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International Women’s Day is celebrated on March 8th. However, any day during the month of March is timely in celebrating women in history. Today I chose to celebrate women in fitness who have left their mark or are leaving their mark in history.
In the year 1900, Margaret Abbott became the first American woman to win an Olympic event. In the 2012 London Games, U.S. women earned more medals than U.S. men. A young woman I met a couple of years ago, Zara Northover, was a champion in the 2008 Olympics as she represented Jamaica.
Zara Northover - Olympian, Speaker, Business Consultant
I met Zara at an empowerment event for women. She is personable, a go-getter and the founder of a platform called Athlete Foundry, Inc. If you have a student-athlete or a child in middle or high school, check out Zara’s website by clicking here. Give your student-athlete the tools for success.
Have you thought about changing your fitness routine, but need a little motivation to take the first step? Fitness studio owner, affectionately know as ATrain, leads by example as she motivates her clients to achieve their fitness goals. ATrain recently committed to a 60-Day fit life challenge.
Adriene - Owner of ATrainSuperFit
Healthy eating meal-prep
Atrain’s challenge included no sugar for 60 days combined with eating clean and regular workouts. She will quickly tell you that a healthy lifestyle includes eating the right combination of foods as well as engaging in fitness. Speaking from experience, you never leave an A-Train workout the same way you entered. You are transformed. Check the A-TrainSuperfit website by clicking here.
ATrainsuperfit members participate in a Shamrock 5K Race
The two women highlighted today are women I’m glad to call friends. You may know of other women deserving of acknowledgment for International Women’s Day or Women’s History Month. Let them know you appreciate them and all that they do. Take things one step further and empower a young girl that you know; share your story and add to hers.
Happy International Women’s Day.