VenusDiva Magazine has an article with tips on
how to survive the gym for plus girls.
Says author Krista Henderson:
Most gym members are very focused on their own workouts and rarely notice when new members join, which means we are creating the situation in our minds due to lack of self-esteem and inner confidence. Life at the gym can be a great place to release stress, zone out and make new friends.
I’m not sure I actually believe her, but I can see where it would be useful to choose to believe this. Still, when you see women wearing makeup to work out you can bet you’re not necessarily in a plussie-safe environment.
While Henderson is all about the gym, I’m all about home fitness. I keep the space in front of my TV clear, I use FitTV to its fullest advantage, and I dig for exercise DVDs at dollar stores.
In a pinch, Youtube has small things that are useful. For those of you stuck at desks, I thought this was a good find: