Fitness program helps female prisoners develop body, mind and spirit
The Mighty Kat writes on her blog about a Curves franchise owner who took the fitness program into Colorado Women’s Correctional Facility:
“Now this is an exciting story. A franchise owner took her gym business into women’s prisons, and of course the inmates love it. Looks like it is run like the franchise’s model – put the women on a generic circuit training program, teach them about diet. Appeals to those who want direction and, at the same time, to feel their own power and individuality and improve themselves overall.”
BodybuildingDungeon.com’s Tech did some of his solid videocapturing, so now you can see a 12 minute capture from Discovery Channel about powerlifting in prison. It’s also discussed in a thread on Muscle Mayhem Bodybuilding Forums…
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The gymrat (aka Magnus Branzén) works for THE Swedish bodybuilding and fitness magazine. This blog will feature some of the many news items I come across – from my perspective. Most of them should be useful for weight training athletes. Or at least good for a laugh.
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