Women's Fitness

How to Diagnose and Treat Endometriosis (Women’s Health Part 1)

Roughly one in ten women of childbearing age are affected by endometriosis. Learn about the symptoms and treatment.

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.

Tips For Cultivating a Positive Body Image for Your Female Clients

As fitness professionals, we work with clients on a daily basis, and we are the first line of defense against perpetuating unrealistic expectations for our female clients.

When Paleo Doesn't Work: 3 Ways to Eat Well and Maintain Your Sanity During Pregnancy

If you find paleo to be challenging during pregnancy, here are three things you might need to change in order to keep your diet healthy and sustainable.

Since I Was Nine, I've Hated My Thighs

I remember sitting in the back seat of the family car. It was 1985 and shorts were short then. I looked down at my thighs as they spread across the prickling fabric, as they expanded while at rest.

Top 10 Women's Fitness Articles of 2013

This top ten list of articles is for the female athletes out there who want to get stronger, feel better, and celebrate the female form in athletics and otherwise.

The Top 5 Pregnancy News Stories of 2013

I think you could say I’m a bit of a geek when it comes to pregnancy stuff, and 2013 was chock full of exciting research, controversy, and even a new invention.

Nicole's Fit Mom Holiday Wish List

Coach Nicole is our resident fit mom and her holiday wish list is a great reference for the other active mothers out there - or you guys looking to buy for your athletic wives!

6 CrossFit Abbreviations Every Mom Needs to Know

Good CrossFit programming doesn't stop at the box. If you're a mom, here are six CrossFit abbreviations you need to know to improve efficiency and get mad mom-skills.

What Really Causes Irregular Menstrual Cycles in Female Athletes?

New science says it isn't just body fat levels that cause women to lose their periods. Here are three other factors that may be coming into play and you should know about if you are a female athlete.

How to Be a Better Baby Carriage: Jill Miller's "Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby" Webinar

Jill Miller is hosting an amazing webinar with a panel of experts that includes Kelly Starrett, Katy Bowman, and Sarah Fragoso.

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