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The Problem with Body Positivity: Advice from a Fat Activist body neutrality body positivity fat activism Nov 29, 2022

You don’t have to love every part of your body to not hate it.


Text by Amelia Perry 
 

All bodies are beautiful. Love your body. Be happy in your own skin. From Dove commercials to even some of our own Feisty Content, “body positivity” - helping women love, rather than...

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What female athletes need to know about sex, pleasure, and relationships athlete intimacy sex Nov 22, 2022

Happy relationships are linked to mental and physical health - and sports performance.

 

By Sara Gross, PhD



“A happy athlete is a fast athlete.” Those were some of the first words Olympian and Ironman Champion, Sarah True, gushed during the press conference at the Ironman World...

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The Future of Endurance Sports is Female business leadership women women in sport womens Nov 17, 2022

And I’ve got five points to prove it

 

Something special is happening here. Women are stepping into their power.

 

It’s a thought I have often these days. Like on November 7th when Vic Brumfield became CEO of USA Triathlon, the first female leader in its 40-year history. Or...

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Diet Culture Can Ruin Cycling for Women diet culture gravel cycling kathryn taylor Oct 27, 2022

No matter how much we say, "cycling is for all bodies", the false narrative that thinner is better has plagued cycling for decades. This article is from Girls Gone Gravel in partnership with Feisty Media. You can learn more about Girls Gone Gravel here.

 

Text by Kathryn Taylor

 

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Fueled is Fast disordered eating eating disorders lea red-s under fueling Oct 24, 2022

The following content will discuss underfueling, disordered eating, eating disorders, and their possible outcomes and symptoms. If you or someone you know is struggling with an eating disorder, contact the National Eating Disorder Awareness Helpline at (800) 931-2237. Please take care. 

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Why Should I Go to a Race if I Don’t Want to Compete? gravel cycling kathryn taylor racing Oct 17, 2022

When it comes to racing, you get to choose how you want to show up for the day. This article is from Girls Gone Gravel in partnership with Feisty Media. You can learn more about Girls Gone Gravel here.

 

Text by Kathryn Taylor

 

Based on many of the comments I see in our Girls...

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A New Era of Women’s Triathlon motherhood sara gross triathlon Oct 10, 2022

Text by Sara Gross

 

If you told me before the race that motherhood would be a hot topic at the IRONMAN World Championships, I would not have believed you.

 

It started a couple weeks ago when 4x World Champion Mirinda Carfrae announced that she would not be racing because she wanted to...

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Why 50 Women to Kona Still Matters equity in sport kona Sep 25, 2022

This year we celebrate equal slots for male and female pros in Kona...but is it really that big of a deal? After all, triathlon has been pretty equal since its inception. Kelly O'Mara explores that question as we prepare for the Ironman World Championship in Kona.

 

Triathlon is not an old...

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We Need to Stop Giving Women Tips for Being “Safe” in the news safety Sep 08, 2022

by Kelly O’Mara

Earlier this week, Memphis teacher Eliza Fletcher’s body was found miles away from where she had started her morning jog last Friday. She appears to have been abducted and murdered by a stranger while out on a run before work. It is a horrific crime and I am sick to my...

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5 Things All New Business Owners Need to Build their Business business building marketing Aug 11, 2022

by Kathryn Taylor

Building your own business is arguably one of the most rewarding journeys you can take - AND one of the most overwhelming. Often, I see women entrepreneurs getting stalled out, not because of their product, but because they get overwhelmed by the number of decisions they need to...

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Training and Breastfeeding for Active Moms active mom breastfeeding fueling hydration Jul 18, 2022

There’s no “right timeline” for every new mom. These guidelines will help breastfeeding moms get back in the game when their bodies (and minds) are ready.

 

As a new mom, your world can feel turned upside down. Your days and nights blur into one long cycle of...

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Why Active Women Need Carbs athlete carbohydrates macronutirients nutrition Jun 28, 2022

Here’s how to help your carb-phobic athletes embrace these fiber-rich foods. 

By Selene Yeager

 

Back in the 90s women were taught to fear fat. We broke out the pasta and bagels, ditched the peanut butter, avoided avocados, and it turned out to be a bust for health and...

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