Women's Fitness

2014 Fit and Female Holiday Shopping Guide

Look for a gift for a strong lady in your life? Here are nine ideas.

Why I'm Not Giving Up My Muscles for Anyone

A whole lot of women would say I'm "bulky." But this 35-year-old woman isn’t going to give in to that noise.

How Women Should Train for Optimal Testosterone Levels

For females athletes, well-planned training is key to the best hormonal balance and response.

6 Exercises For Rebuilding Your Core After Pregnancy

You've done the hard part and had your baby, but before you get back to heavy lifting, give your core some attention.

Take Charge of Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome With Strength Training

If, like me, you’re a woman living with polycystic ovarian syndrome, then strength training should be a part of your treatment plan.

More Squats and Fewer Kegels: What Your Pelvic Floor Really Wants

Kegels are often the blanket recommendation for a healthy pelvic floor. Katy Bowman suggests they're not all they're cracked up to be.

How to Train Smart Before, During, and After Pregnancy

Good exercise habits impact you and your baby before you conceive, during pregnancy, and after you give birth.

Pregnancy Diet Affects Fat Levels in Babies

A new study reiterates the importance of a quality diet during pregnancy, especially when it comes to newborn size.

10 Signs Your Scale Is Telling You Lies

It can be hard to accept you’re doing the right things, if the scale isn’t backing you up. Here’s a list of signs that you're on the right track, even if the scale isn’t budging.

Optimize Your Fertility With the New Mommy Workouts

I've designed the newest cycle of Mommy workouts to help you exercise with your cycle, not in spite of it.

The Reality of Stretch Marks: My Body Will Never Be the Same

Ninety percent of pregnant women get stretch marks. I am in that group, but I'm learning to see them in a new light.

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.

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