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Podcast Episode 72 - Hannah Eden: ''Fitness is Not About Winning, It's About Moving''
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Podcast Episode 72 - Hannah Eden: ''Fitness is Not About Winning, It's About Moving''

From extremely rebellious kid to extremely fit rebel, Hannah Eden has always approached fitness on her terms. With fiery red hair to match her smoldering intensity and burning desire to work hard, this badass fitness coach has a badass approach to fitness. From live performances in Times Square to biking 868 miles around the coast of Iceland, Eden proves that when you find your reason, anything is possible. September 04, 2019 73 min read
I Trained with the Strongest Female Powerlifter in History and Here's What We Did
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I Trained with the Strongest Female Powerlifter in History and Here's What We Did

They say if you want to be the best, you've got to train like (or with) the best. Veteran powerlifter and Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Laura Phelps shows us exactly what that means with a max-effort lower-body day. August 28, 2019 6 min read
2 Reasons Why Women Should Consume More Protein
Nutrition

2 Reasons Why Women Should Consume More Protein

Ladies, are you confused by the clutter of information out there about the protein in your diet? Bill Campbell, Ph.D., from the ISSN lays out the scientific reasoning for why women should increase their daily uptake of this muscle-building macronutrient. August 23, 2019 2 min read
Back Workouts for Women: 4 Ways to Build Your Back by Design!
Workouts

Back Workouts for Women: 4 Ways to Build Your Back by Design!

It's time to get serious about back training! Build the shape you want in both the upper and lower back, and add strength that will carry over to other lifts, sports, and to improving your posture. These are the back exercises you need to know! August 12, 2019 12 min read
6 Underrated Strength Goals for Women
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6 Underrated Strength Goals for Women

We all know how impressive it is to be able to squat, bench, deadlift, or overhead press an unreal amount of weight, but what about the strength achievements that don't get as much attention, and often carry over into these movements? July 15, 2019 3 min read
8 Rules to Redefine
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8 Rules to Redefine "Fit Pregnancy" for Strength Athletes

Female strength athletes are changing the rules of what's possible every day. So how should they approach the physical and lifestyle transformation of pregnancy? Here's how Team Bodybuilding.com athlete Quiana Welch and her coach tried to find the sweet spot during this crucial time! June 18, 2019 9 min read
10 Trailblazers of Women's Strength
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10 Trailblazers of Women's Strength

These strong, athletic women have empowered generations of female athletes to follow in their footsteps and inspired millions the world over to live an active lifestyle. June 12, 2019 6 min read
Mom of Five Jennifer Goncalves Gets Her Fitness Bug Back to Win the 2019 All Access Challenge Series
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Mom of Five Jennifer Goncalves Gets Her Fitness Bug Back to Win the 2019 All Access Challenge Series

When her responsibilities at home and work became too much for her to handle, Jennifer Goncalves used the Challenge to rediscover her love for lifting and learn how to take care of herself as much as her family. June 10, 2019 6 min read
The New Rules of Building a Super Body
Motivation

The New Rules of Building a Super Body

To gain superhero strength and confidence, stop holding yourself back and change your approach to women's fitness and nutrition. May 07, 2019 5 min read
What Female Lifters Need to Know About Strength and the Scale
Training

What Female Lifters Need to Know About Strength and the Scale

Strength sports have seen a surge in female participation over the last few years, but there's still a strong, and sometimes concerning, emphasis on staying lean while chasing performance. Here are the truths you need to be aware of behind chronic dieting in the pursuit of strength. April 11, 2019 7 min read
Why Every Woman Needs to Lift
Training

Why Every Woman Needs to Lift

This open letter is an invitation to women everywhere to experience the unique thrill and power that comes from chasing strength and not fearing muscle. It's time to live up to the challenge and see where it takes you. April 04, 2019 6 min read
Kelsey Horton Changed Her Mindset for a Titan-Style Transformation
Women's Transformations

Kelsey Horton Changed Her Mindset for a Titan-Style Transformation

Universal-sponsored athlete and "The Titan Games" challenger Kelsey Horton shares her experience with poor body image, quick-fix weight loss, and her comeback to true health and strength. March 27, 2019 4 min read
The Things She Could Not Change Empowered Natalie Barry to Change Everything
Women's Transformations

