What if we told you that just about everything you thought you knew about healthy living wasn’t true — and was totally set up for you to fail? Yes, even when others had the best intentions. And yep, even when some saw short-term success. What if we’d all been conditioned to think that, in order to be healthy, you had to do some magic thing, follow some magic plan, and be some specific number on the scale? It’s a pursuit that many of us would spend our entire lives chasing … and never reach. And — even worse — we’d…

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I feel like every time we interview someone for our podcast, I learn something. Or, I hear something in a new way that is so crystal clear that it’s almost like I learn it all over again. You know what I mean? This happened recently when we were chatting with Stefani Ruper of Coconuts & Kettlebells. She dropped a number of truthbombs, but the one that stood out to me was her past experience with the “restrict-binge-shame cycle.” In case you’ve never heard of it — or you’ve never heard of it called that — let me break it down…

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In this post featuring our favorite diet-culture-busting Instagram accounts to follow, we mentioned that we were also putting together a list of our favorite podcasts that do the same thing. Because, when diet culture is found seemingly everywhere (even in the sneakiest of ways!), it’s important to have media and content that is truly supportive of the idea that fitness and health comes in all shapes and sizes. It’s something we believe in. It’s something we strive to do on our podcast (although, to be honest, we’re always learning!). And it’s something that we applaud these podcasts for doing episode…

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Repeat: This is not a weight-loss program. via GIPHY After months of doing these Tell It Like It Is episodes and posting about all things sneaky diet culture, we know one thing to be very, very true: You are not your weight. You were put here to do bigger things than worry about dress size, and your health has very little to do with the number on the scale. via GIPHY Okay, fine, that’s three things. But they’re all so important. And they’re what led us to create Love Your Body. Love Your Life, our healthy living IRL online class — with ZERO dieting,…

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You’ve watched our Tell It Like It Is videos. You’ve read our posts. You’ve listened to our podcast eps. And you are READY to kick dieting, all-or-nothing thinking, and any type of “change” that masquerades as healthy but is really just diet culture (remember, dieting goes by MANY names) to the curb. via GIPHY Yes! High-fives all around! via GIPHY But, now what? via GIPHY Now that you know how to spot diet culture in all of its forms and you’re ready to take your power back, what do you do? What can you do? How to Take Your Power…

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