Of course you're familiar with the statement, "I feel fat." But have you ever considered whether those words even make sense? Is fat a feeling? Trainers often make the mistake of merely teaming up with the client in their fight against their perceived loathsome body parts or their gluttonous habits. Take a closer look at the disparaging (and widely used) language called "fat talk" and its implications on weight management, social interactions, creativity, productivity and performance.
By Tiffany Crate, MS
Tiffany Crate, MS, has more than 20 years of experience as a fitness and lifestyle coach. She holds a Master's degree in exercise physiology and is regularly quoted for her fitness expertise and insight. She is known for her enthusiastic and comedic presentation style. In addition, IDEA Fitness Journal named Tiffany an Outstanding Member in 2006. ... read more.