affordable for women who may not have the means to invest in a gym membership or buy workout machinery for their homes.
African-American women observe a lower rate of uterine and other gynecologic cancers as compared to Caucasian women, but die from the disease at almost twice the rate as Caucasian women.
In fact, African American women have lower 5-year survival rates and die from the disease more than any other race.
Ector co-owns Gymnetics Fitness and gymJUICE in Atlanta, GA, and has released a fitness DVD series, Black Girls Workout Too!, with her daughter Lana.
They even have a new DVD called Ector-Cize that really gets your body moving.
Ellen also organizes walks for adults with diabetes and trains kids in track, field, and cross-country running — basically, she wants to help people from all walks of life learn to take care of their bodies.
“We’ve had kids come up to us telling us that we’ve helped their mom lose weight and we love that. It’s amazing.
But we still try to stay humble because we have so much more work to do out there.”
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