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Powerlifting Helped Heal My Relationship With My Body
Eight years ago, I stepped into a gym for the first time in my adult life with one goal in mind: get skinny. I spent
Good News! Your Body Is Already ‘Summer Ready’
One night, I was scrolling through Instagram, passing post after post from gym and fitness influencers — some, I knew and respected — advertising their
What a Fitness Coach Wants You to Know About Getting Your Body "Summer-Ready"
Good news: You made it through another brutal winter. The maybe-not-so-good news? It's also that time of year when it feels like every person you know
The Truth about Diversity and Inclusion: You Have to be Willing to Relinquish Power and Privilege
It seems as of late the words ‘diversity’ and ‘inclusivity’ are all the rage. Somehow they have become buzzwords that are really trendy and cool to
I'm a Personal Trainer but Here's Why You'll Never Hear Me Say 'New Year, New You'
As we get further into the new year, the messages about “losing the holiday pounds” and “new year, new you” are probably coming at you
Surviving the Holidays (and the Fitness Industry) in a Fatphobic World
I know this time of the year may be struggle for a lot of people. Living in a fatphobic world and feeling body shamed and
A Lesson From my Younger Years: You Don’t Need to Be Someone Else
During my adolescent years, I imagined myself something like a chameleon, able to adjust and fit into every situation. I had mastered the art of
Trainers and Fitness Pros Can't Help People of Color While Remaining Silent About Racism
On any given day, a Google image search for the word yoga serves up an endless, scrolling gallery of mostly thin, blond women getting their
5 Reasons Why it’s Important to Cultivate Diverse and Inclusive Wellness Spaces
“Dominator culture has tried to keep us all afraid, to make us choose safety instead of risk, sameness instead of diversity. Moving through that fear,
What Does it Mean to "Find Your Voice"?
What does it mean to “find your voice,” and more importantly, how does someone actually do that? How do you put beliefs and values into
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