Body Image

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

Aja Naomi-King

Aja Naomi King’s words on celebrating her ‘post-baby body’ are seriously uplifting

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Lauren Geall
  • Kate Winslet
    Celebrity

    Kate Winslet had absolutely no time for sex scene edits in Mare Of Easttown

  • Nesrine Dally
    Wellbeing

    Meet the hijab-wearing Muay Thai boxer who’s redefining what it means to be “strong”

  • Simone Charles and Sophie Butler
    Strong Women

    What the future of fitness should look like now gyms are open, according to 4 women

Latest Stories

Poorna Bell with a barbell on her back in the weights room of a gym about to squat.
Strong Women

Poorna Bell: “The real reason women compare themselves in the gym”

Read an extract from the author’s new book, Stronger.

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Poorna Bell
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Holly Willoughby
Books

Holly Willoughby untangles body image and burnout in her new book

“I think the more important something is... the scarier it feels.”

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Hollie Richardson
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Shannon Lawlor bathtime routine self-care and health anxiety
Beauty

“How my nightly baths help me feel connected to my body”

It's all in the power of touch.

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Shannon Lawlor
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A woman sat at home scrolling on her phone with a cup of tea. She is wearing a yellow jumper and jeans.
Mental Health

Women are sharing the advice they’d give their younger selves

“Be kind with your emotions.”

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Lauren Geall
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Natalie Gil
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“Men are selling my nudes online”: victims of ‘eWhoring’ speak out

A new BBC Three documentary, When Nudes Are Stolen, explores how women’s online images are being sold online without their consent

woman holding plank on a mat while working out
Strong Women

How strength training can improve your metabolism

Strength training doesn’t just help build muscle, it also makes our metabolic systems function better.

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Miranda Larbi
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What PTs wish they'd known before qualifying
Strong Women

So you want to become a PT? Here’s what you need to know before booking a course

We asked three top female personal trainers for their advice on training to become a PT.

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Miranda Larbi
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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
Strong Women

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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moving with joy improves body image
Strong Women

Moving joyfully improved my body image – here‘s how you can do it too

Like many women, I‘ve not always had a great relationship with exercise – but focussing on feeling good rather than on gains helped to change that.

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Mollie Quirk
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Women stood outside a pub laughing and hugging.
Wellbeing

“No, you don‘t need to lose weight before you come out of lockdown”

The least interesting thing about 21 June will be the way you look.

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Chloe Gray
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Strength training: 3 easy steps to creating a workout plan you'll stick to
Strong Women

Why influencers owe it to us to be more genuine about home workouts

Fitness influencers may inspire us to try home workouts, but at what point are we being sold unrealisic body goals?

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Ella Glover
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Ally Sinyard
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Nicola Coughlan is absolutely done with questions about her weight

The Bridgerton star took to Twitter to call time on interview questions about women's bodies. Because for some reason we're still here.

Rock climbing and strength training
Strong Women

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.

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Emmie Harrison-West
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Woman training shoulders in the gym
Strong Women

Which takes longer – looking or feeling stronger?

We all want to get stronger but how long does it take to actually feel any different – and does it take longer to actually look any stronger?

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Miranda Larbi
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Strong Women

How to talk to your PT about triggering language

If you don't want to hear about calories and fat burning, then here's how to tactly ask your trainer to refrain from using triggering language.

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Rebecca Reid
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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.

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Mollie Quirk
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mental health at work
Wellbeing

“How affirmations helped me deal with negative body image”

It took three simple words to heal myself.

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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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Chelsea Coffey
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“I wrote weekly affirmations for one year to support my mental health”

Fight off your inner saboteur with these powerful affirmations.

Lizzo
Celebrity

Lizzo has a powerful message for anyone struggling to love their body right now

“I know I’m beautiful, I just don’t feel it – but I know I’m going to get through it.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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