The internet can sometimes feel like a never-ending negativity hole. But then you can come across something like people posting their fitness progress pictures, and you can read all the encouraging comments, and it restores your faith in the internet.
Fitness and taking care of yourself is not only important for confidence, but it's a great source of self-care that improves your health. These 20 progress pictures will give you that extra boost of motivation if you're looking for it.
The coolest part is that progress looks different for everyone. Society may tell us that you look a certain way to be healthy and fit, but that's not the case. Everyone's health journey is different, and it's awesome what it looks like to different people.
Those arms, though...
This looks like two different people.
Is that Chris Pratt?
Three years of progress can make a huge difference.
Hard work pays off.
17 months of change.
Get it, girl.
50 pounds down and looking incredible.
100 pounds between the two pictures.
via: ImgurIf necessary for health, dropping 100 pounds can feel impossible and overwhelming, but this girl did it. What a star!
Females are strong as hell.
Taking care of your health makes your skin glow.
Let's talk about abs, baby.