Category Fitness

“Wine O’ Clock:” Alcohol and Gender Norms

Samantha Brennan critiques the ‘feminist-friendly’ framing of wine consumption and suggests that not all rejections of gender norms are good for women.

Orthorexia: A New Eating Disorder?

Shawna Collins describes orthorexia and considers whether it should be an official medical diagnosis.

Let’s stop talking about children and exercise.

Samantha Brennan suggests shifting the dialogue about childhood fitness from exercise to daily movement.

Hungry Canadians: Changing the Conversation from Food Charity to the Right to Food

Graham Riches argues that there is a need to reframe the issue of food insecurity in terms of rights, not charity.

Skinny Pill? I’m Not Buying It

Tracy Isaacs expresses scepticism about the “skinny pill” online craze.