celebrating our bodies
Ashley Manning is a self-proclaimed plus-sized outdoorswoman. From hiking the Appalachian trail to working as a white water river rafting guide, she prefers being outdoors above all else, and she loves changing the perspective of those around her while doing it.
Just like you learned the ABCs, you can learn to love your body. Not the one you wish you had. This one. The one you are living in today.
“You’re so tall. You should definitely model!”
No doubt you’ve been practicing social distancing, or maybe even lockdown, for at least a few days. We are all spending more time at home, more time walking past our mirrors, more time alone with our thoughts and insecurities.
Summer is coming – we promise. And whether you are cooling off in the back-yard sprinkler, or sitting six feet apart at the beach, you will want to look delectably cool in one of these.
Maintaining a positive body image can be a challenge in the best of times. We are not in the best of times; we are in the middle of a pandemic. If you are struggling, you are not alone.
Or, how the pandemic has taken us right back to the olden days
In truth, you don’t need a lot of equipment to workout. Med balls offer awesome alternatives to traditional weighted workouts. So if you’re getting bored, change it up a little!
If you jiggle, you jiggle.
If you are anything like me, over the course of your life you have had people tell you what you could not do. I was told I was too big to be a figure skater, I was the wrong sex to play ice hockey, I was too fat to be a cheerleader (especially a flyer), I was too short to be a model, and I was too fat to be a dancer.