How scaling back on workouts boosted one woman’s body image.
The lady in the coffee shop caught my eye because her body was a lot like mine—well, a lot like it was last year, before I vowed to lose the weight I’d put on. It was only 7 kilos, but that was enough to impact my quality of life: My energy level and confidence lagged, and my joints ached after exercise. Plus, my doctor had warned me that I was borderline insulin-resistant, which put me at risk for diabetes and heart disease.
*For the full article please refer to Shape July 2011 Issue