The fitness and fat loss industry is famous for trends. From the cabbage soup diet to electric ab belts, a few people have made a lot of money off our desire to be thinner. Fortunately, few of these fads stick around. We realise their claims are bogus, people stop paying for them, and everyone moves … More What’s Wrong With Wellness?
If you’ve been on the internet recently, you won’t have missed the (unsurprising) news that sexism has been rife at the Rio Olympics. From the language used to describe women athletes, to debates about their clothes, the media has been a big culprit of sexist coverage. The Games themselves also deserve an honourable mention. Exclusion of trans athletes … More Sexism at the Olympics: A History
At first glance, it seems that fitness and feminism could not possibly be related. We all know that we should exercise and be a healthy weight – this is based on science, right? And science is not political, so fitness can’t be political. … More Fitness – a feminist issue?