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Fitness Instagrammer Realizes Her Ideal Body Is Unrealistic

Katie Wilson recently shared an interesting message on body image expectations. Katie Wilson, of the popular Instagram account katiewilsonfitness, recently shared a message encouraging her followers to unfollow their body inspirations. In a split photo on her page, Wilson reflected on the importance of setting realistic goals — and knowing when one’s fitness expectations are not attainable.

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These Superfit Grandmas Are #Goals

If you’re lacking the motivation to hit the gym or reach your health and fitness goals, we definitely just found the inspiration you need. Janice Lorraine is a 74-year-old former school counselor who recently retired and needed something to fill her days and give her purpose. “I had no one telling me when to go to work, when to stay at home, no praise,” she said on the Today show. Lorraine found her purpose where she had least expected it: the gym. Check out more of Lorraine’s story, and meet other superfit grandmas who are taking life’s second act by storm.

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Michelle Obama Reveals Her Fitness Secret

Michelle Obama left the White House months ago, but she says in a new Instagram post that she’s kept one habit from her first lady days: She regularly works out with her friends. “When I was at the White House, I often hosted bootcamp weekends for my close girlfriends,” she wrote in the caption next to several photos of herself and her friends doing planks, lunges, and sit-ups on a grassy field. “It didn’t matter that we were all at varying fitness levels.

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19-Year-Olds are Just as Sedentary as 60-Year-Olds

In order to measure the physical activity levels among various age groups, researchers from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health compiled data from 12,529 participants who were instructed to wear tracking devices for seven straight days, removing them for only bathing and sleeping. 20-somethings were the only age group that saw an increase in activity levels spread out throughout the day, with an increase in physical activity in the early morning, compared to younger adolescents. For all age groups, males generally had higher activity levels than females, particularly high-intensity activity.

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7 Habits I Had to Form to Finally Lose Weight

I've always been an active person, but when I gained 15 pounds after getting an IUD, I had to get real about my diet and workouts. I hired a personal trainer at Equinox, and remarkably, she didn't tell me to download a calorie-counting app or work me until I dropped. Her tips for weight loss proved to be practical and therefore achievable. I lost four percent body fat in three months and felt stronger than I ever have in my life. I now can squat and deadlift my weight! I can fit in my skinny jeans again. The thing is . . . ...

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YouTube Star Carl Cunard Comes Out to His Followers

Carl Cunard is an Instagram star in his own right. The fashion and lifestyle blogger has more than 250,000 followers on Instagram and YouTube. Scroll through the 26-year-old’s social media pages and you’ll find street-style photos, Cunard showing off his ripped body, and pics of him traveling the world.

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The Damaging Stereotype Dancers Are Tired Of Fighting

The dance world is riddled with stereotypes: Male dancers are gay, ballerinas are uptight, and — perhaps the most damaging — everyone has an eating disorder. "You feel like you need a jury to be like, No, I swear I do eat!" says Lauren Lovette, a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet. Research suggests that dancers, particularly female ones, are at an increased risk for disordered eating.

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Fitness Guru Confesses That Abs Are Only Part of the Package

Sia Cooper, a fitness blogger and personal trainer who promotes herself online as Diary of a Fit Mommy, wasn’t always so fit. While she’s now a certified personal trainer (and a mother of two young kids), she used to be overweight and consumed her fair share of alcohol, cigarettes, and junk food in her early 20s. After finally realizing how bad eating and drinking and lack of exercise was making her life miserable, she changed her habits and drastically transformed herself into the fit mommy she is today with well over half-a-million followers on social media.

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The Adorable Workout Trend That's Taking Over Instagram

Not only do they offer unconditional love (as long as we give them a few treats in exchange), but it's also been proven that owning a canine pal is beneficial to our physical and mental health. Using your dog as a workout buddy is nothing new — but #SquatYourDog takes the concept to the next level.

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What It Was Really Like On The Wonder Woman Set With Gal Gadot

After several takes, Gadot slips off the treadmill and takes a break. Gadot is wearing sneakers underneath gold spat-like coverings. It's also a pinch-yourself part for Gadot, a former Miss Israel and combat soldier who starred in the Fast and the Furious franchise before breaking through with 2016's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.

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Find Out Why CrossFittters Across the Country Will Be Doing 200 Push-Ups on Memorial Day

This Memorial Day marks an important day in the CrossFit community, where CrossFit boxes across the country do a Hero WOD called Murph, remembering Navy Lieutenant Michael Murphy, 29, of Patchogue, NY, who was killed in Afghanistan on June 28, 2005. Leading a team of three fellow Navy SEALS on a mission to find a key Taliban leader, some goat herders discovered their hiding spot, and instead of killing them, Murphy decided to let them go.

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Cruz Beckham’s workout: should 12-year-olds be hitting the gym?

Muscle man … a child fitness fan, definitely not Cruz, whose gymwear is probably more stylish. Pictures of a Beckham working out would normally be cause for celebration, but when 12-year-old Cruz (the third child of David and Victoria) posted a clip of himself at the gym on Instagram this week, there were disapproving tuts from a certain sort of internet user. British children are some of the world’s least active, with a recent study finding that just 15% of girls and 22% of boys do the recommended hour of moderate physical exercise per day.

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Vigorous Exercise Helps Lower Breast Cancer Risk for Both Younger and Older Women

A new report from the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) and the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) states that vigorous exercise has been shown to reduce the risk of breast cancer in both pre- and post-menopausal women. The link between vigorous exercise and breast cancer prevention was “a bit of a surprise,” experts say. The results from this comprehensive research — which was comprised of 119 studies, including data on 12 million women and 260,000 cases of breast cancer — also found “strong evidence” that moderate exercise decreases the risk of post-menopausal breast cancer (the most common type of breast cancer).

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Physical fitness is a general state of health and well-being and, more specifically, the ability to perform aspects of sports or occupations. Physical fitness is generally achieved through correct nutrition, moderate-vigorous physical activity, exercise and rest. It is a set of attributes or characteristics seen in people and which relate to the ability to perform a given set of physical activities.

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