With 184 goals in 252 caps, two Olympic gold medals, and one world cup victory, her title as Legend is indisputable.
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The genre mix is definitely diverse but that’s expected, we did real good.
This week I thought we’d talk about the best ways to stay active if you spend most of your day sitting, whether it be because you’re studying or working a desk job or in another profession that requires lots of bum time.
How do you workout with an injury?
“I’ve come to the realisation that my fear of looking dumb in front of people has been holding me back from finding new physical activities to love, and so I need a little help stepping outside my comfort zone.”
This week in fitness, I’m trying out yoga for beginners, gym-friendly podcasts and running apps.
“I’m definitely not a believer in those no/low carb diets, it’s more that my bread to non-bread daily ratio is waaaayy off and I need to cut back a little. Just a tiny bit, though, ’cause nothing feels as good as freshly baked miche sourdough tastes.”
This week I’m talking about working out at my apartment, finding the best germ-free water bottle, and a cool meditation app.
My exercise routine has started feeling cruisey so in an effort to push myself a little harder and further here’s what I’m doing.
“If you’ve ever shared a living space with a partner or family member who wasn’t on board with your health goals, I’d be super interested in hearing how you navigated that.”
“She has done it longer and better than any active athlete in America. She has done it all by herself. She has done it right in the middle of a perfect storm misogyny and racism. And she is showing no signs of slowing down.”
Every four years, the Women’s World Cup sparks a surge of interest and excitement across the nation. It’s about time that it, and women’s soccer in general, is taken seriously.