Archive for Category: Fitness

Denouncing Gender Stereotypes

Have you seen the movie, “Billy Elliott”?  If you haven’t, please rush out and do so because it’s simply awesome. It is a film about a boy who desires to become a ballet dancer in England during the 1984-85 Miner’s Strike.  It sets up a brief historical account of those events as a parallel to

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Body, Mind, & Spirit Positive

In 1992, I had a breast reduction. At the time, it was deemed a prevention of future back pain and the recognition that bra straps digging into shoulders were both painful and unsightly. I was 19 and in a stage of life when I questioned everything, including the genetics that were handed down to me

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Why 45

45 minutes. 45 hours. 45 days. 45 years. These are statements of time, many of which become the markers of change. For me, this is what 45 represents. It is the time it takes to work out during a single class. It is the time it takes to fly around the world (in a straight,

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