The Reticent Runner: Testing Out the Couch to 5K App

Written by Amber Ponomar. Posted in Amber's Blog, Cool Stuff, Featured Posts, Running/Walking/Hiking, We Did It (So You Don't Have To)

We Did It So You Don’t Have To: Couch to 5K

I was a soccer player in early high school, until a bad knee sprain put me out of commission and away from sports for about eight years. More recently, I’d begun biking to and from work every day, and, because I live in a city, I walk to most places in my neighborhood. But even though I talked a good game, saying I’d start running “next summer,” “next summer,” “next summer,” deep down, I never seriously thought I’d be a runner. And then my Ms. Fit boss, Kathie, asked me to review the Couch to 5K app by Active.

Five Ways to Say I Love You… To Yourself.

Written by Kathie Bergquist. Posted in Cool Stuff, Featured Posts, Think

It’s February, so that can only mean one thing: there’s a lot of romantic love stuff in your face. Romantic love can be great, but let’s get real — no one else can actually look inside your soul and cherish, value, and appreciate your absolute rad awesomeness as much as you, yourself, can so why not set aside some time to show yourself how great you really are? Here are some suggestions to start loving yourself up today.

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Friday Favorites: Five Favorite Early Summer Veggies

Written by Kathie Bergquist. Posted in Cool Stuff, Eat Features, Featured Posts, Recipes

It’s finally summer, and in Chicago where we’re headquartered, that means the farmer’s markets are finally open again, and teeming with bounty from the earth. To celebrate the arrival of fresh, seasonal and local goodness, we’re dedicating this week’s Friday Favorites to our top five late spring and early summer veggies. Which are your faves?


Friday Favorites: Cool Feminist Blogs You Should Be Reading

Written by Kathie Bergquist. Posted in Cool Stuff

This week, we’re launching a new feature: Friday Favorites. This is where we will lavish worship on some of our favorite things from the worlds of feminist politics, women’s sports, health, fitness and wellness.

Next month, the BlogHer conference, a convergence of women bloggers, will take place in Ms. Fit’s home city of Chicago. To celebrate, we’ve decided to kick off Friday Favorites with a list of some of our favorite feminist blogs.


Check them out and bask in their awesomeness. And then tell us, what are some of YOUR favorite feminist blogs?

World Watch

Sportz Shortz

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