“If you’re not using fitness to change how people look, then what are you using it for?” is a question I received recently. There’s a difference between Fitness and “Shapeness”, and while both are goals that will require you to push yourself, it’s important to understand which one you’re working towards.
At one point, I wanted to be a fitness model, so I was doing some photoshoots to build my portfolio. I want to share what happens behind the scenes leading up those perfect shots, because most of it is actually pretty unhealthy.
If you’re specifically looking to find a fitness professional that will guide you to get moving without pressuring you to change your appearance or body shame what you’re working with, this guide will help you out!
I noticed recently that the fitness clothing companies I shop at don't carry clothes in sizes bigger than 12 for women. And then after doing some research, I realized that most fit apparel companies don't carry plus sizes, and it's even more rare to see a plus size fitness model posing in spandex and sports bras. So, what, big girls don't have the right to cute active wear? I protest! I protest in the name of women of all body types having access to quality clothes to exercise in! If you'd rather watch this in