Search Results for Tag: health
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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Date25.11.2017 | 14:18
Tags#sport, Boxing Gogo, Claude Maphosa, grannies, health, old age, South Africa, women's health, women's rights
Adios irksome ads
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.
Date18.07.2017 | 8:23
Tags#sexism, #sport, ads, Berlin, Brenda Haas, health, household, sexist, women's rights
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.
Date10.07.2017 | 12:05
TagsCanada, Catholic church, Donald Trump, health, marijuana, Nadine Berghausen, nuns, women's rights
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.
Date15.11.2016 | 15:50
Tags#sport, africa, Bernice Asiedu, Ghana, health, weight, women's health, work out
Women – unique and fantastic the way they are
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.
Date20.07.2016 | 16:25
Tagsbody ideals, body images, diet, fashion, girls, health, Roheena Sajid, women's health
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.
Date24.09.2014 | 11:24
Tagsfitness, health, how to stay fit, women
WTO’s “Eight fitness rules”
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.
Date15.08.2014 | 14:56