If the events surrounding Dr. Christine Beasley Ford and Judge Kavanaugh's testimonies on Capitol Hill were triggering for you last week, you’re not alone. With an FBI investigation underway, there’s no doubt in our minds that we’re going to be coping with this for another week or so. No matter where you stand on the political aisle, we just want to send a reminder that this community is a safe space for women to connect with each other through running and fitness to support, uplift, and encourage one another other - physically and mentally.Read More
Ladies, it's that time of year again. City Fit Girls FitRetreat is back for it's 5th year! FitRetreat is a fun-filled day of fitness and wellness for women. Each year, we reach out to some of the best fitness trainers, instructors and wellness professionals to host 150 women in our community. This year, we're excited to announce that we've made a few changes and additions to the event (all good changes obviously).Read More
This past Wednesday, four women - Alison, Marquita, Talisa, and Kim - set out from Harlem to run about 250 miles to the Women's March in Washington, D.C. in an effort to raise money and awareness for Planned Parenthood. We were lucky enough to join them along their run through Philadelphia.Read More
So often we don't think that we're enough but it's true. Every single one of us is enough in our own right and it's up to us to believe it and to be okay with it. Sure, we work out to feel good and look good but it's important that at the end of the day when the selfies are posted and we're alone in our homes, that we are happy with who we truly are.Read More
In our last book round-up, we shared some of our favorite running books written by amazing women. This time around, we're expanding the list to include non-running books. Why? In order to be a better athlete, you have to improve in all areas of your life - mental health, physical health and professional development, too. Am I right?
That's why this list includes books for motivation, career, fitness and a few to make you laugh out loud when you hit a rough patch.Read More
Ladies, it's time we had a talk. No, not about speed work, cross-training or your next workout. Let's take a second to talk about our mental health.
After a long day at work, many of us (myself included) spend a lot of our free time at the gym or on the track working on our physical health. Workout after workout, we see improvements and strides in our athletic abilities but when was the last time we took time to improve our mental health?Read More
We know that sports bras are a staple in Millennial women’s wardrobes. In fact, a survey in the NPD Group’s “2015 Bra Journey Insights” report found that 41 percent said they wore one in the past seven days. That's a lot of sports bras.
But, did you know you should be changing your sports bras every 3-6 months (depending on your activity level)? If you workout 4-5 days a week, you should be wearing a bra that was purchased in 2016. If not, stop what you're doing, grab your credit card and do your boobies a favor by replacing your sports bra today.
Keep reading to discover the perfect bra for your workouts.Read More
Have you avoided getting a cold this winter? If so, you might have probiotics to thank! Probiotics are live bacteria and yeasts that live in our bodies and are good for our health.
Hopefully you didn’t cringe when you heard the word bacteria… often when we hear this word we think of disease, but your body is full of bacteria, both good and bad, and probiotics are the "good bacteria”!Read More
Life is full of inconveniences, even when they’re good – like when the boy you like finally asks you out to dinner, only for you to be on day 2 of your 3-day juice cleanse.
There’s never going to be a time when you get to do everything you want to do, eat only your favorite foods or the foods that follow your diet du jour and really, who gets 8-9 hours of sleep ever night? Yea, me either.Read More