Monthly Archives: October 2015

Vogue Australia – OPINION: Why Plus Size Models Matter

Excerpt from article by Chelsea Bonner I began working as an agent in my mum’s own model agency in Noosa when I was 16. I became a junior booker at a top model agency in Melbourne when I was 19 and by 21, I was running their commercial division. Around that time I noticed that …

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Tess Holliday: Meet the world’s biggest plus-sized super model leading the body positivity movement

Excerpt from article by Lucinda Kent “I’m a plus-size model and body positive activist, which basically means I talk about issues with body image, and how media and society play a negative and positive role in our lives and relationships with our bodies,” she said. “I started my body positive movement Eff Your Beauty Standards …

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Psychology of Lululemon: How Fashion Affects Fitness

by Jamie Wiebe Does expensive athletic wear actually incline us to work out? “Enclothed cognition” proposes that the clothes you wear directly affect how we think and what we do. The Simpsons might seem an odd place to find scientific inspiration. Considering Homer’s affinity for couches and anything donut-related, finding insight into Americans’ psychological relationship …

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Players undergo fitness tests for Americas Combine

by Peter Della Penna Sixty-six players were put through a full day of skills and fitness tests at Indianapolis World Sports Park in the initial evaluation process to compete for a spot in an ICC Americas Combined squad for January’s WICB Regional 50-over competition. ICC Americas High Performance Consultant Tom Evans was impressed by the …

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Gym machines are boring CrossFit is sadistic dieting sucks Is that what you think about fitness? Well, Gyms in general give me the creeps.  That small area of sweaty people, sorry not me.  My olfactory senses are highly developed and I can’t stand bad odors. And what about CrossFit which incorporates elements from high-intensity interval …

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