Fitness

5 Weight Lifting Benefits For Women

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Unfortunately, some women shy away from lifting weights because of the misconception that it basically means sacrificing their soft, feminine curves for bulky muscles and an overall masculine appearance. In reality, women stand to gain a lot from weight lifting. It helps to ensure that...

5 Steps to Take When You Fall Off the Clean Eating/Workout Wagon

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Towards the end of summer, I decided to get really serious about clean eating and exercising.  Sure, bikini season was quickly coming to a close, but I looked at it this way: I got a jump on those New Year’s resolutions. However, I recently lost...

8 Ways to Maintain Fall Fitness

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The days of belly baring crop tops are quickly coming to a close, but that doesn’t mean exercise routines should be tossed aside like last season’s fashions. The figure you worked so hard to show off in the summer must be maintained, even if it’s...

8 Lessons I’ve Learned During Marathon Training

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In March, I signed up for a 5k called Bacon Chase that took place in June (the lure being that you got unlimited bacon at the end). I figured by the time it rolled around, I’d be ready for it. So, of course, I proceeded...

#SheSquatsBro: Fitness Culture and the Black Booty Paradox

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All across social media can be found the image so familiar as to be blasé: the faceless spandex-clad individual, booty first, reminding without words, “Isn’t it about time you started squatting?”

5 Yoga Myths Debunked

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If you think yoga is just a bunch of people in Lululemon performing gentle, relaxed poses, think again. Yoga is an intense exercise that‘s designed to ease your mind and whip your body into shape. And that’s just the start. New York City-based Taj Harris...