Health Mom who fat-shamed fellow moms in controversial photo has a new message

20:52  09 january  2018
20:52  09 january  2018 Source:   TODAY

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Share. Tweet. Pin. Email. “Fit mom ” Maria Kang, who came under intense scrutiny five years ago for posting a “What’s your excuse?” photo on social media, is tweaking her message so it’s more sympathetic.

Mom who fat - shamed fellow moms in controversial photo has a new message . "I really didn't have anything growing up, and you never forget that,'' he said. "We lived in a split-level house, and my mom worked all day and raised us on saltless crackers.

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"Fit mom" Maria Kang, who came under intense scrutiny five years ago for posting a "What's your excuse?" photo on social media, is tweaking her message so it's more sympathetic.

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Instead of focusing on excuses why moms can't get in shape, Kang, 37, is encouraging women to zero in on the reasons why they want to get fit.

"The reason is way more important than the excuse," Kang told TODAY. "When you find your why, you can overcome your excuse."

© Courtesy of Maria Kang. "Fit mom" Maria Kang, who came under intense scrutiny five years ago for posting a "What's your excuse?" photo on social media is tweaking her message."Fit mom" Maria Kang, who was criticized for posting a "What's your excuse?" photo on social media has recreated the photo five years later and is tweaking her message.

Kang appeared in the original, controversial photo in 2013, dressed in a sports bra and shorts alongside her three sons, including one who was just 8 months old. The slogan "What's your excuse?" was emblazoned on the top of the image. Critics accused Kang of being a fat-shaming bully.

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This time around, Maria is wearing the same outfit with her three children, now 6, 7 and 8 years old. "What's your reason?" is now the slogan at the top of the photo.

"A lot of people wanted to see a re-creation of the photo for a long time," explained Kang, who lives in Sacramento. "…But as I wrote 'What's your excuse?' on top, it didn't feel like it represented who I am today."

'Fit Mom' Maria Kang has re-created a controversial 'What's your excuse?' photo, this time with a new message.Kang, 37, said that she is now more flexible and forgiving with her workout regimen. © Courtesy of Maria Kang. 'Fit Mom' Maria Kang has re-created a controversial 'What's your excuse?' photo, this time with a new message.Kang, 37, said that she is now more flexible and forgiving with her workout regimen.

She noted that she doesn't regret initially using the word "excuses," saying, "I do believe you need to address your excuses…but after that you need to find your reasons." Kang's reasons are primarily her health and her family.

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"What's kept me going is really my reason. This represented me a lot better right now in stage two of my life, focusing on the why," said Kang, who runs the non-profit "Fitness Without Borders."

The fitness fanatic and author noted that she's probably 10 pounds heavier than she was five years ago and that she is more flexible and forgiving with her workout regimen. Instead of exercising 60 minutes four-to-five times a week, some days it will be closer to 30 minutes.

"Fitness has always been a priority. Instead of it being number one, it's probably number four but I still get it done," she said.

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