January four, 2018
Women’s Health Magazine is making a transfer to showcase extra numerous physique varieties in its pages. Starting this month, the journal will completely substitute health fashions with bodily match readers of every kind and sizes in its well-liked “15-Minute Workout” column. Site Director Robin Hilmantel joins us with extra on the change.
Hilmantel says the journal observed most mainstream exercise movies and print layouts are populated by the stereotypical “fit” lady: slender, toned however not too minimize, and with out a pinch of fats.
Women’s Health tapped specialists to elucidate, in technical phrases, what makes somebody physiologically match. Included on the record of metabolic metrics are resting coronary heart price, VO2 max, and physique composition. Weight was not on the record.
Hilmantel factors to the rise of health icons, similar to ballerina Misty Copeland and yogi Jessamyn Stanley as examples of wholesome variety.