Why Sarah Hyland is body positivity goals even when she says "hate yourself"

Why Sarah Hyland is body positivity goals even when she says "hate yourself"

If you have been on Instagram long enough, you have to have had come across at least one Sarah Hyland post. Let's just say that the 'Modern Family' star likes to keep her fans posted about everything that she does through the day - be it her hunger pangs, her dog tales, sweet things that Wells Adams does for her or her kickass workout routines. Sarah recently posted an Instagram story and revealed that she likes working out in front of the mirror. Why? because "you hate yourself and work harder" she said.

Hyland, in her story, said, "So I have a break from filming right now before some other things, and does anybody else like working out naked in front of mirrors so you hate yourself and work harder? Seriously, I suggest you all do it, you’re in front of the mirror and you’re like, ‘Must have Dua Lipa abs!'"  While this may be misconstrued as a body shaming incident, those who have followed her even for a week on social media know that she is all about a healthy mentality. 



She posts workout videos regularly where she's gymming with full gusto and is really sweating it out. She's also not the type to shy away from food and indulgence as we can gather from the midnight snack cravings. She's even got an entire album dedicated to workouts on her Instagram. Here, she craves Tacos for one minute then return to doing pull-ups that look like they hurt.

What is really amazing about someone like Hyland is the fact that she's super relatable. The actress has been accused of being too skinny and having anorexia in the past but that hasn't stopped her from flaunting her body and really living in her skin. In 2012 Hyland, who plays Hailey Dunphy on 'Modern Family' revealed that she underwent a kidney transplant as part of her battle with kidney dysplasia. "This year has brought a lot of changes and with, that, physical changes," she said in a tweet. She also revealed that, at the time, she couldn't work out, which was "very upsetting." She had received a transplant from her father. 


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"I am not a fan of 'being skinny which many of you have told me that I am too much of," she wrote. She also said that shamers had asked her to "go eat a burger" or that "your head is bigger than your body and that's disgusting." She added, "No one's head should be bigger than their body," she continued, "but considering I've basically been on bed rest for the past few months, I've lost a lot of muscle mass. My circumstances have put me in a place where I'm not in control of what my body looks like. So, I strive to be as healthy as possible, as everyone should." Isn't that what true body positivity is all about? It's like Hyland says "Strong>Skinny". 

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