Fitness brand Academy Sports and Outdoors is defending plus-size fashion and fitness blogger Anna O’Brien, who is featured in its ads.
Lululemon made the wrong kind of headlines four years ago when its co-founder and then CEO blamed “some women’s bodies” for a flaw in its yoga pants. Despite much hyped changes in the company since then (including that executive’s departure), one woman’s recent experience in a Lululemon store shows that it could still have room for improvement. “You only have one size 12 in everything,” blogger Adrian Wood wrote on Facebook after her visit to a store in Miami, Fla. “One, it has usually vamoosed by the time I make the trek to the big city.
People of all shapes and sizes work out — and it’s time workout clothing reflected that. Which is why we are thrilled Nike has finally launched a plus-size collection for women.
Lane Bryant's new Livi Active campaign even featured a diverse group of active plus size women that includes yogi and self-love activist Jessamyn Stanley. Body positive gyms like Blink fitness also used real members in their 'Every Body Happy' campaign, which switched out the idea of a perfect body and lofty weight-loss goals for body inclusivity.
Viola Davis proved she doesn't care what anyone thinks by wearing workout clothes to a Sirius XM appearance promoting her new film Fences — and we love her for it.
By Ray Lowe Who hasn’t driven past the brave few training in the sub-cold sans parka, wondering, “Are they crazy?!” Keeping up with a steady workout regimen year-round is hard enough — finding motivation for exercising in the winter months is an entirely new game.
There was a day not so long ago when the message T-shirt was corny: a staple for sports fans, high school girls, or bachelorette parties. But as with most fashion trends, it’s returned—and this time, it’s much improved