Category Archive: Feminism

Branching out

The weekend’s over and I didn’t run! Yikes…instead I’ll tell you about something else. In February I did a certification course to be able to teach exercise classes other than indoor cycling and my… Continue reading

Run for SEW

I am so thrilled to announce that I am raising money for Salvadoran Enterprises for Women (SEW) along with my Marine Corps Marathon training! Since last fall, I have been volunteering with SEW. This organization does… Continue reading

A Feminist Rant Disguised as a Race Recap

I did the Nike Women’s Half Marathon yesterday. It was an okay race. I didn’t do well, but that sometimes happens. I was pretty excited about this race. I’m in pretty good shape right… Continue reading

Strong is the new skinny: Just another form of body shaming?

I really don’t like the language used in fitnesses classes, on gym posters, in “health” magazines, by people talking about getting “healthy” by cutting carbs, etc. I think it’s counterproductive. Why? Because like… Continue reading

Women at Work

So I realize many of my posts have been about women and feminism. This was not really my intention when starting this blog, but since training isn’t in full on take-over-all-of-my-thoughts mode yet… Continue reading

Girls on the Run

Girls on the Run is a great organization that uses training for a 5k to talk about body image, healthy living and other important topics with 3rd – 5th grade girls.  The organization… Continue reading

Confidence

I have no problem speaking in public. I often say this is because my dad is a pastor and as long as I can remember has been speaking in front of people, so… Continue reading

I need feminism because…

Recently I’ve been seeing photos from a project showing that feminism benefits everyone. I don’t know a whole lot about these campaigns, but the majority of the pictures are very good. Men and… Continue reading