The month of March is “Women's History Month”!
So we wanted to send a note, and dedicate this month to all the AMAZING Women in the WORLD! Then we thought, well how can we honor these women? What can we do on a daily basis to support them?
There are many ways to honor Women's History Month and health awareness together! Here are some ideas:
Learn about women's contributions to health and medicine. You can read books, articles, or watch documentaries about women who have made significant contributions to healthcare, such as Florence Nightingale, Elizabeth Blackwell, or Marie Curie.
Promote women's health initiatives. You can support organizations that focus on women's health, such as the National Women's Health Network, or others. You can also participate in events that promote women's health, such as breast cancer walks or reproductive health seminars.
Share information about women's health. You can use social media to share information about women's health issues, such as breast cancer prevention or mental health awareness. You can also talk to your friends and family members about the importance of women's health and encourage them to take care of their own health.
Advocate for policies that support women's health. You can contact your elected officials and urge them to support policies that improve women's health, such as expanding access to healthcare or increasing funding for research on women's health issues.
Celebrate women who have made a difference in healthcare. You can honor women who have made a significant impact on healthcare by sharing their stories, hosting events in their honor, or creating art that celebrates their contributions.
By combining these different approaches, you can help raise awareness of women's health issues while also celebrating the important contributions that women have made to healthcare throughout history.
Second, we asked this question: What are some women in history who have made a major impact on people's health and fitness? And wow, there have been many women throughout history who have made significant contributions to health and fitness.
Here are some examples:
Jane Fonda: Actress, fitness guru, and activist Jane Fonda popularized the idea of exercise videos and helped make fitness more accessible to the general public in the 1980s.
Florence Nightingale: Often considered the founder of modern nursing, Florence Nightingale played a significant role in improving healthcare in the 19th century. She was known for her innovations in sanitation and hygiene, which helped reduce the spread of disease.
Elizabeth Blackwell: Elizabeth Blackwell was the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. She went on to found the New York Infirmary for Women and Children, which provided medical care to underserved communities.
Rachel Carson: Rachel Carson was a marine biologist and conservationist who is best known for her book Silent Spring, which raised awareness about the dangers of pesticides and helped spark the modern environmental movement.
Wilma Rudolph: Wilma Rudolph was an Olympic athlete and track star who overcame childhood polio to become one of the fastest women in the world. She became a symbol of perseverance and strength, inspiring many to pursue their own fitness goals.
These are just a few examples of the many women who have made significant contributions to health and fitness throughout history.This month, 6AMRun wants to also do MORE! Help us MARCH FORWARD, USE Promo Code: MARCHFORWARD & Save 20%, plus MARCH we will choose and support one or more AMAZING Charity Dedicated for helping Women with a portion of proceeds!