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Instagram is often a feed full of flat abs and food, and it's hard to imagine that the two lanes meet and the models eat.

Kelsey Wells, a certified personal trainer, Fit Mom, and fitness blogger wanted to show her 609,000 followers that while she is remarkably fit and intimidatingly sculpted, she's also a human woman.

I think it's time for a little #realtalk || I took 3 rest days last week, and my "make the healthy choice most of the time" mantra went completely out the window 3 of the 5 days we were away.πŸ˜πŸ’πŸ» The 2 full days I had with my guys I really wanted to make the most of. I chose sleeping in and staying in bed snuggling over getting up early and getting my workout in. I chose chocolate chip pancakes over the egg white wrap TWO days in a row for breakfast, because I wanted them and cause they were freaking delicious. I had frozen lemonade on the beach instead of just water, French fries with my dinner both evenings, and ate desert every night. I may not have been my leanest on this trip (junk food makes you bloated- who knew!?πŸ˜‚) BUT, I enjoyed every single second, every single bite, and every single memory. Am I panicked right now? No. Have I lost all progress? No. Am I disappointed in myself? Honestly, I did feel some of those feelings start creepin in on the flight home, but I pushed them right aside because I CHOSE what I chose and I am NOT about to look back on the last few days with anything but gratitude and joy. I am not going to let any form of guilt or regret taint the awesome memories made and the amazing experiences had. This is my LIFE. I strive for a healthy LIFESTYLE, and as I mentioned the other day that encompasses more than just the physical. As we strive to take care of our bodies and work to reach our goals, we need to take care that our efforts don't become obsessive or our goals unrealistic. It would be so tragic if striving to love yourself and better your health resulted in hating yourself for "falling off" because you stopped working out or ate poorly for a few days. Make the healthy choice, but also make the memories! If you're anything like me that will mean finding a balance, allowing yourself occasional indulgences and a lot of grace. So eat the cookie. Or don't eat the cookie. Whatever you do, own it, enjoy it, and continue on. It is about making the healthy choice, but remember the HEALTHIEST choice you can make is to not beat yourself up along the way. πŸ€—πŸ’— . . #BBG #fit #fitness #fitspo #fitnessmotivation #fitmom #fitfam #fitchick #sweat

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Wells shares that she and her stomach are still susceptible to bloating after eating food.

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Remember those extra treats I mentioned?πŸ˜‚ I try to indulge in moderation, but let's be honest I'm human and I love food and that doesn't always happen.😬 // I wanted to post this because I have received more than a few questions lately such as "how do you never look bloated?", "how do you never get zits?", and "how do you not have stretch marks?", ect. First, I definitely do get bloated (☝🏼), I definitely have occasional breakouts (hello hormones), and I actually do have stretch marks (though they have faded). I could give you tips and tricks on how to fight bloating and zits and stretch marks, but I think it's more important for everyone to realize that these things are totally normal! And nothing to be ashamed of or embarrassed about. Instagram is often a highlight reel of sorts, and there is nothing wrong with focusing on the positive! But it's so important to keep it real and remember that most the images you see while scrolling (including mine) are people's "best foot forward". Of course I want to take photos in good lighting and show my best angles, but I never want that to be misconstrued as saying I don't have bad ones or never look bloated. EVERYONE is human. Everyone is beautiful. The key is to spend less time picking ourselves apart and more time seeing how beautiful, amazing, and miraculous our bodies are -- bloating, zits, stretch marks, and all.❀️ . . . . #bbgmoms #bbgmums #bbgcommunity #bbg #bbglife #fit #fitchick #fitmom #fitness #fitlife #keepitreal #happy #healthy #bloated #selflove #workout #fitspo #fitspiration #realtalk #fitnessmotivation #motivationmonday

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"Instagram is often a highlight reel of sorts, and there is nothing wrong with focusing on the positive!" She writes in the caption. "But it's so important to keep it real and remember that most the images you see while scrolling (including mine) are people's 'best foot forward.'"

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While Wells has the picture-perfect bod, she doesn't want it to make others feel bad about themselves.

|| MY EATING || So many have asked about the food side of this progress, and it is so important for me to cover because your diet is JUST as important as your training, if not more so. TO KNOW ABOUT MY DIET AND HOW I ATE FROM THE FIRST PHOTO THROUGH ROUND 6, PLEASE CLICK THE LINK IN MY BIO. I answered most of your questions in that post. ALSO, I talk about my eating in my BBG history post as well so search that one too if you want more insight behind my first few rounds. I have been experimenting and doing things a little differently the last couple months however, so I will be doing a new food post telling you ALLLL about that next week.πŸ€— || So here's a look back at my #bbgprogress !! Each photo represents one "round" or 12 weeks of doing @kayla_itsines #bbg training program. I didn't take "proper" progress photos after rounds 2 and 3, as I honestly felt there wasn't much physical change being made and definitely never imagined I would be sharing my journey publicly.πŸ˜‚πŸ™ˆ None of these photos have been filtered or edited in any way of course, and as you can see I learned that natural lighting is definitely the best (speaking of can we take a sec for that ideal natural lighting situation the day I took my photos after round 5πŸ™ŒπŸΌπŸ˜‚). I don't typically show progress pics like this, because honestly the physical differences are hard to see between the last few rounds. Physical progress has definitely been made though (esp on my back side☺️) and my strength and endurance has continued to improve. But how can you keep making progress doing the same program!? Through continuously pushing yourself to your limit. It actually DOESN'T get easier as I get stronger. Because when it does, I keep pushing. I slow it down and increase my weights, or am able to do more rounds of each circuit with higher intensity. If you continue to challenge yourself you will continue to improve, and that is why I fell in love with this style of training. Basically, #bbg is #bae and if you don't know what it is, go stalk @kayla_itsines account and website ASAP.πŸ˜‰ . #transformationtuesday #beforeandafter #fit #fitness #fitspo #workout #fitmom #bbgbabes #bbgmums #bbgmoms #sweat

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“But I never want that to be misconstrued as saying I don't have bad ones or never look bloated. EVERYONE is human. Everyone is beautiful. The key is to spend less time picking ourselves apart and more time seeing how beautiful, amazing, and miraculous our bodies are — bloating, zits, stretch marks, and all,” she writes.

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Take everything with a grain of salt. But know that if you eat the salt, you might get bloated, but that's okay.