Author: Elizabeth Oxendale

A women’s tennis group will hold two fun days in Birmingham for the first time to encourage more females to take part in the sport. She Rallies are a collective created by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to promote and engage women in tennis. The organisation is putting on two fun days at different locations for women and girls aged four and over to learn more about the sport and enhance their skills. This celebration of women in tennis will be delivered by LTA She Rallies activity organisers and LTA Level 1 tennis coaches Carolle Forde-Garcia and Iman Mahmood. The…

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Birmingham fitness enthusiasts have called for more education and staff presence after a study revealed that seven out of ten women have suffered harassment at the gym. A national study of 3,774 gym members (1107 female and 2667 male) found harassment was a frequent issue in gyms across the UK. The study found that nearly 71% of women had been targeted while working out at the gym. Out of those, more than 20% changed their clothes or appearance when going to the gym. One-quarter of females stopped using gyms completely or switched gyms. More than 30% of females changed their…

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