Raising a “fat” kid in a diet-obsessed world.

But as I’ve come to challenge the distorted views and perspectives I’ve held for nearly 2 decades, I came to realize that none of my negative childhood experiences stemmed directly from the fact that I had excess fat on my body.

25 years wiser, maybe

To say I’m in crisis would be a bit dramatic, but to say I don’t feel like I’m standing firmly on two feet would be an understatement.

Tips for healing your relationship with food

The first time I heard the saying “a moment on your lips, forever on your hips,” I was in grade 7. My speech that year was on childhood obesity and that line was how I would end it. In retrospect, someone should have referred me to a therapist upon hearing it come out of an…

#Lifting #Fitness #Bodybuilding: Why Transparency Matters

This one is for the athletes, influencers, trainers and coaches of social media. Your content comes with a responsibility and it’s time to own up to it. The general public deserves it, and both your business and sport demands it. It doesn’t matter whether your focus is on aesthetics, strength or endurance. Your followers are…

The Scale: friend or foe?

The scale isn’t the problem. The scale exists to weigh your mass times gravitational acceleration.