Opinion: Why my fitness isn"t a betrayal to your (or my) fatness

Becky Barnes Blog 29 July 2018

Being fat positive whilst being active can sometimes feel a little at odds, shall we say. For as long as I can remember fitness has been intrinsically tied with thinness. Exercise and diet have gone hand in hand for eternity. And for a large portion of my life, going to the gym was a means of punishment and war against my fat body. But I can remember a time, before I cared about my fatness, that moving my body meant fun, it enabled self-expression and a sense of freeness. As a child I was desperate to train in dance, but...


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