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.

Hypertrophy Training for the Strength Athlete

There is a lot of talk about hypertrophy training, but what it is and what the science says about it is unclear. In this article, we break down the different types of training, optimal rep-ranges for hypertrophy, when, and why to incorporate hypertrophy...

Our Four Biggest Training Mistakes

Our Four Biggest Training MistakesWe are the type of ladies that like to learn by fire, and mistakes in training are no exception.  It doesn’t matter how many ways we’ve heard something from other people, we tend to have to make the mistakes ourselves...

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