“I like toughness because it acknowledges an uncomfortable, complicated truth—that being disabled is hard—but rejects pity as an acceptable response. Instead, it gives my body credit for outlasting, adapting, and thriving in ways able-bodied people can’t imagine.”
“Here are some strategies that I’ve developed in order to survive each new season of bodies doing things inside of lines.”
New co-captains, more grass playing fields, Megan Rapinoe as a guest analyst on Fox, and seven USWNT games between now and mid-March.
There are historical reasons why artificial turf has come to be used so widely, but very few of them have to do with improving gameplay.
Tonight, Abby Wambach, the greatest soccer player in U.S. history will play her final game. Hopefully she’ll smooch her wife on live TV one last time.
With 184 goals in 252 caps, two Olympic gold medals, and one world cup victory, her title as Legend is indisputable.
Welcome to the first in a series of exciting discoveries from our survey of over 4,000 Autostraddle readers over the age of 29.
Hiking amidst fears of spiders the size of fists and also, separately, golf clubs.
We’re here, we’re queer, we’re getting an IUD.
Famous people: when it comes to mental health, a lot of them are just like us!
Fruit, blogilates, and paddleboarding, oh my!
An epically organized guide to some of our best work on topics including depression, anxiety, grief, eating disorders, substance abuse and other legitimately important topics.
In which ice skating is attempted and sugar is avoided.
Batting cages, aquarobics and yoga, oh my!
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.”