Do you see AA females at your gym?
Any AA women that have the same problem?
Rarely do I see them either and I live in an area where there are lots of them. A fair number of AA guys,but less thantheir proportion of the population. My guess is tht so many are so obese they're embarrassed to show up but that's only a guess.
Lol my gym is for white people, all the trainers are white, everyone their is white lots of hockey players come in. To be fair its a white hockey area, the occaisional non-white male hockey players do come in though.
I've in NYC where there are tons of AAs,and I am AA as well.I run into the same issue as you...the only one often at the gym numerous times.Sadly,i think it is because physical activity amongst the black community (especially women) is NOT a priority.Statistics show that African American women have the higher rate of obesity in the U.S. Four out of five AA women in the U.S. Are obese.
im black and I go to the gym 3 days per week for 45 min to 1 hour. I also do volleyball and used to do ballet 4 days a week for 4 hours each day so I was really active. although I'm not fat I did gain 30 pounds due to depo provera shot which I'm trying to lose( I'm 5'7 140lbs) I think it depends on the area you live in. more cities/metropolotian areas probably have more black women working out than say a small town south of nowehere :)
I do see quite a few (they are usually older women..probably 1 or 2 ). Though these days I hardly go to the gym. I workout from home (work out dvds) or just take walks.
Come to think of it you are right! There arenoone at my gym. In fact there are only a few AA guys .
I just noticed lol
good question...but I wouldn't know because I don't go...I don't really need to...I don't gain weight even though I eat all the time...
Maybe some save money by running outside for free or don't go because they don't wanna stick out I know that's why I wouldn't go
Does it matter what race you are,everybodys there for one reason to EXERCISE
i work out at home. I don't have money for a gym membership but my friend goes a couple times a week.
Do you live in an area where there are not many african Americans?
well I am AA and prefer to go for a walk outside rather then the gym. I think it all comes down to preference. I see many AA walking the route I do so don't think we aren't exercising we just are going it other places then the gym most of the time
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