A Cautionary Tale for Women: My 8-week Experiment with Steroids

Words by Fatima Lee Garsi This sounds scary already! What kind of steroids did you take FLG? Tell me.  About five years ago, I was rear-ended in a car accident. I suffered from whiplash, a spinal fracture, a tear between my vertebrae, and a concussion. I had to stop exercising for some time afterwards, especially…

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Putting Skin in the Game: Invest – Commit – Conquer

Words by Fatima Lee Garsi Happy New Year! Well, Happy February! Do you like making New Year’s resolutions or goals?  I do, but not the typical goal that demands upheaval and a complete lifestyle makeover – which is the kind of goal that often grabs our attention. As years pass, I am more realistic; I…

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Be a Basic B with your Health

Words by Fatima Lee Garsi If someone calls you a basic B, it’s considered a major insult! I’m here to tell you that being a basic B with your health is far from insulting – it’s what most people WISH they could be. Our bodies are amazing machines! They do incredible things without us having…

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Pilates: Cats and Capitalism

Words by Tai Salih   As you flip through a plethora of fitness magazines and scroll through Instagram fitness influencers, you’ll come to find the same messaging over and over again:  “You are not fit enough.” “These are the only acceptable standards of health and fitness.” “These expensive outfits are the only acceptable attire in…

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The BEST Diet!

By Fatima Lee Garsi This is NOT clickbait! I promise! I have been studying nutrition for several years and in 2013 became a Certified Nutrition Coach with Precision Nutrition. I’m aware of all the latest diets out there…Atkins, keto, paleo, low-carb, carb-cycling, calorie counting, baby food (which my mom insisted I do when I was…

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