Getting fitter at any size

Getting fitter at any size

The irony of fitness promotion is that it rarely shows images of overweight people at the gym or using a set of dumbbells – even though they’re the group that often needs the most encouragement.

“Ads for gyms have photos of muscled men and lean women in crop tops – yet they’re the people already working out,” says Melbourne exercise physiologist Jennifer Smallridge. “We need to create an acceptance of overweight people exercising – and gyms could benefit by using more images of bigger people.”

My comment: This article makes some very good points.

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