Danette Rivera

Danette Rivera

 

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My husband is the most accomplished athlete in our household, and we're a competitive crew. It's important to me and my daughters to be with him when he competes, even at the USTA Nationals.
I’ve been CrossFitting for over two years now. Much to my surprise, I cannot handstand walk to the grocery store. Sometimes I get frustrated at what feels like my very slow progress.
Is it possible to work out hard and get results as a raw vegan? Danette, our resident vegan CrossFitter, weighs in on this question and gives a fruit truck load of tips and advice.
You've probably heard of various health and nutrition challenges out there, but have you ever done one? Let me tell you the seven reasons why doing a challenge has benefited me.
Oscar Pistorius opened my eyes to the Paralympics. I was embarrassed to realize I knew little about them and was amazing at the adaptive sports and level of athleticism the competition hosts.
Wish there was a cheap and easy way to repair your unused bike? Find your local "bicycle kitchen" to get used parts, help from volunteers, and hook into the cycling community in your city.
I just turned 45, I'm the mother of two teenagers, I'm recently unemployed, and I spend a lot of time at my gym. In the past I might have judged myself, but I've learned a few things over time.
CrossFit advises to regularly try new sports, but in all my time training I never have. Until now. Now in my 40s, my husband of 14 years, who is also a tennis coach, is my new coach of my new sport.
When one man in Los Angeles noticed fallen fruit going wasted he decided to make a difference. He founded Food Forward, which harvests fruit trees around the city and donates to the hungry.
Sports and literature seem to fall on different ends of the spectrum - one cerebral, the other physical. But as a spectator of all sports, I find the arc of a good game as thematic as a good book.
Women could not compete in weightlifting in the Olympics until 2000 and in boxing until 2012. Some women are literally risking their lives to be in the Olympics and represent their countries.
Andrea Duran is an Olympic silver medalist and a professional athlete, but she still has to fight constantly for her sport and for the future of women's professional sports in general.