Think about the people in your life (not celebrities) you admire most. All set? Now tell me, are they ranked by most toned arms? I didn’t think so. Scrolling through Instagram, it can be discouraging to continuously see hardcore fitness posts or #thinspiration littering your feed.
Love of our bodies shouldn’t be limited to only when we are “in shape,” but rather at every age and shape. Even if you hope to change your body, it will be much easier to make positive changes and maintain positive body image if you are starting from a place of self regard. Take the time to follow these five Latina body positive Instagram accounts to jump-start and grow your body confidence today!
Virgie Tovar (@virgietovar) is a body image activist and experienced lector, who hosts workshops and lectures all around the country and online. Her online course, Babecamp, lasts four weeks, and is designed to promote body positivity through “breaking up with diet culture.”