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The Rise of Female Cycling Clubs

November 9, 2017 | 0 Comments November 9, 2017 |

FURTHERMORE—Cyclists are turning up to ride in droves across the country in grassroots groups and with leading brands in the space, such as Rapha. “There has been a nine percent increase in cycling clubs created...

These Badass Women Are Taking on Poachers—And Winning

October 13, 2017 | 0 Comments October 13, 2017 |

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE—It’s 6:40 a.m. when I step into a white jeep inside Balule Private Game Reserve, a protected wildlife area spanning nearly 100,000 acres on the western border of South Africa’s world-famous Kruger National...

Tanzanian Cycling Adventure Puts a New Spin on Safaris

September 27, 2017 | 0 Comments September 27, 2017 |

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE—Minutes into our cycling group’s first meeting, someone shares a popular YouTube video of a mountain biker getting taken out by a gazelle while riding through African grasslands. Everyone laughs, and then Justaz...

You Don’t Need to be a Strongman to Train Like One

September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments September 7, 2017 |

MY FITNESS PAL—Similar to “American Ninja Warrior” and the obstacle-based fitness trend it spawned, strongman training first started as a hit TV show strictly for our own entertainment. In 1977, CBS aired the first edition...

Hurdler Dalilah Muhammad’s Playlist for Tough Practices

August 9, 2017 | 0 Comments August 9, 2017 |

ESPNW—For Dalilah Muhammad, nothing beats the sweet sound of silence before a competition. Muhammad, who became the first American to win an Olympic gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles last year, will be searching for...

What It’s Like to Be a Female Tour Guide in India

August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments August 3, 2017 |

TEEN VOGUE—Her freshman year of college, 19-year-old Komal Darira wanted a job. Not only would a paycheck afford her freedom and independence—something she craved as reflected by the flying flock tattoo on her lower leg...

Science Investigates: Fasting vs. Calorie Restriction?

August 2, 2017 | 0 Comments August 2, 2017 |

MY FITNESS PAL—People are always on the lookout for quick and easy ways to lose weight, which is why there are approximately 5 billion new diet books written every year — that’s our unscientific, but...

3 Indian Women Take on a Male-Dominated Travel Industry

August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments August 1, 2017 |

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC ADVENTURE—The future is looking more female in India, where traditional gender roles are facing pressure from the reinvigorated feminist movement sweeping the globe. While women make up less than 30% of India’s workforce nationally,...

Volleyball Pros Perform Their Favorite Beach Exercises

June 30, 2017 | 0 Comments June 30, 2017 |

MY FITNESS PAL—“Baywatch” bodies are not exclusive to the silver screen. In fact, the AVP is bringing some of the most beautiful beach bodies to an oceanfront near you. With the pro beach volleyball league’s...