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Why I Still Respect Christmas Abbott

The recent attention to the sexualization of women in CrossFit (and sport in general) is important, but I think it is missing the point. Current articles attribute the success of people like Christmas Abbott to their good looks, and blame women who promote their bodies for perpetuating inequality, stating that they are harming themselves and society. Writing suggests men also play a role in the process, stating we all have a responsibility in breaking the cycle.

True: inequality affects and is preserved by humankind, however, people don’t wait in line for hours to meet the gorgeous Christmas Abbott just because she is hot as hell (OK – not everyone in that line is standing there for that reason) – there is more to it than that, and I admonish you to dig deeper. Although Christmas’ beauty and bodacious booty are definitely assets (and she exploits them fully), this is only one aspect of the three-dimensional being she showcases to the world.

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Forget Nuclear Family Norms: 4 Teachings from Mom and Dad’s Garage

I was the MC for my friend’s wedding recently, and after I had spent the whole night gushing (between speeches) about what a perfect match the couple was, I shared this little tale of my own troubles, “Thanks so much for listening me talk all night! It has been such a pleasure, and I wanted… Continue reading Forget Nuclear Family Norms: 4 Teachings from Mom and Dad’s Garage

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9 Swift Lessons We Can Learn from Taylor

Get out your red lipstick and high-waists, ladies, but more importantly take a Swift lesson and develop fierce focus, surround yourself with your own sisterhood, and let the haters try to hate as you manage to do what few can: constantly evolve while remaining right with yourself and developing classic staying-power.

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Three Worthwhile ‘T’s to Spend Your Money on: Tattoos, Training, and Travel

Give me twenty minutes to persuade you to spend your money on things that will remain with you forever and shape your character: tattoos, training, and travel – featuring an expert panel.