For Quick Alerts
For Daily Alerts

This Indian "Iron Woman" Sure Knows How To Break Gender Stereotypes

If you think that girls hit the gym when they become fat or wish to run for the next marathon, then you are wrong, as there are many women out there who can give men inferiority complex.

Also Read: Anorexic Ballet Dancer Who Survived On Just 140 Calories A DAY!

One such is the case of a Delhi-based girl, Yashmeen Manak, who is also known as the "iron woman", who is breaking gender stereotypes.

This woman is here to break the thought that women are of weaker sex when it comes to handling many things in life. Little do people know that she is an entrepreneur, a fitness instructor and a biker, all together.

Also Read: Gorgeous Women Who Were Born Male

So, check out the interesting journey of this lady who is popularly known as "the Iron woman of India" and has also won various championships!


She Started At The Age Of 17 Years!

She has been an active participant in sports since the time she was a kid. While many teens are conscious about their looks and are exploring their goals, Yashmeen was clear about her goal and started out at a tender age of 17 years!


She Won Two Gold Medals

All thanks to her dedication and passion, she won 2 gold medals. One was in the Women's Physique category and the other in Women's Fitness category, in Bulandshahr, UP.


“Normal Is Boring”

While giving an interview to a leading media she said, "Normal is boring. I like to break the stereotypes. I ride a Bullet and do powerlifting. I am already more muscular than many guys and love it."


She Runs A Gym In Gurgaon

Currently, Manak runs a gym in Gurgaon and coaches more than 300 boys and girls every month. She said that people were hesitant initially when they saw her as the gym trainer; however, that did not dampen her spirit! Way to go, girl...


She Was Crowned Miss India 2016

She was crowned Miss India 2016 at a competition organised by the Indian Body Building and Fitness Federation (IBBFF). And since then, there has been no looking back for this Iron Woman of India!


She Was Crowned Miss India 2016

This is something most of us need to learn that when we wish to chase our dreams, we should not let anything dampen our spirits and must always work towards achieving it!

All images source

Read more about: sports india world women
Story first published: Wednesday, January 4, 2017, 12:34 [IST]
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Boldsky sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Boldsky website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more