She says: 'I see exercise as an investment. She says: 'I love my big thighs. She says: 'I'm finally content with who I am inside and out. She says: 'My attitude to exercise has changed over the years: in my early twenties I worked out all the time in the gym, desperate to be thinner and smaller than my 5ft10in frame so I could look more like other girls. She says: 'I'm turning 40 soon, but age means nothing if you don't look after yourself. I suffer from anxiety, but a gym session chills me out and makes me happier. That would take too much effort.
Cadence. Age: 23.
She says: 'I'm not perfect.
Jayleen. Age: 30.
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The reality is, for most women, being naked is not a feel-good place to be. I know that, for my health, it has to be. She says: 'As long as I feel good and I'm healthy, the dimensions of my body don't matter.