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Ken Hamm | Posted 12.07.2014 | Sports
Ken Hamm

I had the pleasure of training with professional bodybuilder Colette Nelson for a few weeks this year and she made an impression on me to last a lif...

In Celebration Of Women Who Powerlift

Dana McMahan | Posted 07.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dana McMahan

I blogged about weightlifting and grew into a community, online and off, of women and men who loved lifting heavy. My story of walking into a gym unable to do a pushup and transforming, in my mid-30s, into a record-breaking powerlifter even inspired some to take up sports or join a gym.

High Heels and Barbells: The Changing Psychology of Fitness

Angelo Poli | Posted 04.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Angelo Poli

Over the last decade, trends in the fitness world have come and gone, but here to stay is the changed attitudes toward gender-specific exercise. Overwhelmingly, fitness experts believe in the benefits that both men and women get from strength training.

Why Women Should Start Lifting Weights (And How To Do It Right)

Caroline Gick | Posted 05.26.2012 | Healthy Living
Caroline Gick

Lifting weights, also known as strength training or resistance training, is not just about building big muscles. However, as a coach for women trying to lose weight and improve their general health, I run into this misconception all the time.

I'm A Woman And I Love Powerlifting

Blisstree.com | Dana McMahan | Posted 10.24.2011 | Healthy Living

By Dana McMahan for Blisstree.com I spend four days per week in a gym; on days off, I pine to be there. I lift hundreds of pounds, sport smeary ch...