Posted by: Intern Scarlet
on Aug 31, 2012
Have you ever wanted to try your hand (er, feet) at roller derby? Well now, thanks to Gotham Girls Roller Derby, whether you’re an avid player who wants to get more practice or someone who’s seen "Whip It" once, you can get some skating in. Or you know, just learn to skate, period.
Gotham Girls are the badass women behind the NYC-based roller derby circuit, and their Gotham Girls Roller Derby (GGRD) ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Chrislande
on Mar 22, 2012
Imagine you’re on the elliptical at the gym or biking to work thinking about Snooki’s pregnancy, Obama, and global warming when you feel a twitch right under your biking shorts. The good twitch. You start to breath a little deeper and the tingles start building, like the rapid ticks of a time bomb. You know what’s going on with your body, but why here? Why NOW?
No, this isn’t my attempt at a BUST One-Handed Read; a ... Read More
Posted by: Intern Courtnay
on Sep 09, 2011
An upcoming children’s book by author Paul Kramer has come under scrutiny for its message. Maggie Goes on a Diet is aimed for children under 12 years of age and is the story of a 14-year-old girl (she looks much younger on the cover) who attempts to eat healthily and exercise as a response to teasing she receives from her classmates. She then goes on to lose weight and become the star of the soccer team in a ... Read More
Posted by: Nicole Finkbiner
on May 25, 2010
It never fails to amaze me how every pair of shoes I own manage to hurt my feet, each leaving their own unique wound by the end of the day.
Yet, it turns out that bad footwear choices and shoddy shoemaking may not be entirely to blame.
Research shows that changes in estrogen levels change the ... Read More
Posted by: Intern nicole!
on Nov 04, 2009
It seems that every subway car I enter, every typical women's magazine I browse through, every article about shoes I glance at, a leggy ad (or mention) for the new shoe wonder, FitFlop, is staring back at me in all its glossy glory. The ad itself is intriguing...a shoe with a gym built right in? Whaaaaaa? According to the FitFlop website, these little gems have been biomechanically engineered to: increase leg, calf ... Read More