women's fitness

Estrogen levels appear to have a significant impact on exercise recovery, so women can optimize their workouts by taking their cycle into consideration.
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.
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.
Valentine's Day is right around the corner. Do you know what you're buying for the athletic lady in your life? If not, don't panic - I've got you covered with these ten gift ideas!
I have a degree in English Literature from Cambridge University and if you’d told me twenty years ago that I would end up building a career in strength training, I’d have thought you were mad.
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.
At the turn of the year, it's nice to sit back and take a look at the top articles of the year gone by. Here they are along with an overall Breaking Muscle top 10 and "Editors Picks."
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.
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.
If one of the women in your life takes her fitness pretty seriously, you may be struggling to find gifts. Allow me to help you out. You see, I might have been born to write this article.
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!
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.
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.
Jill Miller is hosting an amazing webinar with a panel of experts that includes Kelly Starrett, Katy Bowman, and Sarah Fragoso.
Why is there a subculture of skinny-hawking bikini-body programming starting to creep up at CrossFit boxes? I happened upon a box’s website the other day and found this: 2013 BIKINI CHALLENGE.
A new study shows squats might have yet another health benefit - improved bone health in women with osteoporosis and osteopenia.
The recent controversy about weightlifting during pregnancy is nothing new, but it did make me think about why I personally benefited from prenatal strength training.