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Fit in 417

Aug 28, 2019

I was the fat kid, so I know how much the bullying and teasing can hurt. But I think starting a diet when I was eight years old would have made it even worse. Today I talk about the controversial new Kurbo app from Weight Watchers.

To see what others are saying around the web about the Kirbo Kids program, go to


Aug 21, 2019

Think of today's episode as a PSA. You have every right to tell your doctor (or nurse) no when they ask you to step on the scale.

If you're not sure how to push back on weight stigma in the doctor's office, visit the page for this week's episode at fitin417.com.

Plus check out the latest installment of "Love...


Aug 14, 2019

No one is born with poor body image or low self-esteem. Our inner critic, however, does start early. The Girls On The Run program is designed to give girls and young women a positive alternative to the negative feelings they may be starting to develop about their bodies and their abilities. If you need help learning to...


Aug 7, 2019

We all need to do the work to make fitness more inclusive and affirming for the LGBTQ+ community.  I was so excited for the chance to learn more about how, in my practice, I can better serve transgender, gender non-conforming and non-binary folk at the Philadelphia Trans Wellness Conference. My excitement quickly turned...