Are you feeling down because you've had a break in your fitness regimen? Is desperation driving you to consider radical changes in your diet you think will help you "get back on the wagon"? Calm down and take a few slow breaths. Our founder Bonnie Parrish-Kell shares her thoughts in this video after reading a friend's recent posting about his lack of running in the last few … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Fitness Frustration & Diet Desperation Get You Down
In early July, Madelyn Sheaffer said she was told to cover up or leave by staff at Adventure Oasis in Independence, Missouri. They apparently thought her bikini revealed too much skin, though younger thinner women at the pool could be seen wearing similar styles of swimwear. I believe this is yet another example of how brainwashed American society, that only young, … [Read more...] about Age & Swimsuits: Double Standards for Women
It's been really hard for me to stay motivated to train for my first half marathon coming up in late September. The summer heat here in Las Vegas, Nevada just zaps me, especially when daytime temps hit 119 degrees on my patio and oh-dark-thirty temps are in the low 90s. Add those hot summer temps with all my walkin', shufflin', joggin' and we get swollen feet. As the feet … [Read more...] about Hot Summer Temperatures + Swollen Feet = Buy New Shoes
Remember all the fun you had as a kid bicycling 'round the neighborhood? Relive those carefree days by dusting off your bicycle (or borrow one!) and join the fun with a women's only bike ride. Don't want to go alone? Invite a few gal pals to join you on the adventure. Rest assured, you will have plenty of opportunity to make new friends! Here is a short list of women's … [Read more...] about 2013 Women’s Only Bicycling Events — U.S.
One of the best ways to *get* motivated to *get* off the couch and *get* moving is by signing up for a running race. Yes, you read that right -- sign up for a race! Knowing that you will be participating with hundreds or even thousands of other women -- just like you -- will give you something to look forward to. The following is a short list of running races only open to … [Read more...] about 2013 Women’s Only Road Running Races — U.S.