No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women.
So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical... Read more
Compared to women of normal weight, women who are overweight or obese are more likely to become pregnant while taking birth control pills. A study published in January’s Obstetrics and Gynecology showed that 5% of overweight women (compared to... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
So over the past few months, I have got my diet in check, kept up my running schedule of 3-5 days a week and strength training 2-4 days a week. I went to my doctor and had my weight and body fat measured, and I am down 4lbs and 5% body fat. My gym ra... Read more
I recently developed aching in my pectoral muscles. It started after strength training and upping arm weights. The pain is annoying and under my arm and above my breasts. To be safe i had a breast exam (all clear) and I met with my PT and he suggeste... Read more
Who's done it on any exercise (deadlifts, squats, bench presses, etc)? I'm about 30lbs away from my body weight on squats and about halfway there on the other 2. How long did it take for you to get there? I'm just curious.... Read more
I've been reading about the benefits of doing fewer reps, heavier weights for strength training. I do a strength routine twice a week but have ceased seeing benefits of it, despite trying to increase the weights I use (handweights at home) I can't i... Read more
A friend of mine posted this article on facebook and I was angered by reading it. I would love to hear from the coaches here. I am totally new to running and I understand the importance of calorie in verses calorie out, common sense, etc. but this gu... Read more
I do circuit training type exercises a the gym, where I push myself for an allotted time or amount of reps, then quickly move on to the next, I rest at the end of the circuit & go again. I find different exercises in magazines, online, through other... Read more
What if I told you that heart disease kills more women than the next four causes of death, would that encourage you to change your lifestyle?
What if I told you heart disease takes the life of one woman every minute, would that encourage you to cha... Read more
This past August the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) met in Daegu, South Korea dealing one of the biggest blows to women endurance runners across the world when they announced that only times achieved in women's-only roa... Read more
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