To remix the popular Wu-Tang Clan line, women ruled everything around 2015. Look to soccer, where the U.S. women’s national team won this year’s FIFA World Cup after taking a 4-0 lead against Japan in July. Serena Williams dominated the tennis scene, bagging her 21st major title at Wimbledon.
Turn to timelines and there was #fitspiration galore thanks to the consistent sweat sesh sharing from the likes of Angela Simmons, Massy Arias, Hannah Bronfman and Khloe Kardashian. Even hot moms got their cardio on like Michelle Obama (see her #GimmeFive campaign) and Jada Pinkett Smith.
Here, her sweat. salutes 20 heroines who not only made stunting in the gym a habit but championed women of all shapes and sizes in both words and action. Meet the most consistent cardio queens, momshells, athletic goddesses and no-shame heroes of the year by flipping through the gallery below.
Words By: Niki McGloster and Adelle Platon
Photo Credit: Getty