Big Fit Girl

Big Fit Girl

Title:Big Fit Girl
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781771642125
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:236 pages

In Big Fit Girl, Louise Green describes how the fitness industry fails to meet the needs of plus-size women and thus prevents them from improving their health and fitness. By telling her own story of how she stopped dieting, got off the couch, and unleashed her inner athlete—as well as showcasing similar stories from other women—Green inspires other plus-size women to do the same.

Green also provides concrete advice, based on the latest research, about how to get started, how to establish a support team, how to choose an activity, what kind of clothing and gear work best for the plus-size athlete, how to set goals, and how to improve one’s relationship with food. And she stresses the importance of paying it forward—for it is only by seeing plus-size women in leadership roles that other plus-size women will be motivated to stop trying to lose weight and get fit instead.


    Big Fit Girl Reviews

  • Lynne

    If you're an athletic woman (or person) who doesn't fit the standard fitness mold, this book is for you. It may be a bit junior for more advanced athletes, but regardless it's motivating. As someone w...

  • Paula

    I am so grateful I got to read this book. Please see my blog for my full review....

  • Racheal

    This was recommended by a co-worker and I'm glad I took her advice and picked it up because it was super helpful to me at this moment in my life. It made me think a lot, particularly about the obsta...

  • Anna

    I would reccomend this book to anyone looking to be more active. Awesome resources for fitness, NOT WEIGHT LOSS or body type specific. It's also very motivating, with tips to overcome challenges, goal...

  • Vicki

    The book was a little choppy in it's flow, but the inspiration & guidelines were awesome. The second half worked much better than the first. ...

  • Susan

    My expectations for this book were off. I was thinking I would get more personal insights into Ms. Green's journey but there weren't many personal stories and two of them I had already heard on the po...

  • Katie

    So refreshing to have a book that is just from an exercise base and not pushing any weight loss. I have discovered I have about a 2 week timeline from deciding I will lose all the weight to getting SU...

  • Sam Maciag

    I was expecting this to be more of a memoir than a rah-rah you can do it kind of book. This book would have been great for me five years ago when I started taking control of my health and, like Louise...

  • Ariel

    This is more of a 3.5 star book-great perspective, great resources, and very motivational. Since I'm a big fit athlete myself, it wasn't much new information, but I sure like that she's giving us a vo...

  • Phoenix

    Overall I thought this was a fantastic book. It really emphasizes many aspects of good health and is empowering for those who are trying to recover from yo-yo dieting in a desperation to "get thin" or...