women's fitness

Thank You for Making the World Less Stupid

This week's picks are a thank-you to our boldest coaches. Thanks to each of you for speaking your mind and the truth, and knocking the Internet stupidity level down a notch.

We Are Not Victims of Our Bodies

You are your body on a “good” day and on a “bad” day. What many of us women don’t realize is that we get to define what constitutes good and bad.

My Post Pregnancy CrossFit Comeback

No one talks about after the baby. They don't talk about how hard it is to take six weeks off or the shock it is when you hit your first workout.

3 Reasons Exercise Is Good for Breastfeeding Women

Nursing a child places a unique and significant demand on a woman's body, and exercise is the perfect way to meet those demands.

The Role of Testosterone for the Female Athlete

How does testosterone level affect women in terms of exercise and fitness? Learn how this hormone impacts women both physically and psychologically.

Hundreds of Free Workouts for Pregnant and Postpartum Women!

These workouts are designed to help women at all stages of motherhood feel strong and move without pain.

C-Section or Vaginal Birth? Considerations for a Strong, Informed Birth Experience

Here are a few differences between the two birth options, from personal experience.

How You Can Use Comparison, Instead of Letting It Abuse You

The key to keeping our sanity and loving the lives we lead depends on the comparisons we allow ourselves to make.

12 Cycles of Workouts - Just For Women!

From running a record 10K to mastering strict pull ups, these workouts are designed to help women achieve their fitness goals.

"Sexy By Nature" (Book Review)

Stefani Ruper presents her unconventional approach to sexiness in this fun and informative book.

Women Are Not Small Men: Essential Info for Female Athletes

In order to help you understand the special aspects about women and fitness, we've put together the info we feel most strongly about here at Breaking Muscle.

The Role of the Menstrual Cycle in Exercise Recovery

Estrogen levels appear to have a significant impact on exercise recovery, so women can optimize their workouts by taking their cycle into consideration.

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