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These Instragrammers Are Reminding Us Why It's Important to #ScrewTheScale

Proof that health is measured by strength and endurance—not a number.

Anna Victoria Explains Why She Doesn't Care That She Gained Weight

"Instead of inspiring you with a 'perfect' journey, I hope to inspire you with how I deal with a not-so-perfect journey."

Emily Skye Is Embracing Her Cellulite and Weight Gain During Preganancy

"I'm completely embracing and celebrating these changes."

This Badass Ballerina Is Out to Squash Dancer Stereotypes

This craft-beer drinking, boxing cross-training, raven-haired dancer is changing what people think it means to be a prima ballerina.

People Are Loving ASOS for These Unretouched Swimsuit Photos

Because everyone has stretch marks, birth marks, and scars...

This Woman Won't Let a Feeding Tube Get In the Way of Showing Off Her Makeup Skills

"Makeup means everything to me. It gives me the confidence to be myself."

I'm a Four-Time Cancer Survivor and a USA Track & Field Athlete

"Running has been the one constant throughout my cancer journey."

Most Adults Need to Learn What This Mom Taught Her Kids About Body Fat

There's no shame in the word fat, only in the verb you use with it.

This Model with a Genetic Disorder Is Breaking Down Stereotypes

"Women can be anyone and anything they want."

7 Women Share the Best Self-Love Advice They Got from Their Dads

Dads have a surprising way of lending advice exactly when you need it.

Tess Holliday Reminds Us That Moms of Every Size Deserve to "Feel Sexy & Desired"

The model took to Instagram to remind moms everywhere to feel sexy in their skin.

These Mermaid Maternity Photos Show Off a Magical New Trend

Mer-mamas in glittery sea tails are a hot new maternity photoshoot trend

This Girl Was Disqualified from a Soccer Tournament for Looking Like a Boy

But soccer legends Mia Hamm and Abby Wambach came to her support.

How Running a Naked 5K Helped Me Accept My Saggy Skin and Stretch Marks

"I lost 150 pounds and finally embraced all the changes that came with it."

This Woman Will Make You Want to Start Running No Matter Your Pace

Jessica Hay is showing everyone why it's okay to come in last.

'Unguarded and Unbothered' Is Our Favorite New Instagram Movement

"I have finally found love in myself that I never had, and I have never been happier."

Why Calling Ashley Graham Brave Could Actually Be an Insult

Saying the model is "courageous" for loving her body sends a mixed message about body love.

I Quit Bikini Competitions and I'm Happier and Healthier Than Ever

One woman gave up fitness competitions and restrictive diets and is healthier and happier than ever.