“Seen a lot of slim chicks posting they workouts on here so I thought I’d join the fun,” captioned Lizzo on her workout TikTok video.
Lizzo, who’s known for championing body love and acceptance, shared a compilation of her workout routine with her song “Tempo” playing in the background. The singer isn’t calling anyone out, but she did bring up a good point that the fitness space on social media is mostly dominated by people who are conventionally fit.
@lizzoSeen a lot of slim chicks posting they workouts on here so I thought I’d join the fun. If you’re watching this just know you’re beautiful!♬ Tempo (feat. Missy Elliott) – Lizzo
Look, we believe that anyone can work out if they want to and plus-sized people really shouldn’t be shamed when they’re doing it. According to Shape, fat-shaming in the gym is common and is usually disguised as backhanded comments. One of the common ones is telling a plus-sized person that they shouldn’t wear activewear pieces that show too much skin because “no one wants to see that.”
As much as we love Chloe Ting’s two-week Shred Challenge, we also appreciate Lizzo for inspiring women of every body size to build their strength and stay active even at home.[Pop Sugar]
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