Conflicting Fitness Messages Underscore Women’s Fit Body Stereotypes

Conflicting Fitness Messages Underscore Women’s Fit Body Stereotypes
A new book gives voice to women’s experiences of exercise, and examines the fitness industry, and the media’s role in helping or hindering their pursuit of fitness and well-being From boot camp to step aerobics, yoga to martial arts, women have been pummelled by the fitness industry and messages in the media to exercise in pursuit of the pervasive fit, feminine ideal: to look young, thin and …
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New group buying coupon site dedicated to health and fitness will be donating a portion of proceeds to the Get America Fit Foundation, which gives fitness equipment to needy schools.
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Health bulletin board – Tue, 29 Mar 2011 PST
Today Exercise Class for Seniors – Yoga: Increase body awareness, muscle strength, flexibility and balance. Reduce stress, regain range of motion and manage pain in your muscles, bones and joints through proper breathing, a complete stretching workout and a relaxation exercise. Class for beginners. Held Tuesdays and Thursdays, today through June 16, at Sinto Senior Activity Center, 1124 W. Sinto …
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