has lost so much weight.

    I don't care why she has lost it -- she's a terrible image for young girls who want to be successful athletes. It was hard enough for them to possibly have the body she had a few years ago -- which looked pretty much perfect -- but man, now they have to try for this?

    And they have to do that and be able to play good tennis, too?
     
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    Bethanie is twice as big as every WTA or WTT player.
     
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    she looks Anna-rexic
     
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    some idiot modeling agency probably told her to "lose your damm pounds, we can't have any 'fat' people in our photoshoots".

    I ono. She needs to beef up though, I thought she was just fine before
     
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    Newsflash: she is not a professional athlete anymore. She looks fine. Like us, she just plays tennis for fun. Despite what some women would have you believe, it is possible for a woman to have a figure like that and not have an eating disorder. When your routine consists only of cardio and you keep yourself on a strict, healthy diet, that's what happens. For all we know she could be a full blown anorexic, but let's give the gal the benefit of the doubt.
     
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    dude how can you not see the girl needs to eat some bacon and pork rinds. she looks like nicole richie.
     
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    So because she is slim you want her to pack her arteries with bacon and pork rinds?
     
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    Hey superman, not everyday, it dont hurt to eat some pork chops once in awhile, seriously the girl needs to eat.
     
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    Okay, on second look at those pictures, her legs do look really skinny. Like sticks. I was just looking at her upper body, which looks fine.
     
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    :mrgreen: Hantuchova had the same problem. Oh well, I don't care about Anna. As long as Kirilenko and Sharapova aren't like that, I'm good. :mrgreen:
     
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    Why? They aren't giving you the time of day either.
     
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    Nice bod, shame she has an ordinary head.
     
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    sharapova has man shoulders, and both can never be as hot as anna----even with anna looking like an emaciated corpse
     
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    I agree. Maybe some of you guys think these waifs are sexy. But I agree, Ace, give them a sandwich or something. And hope that the current emphasis on being skinny, with respect to the movies and modeling, doesn't spill over to normal life.

    But this type of comment won't help: "[They] can never be as hot as anna----even with anna looking like an emaciated corpse." Ewwwww!
     
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    I think that crunk juice is getting into your head. Either Maria > any other female tennis player. (notice the period)
     
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    I see Anna brought her ski poles to the court. Wait a minute, those are her legs!

    For a beautiful tennis bod, I'd go with Gisela Dulko tops, then Nastya (Myskina).
     
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    Honestly, how can you say she looks fine? I don't care a girl looking thin or chubby, there are many ways for a girl to look fine, but in these pictures Anna just doesn't look healthy. It's more remarkable because she was one of the prettiest girl on sports, she used to look like a fresh apple and look at her now.

    If I was Enrique, or her brother or parent or friend, or whatever, I would be seriously worried. No joke. It's a health matter.
     
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    No wonder there are so many fat people in America. You see a girl who's natural physique is to be slim, and you all freak out and want her to eat **** food and fatten her up.
    Some people really do have healthy bodies like that, just because you've never known it where you come from, doesn't make it wrong.
     
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    I brought this up before. I told you.
     
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    I think YOU'RE in denial. Look at her upper arms and legs...classic anorexia. She needs to eat a few pizzas. Call 911...or Domino's.
     
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    Give me a break. You guys are so used to pizza and double chins you've actually recalibrated what 'normal' means in your head. People like Anna scare you because they remind you how you haven't taken care of yourself. In Europe where more people eat properly and healthily, that body shape is not considered abnormal.
     
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    Not that i really care about Anna K...
    but she is skinny... full stop.
     
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    It's not a question of "Europe" or "America"-this isn't a thread designed as an excuse for you or any other a**wipe to take more potshots at America. Eating "healthily" means, above all else, EATING! Emaciated is not, in anyone's definition, on any continent, healthy. If she's "normal" now, then what whas she a few years ago, according to your "calibrations"...fat?
     
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    Well, for a person of 5'9", 169 lbs to 202 lbs is overweight. Anna has never reached that weight.
    It's funny that when you see the phrase 'eating healthily', all your eyes pick up on is the word 'eating'.
    Trust me I know girls of Anna's body shape who do not have eating disorders. They just visit the gym a couple of times a week and don't have Dominos on speed dial for whenever they're hungrey.
     
