Post Tagged with: "fitness"

This NYC Gym Focuses On Prenatal Fitness & Revolutionizes The Way We Look At Pregnancy

This NYC Gym Focuses On Prenatal Fitness & Revolutionizes The Way We Look At Pregnancy

Anyone who has ever been pregnant, or is currently pregnant, can attest to the way society loves to share its opinion about pregnant bodies. While women especially are already objectified […]

December 13, 2017 ×
Fertility, Sex Drive, And Fitness: How Smoking Affects Your Health In More Ways Than One

Fertility, Sex Drive, And Fitness: How Smoking Affects Your Health In More Ways Than One

Whilst sexuality is generally not a topic of everyday conversation, it is a thought-provoking one, particularly when it comes to how it both improves and benefits your health. However, did […]

August 7, 2017 ×
Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

Plus Size Badass Dolly Singh Is Busting The Myth That Only Some Bodies Are Made For Yoga

If you have ever read the comments under an image of a plus size or curvy person doing pretty much anything, especially when they are talking about body-positivity, you will […]

August 2, 2017 ×
This Brooklyn Gym Focusing On Positive, Health Body Image Has No Mirrors Or Scales On The Premises

This Brooklyn Gym Focusing On Positive, Health Body Image Has No Mirrors Or Scales On The Premises

If you are like any of the other few billion people around the world who has at some point struggled with low self-esteem or negative self image, you will have […]

June 26, 2017 ×
She Ran 1 Marathon On All 7 Continents In 7 Days. Also, She Happens To Be 70 Years Old!

She Ran 1 Marathon On All 7 Continents In 7 Days. Also, She Happens To Be 70 Years Old!

Those who think life starts to wind down after a certain age should take a leaf out of Chau Smith’s book of life. At the age of 70, she is […]

May 3, 2017 ×
Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

Push Ups And Prom Dresses: A Fitness Coach Shares Important Body Image Perspective For Girls

By Kit Emcee I run an after-school weight lifting program. Each May, my gym fills up with teenage girls frantically running on treadmills. They want to lose weight before prom. […]

April 10, 2017 ×
Fitness Media Needs To Stop Excluding Diverse Bodies. Health Isn’t A One-Size-Fits-All Industry

Fitness Media Needs To Stop Excluding Diverse Bodies. Health Isn’t A One-Size-Fits-All Industry

By Louise Green About 15 years ago, on a rainy night, I stood on the corner outside my local running club. I leaned against the cold concrete wall, watching the […]

March 27, 2017 ×
FEMINIST FRIDAY: Athleta’s “Power Of She” Video Series Tackles Ageism, Pregnancy & Body Image

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Athleta’s “Power Of She” Video Series Tackles Ageism, Pregnancy & Body Image

It seems we have reached a moment in the zeitgeist where it is now commonplace to see advertising campaigns that aren’t built on the premise of enforcing and leveraging women’s […]

February 3, 2017 ×
Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Miss Teen USA Pageant Ditches Swimwear For Athletic-Wear To Put Focus On Health & Wellbeing

Well hello progress! While the media was focused on a scandal involving racist tweets from the newly-crowned Miss Teen USA Karlie Hay of Texas (which is an incorrigible act and […]

August 10, 2016 ×
These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

These Women Will Completely Change The Way You Think Of Stereotypical Yoga Bodies

It seems we are finally getting to a point where society accepts that health and fitness definitions are not a one-size-fits-all set of specifications. It’s not uncommon to see debates […]

July 7, 2016 ×
Mentorship & Advocacy Org. Girls On The Run Expands To All 50 States Across America

Mentorship & Advocacy Org. Girls On The Run Expands To All 50 States Across America

If you haven’t yet heard about Girls On The Run, where have you been?!? But seriously, that’s why we’re here, to share powerful stories about women and girls who are […]

June 9, 2016 ×
Aust. Fitness Leader Emma “Emazon” Chalmers Says Rebellion Is A Key Ingredient In Body Positivity

Aust. Fitness Leader Emma “Emazon” Chalmers Says Rebellion Is A Key Ingredient In Body Positivity

We have finally come across the best description of the body positive movement: a rebellion! We can thank Australian fitness and media personality Emma Chalmers for this description, because it […]

May 25, 2016 ×
An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

An Important Message In The Body Positive Mov’t: “Fat” Doesn’t Necessarily Mean “Unhealthy”

We love the body positive movement! There are so many conversations that have been started regarding perceptions around body ideals, and despite the many divisive opinions, the fact that it […]

May 18, 2016 ×
Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female Boxing Trainer Defying The Kingdom’s Conservative Society

Saudi Arabia’s 1st Female Boxing Trainer Defying The Kingdom’s Conservative Society

They may not be able to drive in the Kingdom yet, but Saudi Arabian women sure can fight like a girl. And there is one woman in particular who is […]

March 25, 2016 ×
Get To Know These Five Kickass Inspiring Female Athletes In Action Sports

Get To Know These Five Kickass Inspiring Female Athletes In Action Sports

Getting outside and engaging your mind and body in a new sport is one of the best ways to improve your communication and leadership skills and sense of well-being, including […]

November 3, 2015 ×