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GIRL, PUT YOUR SPINACH IN THE FRIDGE AND THROW OUT THOSE SUSPICIOUSLY OPAQUE BEVERAGES.

You Do You: Making Resolutions How You Want, When You Want, If You Want

January has come and gone. Let’s dissect the general narrative we spin about the resolutions we’re supposed to be making and the shame we are Read...
Jenni Berrett   |   02.7.18   |   SHARE
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Failure And Body Shame On A Guatemalan Volcano

My breathing hastened and my crying intensified. The elevation wasn’t doing me any favors. All I knew was that it was pitch black on a lava field in Read...
Caroline Eubanks    |   04.18.17   |   SHARE
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Dairy is good for you, but it depends, on you, and on the dairy... and no, it's not complicated at all.

Where Did We Land On Dairy Again?

Wait a sec, is consuming dairy good or bad for you? Do you cut it out when you want to get healthy, or add more in? Does it make your face break out Read...
Claire Hopple    |   03.31.17   |   SHARE
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Why are people so scared and angry about Nike offering plus-size fitness wear? (Image Credit: Instagram/trendera)

Nike Backlash Proves It's Not About Fat People's Health

Nobody, of any size, is obligated to participate in sports/exercise/movement. Participation doesn’t make someone better than those who don’t — Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   03.27.17   |   SHARE
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There's a reason little kids are better at gymnastics, people.

Gymnastics For Grown-A** Adults Is A Real Thing & A Terrible Idea For Normal People

Did you read “gymnastics for grown-ass adults” and get real excited? Like, where can I find this? How can I do this? This sounds awesome!  Yeah, that Read...
Gemma Hartley    |   03.6.17   |   SHARE
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Not all athletes look like Nike cover models.

I'm Sick Of People Assuming I'm Not An Athlete

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Megan Zander    |   02.6.17   |   SHARE
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"While there are tons of fathletes, fat people are often excluded from the fitness world — especially when it comes to working in the fitness industry." Image: flickr.com

Gold's Gym Posts Stunningly Misogynistic Ad; Activists Shut It Down

Using the corporate logo, a Gold's Gym franchise in Egypt posted a picture of a pear with the caption "This is no shape for a girl" to their Facebook Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   08.18.16   |   SHARE
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Unlike my childhood, near-daily exposure to fatphobia is not safely in my rearview mirror. That makes healing all the harder. Image: author.

Take The Cake: Fatphobia Gave Me PTSD

I think a lot of us are probably walking around with mild PTSD, anxiously calculating risk and making plans about what and who to avoid.... Even Read...
Virgie Tovar    |   08.11.16   |   SHARE
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