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Here’s How to Start Working on That Summer Body Now

Summer is just three months away, and if you stuck with your new year’s resolution,…

Women Globally Set Out to Walk Like Harriet Tubman

On March 10 and 11, a movement will be taking place. Literally. Thousands of Black…

Half Marathon Brings Out the Girl Power, Glitter and #BlackGirlMagic

Though it was dark outside at 5:00am on Sunday morning, I could just make out…

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GirlTrek Is Inspiring Healthy Black Womanhood, One Step at a Time

With the hashtag #BlackGirlHealing, GirlTrek is drawing much-needed attention to the root causes of health…

Getting Fit with Michael Jai White

First thing in the morning I do what most people do: gather my thoughts, try…

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Can You Get Six-Pack Abs from an App?

It’s that time of year again. Those weeks just before the start of summer when…

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Get Your Build On: Why You Need to Lift Weights to Lose Weight

When someone first decides that they want to lose weight, one of the first things…

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[URBAN ORGANIC] Why Black People Need Yoga

Black-owned yoga studios are few and far between. But once one is found, it is…

Metabolism — Not Laziness — Reason (Some) Black Women Struggle With Weight Loss

For years, the problem had researchers flummoxed — why, in weight loss trials that require…

[GET LIFE] Can YOU Get a Six Pack?

One of the most common phrases I hear when it comes to body sculpting is…