Tag: waybackandforth

  • 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 […]

  • The Self-Defense Paradox

    Empowerment, Victim Blaming, and Feminist Models of Self-Defenseself-defense, feminism Sometime in 1988, I found my way to a bare-bones studio over a discount store in Brooklyn and the practice of empowerment-model self-defense. I was a women’s studies undergrad at the time and—although I didn’t yet identify as such—a survivor of sexual trauma. Falling in with […]

  • Friday Favorites: Summer D.I.Y.

    We love cool D.I.Y. projects; especially when they help us eliminate the need to use gross, toxic, chemical-laden products. These nifty D.I.Y.s offer all-natural options for summer necessities. real women, body positve, women’s health, women’s fitness, women’s wellness, D.I.Y. Make Your Own SunscreenNatural sunscreen combines UV protector zinc oxide with natural butters and oils to […]

  • Submission Guidelines

    ATTN: Ms. Fit Magazine is in a temporary restructuring hiatus and not currently accepting pitches for submission. We will resume considering new stories for publication in early 2016.Do you have a story you’d like to write for Ms. Fit?We’d love to hear your ideas for original feature stories. We are not engaging writers for new […]

  • Reclaiming: From A to C and Back

    Reclaiming My Body After Pregnancy and Breast FeedingThe campfire flames lit the faces of hundreds of singing campers and my head felt light amid the swirling smoke and song. I leaned into my boyfriend as he wrapped his arm around me, waking up some new feeling under my 12-year-old skin. His hand slowly made its […]

  • We Are Stardust: Faith, Yoga and How the Universe Showed Me what I’m Made of

    The workshop flier said, “Yoga for Women”, and I thought, this workshop could go one of several ways: · The teacher could be a tight-bodied Lululemon model in fuchsia lipstick and eyeliner, who played acid jazz and dubstep to our vinyasas. She could try to bend us into crazy positions and coach us to use […]

  • I DESERVE TO BE HEALTHY: A FEMINIST CASE FOR QUITTING SMOKING

    BACKSTORY So a couple of years ago, my wife, Nikki, and I are at a party where we encounter a few friends we haven’t seen in a while. Conversation gets around to how we’d just run the Prague marathon, which our friends meet with the typical incredulity non-runners feel towards the willful madness of running […]

  • Who Would Jesus Body Shame?

    Taking a Closer Look at Faith-Based DietsLargeBOD4GOD The recent controversy surrounding the “To the Fatty Running on the Westview Track” letter brought into sharp relief the ways in which many people believe you can tell almost anything about a person just by knowing their body size—their food choices, exercise habits, their innermost thoughts, and, according […]