This session will explore ways nutrition professionals can support fat / higher-weight clients with their movement goals by making space for internally directed movement. Kanolelani will discuss the impact of experiencing weight stigma and ways to support body appreciation in a body-shaming culture. Helpful strategies for professionals working with higher weight active/competitive clients will be included.
- Define how the experience of fatphobia impacts clients’ ability to be physically active.
- Describe at least 3 ways in which professionals can support fat clients/athletes who are physically active or competing in the sport.
- Identify ways in which movement can help fat clients connect with their bodies.