The history behind the Black hair + exercise conflict
Coils that defy gravity and shrink like magic are notable characteristics of Black hair. Despite the harmful notions that existed about these unique textures, members of the Black community have still learned to embrace their strands and develop hair care routines. Yet, regular exercise presents an obstacle Black individuals aim to overcome to feel confident in their hair while reaching their fitness goals. Explore the history of Black hair to understand the intersections between hair and exercise and how being healthy in both areas is possible.