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Abby Dione: The First Black Woman To Own An Indoor Rock Climbing Gym

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Abby Dione became the first Black woman in the US to own an indoor rock climbing gym when she purchasedCoral Cliffs Rock Climbing Center in 2011. Here’s why that matters. Dione registers at a petite 5’3”. She has smooth brown skin and close cropped hair and her wiry frame and calm voice command attention. She’s…

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GrpFit is using Technology to Promote Health and Fitness in the Black Community

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GrpFit is a fitness app created to address health issues in the Black community. Since we’re all about health and wellness, we decided to find out more about the company. We spoke to co-founder Rich Bailey and this is what he had to say. What inspired you to create Grpfit? It’s no secret that certain…

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21 Black Fitness Professionals You Should Know

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The following Black Fitness Professionals will inspire you and help you do what it takes to achieve your fitness goals. #HealthIsWealth Black Fitness Professionals BODY BY KARIIM is a private personal training studio run in Atlanta by husband and wife team, Kariim and Laquisha Smith. Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, body positivity advocate, and writer…

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Mommy & Daughter Fitness Team Breaks the Internet

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Danielle “Ms.Boston” Jones and her daughter, Honor, have to be the most adorable fitness duo ever. This was confirmed after we posted a video of one of their workouts on our Facebook page and it was viewed over 1 million times in a few days. We wanted to find out more about this dynamic duo so…

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Meet the Black Bodybuilding Crew Crushing #BodyGoals

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One of my favorite classes in college was weight training. All we did was workout and crack jokes. This class taught me how much hard work and dedication actual bodybuilding requires. Now, whenever I need workout advice or tips, I hit up my man, Mo. He stays in the gym and knows his stuff when…

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Food Heaven Made Easy: Serving Healthy Food & Nutrition Advice

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If you’re like me, a large part of living a healthier lifestyle includes liking pics of healthy food on social media as opposed to actually cooking said healthy food. I’m trying to do better though, as most of us are. That’s why I reached out to the founders of Food Heaven Made Easy, the go-to…

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26 Black Owned Businesses in Atlanta

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Atlanta, aka The-A, is home to many amazing Black owned businesses. Check some out and let us know which ones we missed! Black Owned Businesses in Atlanta City of Ink is a tattoo studio that also serves as an art gallery and “hub for Atlanta’s independent hip-hop scene.” Owner: Miya Bailey KTX Fitness is “a…

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22 Businesses in the $3.4 Trillion Health and Wellness Industry

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Our list of Black owned businesses in the health and wellness industry is here right on time. Why? Because each new year is typically accompanied by resolutions related to improving health. My goals have generally stayed the same – to increase my income, improve my diet and to exercise more. This past year, kudos to…

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