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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.

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18.07.2017 | 8:23

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Being an Asian-American woman in sports media

My dad was downstairs watching the news, and I was upstairs pacing back and forth, dreading the very request I was about to ask: “Pa, can I try out for the high school basketball team?”

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08.03.2017 | 16:46

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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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Indian women take over ‘men’s sport’

Sport5India recently launched its first women professional Kabaddi league. The popular South Asian sport has traditionally been dominated by men but women Kabaddi players say they are out there to demonstrate the ‘girl power.’

 

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01.08.2016 | 15:52

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Workout tips/hints for the busy women of today!

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Amidst our daily stress women in particular encounter difficulties combining work and leisure time. The enormous pressure to succeed at work has a serious impact on our lives because we do not really have enough time for hobbies, relaxation and sport. We come home tired and we just want to chill on the couch. The thought of getting up to go to our nearby gym for an aerobic course or other activities is just not on our minds.

But the question is just how women with exposure to high stress at work can play a visit to the gym? How can she make it happen so she can relax and enjoy the workouts?

In the following overview I want to give you some tips as to how you can do your workouts even during the week.

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30.01.2015 | 11:15

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