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These articles are for women in sports who have questions about weight training for women, circuit training for women, or other fitness training questions specifically for the female athlete. Everything – from psychology studies of women in sports with eating disorders to body composition statistics – are available here… To browse our library of free sports training articles, browse using the categories on the left or use the search box.

Sports technology: running shoes should be designed according to gender

Male and female athletes have different running shoe requirements

Fitness training for female athletes

Female game players need high fitness levels as well as technical and tactical skills in order to reach the top

Olympic athlete: interview with Allyson Felix

John Shepherd speaks to Allyson Felix

Strength training for female athletes

The benefits of strength training for young female athletes

Women's Rugby: Resistance training for rugby

A women's rugby trainer divulges her rugby conditioning secrets from the World Cup

Women's alternating and normal hammer curl

Women's alternating and normal hammer curl

The alternating and normal hammer curls are both good exercises for developing and keeping the biceps strong.

Women's back extension

Women's back extension

The back extension is one of the favorites in many gyms due to its effectiveness and reputation for increasing low back endurance and strength. Plus it feels great after completing a set of heavy dead lifts or squats.

Women's barbell bench press

Women's barbell bench press

The barbell bench press is a fundamental upper body exercise for both men and women. The alternating and normal hammer curls are both good exercises for developing and keeping the biceps strong.

Women's barbell curl

Women's barbell curl

The barbell curl is an excellent exercise for developing strength in the biceps of the upper arms.

Women's barbell military press

Women's barbell military press

The barbell military press has no peer amongst other upper body shoulder exercises.

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Women's barbell row

Women's barbell row

The barbell row is an important exercise for the upper back.

Women's cat and camel

Women's cat and camel

It is recommended the cat and camel be the first exercise of the day. This movement is designed specifically toward keeping your low back flexible and supple.

Women's dumbbell bench press

Women's dumbbell bench press

The dumbbell bench press is a fine alternative to the barbell version of the exercise. It helps develop coordination while at the same time allowing the muscles to take a break from the heavy lifting normally associated with the barbell bench press.

Women's dumbbell military press

Women's dumbbell military press

The dumbbell military press is a fine exercise for women who desire strong triceps.

Women's dumbbell standing calf raise

Women's dumbbell standing calf raise

Strong calf muscles require constant and varied attention. The standing dumbbell calf raise is just one of the many different exercises that are commonly used to develop the lower leg.

Women's non supported dumbbell row

Women's non supported dumbbell row

Developing the upper and lower back will mean doing rows of all forms.

Women's stiff leg dead lift

Women's stiff leg dead lift

The stiff leg dead lift is a direct lower back exercise and one that is regularly used in gyms world wide. It's used because it is an effective lower back exercise.

Crunches

Crunches

Crunches can be done nearly anytime anywhere and they are a fine stomach exercise if done correctly.

The importance of a correctly fitted bra

Why size matters!

Skills Based Training: Female Games Players

Skills Based Training as an Alternative to Traditional Strength Training

Sports News: Eating Disorders

Eating disorders: are coaches to blame?

pregnancy weight training

Pregnancy Weight Training: Pregnancy, strength and fitness

disordered eating

Disordered eating is rare in Chinese athletes

female triad

Female Triad: Bone recovery after female athlete triad

estrogen replacement therapy

Estrogen Replacement Therapy: Another blow for estrogen therapy

menstrual problems in athletes

Menstrual problems in athletes

menstruation

Menstruation: Cycling proficiency - do the various menstrual phases affect athletic performance?

Weight training for women

Weight training for women: Why women avoid weight training - and how coaches can change their minds

knee injuries women

Women's knee injuries

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