Why we need to take fat shaming out of fitness culture

Category : Health | Last Updated : Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019

When Ragen Chastain set the Guinness World Record for the heaviest woman to complete a marathon, she said she hoped her record would soon be broken “to increase visibility of what larger people can do.” As a self-identified “fit fatty,” Chastain is an advocate for the rights of people to engage in physical activity at any size. She and a growing number of others are shedding light on ways in which our society upholds barriers to movement among the overweight and obese.

(Source : www.washingtonpost.com)