How revealing photo inspired Ina Raymundo's followers

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Posted at Apr 08 2015 10:56 PM | Updated as of Apr 09 2015 06:56 AM

MANILA - Ina Raymundo is proud of her "battle scars."

The 36-year-old actress has become a "fitspiration" to her nearly 200,000 Instagram followers, thanks to her numerous posts about her workout routine and its results.

More often than not, Raymundo sports a one-piece swimsuit to flaunt her hard-earned physique, but in a rare moment on Tuesday, opted for a two-piece that bared her midriff for her latest selfie.

 

A photo posted by Ina Raymundo (@inaraymundo95) on

 

A photo posted by Ina Raymundo (@inaraymundo95) on

 

A photo posted by Ina Raymundo (@inaraymundo95) on

 

A photo posted by Ina Raymundo (@inaraymundo95) on

"I'm a mom of 5 and I have (severe) stretch marks on my belly," Raymundo said in the photo's caption. "I used to hate them but I've realized that all I need is a good tummy tuck!"

As of writing, the post with the hashtag "battle scars" had over 300 comments, most of which expressed support for Raymundo or thanking the former sexy actress for inspiring them.

"I love everything that you said!" said one "proud mama" in a comment. "We got those 'battle scars' [because] we're strong enough to bear a child. Your attitude is as sexy as your body."

Another follower told Raymundo: "There's nothing to hide. You represent us being a proud mommy. We deserve those stripes because it was used to be our babies' home. And I am proud that I have that too and I will never regret having that."

In a February interview on "Aquino & Abunda Tonight," Raymundo shared how she has managed to keep fit despite giving birth to five children. She works out five times a week and meticulously calculates her calorie intake.