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For Female Athletes, Double Standards Start at an Early Age

Female athletes not only have to be good at their sport — they have to be sexy. But not sexual, because then they are branded sluts. 58 more words


Why you need to care if you've lost your period

Menstrual dysfunction and low energy might seem ‘normal’ to active women, but as Hera Mag‘s Elena Wewer reports, these symptoms can have severe implications.

Lifestyle & Fitness

Belleville Roller Derby: "Fresh Meat"

Photo projects are important. Photo projects give purpose, provide focus, and create meaning. Sometimes photo projects present themselves, but that’s rare. More often then not, it requires a lot of brainstorming. 1,034 more words


On Rest Days and Rejecting the Life of a Hermit

One extremely unexpected phenomenon that began to occur a few months into my fitness journey was that I began to have a very uneasy relationship with rest days. 501 more words


5 ? with Kate Ackerman #RowingDoc #FemaleAthlete15

The 2015 meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine begins in less than a week, and I–like thousands of my colleagues–am getting ready: getting ready for the conference, getting ready for some blogging and tweeting coming to you from San Diego. 1,508 more words

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