Since writing The Women’s Book Volume 1 possibly the most common question I get is about whether or not hormonal birth control (i.e. the pill, patch, ring, Depo-provera shot, etc.) will impact on training. Sadly, this is a topic for which there is little to no information (and some bad information) around.… Read More
In A History of Women in Sport Part 1, I looked at the changes that occurred during the 20th century in term’s women’s involvement and acceptance in sport. Today I want to follow that up by looking at the changes that have continued to occur into the modern era.
Women in Sport Part 5: The Modern Era
As I write this chapter in 2018, the status of women’s sport has changed even further with more progress having been made.… Read More
Today I want to post an excerpt from The Women’s Book Vol 2 (which will deal with training) which is A History of Women in Sport. Since it’s nearly 11 pages, I am going to divide it into two parts. Today I will look at the involvement, development and other aspects of women in sport from the turn of the century up until the start of the modern era and will finish next week with the modern era and beyond.… Read More
In 2014, while working on a different book project, I realized that it was time to address a topic that I had been avoiding for quite some time, one that I had intended to examine but, due to the complexity involved, had so far avoided.
That topic was women’s physiology as it pertained to nutrition, fat loss, muscle gain and training. … Read More
Since the women’s book is actually nearing completion (I’m about halfway through editing the final draft), I figured it was time to post up another excerpt. This is from Chapter 18 on Goal Setting and deals with women’s muscular potential in terms of how much lean body mass (LBM)/muscle they might carry.… Read More