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Best Female Health and Fitness Books & Articles

By Matt Stone Hey it’s ladies night here at the D. Here are some things I’ve been reading lately or that I feel pretty confident is good – written by women or about women… The first is Taking Up Space: A Guide to Escaping the Diet Maze by Amber “Go Kaleo” Rogers. Amber has written for the site in the past with an article on Strength Training for Women. She is...

Benefits of Strength Training for Women

By Amber Rogers (Go Kaleo) I started strength training?4 years ago because my doctor told me that it can help improve function for people with osteoarthritis of the knee. At 36, I’d recently dislocated my kneecap, which exacerbated the arthritis I’d already developed from carrying around 80 extra pounds for 25 years. I was dealing with chronic pain, stiffness and reduced mobility and...

Female Masculinity, PCOS, Hirsutism

I’ve been fascinated with female masculinization, particularly facial hair growth or what is called hirsutism, ever since I heard about Diana Schwarzbein’s bout with a syndrome known as Stein Leventhal (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome or PCOS basically). Okay, it started back before that, when Rebecca Romijn was the bearded lady in the movie Dirty Work, but that’s unrelated....