Children pick up on how we treat ourselves and they mimic us. So it's up to me to walk my walk and not just talk my talk. It's up to me to embrace my body for all she is capable of, whether I ran 5 miles or ate pizza on the couch that day.
Get rid of that extra layer of insulation we all seem to put on this time of year.
This Tabata-inspired routine from L.A.-based trainer Astrid Swan features four exercises that you probably won't love. But, they are incredibly effective at burning fat and building cardiovascular strength...so keep that in mind when you remember how much you despise burpees.
Can you really judge how healthy a woman is by the thick, fleshy curve of her hip? Does being a size 12, 14 or 16 alone really mean my days are numbered? There are those who believe the measure of a healthy woman is the measure of her thighs.
A new inspiring hashtag is out to celebrate thighs -- every last inch of them. The body positive campaign began when Twitter
When you think of your thighs, what descriptors comes to mind? Are they "thick"? "Honest"? "Magical"? Photos by Damon Dahlen
I was bulimic at 16. Pregnant at 19. Unhappy and at my highest weight at 24, and very hungry and still unhappy at one of my lowest weights at 27.
Big butts had a moment. Big boobs had a moment. Even big arms had a moment (or are having a moment). What about big thighs?! When are they going to have a moment? Let's start a motion!
You deserve love. Your thighs, big or small, deserve love. Unless you're a cold-blooded murderer or torturer of kittens. If either of those are the case, please carry on with self-loathing.
Let's face it. Planting both feet, tossing a barbell on your back and doing a traditional squat can get either boring or intimidating. But there are many different squat variations, and by sprinkling them into your workout routine you have exercise options if you just can't make it to the gym.