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“Fitness is your body’s ability to effectively and safely perform a required physical task."
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‘Balance-spiration’- A Call To Action

Until five years ago, I never gave fitness or nutrition a second thought. I skipped breakfast, I went to work and had a brownie and …

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Image of Mya Kidson, 14 year old girl with flowers in her hair.
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What Being the Change Means to Mya

I had a few moments to catch up with Mya Kidson recently, and she’s someone we think you should know all about! A Roots of Empathy student …

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Stereotypes for Sale: An Open Letter to Always

Dear Always:We were one of the 30 million plus viewers who saw your Like a Girl Campaign video, released a few weeks ago. We loved your …

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Are We There Yet?

Each year on March 8, SAAC proudly joins in the celebration of International Women’s Day: a day to champion the social, political and economic achievements …

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What Should We Do About the Sex Trade? A Pragmatist’s Response

An idealist is someone who says, ‘prostitution objectifies women. It can involve exploitation and coercion of vulnerable girls and women. It is risky and can …

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