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Fit in my 40s: is cleaning as good as a fitness class? There's one way to find out | Zoe Williams

One year ago   |   By The Guardian

If you live in chaos, you can get a decent cardio workout just by tidying, moving things at speed off the floor of one room and into another A couple of years ago, I was trying to place the entire fitness industry on the arc of feminism, with my friend who's an aerobics teacher. What does it mean, if we're all dropping a load of time and money trying to hone our glutes? Is it straight objectification? (Must look better to fit society's view of female form! Must be best self to maximise market value in a neoliberal frame!) Or is it a story of emancipation and strength? (I don't need a man...
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