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The Real Dangers of Energy Deficiency in Female Athletes

In 1972, a short but powerful federal law was passed: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in...

Why Not Wanting to 'Get Bulky' Is a Dumb Reason to Avoid Weight Training

The fear of "getting bulky" is used by many athletes, male and female, as an excuse to avoid the weight room. If you have trained like an animal no...

An Open Letter to Strong Female Athletes

This article originally appeared on EricaSuter.com Dear Strong Female Athlete, Take up space. In fact, so much space that the world rumbles f...

Allyson Felix Broke a Usain Bolt Record a Mere 10 Months After Giving Birth

Ten months ago, Allyson Felix gave birth to her first child. Sunday, she broke the record for most career gold medals at the track and field World ...

It's Not 'Training Like a Man.' It's Training Like an Athlete

"Coach, I don't want to look like a man." I can't tell you how many times I've heard that phrase. It's one of the biggest misconceptions regarding ...

20 Lessons for Female Athletes on Training and Life

This article originally appeared on EricaSuter.com Somewhere out there, there's a female athlete getting yelled at by her coach for making a mista...

How to Improve Female Athlete Participation in the Weight Room

As a first-year high school head strength and conditioning coach, one of the biggest concerns I faced was female athlete participation. Although ma...

How One Pakistani Woman Used Squash to Help Her Escape the Terror of the Taliban

Maria Toorpakai, a 27-year-old professional squash player, grew up as a sports-loving tomboy in Pakistan. As you may imagine, that wasn't exactly easy...

Gurlz Got Game Attracts Nationally Ranked Athletes

The rhythmic bounce of a basketball echoes across arenas filled to capacity as the nation watches the most refined and skilled collegiate female bas...

4 Ways Female Athletes Can Improve Their Workout Results

In this first installment of this article, I discussed the overwhelming benefits of strength training for high school female athletes, as well as some...

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