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Just Take a Walk?

by Miriam Axel-Lute September 10, 2015


  Last spring, as I walked to a board meeting of the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region on Orange Street in Albany, I passed a memorial to a young man who had been shot ...


Let’s Get Physical

by Molly Eadie August 7, 2013


  What if next time you suit up for a date, you trade your nice shoes for sneakers, dispense with the makeup, skip the wine but grab a water bottle, and fuel up on a granola ...

Hot, Sweaty and Out of Breath

by Amy Halloran January 19, 2012


For those of us who didn’t fall in love with a sport in school, learning to use our bodies is a lifelong process. I spent my late teens and 20s pursuing physical intensities, but not ...

Appearance Matters

by Miriam Axel-Lute July 6, 2011

Last year I gave in and began to exercise. It’s not that I was opposed to exercise. It’s that I was opposed to exercise that wasn’t also something else. In my ideal world it would be ...