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10 Ways to be Active this Summer

As summer is in full swing we wanted to share 10 ways we are getting active this summer! Nature Walks  Hopscotch  Jump Rope  Running through a sprinkle or water park Go for a bike ride Gardening  Yoga (do it outside…

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RRM Spotlight: Kandi “Krush” Wyatt

We love to share about our REAL Role Models and their physical activity journey’s. Today, we are sharing about Kandi Wyatt. She has been involved with Fast and Female for years, attending many events to share her story and inspire…

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Sitting Volleyball

As part of the Parasport Series, we will be sharing about different para and adapted sports. This week we are highlighting Sitting Volleyball.  Sitting Volleyball originated in the Netherlands in 1956, and was originally introduced into the Paralympics in 1980.…

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Good for a Girl Book Review

Content Warning: Eating Disorders My name is Jett and I am a member of Fast and Female’s Youth Advisory Council where I enjoy helping run events and discussing important issues regarding women and girls in sports with the rest of…

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Heal In Colour: Black and Brown Bandages

The Fast and Female Team had the opportunity to chat with Tianna, the founder of Heal in Colour.  Tianna is a Caribbean Canadian woman. Tianna has been a long time athlete. She played basketball, volleyball and track at her high…

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What’s in my climbing bag?

Program Coordinator, Rebecca Saldanha tells us what exactly is in her bag for rock climbing  I love climbing because, in my opinion, there’s no one perfect body type for it. Everyone has their strengths and faults; small fingers help you…

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Strong Girl Publishing

Fast and Female REAL Role Model, Molly Hurford, shares about her new venture Strong Girl Publishing!  Hi hi! I’m Molly Hurford. I’m an author, journalist and podcaster, and now, the founder of Strong Girl Publishing. On the side, I’m a…

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Introducing: Parasport, a series

This is an introduction to our new Parasport series, where we will be talking about different sports for people with disabilities.  Parasport is a term used to describe sports played by people with disabilities, physical and intellectual. Other terms that…

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Fast and Female Visits the WNBA Canada Game

By Morgyn Engman The Fast and Female got the opportunity to attend the first ever WNBA game on Canadian soil.  On May 13th the WNBA came to Canada for the first time to play an exhibition game before the season…

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Women’s Only Running Program: Built To Run

By Rebecca Saldanha, BTR Run Lead and Program Coordinator at Fast and Female  In partnership with local Scarborough organization, Girls and Women in Motion (GWIM), Fast and Female is providing a 6-week running program leading up to Scarborough’s Very Own…

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