Watching or planning to watch the Olympics this summer? Ever notice that the bodies of the elite athletes may not look like the bodies on the magazine covers? What does watching the Olympics teach us about our body image struggles? We say we desire health…but these women are some of the healthiest in the world–and yet not all of their bodies are “enviable” according to magazine model standards. Whether or not you are a sports fan, this episode can encourage your heart as we talk about the real struggle behind our body image issues and how to defeat the body image idol.

Read the Olympics post referenced in this episode here: https://comparedtowho.me/olympics-help-struggle-with-body-image/

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what the olympics teach us about body image