women's fitness

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“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
There is an epidemic destroying our nutrition and fitness goals. It's not a disease or a food - it's a mindset. It is unrealistic expectations and an obsession with perfection. Here's how to cure it.
This video explains how most women are physiologically unable to build "bulky" muscles and why research shows we ALL should be taking advantage of the metabolic benefits of resistance training.
You're a female athlete and you want to get off birth control for health and performance reasons, but you suffer from irregular or heavy cycles. There are options for you - read on!
Valentine's Day has passed and you're still sitting there single and eating clearance chocolates. Here's a better way to get over being single: Join a CrossFit gym - join a community and get fit.