Whitney Thor initially gained notoriety when she posted a series of videos on YouTube titled “Fat Girl Dancing”. Thor loved dancing all her life, but felt limited when she gained a large amount of weight as an early adult. She was diagnosed with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS), which causes a significant amount of weight gain. Inspired by his travels and experiences, My Big Fat Fabulous Life Star launched the fitness subscription service No Bs Active, which focuses on body positivity and health. While the project has encountered some obstacles along the way, Whitney Thor recently revealed exciting news: the new fitness app for No BS Active will officially launch soon.
Thor relaunches No BS Active with Jessica Powell
You never know who you’ll meet on a dating app or where that conversation will lead. Thor actually met personal trainer Ryan Andreas on a dating app. Although the spark did not fly, the two became friends. Andreas introduces Thor to his now ex, Chase Severino. He also started a business venture with him named No BS Active. The membership-based fitness program aims to offer a fitness program for people of all sizes and experience levels. It places the most emphasis on body positivity, with the “BS” standing for body shaming.
Unfortunately, the partnership between Andreas and Thor did not work out. Fans thought from the start that the pairing was a mismatch due to Andreas being a self-proclaimed “brother”. It is speculated that the relationship became more strained when Severino and Thor ended their engagement.
The future of No BS Active appeared uncertain after Thor and Severino ended their partnership. The Instagram page was not taken down, but all the posts were removed, and Thor announced that the business would take a month break. Luckily for members, Thor soon announced a new partnership with his trainer, Jessica Powell, and the business is doing better than ever.
Whitney Thor’s new fitness app for No Bs Active launches October 1
Basically, a subscription to No BS Active streamed 25 new workouts a month, along with an exclusive, helpful Facebook group. The workouts have variations of each exercise, making them suitable for all fitness levels.
While the progress of No BS Active has been slow, uncertain and full of obstacles, it seems to be on track now. Thor and his companion Powell announced instagram A No BS Active app will launch on October 1. The new app will still feature 25 new workouts a month for members to enjoy. In addition, the app will have stretched, guided and unguided meditations and tutorials. There will also be instructional dances and informative videos. Members have access to a body confidence course on the new app, perhaps in keeping with the brand.
Thor is working towards getting certified as a personal trainer
Thor’s fitness ventures are not exclusive to No BS Active. Keeping his fitness passion in mind, Thor decided to pursue a career in personal fitness. She has studied for Personal Training Certification. this season of MBFFL shows Thor studying hard for his exams, including using a model skeleton. This season also shows Thor dealing with the reality of weight phobia in the fitness industry.
In addition to his certification, Thor is on a journey to regain his pre-COVID-19 fitness level. Powell worked hard to inspire Thor to try harder. Powell has had an incredible fitness journey of his own. Together, the two seem to have what it takes to inspire others while maintaining body positivity.
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