Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.

Abby Ellin X Linda Frankenbach

fitsmi Radio: Curvy Teen Girls & Parents


Follow This Show

Stay in the know about new episodes and updates.
For teen girls struggling with their weight -- and their parents! -- a weekly show about styling, moving, feeling great, and getting healthy. Alternating weeks for teen girls, with host Abby Ellin, and their parents, with host Linda Frankenbach. Come join us!

On-Demand Episodes

Kelly's past struggle with weight control inspires her to teach and model healthy eating habits for her kids, and fuels her dedication to always send them off to school with a great lunch. But packing lunches for her three small girls was no... more

For teens who want to connect with the ?in? crowd, food can be their best friend or their worst enemy. And, often the habits established as a teenager make their way into adulthood, and can lead to very serious health concerns. Jodi Krizer... more

If heading back to school is on your horizon, Aeshia De Vore Branch, founder of TeenDiariesOnline.com, wants to tell you a thing or two about fitness and self-esteem. With three daughters of her own, Aeshia knows that fitness has to... more

As a victim of bullying, Jessica Brookshire had a childhood marked by low self esteem and a constant struggle for acceptance from her peers. But despite those who were determined to bring her down, KARMA founder Jessica Brookshire... more

No matter how old, overweight or out-of-shape you are, Angela Parker believes that you can make "astounding changes" to your life, health, and your body through fitness. And after training hundreds of adults as well as young girls in... more

It's no secret that the makers of magazines and advertisements bust out their best photoshop skills in order make their models look eerily...perfect. But what are all these unrealistic images of beauty doing to our nation's self-esteem? Katie... more

A high percentage of girls, teens, and women remain unhappy with their bodies, despite the many advances for girls and women in sports, education, and work over the past quarter century. Indeed, according to at least one study, body... more

Melissa Walker and Anne Ichikawa know a thing or two about teen fashion. And it's no surprise given their history with publications like Seventeen, Teen Vogue, Girls' Life, COSMOgirl!, Teen People, Yahoo! Shine, Conde Nast's Flip, and... more

Too many diets require extreme sacrifices (no carbs! no dessert! no fat!) and complex schemes. Neither of which are sustainable in the long run. Enter Heidi McIndoo, a registered dietitian, spokesperson, author, and nutritionist who... more

Join us on fitsmi radio this Thursday as we talk to Emily-Anne-Rigal, founder of WeStopHate.org. In this special episode, we're chatting about the three surprising secrets to boosting your self-esteem. Secrets like finding your passion, dressing... more
Show Extras