Lindsey Vonn Reveals Insecurities About Her Weight

The Olympic skier spoke to Self magazine about struggling with her body image.
3:00 | 01/23/14

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camps. He was a leader we affectionately called the mayor. He was the social glue in this organization. He really added to the levity and yet seriousness within the newsroom. He was incomrabble. He was unique. Chet is a consonant story teller. He has more stories than anybody I've ever known, and they're all entertaining. For all his success in news, Chet's family, his three daughters and grandchildren, were without a doubt the accomplishments that made him most proud. We have much more on Chet's life, career, and legacy on wcvb.com, and you can go to our Facebook page to share your memories of Chet Curtis. Join us midday for a special tribute. I'm randy price, newscenter 5."self" magazine she says she battles insecurities from time to time saying it was hard to go to the met ball with people who eat lettuce and a diet coke for dinner. It's difficult to be at events with a room full of women who weigh half as much as you do. That's always tough." As long as I feel good about myself it doesn't matter what I'm wearing. Although attending the met ball alongside boyfriend tiger woods was tough, she says I don't envy them, though, because so many of them are skinny-fat. They have more cellulite than most people. I feel like I need to give them a cheeseburger. It's sexy and beautiful to be strong. What is skinny-fat? It means even if you are an ideal weight, you may have too much fat and not enough muscle. Back in 2010 I had the pleasure of having my body fat measured. My body mass index was far from obese, but for a woman of my age my body fat percentage put me at risk. The acceptable range is 23% to 35%. Mine was 37%. That puts you at risk for all the things that being obese would put you at risk for. Right. One in four chance of having diabetes. Reporter: So we asked David for some tips to prevent it. Get leaptles, black bean, high fiber foods. What these will do is keep you fuller longer. Reporter: Okay and these. These are low glycemic index foods, it keeps your blood insuring stable. This is a great metabolism booster, protein powder. Reporter: Women think it will bulk them up. You would have to spend hours in a gym to get to that point. Reporter: That's not happening. You want good for you carb, not the stuff stripped much all its fiber. You want healthy omega 3 fatty acids. Reporter: All of these foods are designed to help reduce your body fat percentage. And give you an overall balanced diet. Reporter: And, of course, it's never just about diet but exercise too to help build muscles hittinging the gym helps you burn that fat and this, of course, another example of the fact we need to eat right and work out not to be skinny as the goal but to be healthy. And with that, I'm going straight to the gym.

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