Author Archive for: ‘erikahurst’


How the Fitness Industry Treats Women


Here we are smack dab in the middle of the holiday season, thousands of gyms all over the country will plea for you to come in and “Burn off your Thanksgiving calories” “Sweat off those Christmas cookies!” “Blast that belly fat” “Do our holiday cleanse!” This is how the fitness industry talks to women. Constantly playing into their insecurities and […]

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The Morality of Body Fat


I’m truly excited to bring you this thought-provoking guest post from my very good friend, Juliet.  Juliet and I have had numerous talks about the state of the fitness industry, “thin/fitspiration”, food and body shaming and how harmful of an effect these things can have on our mindsets, well-being and how we view ourselves and others.  Below, Juliet tackles weight […]

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Is Flexibility Overrated

Is Flexibility Overrated?


Too much of a good thing, is a bad thing. Isn’t that how the saying goes? While I don’t like inherently labeling certain things as “good” or “bad”, too much of some things, especially as gluttonous of a culture as we are, can be less than a good time: too many burritos, too much cologne too much flexibility, too many […]

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