Losing weight is almost always easier when we feel like we’re part of a community. It just makes the process of getting fit more bearable knowing that other folks just like us are overcoming similar challenges, celebrating similar victories and traveling the same path.

Today, social media offers us a great way to connect with others with health and fitness goals like yours.

Pinterest is an photo- and image-based social website that encourages members to post pictures to public “boards” that can be viewed by you and others. Many fitness-based companies such as gyms and publications have vibrant Pinterest boards full of informational and motivational imagery. You’ll also find many people just like you with public pin boards of their own.

Here are a few of our favorites:






Don’t limit yourself to these boards! Use the search field in the upper left corner of the Pinterest page to find boards that speak to your journey to health and fitness.