Beach Bodies: The Body Ideal & The Pressure to Lose Fat for Summer

When the sun comes out of its winter hole, we, too, come out of hiding, shedding our cozy layers and reaching out to embrace the warmth the summer months so graciously offer to us. We grill out on the porch, head down to the beach, lounge by the pool, and roll around in the grass. … More Beach Bodies: The Body Ideal & The Pressure to Lose Fat for Summer

The Problem With “Strong Is The New Skinny”

“Strong Is The New Skinny” has been just about everywhere lately—plastered in gym lockers, bolded and bedazzled for Instagram quote posts, even on the cover of Snooki’s book (despite her using “sexy” in favor of “skinny.”) This little slogan, obviously geared toward women,  lines up quite nicely with the fitness movement that is currently taking the planet by … More The Problem With “Strong Is The New Skinny”