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Young Girl Beats JROTC Cadet in Push-Up Contest (VIDEO)

09/15/2014 AT 11:30 AM EDT

Think you could take on a JROTC cadet in a push-up contest?

Well, at an Active Heroes fundraiser in Wilmington, North Carolina, on Sept. 6, one 10-year-old girl didn’t even think twice about doing just that.

The video finds the competition already in progress, and it’s kind of one-sided, to be honest: By the end, the poor cadet is just sort of arching his back in time, while Kaylyn Mintz is still going strong. (The competition was part of a series of fitness challenges – unsurprisingly, Mintz is also a beast at planks.)

The video, taken by Kimberly Munley (one of the police officers injured in the 2009 shooting at Fort Hood), has since gone viral. Munley called Mintz “her new hero” in a Facebook post, which is definitely saying something.

The video is attracting attention to a number of good causes, including Active Heroes, which provides members of the military on active duty and their families with therapy, financial assistance and other outreach to “manage the stress and the triggering points that lead to suicide.”

Mintz is also a competitive gymnast who trains 17-20 hours a week. And in October, she and her coach are traveling to the USAG Olympic Training Center in Houston to try out for a position on the U.S. Junior Olympic team. Her family has launched a GoFundMe page to help cover expenses for her trip: You can donate to it here.

And the next time some unassuming young girl challenges you to a push-up contest, think twice.


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Jennifer Garner on Overnight Dates with Ben Affleck and Their ‘Mindful’ Marriage

Jennifer Garner on Ben Affleck, Marriage and Children

Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck

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09/15/2014 AT 10:30 AM EDT

A lot can change after nine years of marriage. Even for A-listers.

“You can’t expect to be courted all the time, and I don’t want to court him right now – I don’t have the energy!” Jennifer Garner says of husband Ben Affleck in InStyle magazine’s October cover story.

“But we’re definitely in a very mindful place where we’re making an effort to be together, do things at the same time, and be loving.”

Add three children into the mix, of course, and that further changes the dynamic.

“When we had our first [child] we had only been together a year. We were babies. It happened so fast, I hardly remember what we were like before the kids got here,” says Garner, 42, of Violet, 8, Seraphina, 5, and Samuel, 2. “Now we’re just starting to go away for a night here and there.”

Jennifer Garner on Overnight Dates with Ben and Their 'Mindful' Marriage| Couples, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner

Jennifer Garner

Courtesy InStyle

She and Affleck, 42, who has been hard at work portraying a brooding, brawny Batman, may be in sync when it comes to making time for overnight dates, but they’ve got decidedly different roles when it comes to parenting.

“I know who wants what lunch, and I’ve done all the school paperwork and filled out the emergency cards. Ben doesn’t know that stuff exists,” says Garner.

“He is in charge of laughter. No matter how much I tickle them or toss them or chase them around, it’s not the same. If I’m the slow, steady drumbeat, he’s the jazz.”

The October issue of InStyle hits newsstands Friday.


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Eva Amurri Martino Shares First Baby Photos

Susan Sarandon's First Grandchild: First Pictures in PEOPLE Magazine

Susan Sarandon with daughter Eva Amurri Martino and granddaughter Marlowe Mae

Regine Mahaux/Getty

09/13/2014 AT 07:20 PM EDT

Eva Amurri Martino wanted three things to help bring her first child into the world: no drugs, a home birth, and her husband and mom by her side.

When daughter Marlowe Mae Martino was born Aug. 9, she got them all.

“I just felt so lucky to have the kind of delivery that I wanted and that there were no complications,” says the actress, 29, who lives in Los Angeles with husband Kyle Martino, 33, an NBC Sports analyst and former soccer star.

But the birth didn’t exactly go according to plan.

Eva went into labor 11 days before her due date.

She immediately called her mom, Oscar winner Susan Sarandon, 67 (Eva’s father is Italian filmmaker Franco Amurri), who was in New York City and had not planned to make the trip to L.A. for another week or so.


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Katie Nolan Is Our Yas Girl of the Week

Katie Nolan

Katie Nolan is the digital correspondent on Fox Sport’s Crowd Goes Wild and she is our Yas, Girl of the week. This week Katie posted a Youtube video telling sports fans to not boycott the NFL after the incredibly poor handling of Ray Rice‘s assault scandal. Her message, instead, was that women need to fight back and get a seat at the big boy’s table in sports in order to get the respect of the NFL.

She says if women aren’t a part of the conversation in sports media and are sidelined, then the media will never push back on the NFL’s problems with domestic violence and things will never change. We stand by Katie for taking a stand for women in the sports media world and fighting against the NFL’s issues with domestic violence. It’s women like Katie who are making the steps toward a brighter, safer and better world in sports for everyone.

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