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Winwyn Marquez stands up to being shamed for ‘big’ muscles

/ 01:17 PM April 27, 2020
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Winwyn Marquez. Image: Instagram/@teresitassen

Winwyn Marquez clapped back at criticism of her weight after she was told off for having big muscles.

“Tumaba ka, ang lalaki ng mga muscles,” one Instagram user (@si_bebe_ni) commented on the beauty queen’s post on Saturday, April 25. “Maganda ‘yong katawan mo dati ‘yong nanalo ka as [queen].”

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(You got fat, your muscles are so big. Your body looked better when you won as queen.)

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Image: Instagram/@teresitassen

“Well I like my muscles and if mataba yan for you search mo words na fit and healthy sa Google,” she replied to the body-shaming comment.

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(Well I like my muscles and if that’s fat for you search the words fit and healthy on Google.)

“I don’t need to adjust dahil mas gusto mo yung katawan ko dati (because you liked my body better before),” she said, and advised, “Work out ka din (You should also work out) regularly.”

When she announced that she finished a 30-day fitness challenge yesterday, April 26, Marquez declared, “Fat and Thin are not the only words to describe someone. Try adding FIT, STRONG and HEALTHY to your vocabulary.”

Wearing a sports bra and workout leggings, she flaunted her flat abs and toned arms, crediting her figure to her coach “who made sure that fitness will not be [canceled] during this ECQ (enhanced community quarantine).”

The first Filipino to win the Reina Hispanoamericana pageant in 2017, Marquez shows her passion for fitness through workout videos on her Instagram page.

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WARNING: LONG APPRECIATION POST. 🔆 • We just wrapped up our first crossfit event as duo for the bootcamp MF division @lovefest.ph and after 3 WODs.. we placed 1ST overall!! 💜 worth it ang pagod and iyak sa gym 😅 big bro @mr.yeojmarquez the best ka talaga! You really thought of the best strategies for our WODs and made sure we can turn our weaknesses into strengths! hindi biro ang bootcamp lalo na sa first time na mag compete na tulad ko 🙈 you made sure na hindi ako mag give up..sobrang galing mo na leader. coach @wearedavidnotgoliath thank you for training me, kuya, chocopao and mags and making sure we have the right mind set. You made sure we were in good condition even after our AM trainings. Sabi mo nga stay humble, hungry and happy and we promise na gagawin namin yan (shout out to mags chocopao and coach tin for being so supportive sa buong process na to plus super proud ako sainyo sobrang galing niyo plus chike and carla! Strong Women talaga kakaispire kayo 💜) and ofcourse coach @hit_man_dan for believing in us and giving us a crossfit home. You are the reason why the @marquezftwins started doing this. 💜🤗 and to our HMD fam who watched and supported #TeamHMD awhile ago thank you so much!!🦁

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She and her brother Yeoj, whose parents are actor-politicians Joey Marquez and Alma Moreno, won a Crossfit competition together last February. JB

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