Contributor

Sarah Hays Coomer

Diet abolitionist, personal trainer, and author of Lightness of Body and Mind: A Radical Approach to Weight and Wellness and (upcoming) Physical Disobedience: An Unruly Guide to Health and Stamina for the Modern Feminist

Sarah Hays Coomer, a self-proclaimed “diet abolitionist,” is the author of Lightness of Body and Mind: A Radical Approach to Weight and Wellness (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016). She is a Certified Personal Trainer with the National Strength and Conditioning Association; a Certified Nutrition and Wellness Consultant and Pre/Postnatal Fitness Specialist with American Fitness Professionals & Associates; and a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. She works extensively with special populations who struggle with issues including depression, chronic pain, obesity, cancer, injuries, eating disorders, difficult pregnancies, and addiction. Her work has been featured in Huffington Post, Shape, MSN, Elephant Journal, New York Daily News, The Tennessean, Bustle, and LifeHack, among others. She kind of likes to exercise, kind of not, and loves all things sugared, salted, fried, or dipped in dark chocolate. You can find her at www.strengthoutsidein.com, Instagram @strengthoutsidein, or Twitter @strengthoutside. Her new book Physical Disobedience: An Unruly Guide to Health and Stamina for the Modern Feminist (Seal Press/Hachette) will be out in August 2018.