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Amber Riley: Dancing Queen and Trail Blazer

By Lisa Christie on 11/29/2013

Waltzing Her Way to A Win I don’t watch “Dancing with the Stars.” But clearly many, many Americans do because the finale of Season 17 was blowing up my Facebook newsfeed the other night when Amber Riley, the “Glee” actress, and her partner Derek Hough, samba-ed, quickstepped and waltzed their way to victory. Amber said afterwards: “I did this competition […] Read more »

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7 Keys to Success When Choosing a Trainer or Fitness Facility

By Guest Blogger on 11/22/2013

Today’s guest blogger is Rochelle Rice, a New York City-based professional dedicated to empowering women of size by connecting the body, the mind, and the heart through focus, movement, and breath. She offers 7 tips on choosing a trainer or fitness facility that supports your needs and offers a size-friendly environment, which can be important in maintaining an active lifestyle. […] Read more »

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Fiona Apple: Is Her Weight Anyone’s Business?

By Robyn Priebe on 10/09/2013

Fiona Apple is one of my favorite female artists. Very rarely do I click on any of the headlines from my MSN home page, but seeing that she had fans commenting about her health status during one of her recent shows piqued my interest. Apparently, mid-set the fan yelled out “Fiona get healthy, we want to see you in 10 years.”  It […] Read more »

“Fat: The Owner’s Manual” Book Review

By Jill Carlson on 10/11/2012

Ragen Chastain is a former national dance champion and choreographer. She is also fat. And she’s got a lot to say about fat acceptance and the Health at Every Size movement. I’ve read a few books about how to live your life as a fat person and was not impressed. Ragen’s book, “Fat: The Owner’s Manual,” was different. Ragen takes […] Read more »

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Health at Every Size: Book Review and Giveaway

By Lisa Christie on 08/09/2012

Today, Linda Bacon, PhD, and author of “Health at Every Size: The Surprising Truth About Your Weight” is guest speaking at Green Mountain. In advance of her visit, alum and blogger Jill C offers her take on the book and Dr. Bacon’s philosophies. Leave a question for Dr. Bacon in the comments below, and we’ll pick one at random to […] Read more »

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