Love Squad Athlete Series: Alex Shabo

Our next Athlete Series contributor is Alex Shabo (@alshabes), current Coach and Studio Manager at Orangetheory Fitness in Clarendon, VA. Alex made a total career switch from a life in the corporate world to pursuing her passion in the world of fitness, and hasn’t looked back! Alex was interviewed by Love Squad writer Marissa Brock in June. You have had …

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Love Squad Athlete Series: Sydney Wilson

This week’s Athlete Series contributor is Sydney Wilson (@sydney_inthecity), a 2013 Georgetown University grad and former D1 college basketball player. Sydney resides in NYC and has her own blog called Sydney in the City. She is also the Chelsea office coordinator at women’s dance and fitness studio @bodybysymone.   The following was written by Sydney in June.   Ball is …

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Love Squad Athlete Series: Lindsay Allen

This week’s Athlete Series contributor is Lindsay Allen, former D1 basketball player for Notre Dame and current WNBA rookie point guard for the New York Liberty. Originally from the DMV, Lindsay was a traditionally “undersized” basketball player who defied all odds and emerged as a superstar in her sport. Lindsay was interviewed by Love Squad writer and former teammate Marissa …

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Wimbledon Recap

After two exciting weeks of Wimbledon, Roger Federer and Garbine Muguruza each emerged as champions for men’s and women’s singles. Muguruza (from Spain) defeated Venus Williams in a grueling match that left us at the edge of our seats, simultaneously rooting for Venus and secretly hoping to see a 23-year-old perceived underdog take the crown. In her first grand-slam final …

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Love Squad Athlete Series: Temi Fagbenle

Our first Athlete Series contributor is Temi Fagbenle (@temifagbenle), a former Harvard and USC basketball star. Born in Baltimore, MD, Temi lived briefly in Nigeria as a young child then grew up in London, England. She moved to the US when she was 15 to attend Blair Academy prep school in NJ. Temi currently plays for the WNBA’s Minnesota Lynx …

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NBA Finals Recap

On June 12, 2017, the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in a 4-1 series after meeting for the third consecutive year in the NBA Finals. Whether you were a Warriors fan or not, all eyes were on Golden State’s season after the addition of former Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant. After a relatively slow pre-season, many speculated …

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FA Cup Semi Finals with Ally Love

Soccer in the US and Futbol everywhere else, but I don’t get to caught up in the name too much because I get caught up in the sport. For the first time, I visited London’s Wembley Stadium for the FA Cup Semi Finals between Chelsea and Tottenham, and Arsenal and Manchester City. Growing up in the U.S we usually become …

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Athlete Mothers in the spotlight

Serena Williams has announced her pregnancy last Wednesday. Wow, the most successful female player of the Open era, is pregnant – just 12 weeks after winning a record 23rd Grand Slam singles title. The 35 years old American is due this fall. We did the math and it means she was 8 weeks pregnant when she won her last title. This …

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Meet the fastest woman in Formula One

For the uninitiated, the Formula One is the most prestigious circuit in automobile racing. Formula One cars are the fastest, most technologically advanced in the world, with speeds reaching over 230 mph. Their competitions, dubbed Grands Prix, often take place in glamorous international destinations, such as Monaco, Singapore, and Abu Dhabi (and also some less glitzy ones, like Montreal, Canada, …

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