The Things She Could Not Change Empowered Natalie Barry to Change Everything

After having a baby against all odds (and after years of weight-loss woes) a depressed new mom with PCOS finds her turning point and transforms her life. March 26, 2019 8 min read
5 Reasons Why Women Should Train Upper Body
Women's Workouts

5 Reasons Why Women Should Train Upper Body

It is a common misconception that upper-body resistance exercise will cause women to pump up, Arnold style. Fear not, ladies! January 31, 2019 5 min read
Our Favorite Quotes from Strong Women
Women's Motivation

Our Favorite Quotes from Strong Women

Women in the fitness world have more to offer than a cute workout outfit. We've rounded up 10 quotes from 10 strong, insightful women who have shaped the landscape of women in strength sports. January 22, 2019 3 min read
Phoenix Rising: Fitness Champ Derina Wilson Battles Back From Breast Cancer
Women's Motivation

Phoenix Rising: Fitness Champ Derina Wilson Battles Back From Breast Cancer

For this tenacious athlete, breast cancer was only one of the many challenges she faced. Credit her strength, her determination, and her strong circle of support for her success. January 17, 2019 6 min read
Podcast Episode 58: Metal guitarist Nita Strauss on the Highway to Health
Women's Lifestyle

Podcast Episode 58: Metal guitarist Nita Strauss on the Highway to Health

Nita Strauss was wielding her ax in the service of Alice Cooper and building a reputation as one of the best metal guitarists in the world. She was successful, but far from happy. Then she changed course, quit drinking, and became a fitness diehard. December 10, 2018 39 min read
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Total-Body Kettlebell Workout With Tanner Hobbs
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Total-Body Kettlebell Workout With Tanner Hobbs

Learn how to get a full-body workout that builds muscle and burns fat using only one piece of equipment. December 10, 2018 4 min read
Shana Abraham Ditched Deprivation and Fueled Her Body for Fat Loss
Women's Transformations

Shana Abraham Ditched Deprivation and Fueled Her Body for Fat Loss

On her journey to shedding 85 pounds, this 42-year-old wife and mother realized that the answer to health and weight control doesn't always mean fewer calories and more cardio. December 07, 2018 6 min read
Protein and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know
Supplementation

Protein and Pregnancy: Everything You Need to Know

Protein is essential for your own muscle growth and development, but is it safe during pregnancy? Research is slim on this topic, but here are some solid guidelines to help navigate your nutritional needs while your baby grows. December 07, 2018 5 min read
This Nurse's Rx for Weight Loss? Exercise and Healthy Eating
Women's Motivation

This Nurse's Rx for Weight Loss? Exercise and Healthy Eating

Bodybuilding.com's ambassadors help spread the message of fitness far and wide. This month we turn the spotlight on mother, wife, and registered nurse Courtney Hendon. November 13, 2018 4 min read
What You Can Do to Stop Sexual Harassment in Fitness
Women's Lifestyle

What You Can Do to Stop Sexual Harassment in Fitness

There's more frank discussion than ever about how sexual aggression and harassment affects the women who just want to train and chase their fitness goals in peace. Here's what you can do to recognize problems, and to act against them. November 07, 2018 8 min read
Lais DeLeon's Favorite Legs-and-Glutes Workout
Women's Workouts

Lais DeLeon's Favorite Legs-and-Glutes Workout

To make your legs and glutes the envy of Instagram, you need to put in serious work. Lais DeLeon provides the blueprint to her own lower-body success. October 24, 2018 3 min read
Sculpt and Strengthen Your Shoulders and Triceps with Lais DeLeon
Women's Workouts

Sculpt and Strengthen Your Shoulders and Triceps with Lais DeLeon

This NLA for Her-sponsored athlete and fitness influencer shares her secrets for sculpting sexy shoulders and toned triceps. October 03, 2018 4 min read
Caryn Nicole Paolini Interview: The Courage to Change
Motivation

