fitness

(Updated) Plus sized endurance athletes, we exist! (#Reblog #BlogLove)

I’ve updated this list once. Happy to update again. Who are your favourite plus sized women athletes?

FIT IS A FEMINIST ISSUE

Just added, Louise Green, fitness instructor, author, and blogger.

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Today, I still weigh more than 200 pounds. I work out regularly. I am fit enough to run half marathons and I hold my own in athletic training programs. My metabolic health is in line, producing healthy numbers across the board. I don’t drink alcohol or smoke and I eat reasonably well. My body is free of disease.

But regardless of my internal health and fitness, certain people will always judge me by my outward appearance, and that is wrong.

And it doesn’t stop with everyday people. We are also seeing professional athletes who carry extra weight subjected to the same unfair projections.

From an interview here.

Here’s Leah Gilbert, http://www.sportette.com.au/im-plus-size-im-athlete/

So why is it that I am in a rather unique position when I present myself as a Plus Size Endurance Athlete? Why aren’t we all out…

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