If there’s anything Black women have proven, it’s that you can’t gauge someone’s fitness level just by looking at their body. Size does not equal strength and fit (or skinny) has nothing to do with how healthy you are. Curvy fitness influencers are redefining beauty standards in a predominantly white industry, and proving they can lift, squat, run and even surf with the best of them!

Need fit inspo from women who look like you as you embark on your “new year, new me” journey? Here are 5 Black curvy girls we’ll be following in 2021 (and beyond!) to inspire our health and fitness!