As most of us know, size and athletic ability are not directly correlated. Many of the world's most athletic people also happen to be plus-sized: There's Jessamyn Stanley, Sarah Robles, Amanda LaCount, and many more badass babes who prove curves can kill it at the gym just like straight-size bodies can.

Despite the fact that bodies of all shapes and sizes like to go hard at the gym sometimes, there are so few plus-size clothes out there. So when blogger Callie Thorpe was recruited by Nike to rep its plus-size line — one of the few inclusive athleticwear labels out there — Thorpe was bombarded with brutal comments demanding to know why the plus-size blogger was even included.

After seeing people body shame her and call out Nike for casting her, Thorpe wrote an entire post to clap back.

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"I just saw some comments about my recent partnership with Nike which have made me so angry that I want to address it here," she started.

She then listed some of the most scathing comments she received, which ranged from "no one will want to buy sportswear from someone who looks like they never worked out a day in their life," to "just because you over-eat doesn't mean you deserve to be the face of an exercise clothes line," to "did you know only fit people deserve to be in fitness campaigns?"

"First of all, how exactly do people get fit if they don't have clothes to work out in?" Thorpe demanded.

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"Secondly how can you tell someone’s strength or fitness level through a screen?" she wrote. "When people who lecture others about weight and health claim to show concern, what they are really saying is ‘I’m not concerned about your health I’m concerned about your image.' Because that’s what it all comes down to how good you look."

"We truly are damned if we do and damned if you don't," Thorpe wrote.

"People with faux concern that bully others for being overweight are the same ones that mock people for being in the gym or participating in exercise," she wrote.

"We have to suffer the lectures and comments about our weight whilst also not being afforded the access to fitness or health," she continued.

"I’m so tired of people mistreating, mocking and laughing at people that look like me."

"I’m here to show people who, look like me, what a body like ours, looks like in training kit," she wrote. "I do this so people can feel included in a conversation they are constantly excluded from. So they can feel comfortable to go to an exercise class, or for a run, or even a walk with items that fit, support and perform. So that it they choose to, they can move their bodies in a way that makes them feel good."

She ended her post with a reassuring message for her followers.

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"To those following me here, don’t let anyone exclude you or make you feel like you don’t belong because you don’t fit into these small minded stereotypes," she stated. "You do what’s best for your body and your life. 

"And to that commenter and anyone else with that attitude, do me a favor, keep your opinions to yourself and take your prejudices and go, some of us have got work to do," she finished.

Thorpe's fans applauded her clap back.

Many also emphasized that size has nothing to do with athletic ability or fitness level. PREACH.

Thorpe's post also perfectly illustrates the juxtaposition between trolls telling plus-size people to work out, yet shaming them when they do.

How about just letting people — regardless of body size or shape — do whatever the hell they want to do? All bodies are beautiful bodies, and there's never any need to shame someone for wanting to work out (or for not wanting to, either).

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