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Weightlifter refuses to be called 'cute'

Don't call this weightlifter 'cute'

Samantha Wright is a US gymnast-turned-weightlifter who achieved "internet semi-stardom" not for her athletic feats but for being "cute" — and she's not happy about it.

Mums 'take back postpartum' through social media

New mothers are sharing images of 'real' life after birth using the hashtag #takebackpostpartum

Teeny's tiny canine workout is your #fitspo for today

Dog trainer Eric Ko teaches Teeny a tiny canine fitness program

Journalist pledges "to go from fat to fit"

255kg journalist's pledge to "go from fat to fit" goes viral

But Finney's most recent column has gone viral because it's unlike anything he's published before

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How much we weigh at birth can predict our future health

When we consider things like career success and health, we like to think the ball is in our court. If we study and work hard, we can scale the career ladder and if we eat healthy and exercise plenty, then good health is ours for the taking.

'Strong is the new pretty': Mum's lesson for her young daughters results in stunning photo series

Kate T Parker's photographs of her daughters captures them just as they are: silly, adventureous, frustrated, happy, loud, athletic, fierce, funny

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A 65-year-old German woman is pregnant with quadruplets – but what are the risks?

A German woman who made headlines when she fell pregnant with her 13th baby naturally at 55 is pregnant again at 65 - this time with quadruplets conceived via IVF.

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Exercise in pregnancy means healthier kids with lower risk of heart defects

It might be tempting to favour the couch over a few laps of your local park when you've got a big belly weighing you down, but two new studies show that you'll give your bub a significantly better health start if you keep moving through pregnancy.