women's fitness

Birthing balls are the latest trend sweeping the pregnant mother's fitness world. One study wanted to find out what happened when mothers spent more time training with or using the birthing ball.
It's important to know what changes are going on during the prenatal period and the cardiovascular effects of pregnancy.
It is at this time of life that we really need to focus on maintaining both an intelligent exercise protocol and a healthy diet.
In training, it's not your gender that matters. Only your goals.
Sophia McDermott Drysdale is a black belt in Jiu Jitsu and a physique competitor. She is also someone who has had to reshape her journey through fitness with changing circumstances.
By comparing your index and ring fingers, a neuroscientist can tell if you are likely to be anxious, or if you are likely to be a good athlete.
If you think you are eating for two then you might just end up eating more than you bargained for, according to researchers at Penn State College of Medicine.
The unique set of challenges presented to your body by menopause aren't an automatic negative sentence.
When returning to fitness after pregnancy, the key is to be kind and patient with yourself.
The sandbag teaches good movement and is incredibly versatile for strength training.
Implants can affect the body's physiological systems in unexpected, negative ways.
There's a whole world of strength and fitness out there that women are just beginning to explore.
With the growing mentality that “strong is sexy,” more women are venturing to the weight room.
Rock these jams to get pumped in the gym.
Staying healthy and fit while pregnant can have a profound effect on the health and athletic potential of your baby.
These pieces have caught your attention throughout the week. So here they are in one place for you to consume, digest, and enjoy.
A serious athlete is revealed through effort, not gender.