I’m confident that with greater representation of different skin tones, body types, ages and interests, more females would see themselves and the possibilities for themselves.
FACES OF FITNESS: Black History Edition is all about taking the limits off ourselves and off one another. Continue reading FACES OF FITNESS: Black History Edition
Regardless of how far you go, if you’re an everyday woman training hard and pushing your limits, chances are you’ve experienced some of these 10 struggles, triumphs and truths about training. Continue reading 10 Truths About Training & the Everyday Female Athlete
I lay still, exhaling through pursed lips until I could wince myself up onto the sofa. I unfisted my eyes to look at my hand. My right pinky had swelled into a lopsided stack of blueberries. I’d never seen such an ugly shade to my skin. Worse yet, I couldn’t move my finger at all. My mind leaped to the petrifying place any athlete or gym rat’s would. “Oh no, my training!” Continue reading The First Hurdle
So you think you’ve done all of Toronto’s best fitness classes? I’ll wager you haven’t. Not unless you’ve already happened upon the one-of-a-kind, temple of training known as Judy’s Group Fitness. That’s right; on the basement level of an uptown retail plaza is this studio like no other! Continue reading Expect The Unexpected at Judy’s Group Fitness
Andrew was right there, coaching me through the final reps of a 140lb bench press, with a voice that boomed and turned every head in the gym. “C’mon Deb! Do it! I’m not touching the bar”, he thundered. I finished the rep, racked the bar, sprung up from the bench and met his palm in mine. I’d found my trainer! Continue reading A Running Start