Female Strength Academy

Female Strength Academy is an educational resource for female strength athletes looking for true evidence-based information regarding training, nutrition, recovery, and mindset.

“Deep down, I always knew I was severely undereating for my goals. Eat For Strength helped me let go of the fear of eating at maintenance (or surplus). Over the next 16 weeks, I hit 10+ PRs on my squats, snatch, and clean and jerk I had previously only dreamed about.”

Meg Cole

National USAW Athlete, Instagram: @megcolelifts

Learn how to fuel your body for athletic performance. Created using research-based information, Eat for Strength is designed to teach you how to navigate your nutrition and mindset for optimal performance.

Learn how to apply scientific principles to your training, nutrition and recovery. Check out our ebooks designed to help you achieve your strength, recovery, and mindset goals.

Have you heard the podcast that started it all? Listen to episodes of Empowered by Iron HERE. We cover training, nutrition, recovery, and mindset topics.

Need a plan? Check out our Powerlifting, Weightlifting, and Strength programs designed for beginner and intermediate female strength athletes.

Reignite Your Love for Lifting

Reignite Your Love for Lifting

      For whatever reason you have taken a hiatus from lifting. Whether it’s because you have been injured, other obligations outside of lifting have taken priority, or you’ve simply lost your fire, you have taken some time away from the barbell and you’re ready to...

CNS & Strength Training

CNS & Strength Training

Strength Training is an all-encompassing activity. While yes, we do use our muscles to pick up the heavy things, we also rely heavily on our CNS or our Central Nervous System.   What is the Central Nervous System?   The nervous system is comprised of two...



Sleep is one of the most important and underrated aspects of strength training recovery. Sleep is widely overlooked in the strength world, and only in recent years has caught the attention of lifters across the globe.Great, but what is sleep anyway, and...

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