Ellen and Lana Ector
Mother and daughter fitness duo Ellen and Lana Ector. (Image: YouTube screen capture)

From Clutch Magazine: Two spunky women are seeking to break the myth about how black women interact with fitness.

Ellen and Lana Ector have transformed their popular group exercise classes into a workout tape that women can use at home. The Atlanta-based mother-and-daughter fitness duo have put together “Black Girls Workout Too”, an exercise program that pushes females to rigorously increase their heart rate while toning their entire body.

The Ectors are mission-driven with their new fitness project:

“Curves are good..in the right places! Statistics show that 4 out of 5. African-American women are overweight or obese and we have to change that!” a message on their fitness video’s website reads.

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