This empowering exercise guide is big on attitude, giving plus-size women the motivation and information they need to move their bodies and improve their health.
Hanne Blank, proud fat girl and personal trainer, understands the physical and emotional roadblocks that overweight women face in the word of exercise. In this one-of-a-kind guide that combines exercise advice with a refusal to fat-bash, Hanne shows readers how to choose workout options from WiiFit to extreme sports, avoid common sports injuries, get proper nutrition, source plus-size work out gear, and more.
About the Author
Hanne Blank is a writer, historian, and public speaker whose work has been featured everywhere from "OUT "to "Penthouse," An independent scholar, she has served in faculty positions at several colleges and universities, most recently as the 2004-2005 scholar of the Institute for Teaching and Research on Women at Towson University, Maryland.
“This revolutionary guide is perfect for every big girl who wants to incorporate more movement into her life. Hanne Blank is my ideal coach: hilariously entertaining, utterly motivating, and ready to defend fat women’s right to exercise wherever and however they so choose. With Hanne at your side, you’ll be able to hit the ground running, improve your health, and exorcise the Ghost of Skinny Jeans Past.”
—Linda Bacon, PhD, associate nutritionist at the University of California, Davis,
and author of Health at Every Size