Resources and articles for female athletes on women’s sports, RED-s & female athlete triad, health & performance, and pregnancy & motherhood.
Women are Not Small Men: a paradigm shift in the science of nutrition
Historically, sports nutrition studies were conducted on men and the results assumed to be the same for women. Stacy explains why this this presumption is not c
The Fit Mom’s Maternity + Baby Essentials List
As a brand new mom, I can’t take credit for this list. Instead, I want to thank some of the amazing moms in my life who all contributed advice and
2 Pregnant Women and 1 With a Newborn Wouldn’t Miss the Trials
At the back of the Trials pack, two pregnant women and one mom who gave birth four weeks ago are thankful they’re healthy enough to run.
This Was Molly Seidel’s First Marathon. Her Next Will Be at the Olympics.
Seidel, 25, has two jobs, shares an apartment with her sister and runs turkey trots in costume. No, she can’t believe this is happening, either.
Why Are American Women Running Faster Than Ever? We Asked Them — Hundreds of Them
What’s behind a sea change in women’s elite and sub-elite running.
These New Sponsorships Are Supporting Women Regardless of Performance Times
Brands like Altra are focusing more on the inspiring runners behind the results, even when those athletes are pregnant.
Pregnancy in Sports – Players’ Tribune
From egg freezing to impact on their income, the top pros get real on family planning as a female athlete.
Dear Younger Me: Lauren Fleshman
Stanford graduate Lauren Fleshman, a World Championship XC medalist, co-founder of Picky Bars, and former professional runner for Oiselle, writes a letter to her younger self.
Prokit Women in Sport: 2020 Goals
Tips on goal setting and motivation from some of the most respected female athletes, entrepreneurs and adventurers.
Opinion | I Was the Fastest Girl in America, Until I Joined Nike
Mary Cain’s male coaches were convinced she had to get “thinner, and thinner, and thinner.” Then her body started breaking down.
Doing This For Women Everywhere | Megan Rapinoe & Lindsey Horan
For Megan Rapinoe, being a part of the USWNT means being a part of something bigger than soccer, it’s about changing opportunities for women and young girls everywhere. Here’s how…
8 Times Women in Sports Fought for Equality
All 28 players on the U.S. women’s soccer team filed a gender discrimination lawsuit on Friday. They are the latest athletes to insist on equal treatment from their sport.
Pregnancy + The Athlete
“Take it easy, now, you’re pregnant!” It’s commonly heard advice, but just how seriously should this statement be taken while pregnant?
The Importance of Photographing Women in Sports
Alana Paterson documents the young female hockey players defying gender expectations.
Weighing in: Nutrition, body image, and finding balance as a female athlete | CyclingTips
Eating is one of the most important parts of being an athlete and can be a source of either great joy or distress. Recognizing the challenges in managing body image…
We can improve medical care standards in women’s professional cycling
I believe there are deficiencies in the standards for medical support in women’s professional cycling, and that we can work together towards real solutions.
‘Does a marathon on runner have to look like that?’
It is the hidden meaning to the frequent throwaway comments that most rankle for Lily Partridge and Charlotte Purdue; Britain’s two leading female marathon runners.
Opinion | Allyson Felix: My Own Nike Pregnancy Story
I’ve been one of Nike’s most widely marketed athletes. If I can’t secure maternity protections, who can?