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Jessie James Decker credits genetics and ‘elite’ training for giving her children defined abs

Jessie James Decker credited family genetics and ‘elite’ physical training for her children’s ripped abs on Monday after sharing photos of them on social media.

The 34-year-old singer posted pics on Instagram over the weekend that showed her eight-year-old daughter Vivianne, seven-year-old son Eric Jr and four-year-old boy Forrest sporting well defined abdominal muscles.

‘I didn’t plan on addressing this because it’s bonkers but the photos are out there and every single news outlet has posted about this. When I posted the pix of our vacation and included the kids being silly flexing on the beach on our thanksgiving trip I had NO clue it would get the reaction it did,’ Jessie posted on Monday on Instagram.

Viral photo: Jessie James Decker shared a snap where her three children — eight-year-old Vivianne, seven-year-old Eric Jr. and four-year-old Forrest — showed off their defined muscles over the weekend  

‘But Being accused of photoshopping abs on my kids (I can’t help but laugh) or … the polar opposite over ”overtraining” our kids makes me realize how bizarre our world has gotten regarding the body and what’s normal and what’s not. We preach about body positivity and acceptance but my kids having a mass amount of genetic and built muscle from athletics is ”weird”?,’ she added for her roughly 4.2 million followers.

‘I want to raise my kids to feel proud of their bodies and hard work from either Vivis elite competitive gymnastics to Eric Jr wanting to be like dad as an NFL receiver to little Forrest who spends hours dancing his heart out. Let’s not pick and choose what we normalize regarding bodies and be accepting of all people and children. 

‘If we wanna do ‘better’ then do better. I’m proud of my children and encourage them to live their dreams. So we’ll see y’all at the 2032 Olympics, and wearing Bubbys jersey in the stands and dancing at Forrests rock concert,’ Jessie concluded along with a peace sign emoji.

Jessie initially shared a photo on Saturday featuring her three children wearing bathing suits that  showed their toned stomachs. 

Social media: The 34-year-old singer posted photos on Instagram over the weekend that showed her eight-year-old daughter Vivianne, seven-year-old son Eric Jr and four-year-old boy Forrest sporting well defined abdominal muscles

Social media: The 34-year-old singer posted photos on Instagram over the weekend that showed her eight-year-old daughter Vivianne, seven-year-old son Eric Jr and four-year-old boy Forrest sporting well defined abdominal muscles

It's bonkers: 'I didn't plan on addressing this because it's bonkers but the photos are out there and every single news outlet has posted about this. When I posted the pix of our vacation and included the kids being silly flexing on the beach on our thanksgiving trip I had NO clue it would get the reaction it did,' Jessie posted on Monday on Instagram

It’s bonkers: ‘I didn’t plan on addressing this because it’s bonkers but the photos are out there and every single news outlet has posted about this. When I posted the pix of our vacation and included the kids being silly flexing on the beach on our thanksgiving trip I had NO clue it would get the reaction it did,’ Jessie posted on Monday on Instagram

Body positivity: 'But Being accused of photoshopping abs on my kids (I can't help but laugh) or … the polar opposite over ''overtraining'' our kids makes me realize how bizarre our world has gotten regarding the body and what's normal and what's not. We preach about body positivity and acceptance but my kids having a mass amount of genetic and built muscle from athletics is ''weird''?,' she added for her roughly 4.2 million followers

Body positivity: ‘But Being accused of photoshopping abs on my kids (I can’t help but laugh) or … the polar opposite over ”overtraining” our kids makes me realize how bizarre our world has gotten regarding the body and what’s normal and what’s not. We preach about body positivity and acceptance but my kids having a mass amount of genetic and built muscle from athletics is ”weird”?,’ she added for her roughly 4.2 million followers

Young gymnast: Vivianne is into elite competitive gymnastics, Jessie posted

Young gymnast: Vivianne is into elite competitive gymnastics, Jessie posted

Being silly: The kids were being silly and flexing on the beach during their Thanksgiving trip

Being silly: The kids were being silly and flexing on the beach during their Thanksgiving trip 

Jessie initially shared a photo on Saturday featuring her three children wearing bathing suits that  showed their toned stomachs.

This led to many supportive — and some far less supportive — comments. Decker responded to a couple of the more critical ones. 

One follower wrote, ‘That doesn’t look right … Sorry, not sorry [woman shrugging emoji.]’ 

The I Still Love You Singer responded with, ‘It’s a sad world we live in today when having healthy fit kids who are super active, play sports [and] build muscle naturally is ‘weird.”

Shooting back: This led to many supportive, and some far less supportive, comments. Decker responded to a couple of the more critical ones (pictured November 8, 2022)

Shooting back: This led to many supportive, and some far less supportive, comments. Decker responded to a couple of the more critical ones (pictured November 8, 2022)

Another person called the children having abs ‘strange’ to which the wife of Eric Decker responded, ‘From one mother to another. Please don’t call my children’s appearance strange just because they don’t look the way you think they should?’

She added, ‘It’s unkind [red heart emoji.]’ 

Jessie and her husband married back in 2013. Eric Decker played in the NFL from 2010 through 2018. 

Their daughter Vivianne trains in gymnastics and their son Eric Jr. plays football, just like his father, according to Us Weekly. 

'Sad world': The I Still Love You Singer 'It’s a sad world we live in today when having healthy fit kids who are super active, play sports [and] build muscle naturally is "weird,"' she responded; seen with Eric on October 12

‘Sad world’: The I Still Love You Singer ‘It’s a sad world we live in today when having healthy fit kids who are super active, play sports [and] build muscle naturally is ‘weird,” she responded; seen with Eric on October 12

Her kids: Another person called the children having abs 'strange,' to which she responded, 'From one mother to another. Please don't call my children's appearance strange just because they don’t look the way you think they should?'

Her kids: Another person called the children having abs ‘strange,’ to which she responded, ‘From one mother to another. Please don’t call my children’s appearance strange just because they don’t look the way you think they should?’

Her man: Jessie and her husband married back in 2013. Eric Decker played in the NFL from 2010 through 2018

Her man: Jessie and her husband married back in 2013. Eric Decker played in the NFL from 2010 through 2018

Working on her music: The Flip My Hair songstress is coming off the release of her latest EP The Woman I've Become, which dropped just over a year ago

Working on her music: The Flip My Hair songstress is coming off the release of her latest EP The Woman I’ve Become, which dropped just over a year ago

The end: Jessie recently competed on Dancing With The Stars, but her tenure on the competition ended late last month when she was voted out after finishing in the bottom two during Michael Bublé night

The end: Jessie recently competed on Dancing With The Stars, but her tenure on the competition ended late last month when she was voted out after finishing in the bottom two during Michael Bublé night

The Flip My Hair songstress is coming off the release of her latest EP The Woman I’ve Become, which dropped just over a year ago, though she has released multiple singles in 2022. 

Her most recent song, the Billy Currington collaboration I Still Love You, came out in October.

She seems to be taking her time with a full-length release, however, as her last LP — a Christmas album — was put out in 2018.

Jessie recently competed on Dancing With The Stars, but her tenure on the competition ended late last month when she was voted out after finishing in the bottom two during Michael Bublé night.

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