All Entries For body image

Will Hollywood Ever Learn to Stop Worrying and Love Real Bodies?

As female celebrities work to break body image stereotypes, is anyone in Hollywood listening?
Posted 12/4/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 14 comments   14,629 views
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4 Things Nobody Tells You about Your Post-Partum Body

Wondering if your after-baby body is normal? Here are four honest truths about the post-partum body, from a fit mom who's been there!
Posted 1/16/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 2 comments   17,105 views
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4 Tips to Stop the Fat Talk for Good

Stop beating yourself up about every little flaw! Here's how to accept your body right now--not 10 pounds from now.
Posted 4/17/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 21 comments   52,267 views
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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 : 54 comments   226,570 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 : 51 comments   128,666 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 : 108 comments   58,185 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 : 44 comments   63,393 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 : 128 comments   147,490 views
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Poll: One Exercise You'd Never Do in Public?

Are there any exercises you really don't like to do when other people might see you?
Posted 6/14/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Dean Anderson : 341 comments   24,639 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 : 407 comments   562,432 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 : 705 comments   60,083 views
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Poll: Would You Consider Cosmetic Surgery?

Would you ever consider cosmetic surgery?
Posted 4/26/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 824 comments   38,007 views
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Poll: Would You Trade One Year for the Perfect Body?

Knowing that weight loss can be hard work, would you be willing to trade time to get the body you've always wanted? A new survey says some women are willing to make that trade.
Posted 4/24/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 282 comments   47,978 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 : 857 comments   178,279 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 : 213 comments   170,962 views
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