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Lifestyle

8 Ways To Beat Sleep Apnea

8 Ways To Beat Sleep Apnea

Sleep is one of the most important contributors to your health and well being. Sleep apnea is a condition that threatens your sleep quality with short lapses in breathing while […]

Lifestyle

4 Reasons To Try the Vegan Powerlifting Belt

4 Reasons To Try the Vegan Powerlifting Belt

A vegan powerlifting belt can be a very useful piece of supportive equipment that can be utilized in the gym. However, as much as it comes with great usefulness there’s […]

Body Image

New Year’s Resolution: Strengthening Our Beliefs, Values & Confidence, Not Just Our Bodies

New Year’s Resolution: Strengthening Our Beliefs, Values & Confidence, Not Just Our Bodies

By Dr. Tiffany Breeding Over the last decade there has been a palpable shift in the mindset of women, and girls as it relates to how they view the “ideal” […]

Lifestyle

10 Tips For Balancing And Maintaining A Fitness Routine With A Demanding Career

10 Tips For Balancing And Maintaining A Fitness Routine With A Demanding Career

The notion of balancing a demanding career with the desire to stay fit and healthy doesn’t have to feel out of reach or unrealistic. While it becomes easy to compromise […]

Body Image

An Important Reminder Why Instagram “Fitspo” Accounts Are Not Your Body’s Best Friend

An Important Reminder Why Instagram “Fitspo” Accounts Are Not Your Body’s Best Friend

In today’s Instagram-obsessed culture, there’s huge pressure to “snap back” post-baby. When scrolling our timelines, we’re bombarded by a never-ending feed of seemingly perfect celeb bodies, and often struggle to […]

Lifestyle, Sports

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Can Superstitions Make A Difference In Sports Results & Fitness? Just Ask The Numbers

There is clearly not just one clear pathway to fitness. Every person and athlete requires a regime tailored to their needs, and every person has their own preferences and superstitions […]

Lifestyle

3 Effective Muscle-Building Tips For Women To Help You Stay Strong & Healthy

3 Effective Muscle-Building Tips For Women To Help You Stay Strong & Healthy

Whether you already do regular exercise or are just starting a fitness program, you are ready to add some muscle-building exercises into your life. You know that building up your […]

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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 […]

Lifestyle

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 […]

Body Image

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 […]

Body Image

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 […]

Sports

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 […]

Contributors

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. […]

Contributors

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 […]

Feminism

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 […]