Posts Tagged ‘women’

Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2009

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Breast cancer is an awful disease that affects millions of women each year.

If you have a wife, sister, daughter, mother, grandmother, aunt, or niece, you could be affected by breast cancer too.

Breast cancer is the seventh leading cause of death for women in the US.

It is the second most common form of cancer in women, and is the number one cause of cancer death in Hispanic women.

It is the second most common cause of cancer death in white, black, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native women.

Donate to Susan G. Komen for the Cure.


Why Women Need Muscles

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

This article is written by Kat Sanders, who regularly blogs on the topic of online surgical technician school at her blog iScrub. She welcomes your comments and questions at her email address:

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Weightlifting Girl

Why Women Need Muscles

There was a time when women were referred to as the weaker sex, but not anymore. While the feminists are doing all they can to prove that anything a man can do, a woman can do better, the women who are endowed with common sense are going ahead and putting their money where their mouth is by doing what’s good for them – training with weights and building their muscle mass even as they go in for regular cardio workouts.

Strength training is no longer a man’s world, and women are building muscles for reasons that vary from good health to looking good. And if you’re a woman who’s reading this and shaking your head that you’re never going to be seen with weights around you, read on to see why you must work on increasing your muscle mass: