women's fitness

Kristina Pinto is a marathoner, mother, mind-body specialist, and author of the new book, "Fit & Healthy Pregnancy." I recently had an opportunity to talk to her and learn about her work.
With this book, Brett Contreras has created an effective and simple-to-follow strength program designed just for women. And who doesn't want a nice booty, anyway?
New research shows women with even a mild-to-moderate iodine deficiency risk having children with lower IQs and reading ability.
We'll be talking all things training and nutrition with featured coach and author Nia Shanks. Learn how to join in the conversation and win a copy of her program "Sane and Simple Nutrition!"
While it's true that you should avoid or modify certain exercises during pregnancy, that doesn't mean you have to lose your workout altogether. Here are some tips for modifying 4 common exercises.
Now you know WHAT it means to lift like a girl, but HOW do you actually do it? I've got four simple guidelines you need to follow, which I'll explain in detail.
“Um, why would I want to lift like a girl?” he asked with a smirk while pointing at my T-shirt that had “Lift Like a Girl” on the front. “Because I’m stronger than you,” I happily responded.
Here is a list of basic gear for women that I’ve tried and loved. I've included the best gear for no gi, my favorite gis, and also some hairstyle tips.
I have never understood why group exercise is dominated by women participants. I have a few theories on why this is, in regards to dancing, ability to listen, and community.
I recently discovered that not much has been written on how to get women into BJJ, so I did some research and talked to women I know who practice the art. Here's what they had to share on the topic.
Getting back to normal exercise after a c-section can be a challenge. Here are some tips to gradually reconnect with your core and prevent complications.
Why are female athletes so much more likely to suffer an ACL injury? Is it related to hormones, and if so what is this relationship? Researchers examined 13 studies for an answer.
If you've ever had morning sickness you know it can be hard to function when you have it. Here are some tips that helped me survive and get back to my normal self.
For over a decade I battled with my body, trying to make it look how I wanted, how the women in the magazines did. Then one day I discovered the power of my body and finally called a truce.
Let's assume for a minute that not all women's gyms promote pink 2-lb dumbbells. Could they have benefits for members, or are they discriminatory and old-fashioned?
Health starts in the womb, and exercise is one of the best ways to give your baby a healthy start. Here are ten articles for moms who want to stay active during pregnancy.
I find it freeing that jiu jitsu allows me to express my masculine side. As women, we need to realize the way we've been socialize and our feminine behavior may not be appropriate in the gym.