Caryn Nicole Paolini Interview: The Courage to Change

Paolini had a good thing going. Why risk it just to pursue some crazy dream? Because that's what makes life meaningful. September 28, 2018 7 min read
BodySpace Member Of The Month: From Skinny Fat To Lean And Strong
Women's Motivation

BodySpace Member Of The Month: From Skinny Fat To Lean And Strong

This mother of six went from skinny fat to bikini ready after hopping off the treadmill and hitting the dumbbell rack. September 26, 2018 4 min read
Home This Week? Here's Your 30-Min Follow-Along Band Workout.
Programs

Home This Week? Here's Your 30-Min Follow-Along Band Workout.

You can fit all the equipment you need for this follow-along workout in a shoebox, but that doesn't mean it's a breeze. Expect to gasp, struggle, and finish feeling amazing. September 13, 2018 1 min read
Student-Body Booty: Sculpt Your Glutes This Fall
Muscle Groups

Student-Body Booty: Sculpt Your Glutes This Fall

Your butt doesn't grow round and firm by sitting on it. Learn the foundations of booty training and how to shape a beautiful backside with this glute-sculpting workout. September 10, 2018 4 min read
Podcast Episode 51: Pauline Nordin - Lessons from 20 Years of Hard Training
Women's Lifestyle

Podcast Episode 51: Pauline Nordin - Lessons from 20 Years of Hard Training

The iconic fitness model and creator of The Fighter Diet reflects on her two-decade anniversary of moving heavy iron. She goes deep into her history, her recent struggles with injury, how she uses pot for recovery, and far more. September 04, 2018 68 min read
Build Your Back and Biceps with Lais DeLeon
Workouts

Build Your Back and Biceps with Lais DeLeon

Sculpt lean, strong arms and seriously powerful curves with this quick and effective back and biceps workout from fitness model Lais DeLeon. August 27, 2018 4 min read
Shoulder Workouts For Women: 4 Workouts To Build Size And Shape
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Shoulder Workouts For Women: 4 Workouts To Build Size And Shape

Whatever your physique goal, these four workouts can help you make it happen. Add muscle where you want it and build shape to enhance your overall physique! August 24, 2018 15 min read
Ex-Gymnast Melanie Plante Went From The Balance Beam To A Balanced Diet
Transformations

Ex-Gymnast Melanie Plante Went From The Balance Beam To A Balanced Diet

With the right coach and an unshakeable work ethic, Plante curbed the yo-yo dieting and replaced her leotard with a competition bikini. August 23, 2018 6 min read
Jessica White, M.D.: Life-Saving Physician Hones a Killer Physique
Motivation

Jessica White, M.D.: Life-Saving Physician Hones a Killer Physique

A 37-year-old single mom of three, Jessica White, MD, balances the demands of being a parent, medical practitioner, and fitness advocate with grace and ease. July 25, 2018 4 min read
Shantel Chiola Survived A Car Wreck, Then Kicked 157 Pounds To The Curb
Women's Transformations

Shantel Chiola Survived A Car Wreck, Then Kicked 157 Pounds To The Curb

When a nasty car wreck left Chiola with a broken neck, her weight also took a brutal hit, forcing her to make life-changing decisions and reclaim her health. July 25, 2018 5 min read
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One-Time Fitness Champ Jenny Worth Slides Back Into The Spotlight
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One-Time Fitness Champ Jenny Worth Slides Back Into The Spotlight

Worth was among the best onstage but left it all behind. Today, she's fighting to reclaim her place. July 11, 2018 6 min read
Nurse Brea Dapra Treated Her Body With Intensive Care, Shedding 120 Pounds
Women's Transformations

Nurse Brea Dapra Treated Her Body With Intensive Care, Shedding 120 Pounds

Dapra wanted to change her body, STAT, so she ramped up her workouts and triaged her nutrition plan. July 05, 2018 5 min read
The Ultimate Summer Booty Workout
Workouts

The Ultimate Summer Booty Workout

Not willing to bare your backside in your new bikini? IFBB pro Caryn Nicole Paolini has a booty-sculpting workout to get you ready for summer in no time! July 03, 2018 3 min read
Podcast Episode 45: Getting Uplifted through Lifting with Meg Squats
Women

