Found 46 Posts Tagged Get Active

Page 1 of 10, displaying results 1–5. Too many results? Try a more specific search term.

This Is Your Brain On Sports

We’ve got a surefire way to improve your GPA this semester or your performance at work during these long, cold winter months. It doesn’t involve a quick fix or a miracle drug or a revolutionary new technique. All it takes is a little old-fashioned physical activity – an idea we’ve believed in all along and an one that science is beginning to prove more and more.

Read More

Ponytails and Hockey Pucks

As the hockey store manager slid the hulking shoulder pads over my child’s shoulders and then tightened the shin and elbow pads, I watched in awe at the mountain of stuff now velcroed to my eight-year-old. One part of me wondered, “How the heck will I ever get all this stuff on the kid by myself?” While in the other part of my brain, a red sign flashed DANGER! What was I getting us into?

Read More

#WSFCELEBRATES40: Healthy Living Tweet Chat with Laila Ali

Laila Ali - sitting President of the Women's Sports Foundation.

As our #WSFCELEBRATES40 anniversary celebration continues on social media, last Friday we hosted a live Twitter Q&A with former WSF President Laila Ali. As a mother of two with a buzzing career, Laila answered fans healthy living questions with real, first-hand expert advice. Keep reading for some of the best fan questions and Laila's great answers.

Read More

GoGirlGo! Curriculum: Brandi Chastain talks eating disorders, body image issues

With eleven million people currently battling eating disorders and the average onset as early as nine years old, the numbers are staggering. We often look to female athletes for possessing the most powerful -- and many times, the most beautiful bodies -- on the planet. It would seem certain that these athletes would be immune to eating disorders or poor body image. This is simply not so, as we found out in soccer star Brandi Chastain's turn in our award-winning GoGirlGo! curriculum.

Read More

In the Slums of Rio, Badminton is Making a Difference

Favela Da Chacrinha, Brazil offers a safe place for children to play and learn. It’s badminton that helps the kids stay out of trouble.  During the World Cup Soccer, Brazil was showcased around the world. Many people got to see the beautiful beach of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro, but I am sure not many have ever heard about this amazing project in the favelas tucked in the shantytown hillside - the Miratus Project is in full swing.

Read More

Our Mission

The Women’s Sports Foundation is a non-profit that advances the lives of women through sports and physical activity.

About the Foundation