women's fitness

Tired of the all-to-common approach to women's strength training? Nia Shanks has put together a comprehensive resource for women who want to know how to REALLY lift, eat, and think like a girl.
This week I finally got the CVS test done, and it wasn't nearly as stressful as I imagined. I also think my heart rate monitor is picking up both me and the baby? Plus, amazing 3D pics of the baby!
I’m so thankful not to have any morning sickness. While morning sickness is a medical mystery, I think it's because of the cleanses I've done and because I take a greens powder regularly, too.
We're giving away free copies of "Run Like a Mother" and "Train Like a Mother" to two lucky readers. Read on to find out who won the giveaway!
My wife is worried that exercise - especially training with weights - will interfere with breastfeeding. Will exercise decrease her milk supply?
Preeclampsia has been coined "the disease of theories." New research shows that the benefits of exercise for prevention of preeclampsia is more than just a theory.
Intermittent fasting might be all the rage, but it's just bad news for women. I talked to a number of female fitness experts and they all agreed - IF is not for women.
My eyes are watering and I can't stop blowing my nose. It's so attractive. But I can't take cold medicine. My doctor says I have a "happy baby," though, and I'm giving up Kegels to focus on squats.
Girls still aren't taught sports like boys are. That's what Australian researchers discovered when trying to determine the effectiveness of elementary physical education.
It's week nine of my pregnancy and I've turned into a uncoordinated, injury-prone mess. Not to mention I'm seriously stressed out about whether or not to get a CVS done.
At only eight weeks into my pregnancy I thought there wasn't much to worry about other than eating right. Wow, was I wrong. So wrong I could barely walk for a few days from my injured back.
You know you want a doula with you at childbirth or during the postpartum period, but you don't know how to find one or choose one. Here are my tips for choosing the perfect doula for you.
As a woman in a male-dominated sport, I have experienced sexism of every stripe. Sadly, I've also handed it out. Here are 3 things I've learned and admitted about grappling, gender, and myself.
I was getting frustrated with my lack of weight loss in preparation for my fitness competition - and then I discovered that I'm pregnant! Time to reset my goals and my nutrition and fitness plan.
Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. Hot topics this week include heavy lifting for women, Olympic weightlifting, and Corey Reed!
Women should lift heavy weights. I'm going to tell you 3 reasons why. Also, I'm going to give you a challenge. Lift heavy for 30 days and report back. Are you up for the challenge?
You may have heard of the hormone relaxin in reference to pregnant women, but we all have it - men and women. Does it and your cycle play a part in injury, specifically ACL injury, in women?