Body Image

Body Image, 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”

  • woman eating peanut butter
    Nutrition

    “How I’m navigating eating more during RED-S recovery”

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    Wellbeing

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

Latest Stories

woman listening to earphones
Strength

5 health and fitness podcasts to help you care for your body

Get some education with your motivation.

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Ally Sinyard
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Wellbeing

‘Chub rub’: it’s time to reframe how we talk about chafing

Gina Tonic explores how chafing affects our bodies and minds and asks and whether chub rub needs a new name.

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Gina Tonic
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Relationships

“I can’t look them in the eye”: women on how body confidence affects their sex lives

And experts provide some insight into what’s really going on.

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Hollie Richardson
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how long does it take to see results from strength training?
Workouts

How long does it take to feel and look stronger from training?

They say it takes eight weeks to notice a difference – how true is that?

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Miranda Larbi
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Miranda Larbi
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Pinterest bans weight loss adverts – will Instagram and Facebook follow suit?

Now you can browse without being flogged dubious gummies or weight loss plans.

Aja Naomi-King
Celebrity

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

“After experiencing the unimaginable beauty of childbirth, this is what is left behind. This gorgeous body!”

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Lauren Geall
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Kate Winslet
Celebrity

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

“Don’t you dare!”

Posted by
Hollie Richardson
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Nesrine Dally
Wellbeing

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

Sick of the #strongnotskinny hype? So is boxer Nesrine Dally.

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Miranda Larbi
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Simone Charles and Sophie Butler
Strength

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

From inclusivity to motivation, here’s what the ‘new normal’ should be.

Posted by
Chloe Gray
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Poorna Bell with a barbell on her back in the weights room of a gym about to squat.
Strength

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

It's all in the power of touch.

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.”

Posted by
Lauren Geall
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When Nudes Are Stolen
Entertainment

“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

Posted by
Natalie Gil
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woman holding plank on a mat while working out
Strength

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
Strength

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
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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moving with joy improves body image
Strength

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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Chloe Gray
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“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.

Strength training: 3 easy steps to creating a workout plan you'll stick to
Strength

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?

Posted by
Ella Glover
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