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Why Healthy Inspo Could Make You Unhealthy

Lisa Cox | Posted 07.12.2016 | Women
Lisa Cox

When you think of women's health and wellness, you might think of those stereotypical images. You know the ones. It's hard to miss them, especially...

When Fitspiration Turns Toxic

Sarah Conley | Posted 06.09.2016 | Style
Sarah Conley

Body positivity is not a static achievement, but a constant evolution of our relationship with ourselves. The way we think, feel, and speak about our bodies sets the standard for everyone around us and it's time we raised the bar.

Tiny Hamsters At The Gym Are All The #Fitspo We Need

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 09.10.2015 | Healthy Living

Finding the motivation to head to the gym is hard -- especially if you're a hamster. But then again, when you're walking around naked all day, it seem...

The Major Downside Of All Those #Fitspiration Photos

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.24.2015 | Women

Academic studies can be fascinating... and totally confusing. So we decided to strip away all of the scientific jargon and break them down for you. ...

11 Things That Helped People Everywhere Love Their Bodies In 2014

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.04.2015 | Women

For women, 2014 was a year of great steps forward -- and unfortunate setbacks. One area where there was much, much more celebration than disappointmen...

Rebecca Adams

The Dark Side Of 'Fitspiration'

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Adams | Posted 07.22.2014 | Women

This article contains language and graphic descriptions that may be triggering for those who struggle with disordered eating. Just a few months ago...

The Culture of Obesity

Venetia Thompson | Posted 08.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Venetia Thompson

We cannot allow this madness to progress further than it already has. Having a functional, fit body cannot become the 'privilege' of the upper classes, or of celebrities who can afford personal trainers and daily deliveries of perfectly balanced healthy food.

Hilarious, Body-Positive Fitspiration? We Found It

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 02.26.2014 | Women

If you've ever looked to the Internet for a bit of healthy lifestyle encouragement, you might have come across "fitspiration." While its origins may h...

Is 'Thinspo' for Guys Any Less Harmful Than 'Thinspo' For Girls?

Cristen Conger | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women
Cristen Conger

Even though the media have reported on "thinspiration" -- a.k.a. thinspo -- websites for more than a decade, one of the first direct acknowledgement...

There Is Nothing Good About 'Thinspo'

Phoebe Dodds | Posted 06.10.2013 | Teen
Phoebe Dodds

I can see absolutely nothing good about "thinspo." To me, Twitter and Tumblr should be doing all they can to shut down the pro-anorexia accounts, which just harm people.

'Fitspiration': Why It Isn't So Inspirational

Lexie Kite | Posted 07.17.2012 | Women
Lexie Kite

If you are on Facebook, Pinterest, or Twitter, you have seen fitness inspiration images just in time for "bikini season" to motivate you to "get fit" -- we call them "fitspiration." This is NOT healthy or inspiring.

Carolyn Gregoire

THE HUNGER BLOGS: A Secret World of Teenage 'Thinspiration'

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 06.07.2012 | Home

I'm looking at pictures from before christmas in december. I was so f*cking skinny. Screw recovery. Hello relapse. -- coffeeandhipbones, Tumblr ...