Many women fear midlife weight gain and see gaining weight to be inevitable during menopause. But can midlife weight gain be avoided? In this extract from Nancy Clark’s Sports Nutrition Guidebook we explore the potential causes of weight gain within menopausal women and how to potentially avoid it.
We’ve pulled together 3 of the best exercises to help prepare your body for giving birth. Taken from Pregnancy Fitness, some of these exercises may also be beneficial postpartum.
Women of colour have faced, and continue to face, numerous barriers when it comes to participating in sport. Acknowledging these barriers and seeking ways to overcome these is important to achieve equality in sport, regardless of gender or race. This post is excerpted from Women and Sport.
Author of Attention and Focus in Dance, Clare Guss-West has recently been interviewed by the Swiss Dance Association (Tanz Vereinigung Schweiz).
During your period you may not be feeling your usual self and as a result you may feel less motivated and energised to train. That’s why we’ve pulled together 5 tips to help you reduce PMS symptoms and feel more able to take on your next training session, adapted from Neely Spence Gracey and Cindy Kuzma’s book Breakthrough Women’s Running.
Human Kinetics is proud to partner with Future Fit Training. For the past 30 years they’ve been educating fitness professionals from a diverse range of backgrounds, working with women who have excelled in professional sport and are looking to move into the next stage of their careers. The women Future Fit have worked with demonstrate women excelling in fields that have traditionally been the remit of men, and show that even when you have reached the pinnacle of sporting accomplishment, there is still another chapter to come, one that requires a redefining of the established definition of success. Future Fit’s ambassadors showcase some of these women, from their sporting achievements and onwards.
As a woman you’ll have noticed the changes you experience throughout your menstrual cycle – some days you may be too burnt out and bloated to even want to get out of bed, and other times you are full of vigor, smashing personal bests all over town. So what gives? The fluctuations of hormones, of course! In this post we share extracted content from Total Body Beautiful explaining the hormonal fluctuations you’ll experience each cycle and how they may impact your mood and energy.
Author of Winning Ways of Women Coaches, Cecile Reynaud has featured on the Scientific Triathlon podcast. In the episode Cecile talks all things women in coaching including: If you want to hear more from Cecile and learn more from successful female coaches around the world, check out her book Winning Ways of Women Coaches. Adapted from: Winning Ways of Women Coaches Cecile Reynaud Buy the book