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Women Shouldn't Train Like Men

Sure, women should lift weights and avoid excess cardio, just like men. But there are some differences when it comes to training, programming, and injury prevention.

Why Women Should Train Harder Than Men

Women not only need to train harder than men, their physiology makes it so they can. Here's what every female lifter needs to know.

Tip: Why Men and Women Can't Train Together

Okay, you can lift weights together. But there are some differences you need to know, especially when it comes to rest periods.

Tip: The Scientific Reason Women Need to Go Heavy

How heavy? Here's the science.

Tip: The Real Effects of Competition Dieting

Female competitors combine strict dieting with intense training to get ready for a show. Now science has looked at the consequences.

Tip: The Coregasm is Real

Women have whispered about it for years and now science has confirmed its existence. This is fascinating.

Tip: Push Until You Can't. Rest Until You Can.

Here's how females really need to train for fat loss and muscle gain.

Tip: How to Build Period Strength

Here's how women can use their menstrual cycles to boost muscle mass and get stronger.

Tip: Build Glutes with Accommodating Resistance

Smoke that butt with these two banded exercise variations.

The Truth About Waist Trainers

Figure and bikini competitors use them. Celebrities endorse them. But what's really happening to the body when squeems are used? Here's the nasty truth.

The Missing Element in Female Fitness

There's a silent epidemic among female lifters. It causes muscle weakness, fatigue, and brain fog. Kill this deficiency and kill it in the gym. Here's how.

The Jamie Eason Experience

T Nation talks to fitness bombshell Jamie Eason in this classic interview.

The Hormone Cycle and Female Lifters

If women understand their hormone cycles, they can plan their workouts to get stronger and lose more fat. Here's how.

The Flat Butt Fix

Want stronger, rounder, sexier glutes? Then give them their own day in the gym. Here's how to get it done.

The Female Low-Testosterone Epidemic

Millions of women between the ages of 18 and 59 exhibit low testosterone levels, resulting in a rotten sex drive, low energy, and difficulty in putting on muscle or burning fat.

The Fake Butt Phenomenon

From fitness celebrities to reality stars, augmented asses are everywhere. Here's how they do it and how to spot the pretenders.

The Fahrenheit Girl

T Nation talks to model and figure competitor Jelena Abbou. Check it out.

The Death of Women's Bodybuilding

More and more women are lifting weights, but women's pro bodybuilding is dying fast. Here's why, plus a frightening look at the cause of “man face.”

The Best Advice for Women Who Lift

You're already a woman who lifts? Good. Now here's what T Nation pros say you should focus on next.

The Beautiful, Ugly Truth About Competing

Women who decide to compete will have one of two experiences. They'll either grow from it or be destroyed by it. Are you ready to step on stage?

Strength Training for Women

Women can often get away with sloppy technique, but should strive for perfection anyway.

Sexy Female Training

A diet and workout plan for females wanting a lean, athletic look. Check it out.

Sex, Lifting, and Sports Performance

Should you really abstain before a big game? How does sex affect T levels? And do women really have better workouts after? The answers here.

Redefining The Female Bodybuilder

Let's redefine what it means to be a female bodybuilder. If a woman lifts to build muscle, she is one. And damn proud of it.

Real Women Do Pull-Ups

All females are capable of doing pull-ups. They just need to master a few smart progression methods and sack up. Here's how.