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.

Diet Alters Human Gut Microbiome

The authors of this study wanted to investigate the toll very different diets have on the diversity of our gut microbiome. We’ve all probably heard the staggering estimation that we are home to around 100 trillion bacterial cells, a huge proportion of which live in...

Strength Retention Using Blood Flow Restriction

Some of you have heard me talk about Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training in the past.  Blood flow restriction has become an increasingly popular rehab modality used by chiropractors and physical therapists.  Over the last two years I have used it during times I was...

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