No time to go to the gym? Bring the gym home to you.
I wish I could walk around with a sign that says “I have lymphedema, stop staring at my legs!” The back would read, “Google it.”
As a personal trainer, I hear the same question all the time: “LP, What should I look for when I’m shopping for a trainer in my area?”
Meet Mirna Valerio, the Plus-Size Ultramarathon Runner Who Was a 2018 National Geographic Adventurer of the Year
Mirna Valerio is one hell of an accomplished athlete. She’s completed 10 ultramarathons and nine marathons. She was also a National Geographic 2018 Adventurer of the Year, is sponsored by some pretty awesome sports companies and has written a book.
If you run, work out, do CrossFit, bicycle, or do other exercise but still don’t consider yourself an athlete simply because you are curvy instead of slim, I understand. I was that person. But I learned that we are all athletes, no matter our size or weight.
Proper squat form can seem complex. But think of it like this. We do squats on an everyday basis without even realizing it. When you sit down and stand up, you’ve just completed one squat, right?
It’s the ad everyone’s talking about. “Grace” receives a bike as a Christmas gift from her husband and rides it faithfully for the whole year. The key phrase comes at the end of the ad, when she says, “A year ago, I didn’t realize how much this would change me.”
Pole fitness is all the rage. But what about plus-size pole fitness?