Why Olympic Swimmer Simone Manuel Put an Inclusion Rider in Her Latest Contract

Simone Manuel made history in swimming at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, when she became the first African-American woman to win an individual gold in Olympic swimming. Since then, the 22-year-old professional athlete and Stanford alumna continues to use her platform to help make the sport more inclusive and welcoming. “Just being a minority in […]


Simone Biles Went to the ER With a Kidney Stone—and Made it to the World Championships Finals the Next Day

There are a few things in life you can always count on: the grass is green, the sky is blue, the subway is delayed for what seems like an eternity, and five-time Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles is a verified badass. This weekend, Biles took her reputation a step further and competed in the World […]


A Quick Leg, Cardio, and Agility Workout From Celebrity Trainer Simone De La Rue

Question: What do you get when you combine lots of squats with explosive jumps? Answer: A great cardio, agility, and total-body strengthening workout. That’s the gist of a three-part bodyweight series that celebrity trainer and Body by Simone fitness method founder Simone De La Rue posted on Instagram this week. De La Rue, trainer to […]