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    I believe that Anna's naturally long and lanky, as she explained. (Like Dementieva, Hantichova) Don't you know that people who are built this way live for a long, long time, don't have heart attacks, diabetes, etc. because they are not only genetically programmed to this body shape, but also because they eat sensibly.

    Be happy for her and jealous of all slim people...and cut the killer saturated fats suggestions.
     
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    Jelena Jankovic has a sweeeeeeeeeeeeet physique. But if 6 hrs/day of tennis training bulked-up Anna, wonder what Serena would look like if she trained that long. Or if she tried the Anna-Diet.
     
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    huh...good one
     
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    she works out at golds gym in south beach, i have seen her a couple of times, she is really skinny nothing sexy
     
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    Have you taken a look to her recent pictures ot you just will keep on speaking b***it.
     
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    I have to admit it, AK is a bit too thin. I blame that stupid modeling world she's in. But still, nothing a bunch of calories and a couple of hours of therapy won't fix :)
     
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    except Serena
     
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    Well anorexia or not...I won't judge that, she looks too thin. Period.
     
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    That's a good comparison. I saw Anna play when she was still on Tour, and I was always struck by how physically perfect she appeared. I could see why the guys were lining up to watch her and Martina play doubles on Court 3.

    She doesn't look that way now.

    But it is true that some of the players get thinner when they stop playing, as they have less muscle. Certainly true of Gaby -- who looks fabulous in that photo, and also we saw that recently with Monica Seles. Who looks very good, too.

    http://images.absolutenow.com/rp/5966_seles_88633619.jpg
     
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    Susan, the link to Seles doesn't work.

    As for Anna, she is way too thin. If she doesn't have an eating disorder, I would be surprised. Hope she gets herself together, because she is certainly beautiful when at a healthy weight.
     
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    never was attracted to her before, still am not attracted to her. she now looks anorexic on top of that.
     
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    Reminds me of pictures of her when she was 12, all arms and legs and feet. Except for the boobs. If she had a weight problem, wouldn't her chest disappear?
     
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    Look, women (and men) in normal life are just plain obese. That is what the stats say. Normal is not good in this case. It is just a setting on the washing machine, as Navratilova says.

    I know, because I lost 45 lbs since I started playing tennis and that is why I keep playing it (apart from the love of the game and all that). And the emphasis on leanness is not current. It has been there along, but punctuated by a few rounded specimens like Marilyn Monroe.

    Is she abnormal because many women are always struggling with their weight and look like they are pregnant when they are not? Anorexia is a different issue and a serious one but we don't know that yet about her.

    And all the research I read about is conclusive that low calorie intake is the ONLY definitive factor in the prevention of many diseases and longevity, whether it is in mice or men.
     
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    She looks 1/2 the size she was when I saw her in Tampa, in person. She had a damn near perfect body. From these pics, she needs help, and quick. The fact that she is still playing WTT is good news, means she would have to eat something as part of the routine, but all that " I am naturally lanky" denial crap is a strong warning sign that she is on her way to anorexia. Anorexia has a very poor prognosis, not many realize that it actually kills an overwhelming number of people diagnosed as anorexics.
     
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    I never found her attractive but I like her better now. I like the slimmer look.
     
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    You're either illiterate or not reading the right column. Those numbers sound like they would apply to MEN (and they seem very HIGH for 5'9") Men and women are different physically, but YOU probably never noticed that.
     
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    Sorry all you posters thinking she is "normal". Her weight with her size isn't normal. Stick with what you know about.
     
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    Maybe obese was your norm, but please don't speak for all women and men. 'Normal' as it is being used in this thread is a HEALTHY weight, not over, and not under.

    She is abnormal because we can see the ligaments and tendons holding her joints and muscles together. Either you haven't looked at the before and after pics some others have posted, or you're just arguing to argue.
     
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    Actually Phil the figures are for correct for all adults. This is of course assuming that Anna's BMI (“body mass index”) stayed below 25 at her heaviest, although it's more complicated with athletes, some may have a BMI that identifies them as overweight even though they do not have excess body fat.
    For a guy that recommends pizza (and even has the word Coke in his signature), I can pretty much guess what you look like, and your lack of knowledge on these issues doesn't surprise me.
    You can lard it up all you like in the comfort of your own pig pen but recommending junk food to others is just plain irresponsible.
     
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