By Julie Henry For The Mail On Sunday
Published: 22:00 BST, 5 September 2020 | Updated: 23:51 BST, 5 September 2020
University sports captains and fitness instructors are to be banned from telling students to 'burn those calories' or 'work off last night's pizza' because it is 'fatphobic'.
Mandatory training on the harmful impact of weight stigma will be introduced at Bristol University this term for sport and exercise staff and students running teams.
It comes after the Student Council condemned the 'insidious presence of diet culture' at the university, highlighting phrases such as 'let's slim those waists' as evidence of so-called 'thin privilege'.
'This rhetoric is common in