Resources to get you started!
Participating in enjoyable movement is something everyone, regardless of size should have access to. Yet, many people feel that movement, or exercise isn’t for them, because their body doesn’t look, or move like most people. Here are some resource to get you going. We love SuperFit Hero - body positive fitness finder. Here you can look for places that promote size inclusion!
Here are few places to help you find enjoyable movement!
300 Pounds and Running Martinus Evans Podcast and Coaching. Get running motivation, inspiration, and education delivered to your inbox weekly.
All Bodies Centered (ABC) Soul Line Dance Class on You Tube - videos of line dancing classes standing and seated!
Biking -Kailey Kornhauser and Marley Blonsky are on a mission - a mission to change the idea that people in larger bodies can't ride bikes. The duo aims to make cycling more inclusive, beyond just inviting people of all sizes to ride bikes, but by changing the entire idea of what it means to be a cyclist — not just on screens, but on trails and in people’s minds.
Black Girls Pilates - A space specifically for and centered around Black/Afro Latina womxn who teach Pilates to share ideas
Curvy Yoga – a website, book, and resource for people with curves who want to move their body.
Decolonize Fitness - meet Ilya who is the owner of Decolonizing Fitness. They identify as a Black non binary trans masculine person who uses the pronouns: (he/they) IIya is also a physical therapist assistant and author of the ebook, PAIN GUIDE: 5 WAYS TO MAKE YOUR MOVEMENT PRACTICE MORE INCLUSIVE TO FOLKS IN PAIN
Fat Kid Dance Party - Facebook Group to engage in a fun, engaging mash-up of dance aerobics, lined dancing, singalongs, and joymotivation to heal body shame!
Fit Fatties - This is a Health at Every Size Facebook group for you to get fit.
Fit is Not a Body Type - Podcast with Cortney Marshall as been teaching exercise classes since 2015 and creates affirming fitness spaces that center the experiences of fat people.
Fit Jewess Facebook Group - the Jewish gal can and will stay fit despite our culture-specific idiosyncrasies
Jessamyn Explains It All Podcast - Jessamyn Stanley teaches yoga for higher weight individuals
Running Fat Chef - Latoya Shauntay Snell blogger and internet personality offers information on getting into running and triathalons.
Wrong Is Not My Name: Black Feminist Fitness this inspiring Facebook page is where "I am not wrong. Wrong is not my name." This page is where health and fitness meet social justice.”