07/28/2014 09:10 am ET Updated Jul 28, 2014

Fitness Exec: ‘It's Not About Being A Size Zero’

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Now that I’m older and I understand, I always look to teenage girls and wish they could understand what I now appreciate so much. Having a physicality and the ability that a healthy body has, is such a blessing, and so beautiful in so many ways. It isn’t about fitting into size zero skinny jeans. It’s about how at every shape and size, people can be beautiful and that comes from within. If you just get your head around that, then somehow you get very good at blocking out the noise in terms of society’s perspective of what’s beautiful.

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