Strong Fitness Magazine Australia

STRONG Women to Watch

AMY SHEPPARD

Singer and Songwriter

@amysheppardpie // @wearesheppard

An uber-successful singer and songwriter for Australian pop band Sheppard, this fitness advocate and brave body-positive soldier is also the founder of the #KISSMYFATASS movement that took over our social feed this year. Head over to her Insta page to see pics of her body as is – lumps, bumps and whatever else – and her stark reminders to be kind to yourself and others, always.

MY DEFINITION OF STRONG

Being a strong woman is about resilience. It’s about being able to hold a smile through the good and the bad and knowing you can make it through.

BODY IMAGE AND SOCIAL MEDIA

Social media is extremely detrimental to the body image of women of all ages. With followers being used as currency and instant gratification for the way you look, it’s no wonder people only post their highlight reel. Eating disorders, low self-esteem and suicide are on the rise, and people are lonelier than ever before. My view is that it doesn’t have to be this way: social media can be

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