If you're a full time student, work a job that has a demanding schedule, have a lot of parenting responsibilities, or have any other limitations on your free time, you've probably struggled trying to fit exercise in alongside everything else. You know it's important–but it just feels so hard to find the time to get … Continue reading [FAFQ] How Do I Fit Exercise In On A Tight Schedule?
Mixed martial arts (MMA)–a combat sport combining techniques from a variety of disciplines such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Kickboxing, and Wrestling–was a men's game until the 2010s, when its fate was forever changed by "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey, the women's MMA superstar whose career ushered in a new era of combat sports. Rousey's career did not … Continue reading Ronda Rousey and the Rise of Women’s MMA [Femme FITale #3]
Welcome to Frequently Asked Fitness Questions [FAFQ], a series where I answer common questions asked by women embarking on their fitness journeys! This week: the dreaded pull-up. If you're reading this, you've probably spent a lot of time frustrated that you just can't seem to get this seemingly simple move. It looks so easy, right? Well you're … Continue reading How Do I Get My First Pull-Up? Easy Strategies For Strength Gain
In light of the 2020 (2021) Tokyo Olympic Games officially kicking off, I've got a bonus post today–the first in my new series: Femme FITale –– focused on recognizing women who have made a big impact in the fitness world (be it through competition, research, or business and entrepreneurship). For this installment, I'll be focusing … Continue reading Who Are The Best Female Gymnasts of All Time? [Femme FITale #1]
In the last handful of years, fitness influencers have popped up everywhere. Women around the world are creating careers out of social media posts where they post selfies of their athletic bodies, advertise fitness products in deals with brands, and share fitness advice with followers who can't get enough. Some of these women have a … Continue reading Some of Us Will Never Look Like Influencers, And That’s Ok