Category: How to be fit

  • 12 Stretches Every Woman Can Perform at Home for Weight Loss

    When planning to burn fat or lose weight, most people tend to engage in high-intensity cardio workouts simply because this is what the majority think is the right thing to do. However, if you are aiming to build muscle, improve blood circulation, as well as metabolism, simple flexibility exercises can actually be performed. When I […]

  • 5 Workout Tips every Woman ‘Fathlete’ should keep in mind for Better Training

    Are you a fat athlete who’s looking for ways to transform your body through an effective workout routine? I am here to tell you that you do not need fancy workouts because all you need is to go back to the basics and check if you really are doing the right thing. Most athletes often […]

  • Running FAQ

    Recovering from an Eating Disorder, Chelsey Clammer Reclaims Her Running SelfQuestion: When you’re trapped in the cycle of an eating disorder, where else can you go? Answer: you break boundaries, you learn how to live differently, how to run away from the trap and towards a different dream, perhaps more towards yourself. How my body […]

  • C C Carter

    What is it that you misunderstand about these hips? my hips? These are my hips- these fifty – two inch hips attached to this thirty-six inch waist are my hips and they tell herstory perhaps you…

  • Sportz Shortz, June 14, 2014

    Our Bi-weekly Digest of Women’s Sporting NewsWorld cup, sex workers, human trafficking, FIFA, Brazil, women’s sports, women’s health The arrival of a mega sporting event, like this year’s World Cup in Brazil, is often shrouded by the stigma of exploitation, violence, and human rights concerns surrounding sex workers and the incoming surge of international fans. […]

  • Dear Prudence: A Response to Emily Yoffe

    So maybe by now you’ve read about Emily Yoffe’s article in Slate, “College Women: Stop Getting Drunk”. The “Dear Prudence” advice columnist counsels college women to avoid being the victims of rape by staying sober. Her advice wants to sound like its warning against the perils of binge drinking; instead she’s just blaming women for […]

  • Strong Voices, Safe Bodies

    Self-Defense Skills in the Family EnvironmentDefense girl 2 When I say “self-defense” do you imagine that you should train your 18-month-old to be the next Bruce Lee? Holistic self-defense means more than physically fighting back. The core mental, verbal and relationship skills can be taught in developmentally appropriate ways throughout your child’s life, starting at […]

  • 4 Best Healthy Eating Tips for Women to Lose Weight

    When talking about weight loss and healthy eating, one can find a lot of information on the web. However, not all of these actually help. Some parts of the information provided are basically useless and would only serve the purpose of confusing you that is why you have to be very careful when choosing which […]

  • Ten Women’s Sports and Health Pioneers You Should Know

    This Women’s History Month, celebrate the accomplishments of these ten women’s sports and health pioneersRebecca Lee Crumpler, M.D.First African American woman to become a physician crumplerAfter earning her degree, Crumpler worked primarily with former slaves who could not receive medical attention elsewhere. She was as much a missionary as she was a doctor, and the […]

  • 3 Essential Things a Woman’s Diet Should Have to Achieve Fitness Goals

    Tired of getting almost no help from your diet in enhancing your fitness goals? I feel your frustrations and I would like to help you. That being said, I have come up with a list of the 5 essential things that you should incorporate into your diet in order to change your bad diet to […]