Building Muscle for Women

Building Muscle for Women

There are more myths and misconceptions about strength training than any other area of fitness. While research continues to uncover more and more reasons why working out with weights is good for you, many women continue to avoid resistance training for fear of...
What’s the latest on exercise and breast cancer prevention in women?

Time to Celebrate Girls and Women in Sports

Get your party hat on because Wednesday, Feb. 1, is the 26th annual celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day! It’s time to honor the athletic opportunities women and girls have today, celebrate active females and bring awareness to limitations that...
What’s the latest on exercise and breast cancer prevention in women?

Do men and women have different nutritional needs?

Do nutritional requirements for men and women differ? The essentials of a healthy diet are similar for men and women. Eat when hungry, stop when full. Choose fruits, vegetables, whole grains, protein, and dairy sources that are low in saturated fat. Avoid trans fat,...