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Jacqueline Hooton

Female fitness expert and educator, feminist, writer

Jacqueline is a Fitness Tutor and Personal Trainer. She helps women of all ages improve their health and fitness and embrace an active lifestyle. A mother of five and grandmother, Jacqueline believes empowering women through education, support and informed choice. A strong advocate of gender equality Jacqueline often tackles subjects, through her writing, that dis-empower women.
Why Your Desk Needs To Come With A 'Death Waiver' More Than Your Fitness

Why Your Desk Needs To Come With A 'Death Waiver' More Than Your Fitness Class!

If we can encourage less active people to become more active we could prevent one in ten cases of stroke and heart disease in the UK, and one in six deaths from any cause. Furthermore, regular physical activity can help to prevent and manage over 20 chronic conditions and diseases, many of which are on the rise and affecting people at an earlier age.
17/11/2016 12:40 GMT
Dear Joanna Lumley - Wolf-Whistling Is Absolutely Fabulously Archaic,

Dear Joanna Lumley - Wolf-Whistling Is Absolutely Fabulously Archaic, Darling

Wolf-whistling is not designed to flatter women, it's about power and control. Fail to respond to a wolf-whistler and most women will recognise what happens next. From cries of <em>Alright love</em> or <em>Give us a smile</em> to <em>Miserable bitch</em> a woman who attempts to ignore unwanted attention is failing to play the game, be grateful and submit to a male's advances. See where this is heading?
07/10/2016 16:22 BST