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The Burden of Stress in America

A landmark new study examining the burden of stress on the lives of Americans is making headlines and pushing the importance of physical activity even more into the media spotlight. The NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health “Burden of Stress in America Survey” was conducted from March 5 to April 8, 2014 and surveyed approximately 2,500 respondents.

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WSF CEO Kathryn Olson to the Chicago Tribune: Expert Advice for Girls Reluctant to Play Sports

It happens all the time. Because of our role as the leading voice for girls and women in sports, people come to us with the very same question: “How can I get my hesitant daughter (or sister or friend or granddaughter) to be more excited about participating in sports?” The answers are endless, but above everything else, we always encourage adults to be supportive, encouraging and active alongside their girls, leading by example with a healthy lifestyle.

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Six Ways to Embrace Your Inner Athlete

If you're like me, chances are you have a hard time making your physical health a priority. Life always seems to get in the way, and obligations to your fitness are the first to fall off the list. So how do you embrace your inner athlete, get the most out of your sporting experiences and appreciate the awesome body that lets you do it? Summon your senses, take a risk, be a rookie and reach your fitness goals.

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#WSFCELEBRATES40: Reflections

In honor of our 40th Anniversary year celebration, we are proud to share the reflections and photos of FORTY PEOPLE in our family that serve as a snapshot of our four-decades of progress-making dedication to girls and women in sports.

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Trending! Four Fitness Trends for Spring and Summer 2014

Every now and then a new and improved way to exercise emerges and soon everyone is jumping on the bandwagon. We want to keep up to date and we want our exercise to be fun! There are ten-minute workouts, fitness DVDs, exercises to do while at your desk or on the go. So instead of the usual drills at the gym, we tried different things like Zumba, spinning and P90x. Some of these novelties stick around for a while and gain a great following while others are just fads that are forgotten when the next new thing comes around. Recently, there has been a wave of the latest and greatest fitness trends to hit the scene.

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