Growth on the Platform: Female Olympic Talent
An historical perspective on female athletes, the Olympics, and doping in Olympic weightlifting.
A Female Weightlifting Pioneer: Diana Fuhrman
A serious athlete is revealed through effort, not gender.
3 of the Best: This Week's Top Articles, Vol. 6
These pieces have caught your attention throughout the week. So here they are in one place for you to consume, digest, and enjoy.
Breaking Muscle HQ
Period Periodization: Harnessing the Power of Your Cycle
Knowing the common issues that affect the female athlete can help you program yourself or your client for success.
How Women Should Train for Optimal Testosterone Levels
For females athletes, well-planned training is key to the best hormonal balance and response.
Camille Leblanc-Bazinet: Strong, Real, and Less-Than-Perfect
Any comparisons of The Box’s cover photo and real photos of Camille seem to reveal a body much different.
The Good, Bad, and Ugly About Squats for Female Runners
What you gonna do with all that ass? I can tell you what I’m going to do with mine - keep on squatting.
Amy D. Hester
What Is Vaginismus? A Guide for the Female Athlete
The two greatest contributing factors for female athletes are poor body image and fear of unplanned pregnancy.
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.
Becca Borawski Jenkins
Running Kinematics of the Female Breast
It might not get talked about outside the locker room, but women know breast size has an effect on their running. Now science takes a look and examines the actual kinematics that occur.
Athleticism and Femininity: Can They Co-Exist?
Many women struggle with finding a balance between being a warrior athlete and being a woman. This article outlines simple mental exercises to help you find balance and celebrate being female.
Are Female Athletes at Higher Risk of Injury at Menstruation ?
Have you ever noticed problems with balance, lower energy levels, or fatigue during your monthly cycle? New research gives insight on the effects of the menstrual cycle.
Inside the World of Women Ultrarunners
The sport of ultrarunning is becoming more popular today, as athletes search for new ways to challenge themselves in competition and training.
Oral Contraception Use and Growth Hormone Levels in Female Athletes
New research in the Journal of Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, investigated oral contraceptives on growth hormone responses to sprinting in female athletes.
The Female Athlete Triad - Are You at Risk?
The female athlete triad is a devastating health problem facing females in athletics and sports today.
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