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South African grannies: Fighting old age with boxing

Diabetes and high blood pressure cannot hinder these ladies from going to their boxclub “Boxing Gogo”. They trained twice a week to stay fit. The grandmothers, many of whom are over 70 have been training with coach Claude Maphosa and claim that they no longer suffer from the ailments they had before, and are stronger than ever.

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25.11.2017 | 14:18

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Adios irksome ads

An advertising board displays the “Tour de Sloggi” publicity poster by underwear brand Sloggi (Brussels, Belgium, 2010)

There is one ad on German TV that particularly irks me.

It peddles a weight loss formula that features a woman and her bulldog. Yes, you read right: bulldog. And frankly, the pudgy pooch is probably the ad’s only saving grace.

Date

18.07.2017 | 8:23

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California’s ‘weed nuns’ on a mission to heal with cannabis

The “Sisters of the Valley,” California’s self-ordained “weed nuns,” are on a mission to heal and empower women with their cannabis products.

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10.07.2017 | 12:05

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Ghana’s ‘Fitvolution’

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Nearly 30 percent of Ghana’s population is overweight. Many of the country’s inhabitants suffer from the same nutrition problems as people in industrialized countries. Bernice Asiedu wants to change Ghanaians’ unhealthy Lifestyles.

 

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15.11.2016 | 15:50

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Women – unique and fantastic the way they are

Dry fruit seller women decorating their hands with Hina © DW/Unbreen Fatima

Dry fruit seller women decorating their hands with Hina
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Women of today’s world face different challenges in life, whether it is public or private sphere. The nature and extent of suffering for women largely vary, depending on the geographical location they happen to live in. But there is one common problem which most of the women face: Obsession for thinness. This obsession is severely damaging women’s physical and psychological health and affecting their entire lives.

Date

20.07.2016 | 16:25

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Fitness only for women

Emine Aydemir is a devout Muslim woman,living in Cologne. She runs a fitness studio for Muslim women – no men are allowed.

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24.09.2014 | 11:24

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WTO’s “Eight fitness rules”

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If you want to lose weight it is important to not only change your eating habits, it’s also important to have the right workout program. Here are eight important rules for the right workout.

Date

15.08.2014 | 14:56

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