She heeded the advice of the National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence: “If you’re … threatened, you do anything and everything to get away and get to safety.”
“When I was having my chemotherapy at 4 years old, I always dressed as my favorite Disney princess Cinderella, to help keep me smiling."
Athlete and double amputee Hunter Woodhall posted a photo of himself and girlfriend Tara Davis on the beach, where he used humor to show how much he loves her.
In 2014, after Jennifer Taft's weight climbed to over 300 pounds, she realized she wanted to live a healthier and happier life. This is the story of her weight-loss journey.
Among the inspiring scenes at the Boston Marathon was a veteran with a prosthetic leg carrying a woman across the finish line.
Beal, who has completed 32 marathons, took to Instagram with two side-by-side photos of herself mid-race. The picture has clearly resonated with fans, because Beal has garnered almost 3,000 likes and hundreds of comments thanking her for posting both versions. How many of you have let a race photo steal joy from you??
Olympic running has a tremendous history: It was the very first sport to be played at the 776 BC games in Olympia, Ancient Greece (somewhere between the future lands of Russia and Spain) — and has continuously evolved, incorporating more and more events like shot put, discus throw, and high and long jumps. In Ancient times, Olympians didn’t wear much of anything (in fact, some ancient artifacts suggest that they wore nothing at all). But after a long hiatus, the Olympics were reintroduced in 1986 in Greece, once again. This time athletes wore clothes.
If you suffer from depression or anxiety, your workout can play a key role in managing your symptoms, thanks to the powerful link between your physical and mental health.
For a large percentage of the population, a new year means new resolutions. From eating right to working out, these personal promises often involve an element of improving one’s health and wellbeing—so why not work towards your goals in an amazing outfit? Whether you’re planning to perfect Serena Williams’s backhanded serve, or are striving to plié as poised as Misty Copeland, here a five workout-worthy outfits that’ll have you sweating in style. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest for nonstop inspiration delivered fresh to your feed, every day
Everybody’s been a newbie at the gym at some point, so if you made it past that awkward stage and wished you could give the new batch of newbies some friendly instruction, we’re with you. We’re breaking the silence on gym etiquette once and for all. We spoke to seven pros that spend all day in the gym — here’s what they deem the biggest no-nos.
Meredith Parmalee prepares to knit her way around the track. Photo: We Are Knitters Running a marathon is hard. I’ve run exactly one, and in my opinion, that is enough to give me bragging rights for life. Knitting, while requiring less physical fitness and carb loading, is also hard, at least if the time I attempted to knit my then six-month-old baby a sweater is any indication.
Tory Burch’s brand new line, Tory Sport, is loaded with casual, classic sportswear, perfect for wearing to the gym, from the gym, at the gym, and all times in between. Just don’t call it “athleisure.” “You know, there used to be something called leisure suits… I can’t really explain it, it’s just not my favorite name!” Burch told Yahoo Style Wednesday, at the opening of the Tory Sport pop-up store in New York’s SoHo neighborhood—the very same location in which she debuted her namesake line 11 years earlier. Instead, Tory Sport’s Fall 2015 collection includes a category of clothing called ‘Coming & Going’—which joins a range performance wear for a wide variety of athletic activities, including tennis, golf, yoga, running, and water sports. There are about 150 pieces in total, ranging in price from $55 for performance tops to $550 for outerwear. Burch, who’s been interested in doing sportswear for eight years—and actually began working on Tory Sport three years ago—saw a gap in the market for classic and elegant, yet still functional, clothing. “For me, I wasn’t finding the kind of [sportswear] I loved from high school and college.
I’ve come to believe that, in most cases, running shirtless does look ridiculous. It’s an exercise in vanity, a sin against the unwitting bystanders who emphatically don’t need to see that. And yet I still maintain that there are times in these dog days of summer when shirtless running is acceptable.
Get The Gloss turns to its expert directory to discover those all important tips for training for that big race It’s not all about running you know - increased flexibility and some powerful muscle work could in fact be your ticket smashing your personal best and coming first place Think it’s all about sprinting your way around a course? You might be as fit as a fiddle - but when you’re halfway around the course and you’re beginning to tire, it’s your core strength and muscle endurance that’s going to help carry you through to the finish line. FLEXIBILITY “Flexibility is essentially about increasing the range of movement around a joint,” says Luke Copeland, Head of Physiology for Speedflex. Heated at a toasty 37°c heat, the temperature helps to both warm the muscles and aid flexibility as well as encourage the heart to work a little harder.
By Jamie McKillop for Well+Good Mark our words, you’ll soon be wearing your sneakers with flirty dresses and printed denim. We’re not talking your cute slip-ons or your designer high-tops. But regular old (okay, new) sneakers, like the kind you’d wear to work out. How do we know?