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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...

TEEN VOGUE—Four years ago, Shirin Gerami — then 24 — was on a quest to become Iran’s first female triathlete. But her efforts were almost cut short just hours before her debut race in London....

Women’s Bike Company Turned Mentor for Female Racers

June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments June 27, 2017 |

MAP MY RIDE—If you build it, they will come. This is part of the inspiration behind the new DIA, or do-it-all, high-performance road bike handmade by Von Hof Cycling, a 3-year-old boutique bike manufacturer based...

Why Don’t Men Take Women Seriously In Sailing?

June 21, 2017 | 0 Comments June 21, 2017 |

SHAPE—Waiting in the hotel lobby of Bermuda’s Hamilton Princess & Beach Club on Sunday morning, Cecilia “Ceci” Wollmann could easily pass for one of the teens who celebrated prom here the night before. Any faint...