booty
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?”
workout
Sometimes you need a little extra inspiration to get out there and sweat.
fitness
fitness
At 45, there are some things I can’t do anymore, but my modified workouts make me feel freaking fantastic.
yoga
It's one thing to fall down in class, it's another thing entirely to CAUSE DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY WITH ONE'S BUTT.
phases
I, like my parents before me, throw myself 150% into things before moving swiftly on to the next new exciting phase.
exercise
People come to a group fitness class so that someone else will force them to make an effort. As it turns out, the quickest and laziest route to that is food-shaming (which I refused to do).
healthy
I filmed myself and put the videos on YouTube in a series called “A Fat Girl Dancing.” Suddenly, one of my videos went viral and my inbox exploded.
unpopular opinion
BE SEXY IF YOU DO NOT FEEL SEXY RIGHT NOW YOU ARE A REPRESSED WEIRDO AND NO ONE WILL EVER WANT YOU.
fitness
I realized that I was justifying unhealthy compulsions because they were wrapped up in science and presented on legitimate health sites. These are the ones I gave up and why.
in

Jan 19, 2014 at 3:00pm | 166 comments

baby bump
Women are getting mixed messages to both make time for fitness AND sacrifice all personal time for child-rearing. It's like a postpartum sorority, complete with e-hazing.
in

Dec 15, 2013 at 1:00pm | 45 comments

body acceptance
I'm not a tomboy and martial arts don't belong to the boys of the world. I am myself and I am a woman and these are the things I like to do, which makes them, in the context of my own life, mine and utterly mine.
in

Dec 10, 2013 at 12:00pm | 83 comments

fitness
celebrity
Or that time I worked out with a celebrity trainer and she said some kind of messed-up stuff.
healthy
The fitness industry can be a pretty harsh place for people like me; it has been difficult to call it “my” industry and truly feel a part of it.
clutch
Why is it so rare to see two young women working out in the inner city?
xofitnessing
Because taking off my pants at work just seems like a bad idea.
how not to be a dick
crossfit
jazzercise
In a time when everyone seems to be doing things ironically to avoid embarrassment, I’m happy to say that I completely and genuinely love going to Jazzercise classes as my chosen form of exercise.
in

Jun 27, 2013 at 4:00pm | 75 comments

gym
I used to laugh at people huffing and puffing away on machines until the day I realised I was one of them.
in

Jun 18, 2013 at 6:00pm | 414 comments

addiction
About 80% of the breakups I’ve initiated were related to how this relationship really gets in the way of my exercise schedule.