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Fat Shaming, Skinny Shaming, Gym Shaming: It’s Not Ok

Fat shaming is big in the public eye at the moment as there are seem to be multiple public-eye instances of it. Take, for example, the Dani Mathers snapchat, or the multiple occasions in which Khloe Kardashian was labelled as the “fat sister”. What is great, though, is the extreme response from those who fight against it. Trolling is common in today’s society, thanks to the ease of being able to do it anonymously, whether it be via our own personal social media channels or as an online  ...

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Why Change Is Hard

For me, when it comes to food and exercise, change is hard. This is quite a difficult subject for me to talk about, but I wanted to share a personal insight into my brain so that it might help others. My relationship with food is turbulent, and it always has been. I suffer badly from body dysmorphia and I struggle with this on a daily basis. For months, I have been following gym plans, pushing myself in terms of cardio and at times I have worked out to exhaustion, on a minimal amount of  ...

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Kayla Itsines BBG Guide Review

I have just finished week four of the Kayla Itsines BBG guide, so I thought it would be good to update you with how I’ve found the first phase of the plan. Whenever I start a new gym plan, I know it’s going to be hard. It’s less the mental side of it (I find following a plan much easier than winging it) but the physical. A new plan tends to mean new exercises, new muscles working and ultimately, new pains. The first four weeks of the Kayla Itsines plan, much like the rest of the plan I  ...

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