What does it mean to be a feminist gym?

When you think of a traditional gym, it’s easy to picture a fleet of treadmills, some machines you may or may not know how to use, and a row of TVs playing news and sports. Unless you’ve dropped in on a class at Bold & Badass, it might be difficult to imagine what...

Kill the Thing You Love (Over Again)

I recently came across the essay Screw Finding Your Passion, by Mark Manson, and it got me thinking about how screwed up we can be about pursuing happiness. Half of our time is spent trying to avoid discomfort, to convince ourselves that we should always be...

Take Some Weight Off

She stands absolutely still on the scale, barefoot and unconsciously holding her breath. She moves the weight along the balance beam. Her face falls– the scale shows two pounds more than her last weigh-in. I see this too often.  If you’ve ever...