Greetings, Gym Class! Blend up a protein shake and get ready to set a new personal best. It’s just you and the barbell, baby. Today’s article is all about powerlifting.
In addition to the basics, I’ll give you a brief rundown on safety and proper form, introduce you to the erg, and provide some sample workouts.
Tonight we’ll see if the defending champs can claim a decisive advantage in the series or if it’s just another case of history repeating. If it’s the latter, and this year’s WNBA Finals can even come close to matching the excitement of last year, basketball fans are in for a real treat.
This series will help you get started with your new favorite sport. Today, pop in your mouthguard and put up your dukes! This Gym Class is all about boxing.
Sometimes getting out of bed and onto the couch is the biggest thing you will achieve in day, and that is okay.
Bird, who has remained pretty quiet about her personal life throughout her career, simply told ESPN: “I’m gay. Megan’s my girlfriend.”
Your lower back or hip discomfort is a literal pain in the butt. Here’s a simple way to feel better.
Margaret Court insists that “tennis is full of lesbians.” Is she right?
What a weekend for gay weddings, eh?
“That was our special thing,” Taurasi said yesterday. “We never kept it secret, we just didn’t want that to be an issue ever.”
“I always felt better after exercising, but also always felt it came at a cost, whether that was a really dirty locker room, an overly fluorescent space playing terrible music, or having to navigate a highly gendered space and endure sexist, homophobic commentary. I wanted to create a space that felt really good to be in, like you were actually going to feel better while being there.”
We all know self-care is important, but what does that actually mean? I talked to four experts in mental and social health care to find out more about the nuts and bolts of what self-care and community care look like for queer communities.
Seven years of cuts have left the NHS on its knees, and we’re all suffering.
“Obamacare turned me from a liability into a full citizen worth protecting, and to see it roll backward instead of march forward would be a stain on our national history and an immediate threat to countless people.”
“It became a running joke between my partners and I, that I was both too stigmatized and too famous to get my needs met.”
“In the twisting lunge, think about the line of pain this stretch brings out of your hip and low spine. Think about the fact that this is a very specific place in your body. Donald Trump might never stretch this part of his body. So how would he get the strength that this particular part of his musculature has to offer?”
The sexist coverage in Rio joins a rich tradition that dates back over 100 years.
“Remember when you started crying when that girl won air rifle? We didn’t even watch air rifle.”
We’ve come far. But there’s a long way to the promised land, and if we’ve learned anything in Rio it’s that the literal century-old fight for women’s full inclusion in a historic event isn’t over yet.
Midfielder turned defender Kelley O’Hara tells a cautionary tale about a traumatic experience she and her teammates had when they traveled to Brazil with the U-17 National Team.