Fit mom: Photo meant to inspire, not shame

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  • Maria Kang responds to criticism over Facebook photo
  • Kang ignited social media firestorm with picture of her, 3 kids with caption 'What's your excuse?'

Maria Kang is firing back at critics after she posted a photo on Facebook of her slim physique and her three kids with the caption, "What's your excuse?" Kang appeared on CNN New Day Saturday, saying the photo was meant to encourage others, not to shame them.

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"It was an open-ended, thought-provoking question to inspire others to work out," Kang said.

Check out what else she had to say about the photo controversy.

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