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9 Body-Positive Quotes to Boost Your Self-Esteem

When you need a little boost of self-esteem (and who doesn't), here are 9 of our favorite quotes and mantras.
Posted 4/15/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 130 comments   435,756 views
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55 Things the Scale Won't Tell You

Do you find yourself beating yourself up over the number on the scale? The next time you have a disappointing weigh-in, turn to this list for a little perspective.
Posted 3/17/2014  12:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 138 comments   239,799 views
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Why 'Fitspiration' Isn't So Inspirational

All of those ''fitspirational'' images online may be more harmful than you think. Here's how to feel empowered without the unrealistic pictures and mantras.
Posted 11/29/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 160 comments   101,810 views
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How Your Genes Affect Your Jean Size

Everyone is born with a certain body type and shape that we can't change. What we can change is how we choose to take care of our bodies!
Posted 11/7/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 75 comments   123,061 views
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Is Being Really Lean Really Worth It?

Is being super lean really all it's cracked up to be? Here's a trainer's take on whether it's worth the work to aim for a ''perfect'' physique.
Posted 8/1/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 157 comments   210,293 views
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Want the Body of a Fitness Model? Find Out What it Really Takes

A figure competitor dishes about the restrictive diet and intense workout routines that helped her get ripped arms, toned legs and defined abs in a matter of months.
Posted 6/7/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 425 comments   819,362 views
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What is Your True Size?

Do find it more frustrating to go clothes shopping today than it was just a few short years ago? Does a size on the tag determine how much you are willing to spend for an item?
Posted 5/24/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 792 comments   99,957 views
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Confession: I Don't Change in the Locker Room

I'm beginning to wonder if I'm the odd woman out or if I'm normal after all...
Posted 4/19/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 895 comments   208,167 views
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The Secret to Loving Your Body Isn't Losing Weight

Do you love your body--right now? Then don't expect that to change when you lose weight. Here's how to feel more confident NOW--not 20 pounds from now.
Posted 4/10/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 259 comments   274,586 views
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Watch: Blogger Takes on the Haters Who Called Her Fat

Posting anything on the internet can bring a lot of positive and negative comments. Find out how one blogger handles the hateful "fat" comments that she has received!
Posted 7/26/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Denise Tausig : 213 comments   45,451 views
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Do You Know What the Average Woman's Body Really Looks Like?

We've become so accustomed to the airbrushed pictures that it's easy to forget those images aren't real. Here's proof that those photos are anything but normal.
Posted 6/23/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 287 comments   664,357 views
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You Asked: How Can I Get Rid of Cellulite besides Losing Weight?

Is there any way to actually get rid of cellulite? Coach Nicole explains what causes it and whether weight loss alone can help.
Posted 4/26/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 37 comments   235,243 views
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Americaís Top Trainer Says Itís Time To Reject 'Skinny' And Get Strong

It's proven that seeing ripped personal trainers can de-motivate exercisers. One personal trainer shed the buff look and accompanying eating disorder. Then she made it big.
Posted 2/28/2012  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 82 comments   36,540 views
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Do You Embrace or Fight the Aging Process?

Although I donít love some changes that come with aging, I do my best to accept that regardless, I can still be fit and happy. What about you?
Posted 1/24/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 102 comments   29,567 views
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What I Love about My Body Now

Beth shares her incredible journey on how she is learning to love the body she has and the amazing things she can now do.
Posted 12/23/2011  2:00:00 PM By: Beth Donovan : 121 comments   21,807 views
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