Here's How Various Women Deal With Body Positivity By The Numbers

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Here's how various women view body positivity!

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Body Positivity With Women

As women, we all deal with body positivity in our own unique ways. Some of us have developed great relationships with our bodies, while others of us still struggle to look at ourselves in the mirror.

Thanks to a recent study done by workout company Pure Barre, we now have a more in-depth look at body positivity with women by the numbers.

From how many women struggle with self-worth to how to improve your relationship with your body, make your way through this slideshow to see how you stack up in this research provided by Pure Barre.

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Why Women Are Exercising, By The Numbers

According to Pure Barre's study, a majority of women are exercising for positive reasons. A large percent of the women pooled noted that they exercise to support their general health and to get toned.

That's followed by wanting to get stronger, improving mental health, and losing weight as reasons to work out more regularly.

But, according to Pure Barre's study, 91% of women use dieting as a means to achieve their desired body shape.

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How Women Feel About Their Bodies, By The Numbers

A positive self-image isn't easy to maintain, especially with social media and more shaping what society believes is the ideal body type for women.

On a happier note, 54% of women are mostly happy with their bodies—according to Pure Barre's findings. Only 12% of women aren't at all happy with their bodies. And just 2% of women are completely happy with their bodies.

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How To Encourage Body Positivity In Women

If you want to improve your relationship with your body, there are a ton of things you can do to feel better about yourself each and every day.

From remembering that beauty is only skin deep to surrounding yourself with positive people, Pure Barre's list of ways to encourage body positivity are something you should be aware of.

It's so easy to get down on yourself, but remember you're doing your best. Don't let those negative thoughts creep in and make you think less of yourself or your body.

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