Fitspo. Motivating, clever, ever-trending fitspo.abs2

As a fitness professional and avid worker-outer, I find myself drawn to fitspiration. It’s hard to resist. Super witty quotes about not giving up paired with hot bodies – yep, I want every last image for my fitness Pinterest board.

Do I want to look like the women in those pictures? Yep.

Will I ever, regardless of the fitness regimen and nutrition plan I follow, look like these women? Nope.

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Claiming Our Space

Welcome to my new series, Claiming Our Space.

I started writing this series not as a way to vent about my weight or the ways of the world, though I will, I am sure of that 🙂 but to help build momentum for a movement. A movement that is three-fold in its purpose:

  1. Acceptance and love for our bodies no matter the shape or the size.
  2. Redirection of Fitspo (short for “fitspiration”) to include images of people of all sizes as well as promote science-based fitness info.
  3. Encourage moderation as our wellness mantra.

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