I was so jealous of Sasha and Malia Obama as a child. I so desperately wanted my dad to be the president so I could live in the White House. However, my father was not born in this country and therefore, despite my prayers, would never actually be able to run for president. Years later, I reflect on this moment from my first grade brain … Continue reading The Women of the 2021 Election
Written by: Caroline Kilgallen There are several ways we can remind ourselves of strong women and their contributions, but I want to bring attention to three different female-owned and operated companies that I love and shop from. I believe these three businesses exemplify just how creative, strong, and determined women really are. TUCKERNUT Tuckernuck was founded by sisters, Jocelyn and Madeline, and their best friend, … Continue reading Three Woman-Owned Businesses We Love
In honor of March being Women’s History Month, here’s a playlist full of The Fit Magazine’s favorite female artists. This playlist includes a variety of different music meant to empower and uplift women. From self-love to dealing with break-ups, this playlist has something for every woman out there. Today’s Hits: “Good Days” – SZA “God is a woman” – Ariana Grande “Run the World” … Continue reading The Best Women’s Empowerment Playlist
My body count is high. High enough that many guys think twice when they hear it. “So you get with everyone..?” “Wow… that’s higher than mine.” Those are just some of the replies I get from guys, baffled at the fact that a woman has more experience than they do. “She belongs to the streets” is perhaps the newest and most confusing response of them … Continue reading So What my Body Count is High? That Doesn’t Define Me.
Everything in the world has a name. Names are what make this, that and us, well us! Without names, we would not know what to call anything. On Wednesday, July 8, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of the religious rights of employers to deny employees birth control coverage. Traditionally, birth control is used to minimize the risk of an unwanted pregnancy. However, what most … Continue reading My Body, My Choice: The Different Uses and Power of “Birth Control”
I was halfway through my first official powerlifting program when the coronavirus hit and gyms closed indefinitely. For four weeks straight, I trained for six days a week following the hypertrophy phase of my program, which meant performing the same grueling sets back to back with a progressive overload of weight. In this phase, the focus is on building up muscle — and I had … Continue reading Setbacks are Part of the Trip: My Updated Lifting Program in Quarantine
As I come close to starting my junior year of college, I’ve recognized a pattern that has stayed consistent throughout my entire educational experience so far. As I run across campus to catch up with friends and stand on my tiptoes to reach books at the library, I’ve accepted the fact that I am one of the smallest, most petite students in my classroom. Measuring … Continue reading Five Shops Where Petite Women Can Find Their Perfect Fit