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Instagram Duos You Need to Be Following for the Ultimate BFF Fitspo

These pairs are basically living versions of the two-people-dancing-with-bunny-ears emoji .

Things You Should Never Say to a Gym Addict

You do *not* want to have to deal with an angry fit person.

This New Nike Web Series Speaks to All of Us

The new scripted web series follows two sisters on their quest for fitness and friendship.

I Went from Finishing Last In a Marathon to Running 53 Races a Year

Along the way, Dani Holmes-Kirk lost 80 pounds, shed unhealthy eating habits, and found her passion.

Snowboarder Elena Hight Defies Gravity

Clean eating, yoga, and lots of squats keep this snowboarder in tip-top shape.

Kicking Off the New Year with a Fun Run Is Way Better Than An Open Bar

But giving up an open bar for a fun run was totally worth it.

Our Favorite Pole Dancer On Confidence, Teaching, and Beyoncé

Get ready to be seriously inspired by plus-size pole dancer and fitness trainer Roz "The Diva" Mays.

How Burlesque Fitness Taught Me to Love My Body

Changing it up (a lot!) was the push one woman needed.

Ellie Goulding Serves Up Next-Level Instagram Fitspo

Is there a better #fitspirational musician in the biz?

How Olympic Swimmer Amy Van Dyken Beat the Odds

How Olympian Amy Van Dyken kept pushing herself after hearing she'd never walk again.

Why the Gym Isn't Just for Skinny People

One blogger faces her gym fears head on to find confidence in dance cardio.

REI Wants You to Ditch Black Friday for Outdoor Activities

The outdoors giant wants people to hit the trails instead of the shopping aisles.

Misty Copeland Gets Real About Body Image Struggles in New Documentary

An exclusive clip from the new documentary chronicling the ballerina's inspirational road to success.

Meet the Founder of espnW, the Biggest Sports Site For Women, By Women

Laura Gentile talks sexism in sports, Ronda Rousey, and the future of women's athletics.

7 Real 'I Need to Lose Weight' Aha Moments

The "aha" that sparked a healthier lifestyle.

Funny GIFs: 16 Happy Moments All Fitness Lovers Can Relate To

If you're a gym rat, these feel-good workout moments will make you smile.

10 Movies That Make Us Want to Work Out

Pay homage to the best abs, dance moves, and killer bods that have graced the big screen.

Army Rangers, Meet Your Two New Female Members

On Friday, two insanely impressive women will become the first ever female Rangers to graduate from West Point Academy.

Becky Hammon Just Became First Woman to Lead an NBA Team

It may have been a no-brainer to the team, but it's a really big deal for women in sports.

We Dare You Not to Be Inspired By the New Under Armour Campaign

Plus four other inspiring athletes and models repping the brand's new sports bras.

Alex Morgan Loves Playing Like a Girl

Alex Morgan is out to prove you can wear makeup and be a kick-ass athlete.

Meet the Fit Female Athletes of the ESPN Body Issue

The featured athletes embrace their bodies in jaw-dropping photos—and share their best inspirational quotes.

What Motivates Ironman Champ Mirinda Carfrae to Win

We chatted with Ironman's fastest runner about ice cream, David Guetta, and why she wants to see more women competing in triathlons.