Fitness

“I didn’t come this far to only come this far.” That’s the mindset that eventually convinced Simone Biles to keep training for the Tokyo Olympics even after they were postponed for a year, an unprecedented announcement that left the superstar gymnast depressed, she revealed in an interview with 60 Minutes airing Sunday, Feb. 14. “I
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NCAA gymnastics is a world of perfect 10s, team spirit, and crowd-pleasing floor routines that, on occasion, go massively viral. UCLA senior Nia Dennis has twice lit up the internet with powerhouse performances that paid homage to Black music and culture. Dennis’s 2020 routine was sheer “Black Excellence,” as now-VP Kamala Harris tweeted — with
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Sonja Ast, an ACE-certified personal trainer and certified inclusive fitness trainer (CIFT) woat the Lakeshore Foundation, always wanted a career supporting people with disabilities. Ast, who uses a wheelchair herself, told POPSUGAR that she felt called to help others. Ast’s CIFT certification was created in collaboration between the National Center on Health, Physical Activity and
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Strip Down, Rise Up, the Netflix documentary from Oscar-nominated director Michèle Ohayon, introduces viewers to the healing world of pole dance through the eyes of several amateur and professional pole dancers, including Amy Bond, founder of Pole & Dance Studios in California. Bond is a lawyer who spent years trying to escape both the societal
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The Tokyo Olympics will take place this summer after a year-long postponement, and as vaccinations roll out worldwide, there are many questions. As of now, and according to a plan mapped out by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), and the committee in charge of organizing Tokyo 2020, athletes and officials
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Image Source: Courtesy of Peloton Peloton instructor and NASM-certified personal trainer Jess Sims practically grew up on the basketball court wearing Reebok Iversons — and the Reebok love runs in her family. Her dad, for instance, has an impressive collection of Reebok classics (they’re “vintage,” she says). Sims is Reebok’s newest brand ambassador, and the
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