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.

Maintenance as a Nutrition Goal?

If you are a strength sport athlete, then you likely have strength goals. Whether it’s a personal PR, a state or national record, or qualifying for a specific meet, you likely have something that you are working towards. So what about nutrition goals?You...

Do deep squats cause knee damage?

Do deep squats cause knee damage?We’ve all heard people say that deep squats are bad for your knees, yet we all know many people that do it and have seemingly no trouble.  So what’s the deal? Do the people who suggest not squatting deep know something we...

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