In a relatively short span of time, the body positive movement has morphed from a quirky idea that few were familiar with, into a mainstream concept whose presence is found in our every day.
From body image activists disrupting social norms, to front page stories, heated online discussions and even shaping our use of language. Terms like ‘body image’ and ‘body acceptance,’ once unheard of, now grace the lips of popular body positive advocates, plus size models, social media influencers and perhaps even the sleep-deprived post partum mum, navigating the minefield of accepting her changing body.
Type 'fit women' into Google and what do you see?
Overwhelmingly, it’s images of thin young white women with the ‘right’ amount of toned muscle.
As a Body Positive Fitness Professional (and a human) I feel strongly that this needs to change. Here’s why ...
Ladies, this is for you.
If your trainer says any of the following to you – run!
My feelings have nowhere to go.
My frustration, my longing to hold a baby in my belly, the urge to see those two lines. All this emotion has nowhere to go.
So I thought I’d write about it.
Hi, I'm Sally and I'm a Brisbane female personal trainer - and I think that BURPEES SUCK! Surprised?
Not sure how to maintain your fitness now you're stuck at home? Read on!
Being a ‘kind of vegetarian’ is my new thing.
I love a good butter chicken as much as the next girl. But I also love the idea of being a real life member of The Planeteers. Eating a bit less meat is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint, save a few piglets and help the planet not be consumed by the enormous amount of shit we suffocate it with.
What does the number on the scale mean to you?
For many women, stepping on the scale can be a source of discomfort - even a downright awful experience.
What if you could change that?
hi! I'm sally.
I love cheese and I think burpees suck. I provide women with a positive health & fitness experience unlike any other. Stick around! You might just find something you like.