Des Moines, Iowa
Increase coach’s education on obesity.
Build a further understanding of larger bodies by addressing common concerns from the athlete’s perspective to empower and support individuals affected by obesity.
Understand the gym’s growth opportunity with the larger-bodied demographic and how to implement it.
Ensure the gym can effectively accommodate the larger-bodied athlete; coaches know the equipment and available resources.
Improve coaching skills by creating a continuum of small wins, building confidence in athletes, and developing a more robust gym culture.
Have increased confidence, knowledge, and creativity in scaling and progression options specific to larger bodies.