Body Positivity

Body Positivity, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

Why yoga is for everyone, regardless of race, age or gender.

“I’m a yoga teacher and I can’t do half the poses that some plus-size yogis are able to do”

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Donna Noble
  • Giving up the idea of the 'perfect' body by the time you're 30
    Wellbeing

    “Why I gave up trying to get my perfect body before turning 30”

  • Cat Meffan jumping and dancing in a forest.
    Workouts

    Why everyone should incorporate ‘free movement’ into their exercise repertoire

  • Lizzo's powerful message about self-love comes after emotional post detailing “fat-phobic and racist abuse” she gets daily
    News

    Lizzo breaks down over the “fat-phobic and racist abuse” she receives daily

Latest Stories

Please stop congratulating me for exercising.
Wellbeing

“Why I want strangers to stop congratulating me for exercising just because I’m fat”

Encouragement is one thing, but unsolicited congratulations don't help.

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Chloe Maughan
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Wellbeing

“I’ve not had a period for years because I’m afraid to lose my ‘fit girl status’”

What are limiting beliefs and how do you overcome them?

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Ally Sinyard
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Fearne Cotton and Caitlin Moran
Podcasts

Fearne Cotton took a vital lesson about her body from a chat with Caitlin Moran

“Never, never, never allow yourself to see your body as separate problematic items.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Camilla encourages women to push back and to ask questions in our journey to get strong, in order to safe guard our mental health
Strength

5 elite athletes on how they learnt to love their bodies – and how you can too

Sportswomen on what they’ve learnt on their body image journeys so far and their advice for others hoping to practise self-love.

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Tiwa Adebayo
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Emmie Harrison-West
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How I discovered my strength as a plus-sized rock climber

After years of working out to lose weight, I finally came across a sport that made me feel strong and welcome.

Opinion

“Sexualised or shunned”: what it’s like to be a fat woman on social media today

The treatment of fat women online is extreme, they are sexualised or shunned, celebrated or criticised.

Posted by
Mollie Quirk
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Wellbeing

“How affirmations helped me deal with negative body image”

It took three simple words to heal myself.

Posted by
Nazia Khatun
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Jameela Jamil at the Emmys
People

Jameela Jamil has some questions for you about body image

"Ask yourself why you’re making these changes? Who is it for?"

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Ally Sinyard
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Jameela Jamil
People

Jameela Jamil nails the big problem with that proposal to weigh school students

“Being weighed at school was truly the minute my eating disorder started at 12…”

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Hollie Richardson
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Jameela Jamil
People

Jameela Jamil expertly nails the toxicity of “pandemic body” pressures

She chatted with Laura Whitmore about body neutrality.

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Strength

How to deal with negative thoughts about your body

Psychologists and body image experts share their body image advice for lockdown.

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Ally Sinyard
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Hollie Richardson
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Lizzo has an unexpected response to those “big girl” TikTok videos

She nailed it, yet again.

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Beauty

How to build a satisfyingly decadent body care routine

Because skincare shouldn't stop at your collarbones.

Posted by
Meena Alexander
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Jameela Jamil calls out Adele tweets
People

Jameela Jamil perfectly articulates the big problem with those Adele memes

“It encourages us to demonize and become afraid of food…”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Stacey Solomon talks postnatal depression
People

Stacey Solomon’s words on “feeling beautiful” during lockdown are a reassuring read

“I know it sounds really silly but I actually got excited to get dressed up and walk down the stairs.”

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Hollie Richardson
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People

Jameela Jamil really wants you to care less about losing weight right now

The Good Place star tells her followers to love their bodies “for what it does, not for how it looks,” and to simply “get your sweatpants on and survive.”

Posted by
Ally Sinyard
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Strength

9 Instagram accounts for motivation to get stronger

These influencers are keeping it real on Instagram.

Posted by
Miranda Larbi
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Dina-Asher-Smith World Champion Sprinter
People

Dina Asher-Smith lives her most surreal moment by becoming a Barbie

“Eight-year-old me would feel seen”

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Hannah Keegan
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Jessica Rapana
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Salma Hayek brilliantly shuts down the troll who told her she had “too much Botox”

Zing!

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Long Reads

“I’m grateful for the body positivity movement, but I still want to lose weight”

In this body positive age, dieting has become a dirty word.

Posted by
Katie Antoniou
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