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International Women's Day 2021: #ChooseToChallenge

International Women's Day 2021: #ChooseToChallenge

Monday 8th March marks International Women's Day 2021. We're joining the global #ChooseToChallenge campaign to promote a gender-equal world, celebrating women's achievements, raising awareness against bias, and taking action for equality. To celebrate IWD 2021, we're asking you to contribute with an empowering slogan that inspires you. Whether that's a message of support, challenging stereotypes or a kick-a** motivational quote, we want to hear it!

We Meet: Camden Shorinji Kempo

We caught up with Kavita Kapoor and Ofelia Khan of Camden Shorinji Kempo – a modern Japanese martial arts group based in the heart of Camden in London, and one of our women's sports beneficiaries. The club was founded in early 2019 and prides itself on being the only completely female-led, and openly LGBTQ+ martial arts club.
We Meet: Camden Shorinji Kempo
New Year Motivation

New Year Motivation

After what felt like a very long 2020, we're optimistic about what the next twelve months will bring. Looking forward to the coming year has been challenged by the onset of another lockdown, which we're managing by focusing on our mindset. Boudavida ambassador Naomi Lake is a wellbeing and beauty writer, and here she guides us through some top tips for setting positive goals this January.

We Meet: A Mile in Her Shoes

We caught up with Fiona Eagle, one of the lead community trainers for A Mile in Her Shoes – a volunteer-led, UK based charity and one of our women's sports beneficiaries. Working with homeless organisations and refugee centres, the group aims to get women back on their feet through running and a range of other activities.
Boudavida Beneficiary A Mile in Her Shoes Blog
Boudavida Women's Sports Highlights 2020

Women's Sport Highlights 2020

2020 may have been a year overshadowed by COVID-19, but despite this year's many obstructions, we're bringing to the forefront some moments from 2020 worth celebrating. Wins both small and large have continued in women's sport and this article showcases our favourite highlights from the last few months.

Recipe: Dark Chocolate Energy Bites

These delicious energy bites are made using antioxidant-rich dark chocolate, nuts, and dried fruit. Perfect for eating on the go or taking on walks and hikes, this simple snack is great for when you need a boost.
Recipe: Dark Chocolate Energy Bites
How to Use a Massage Ball for Muscle Recovery

How to Use a Massage Ball for Muscle Recovery

A massage ball, also known as a trigger-point massage ball, is an easy way to find relief from tight muscles and sore knots. By stimulating circulation and relieving tension, massage balls are great for releasing knots or myofascial trigger points. Here's a handy guide for how to use a trigger-point massage ball.

Everything We're Reading, Making and Learning in Lockdown

This week we catch up with Boudavida's founder, Anabel Sexton, to discover the activities, books and sport that have kept her motivated throughout lockdown.
Everything We're Reading, Making and Learning in Lockdown
Work Out Your Skin Care

Work Out Your Skin Care

We pay attention to our workout regime, planning classes and workout sessions into our busy days, but do you consider your skincare routine in the same way? Our favourite beauty guru Naomi Lake guides us through her top skincare products to look after your skin around your workouts.

Small Space Home Workout - No Equipment Required

If you're isolating at home, it can be tricky to complete a complex fitness routine if you haven't got the space. Here we've pulled together eight simple bodyweight exercises, perfect for working out at home with no equipment required.
Small Space Home Workout - No Equipment Required