Our Mission

To improve the lives of athletes living with obesity by empowering their coaches through education and advocacy.

Learning Objectives

Spot the untapped potential! Recognize the growth opportunity that the larger-bodied demographic brings to your gym and learn how to harness it.

Boost your confidence, knowledge, and creativity in scaling and progression options.

Enhance your coaching prowess with a deeper dive into obesity education. Knowledge is power.

Equip yourself with the know-how to accommodate larger-bodied athletes effectively. Gain the right tools and resources.

Sharpen your coaching skills. Create a continuum of small victories that build athlete confidence. Every win counts!

Address LBA common concerns and empower them with understanding and support. It's all about perspective.

Working with Larger Bodies is recognized by the CrossFit Certification Department to offer continuing education for Certified CrossFit Trainers. This program has been approved for 7 CEUs of General Professional Development. Certified CrossFit Trainers must only report CEUs equal to the hours actually spent participating in the continuing-education activity.

August 24, 2024 | 9:00am - 5:00pm

We reserve the right to adjust this schedule and timing prior to the seminar based on what we are learning through feedback loops. 




9:25-10:35amLanguage & Obesity Awareness

10:40-11:30amCan You Relate?

Movement Activity - Dress fitness comfortable

11:30-12:15pmMarketing & Growth Opportunity


1:00-2:05pmThe Basics

2:05-2:40pmAccommodations & Equipment

2:45-4:45pmScaling Forward

4:45-5:00pmClosing Q&A

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Location Information

  • Host Facility: Geaux CrossFit
  • 12110 S Harrells Ferry Rd, Baton Rouge, LA, 70816 US

Seminar Staff

Athena Perez, MS, CF-L2, SNT Director

SNT Director

Large-Bodied Athlete (LBA) SME

CrossFit Level 2 Trainer

Scaled Nation CrossFit, Affiliate Owner

Author; "Lifting the Wait" & "Waitless (2024)"


Featured on Good Morning America, CrossFit Journal, and more!

Kim Labora, CF-L3 Seminar Staff

SNT Seminar Staff

Adaptive and Large-Bodied Athlete SME

Crossfit Level 3 Trainer

USA-Weightlifting Level 2 Coach

General Manager & Head Coach at Crossfit Torsion

Precision Nutrition L1 Certified

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