Archive for the ‘LG Press & Media’ Category

‘Lost Girls’ tout travel to aid career

From the Boston Herald by Darren Garnick: As an editor and internship coordinator for both Self and Shape magazines, Amanda Pressner noticed a disturbing trend among the pile of resumes clogging her desk. Students weren’t just competing for the right to earn a marquee company name for their resume...
April 9th, 2014 | LG Press & Media | Read More

Giving it up to travel the world

From smh.com.au: By: James Adonis “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbour. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” Anecdotally it seems...
December 25th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

Runaway Bridesmaids Q&A

From Native Foreigner magazine: Holly Corbett, co-author of the book The Lost Girls, recently traded her travel gear for a bridesmaid dress and running shoes. Read more to find out why. NF: What was your first international travel experience? HOLLY:My first international travel experience was Semester...
November 10th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

NYC Marathon 2012: Don’t Miss These Inspiring Runners

From MensFitness.com: These five stories might motivate you to lace up and train for 26.2 miles—some through grit, others through humor. By: Cathy Garrard J.R. Martinez, U.S. Army veteran, actor, and Dancing with the Stars champion Severely burned on 34 percent of his body in 2003 while deployed in...
November 4th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

Sweating for a Cause

From Walgreens.com: So Sandy has come and (mostly) gone, but many of us are still feeling her effects. Whether you’re still waiting for the return of power and the receding of the frankenstormian waters or, like me, you have been fortunate to live in an area that escaped Sandy’s grip, your thoughts...
November 4th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

Runaway Bridesmaids Race to Fight Forced Prostitution

From HalfTheSkyMovement.org: More than five years ago I was working in magazines in New York City. I really loved my job, but also felt the itch that there was more to life than spending 60 hours a week inside a cubicle. So along with two friends, I decided to step outside of my comfort zone and explore...
October 20th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

How to Run Like a Man…In a Dress

From MensFitness.com: Does clothing impact athletic performance? And exactly what does your attire say about your manhood? Decked out in dresses—for charity—six guys race against two dozen women through downtown Manhattan to find out. Personal trainer Matt Daniele went from groom to bridesmaid in...
October 6th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

Runaway Bridesmaids Team in Training

From Shape.com: How 6 women are preparing to run the NY Marathon in dresses to help fight sex trafficking Dress for Success                   Granted, this wasn’t my most hideous dress—I actually liked it and wore it to my younger sister’s wedding...
October 6th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

Runners Race Along Fifth Avenue

From NY1.com: Runners replaced cars along Fifth Avenue Saturday. Runners of all ages came out for the New York Road Runners’ 32nd Annual Fifth Avenue Mile. They were joined by more than 15 Olympians seeking to edge out the competition. There was a race for everyone, including seniors and kids. Runners...
September 29th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More

Would You Run in a Dress For Charity?

From MensFitness.com: Our brave, philanthropy-minded writer is taking one for the team—literally—by suiting up in a size-24 bridesmaid’s dress to raise awareness and funds for his favorite non-profit organization. By: Darren Garnick When I’m training for a 5K, the music in my head is far more...
September 29th, 2012 | LG Press & Media | Read More