Popularity Of The ‘Dad Bod’ Continues To Rise

In honor of Father’s Day on Sunday, let’s talk about the popular #dadbod!


What is a Dad Bod? Wikipedia says

Dad bod is a slang term in popular culture referring to a body shape particular to middle-aged men. The phrase has been adopted in U.S. culture as a celebration of this particular type of physique, with references generally skewing toward a positive and light-hearted tone. This masculine body type is a unique cross between muscular and overweight physiques.”


A new survey, “DAD BODS” are more popular than ever with both men and women.

71% of men say the “dad bod” is fully accepted now, that’s up from 63% last year.

79% of men with a dad bod are happy with their body, that’s up from 64% last year.

78% of both men and women say a dad bod is a sign of confidence.

65% of people say a dad bod is attractive, 61% say it’s sexy and 51% say it’s the new version of the 6 pack.

So fellas, if you are rockin’ that #dadbod this summer, let it all hang out! The Dad Bod is more popular than ever!


Planet Fitness Study Finds That Love For The Dad Bod Continues To Rise In 2019, More Than Ever Before

HAMPTON, N.H., June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Planet Fitness, Inc., one of the largest and fastest-growing franchisors and operators of fitness centers in the U….

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