Category Archives: Plus Size Health & Fitness

plus size fitness equipment

Plus Size Exercise Equipment: What You Need to Know

Plus size exercise equipment is designed to meet the weight support needs of the larger body. Exercise machines are constructed with stronger supports and connections. Inflatable exercise equipment have thicker sides and stronger seams. Equipment that requires seating, such as cycles, have wider seats that are securely attached to the equipment’s frame. In general, lighter weight equipment can buckle and break, often causing injury. Read More

Size-Friendly Doctor and Nurse

How to Find a Size-Friendly Doctor or Health Professional

Finding a size-friendly doctor or health professional can be a daunting task when you are a larger person. For many doctors, their answer to all medical issues is “You need to lose weight.” Whether you are new in town, looking for a new doctor or in need of a specialist, one of the best ways to find a size-friendly medical professional is through the recommendation of another plus size person. Read More

Medicine Chest

Plus Size Health: 4 Medicine Cabinet Must Haves

Need help to manage your everyday plus size health issues? Sometimes all it takes is a tip to avoid chaffing and yeast infections or a handy tool to make it easier to care for hard-to-reach areas.

Must Haves for Plus Size Health

Plus size bodies often have special problems. Thighs that rub together can chafe. Stiffness can make it difficult to reach your feet to apply lotion or clip your toenails. But, a product or tool from your medicine chest can make your health care jobs a lot easier. Here are a few things to help: Read More