Podcast Episode 45: Getting Uplifted through Lifting with Meg Squats

Join powerlifter, Bodybuilding.com Spokesmodel Search winner, and YouTube fitness stalwart Meg Squats in this wide-ranging conversation. June 11, 2018 42 min read
Bodybuilding.com Fit Employee Spotlight: Karly Jones
Motivation

Bodybuilding.com Fit Employee Spotlight: Karly Jones

Find out how working at Bodybuilding.com helps Karly Jones sustain a lifelong habit of healthy living, and stay humble while standing a head above the rest (literally). May 17, 2018 7 min read
Women's Powerlifting: What's The Best Way To Get Started?
Powerlifting

Women's Powerlifting: What's The Best Way To Get Started?

Ladies, it's time to toss aside those plastic-covered dumbbells and grab some iron. If you're thinking about heading down the powerlifting path, here are some tips to help you find your way. April 25, 2018 3 min read
Bodybuilding.com Fit Employee Spotlight: Heather Eastman
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Bodybuilding.com Fit Employee Spotlight: Heather Eastman

This versatile content editor talks about working at Bodybuilding.com, training in the #MeToo era, finding whole-body health, and striving to live forever. April 13, 2018 10 min read
The Woman's No-BS Guide To Muscle Building
Women's Muscle Building

The Woman's No-BS Guide To Muscle Building

You hear so much about women trying to lose weight that it can be hard to find out how to gain weight; lean muscle weight, that is. These seven tips can help you get stronger without getting huge. April 12, 2018 4 min read
A Beginner's Guide To Women's Powerlifting Gear
Training

A Beginner's Guide To Women's Powerlifting Gear

You don't need a lot of gear to get started powerlifting: just a barbell and some weights. Over time, though, you might want to assemble a collection of approved gear to up your powerlifting game. April 10, 2018 4 min read
Fit Women: How Do You Deal With The BS?
Women's Motivation

Fit Women: How Do You Deal With The BS?

Unwanted advances and inappropriate comments aren't anything new for women in the fitness industry. But are they an unfortunate fact of the fit life, or something we can control? A group of experienced trainers and competition veterans weigh in. March 09, 2018 8 min read
12-Move Upper-Body Workout For Women
Women's Workouts

12-Move Upper-Body Workout For Women

There is lifting for sheer power, and there is lifting with finesse. Sarah Hunsberger offers up this upper-body workout (minus back) that's more about focus than sheer force. February 19, 2018 1 min read
The Spark: Megghan Shroyer
Motivation

The Spark: Megghan Shroyer

A medical condition forced Megghan Shroyer to make major changes in her life. She's a different person now, and she's not looking back. February 14, 2018 5 min read
30-Minute Kick-Ass Arm Workout
Women's Workouts

30-Minute Kick-Ass Arm Workout

Do this workout from Courtney Gardner once a week or whenever you don't have a lot of time. It'll keep your arms strong, sculpted, and sexy! February 13, 2018 3 min read
Trainers In The #MeToo Era: What's Appropriate And What's Not?
Women's Motivation

Trainers In The #MeToo Era: What's Appropriate And What's Not?

Personal trainers and clients, by definition, work closely together. But with more scrutiny than ever directed toward sexual harassment in the workplace, does the fitness industry need to create more distance? February 12, 2018 6 min read
Kristi Turned A Life-Threatening Accident Into A Life-Changing Challenge
Transformations

Kristi Turned A Life-Threatening Accident Into A Life-Changing Challenge

Kristi Hurd was partially paralyzed after a motorcycle accident, but today, she is back on her feet and revving through workouts with her swolemate! February 08, 2018 6 min read
Leg-Day Workout For Aspiring Powerlifters
Workouts

Leg-Day Workout For Aspiring Powerlifters

Powerlifting is a full-body pursuit, but critical to success is a pair of very powerful legs. Follow along with Natasha Aughey as she slowly moves one hell of a lot of weight. February 05, 2018 2 min read
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