How Female Athletes Excel


We need to create a healthy, well-rounded experience in sport for young girls.

Mary Cain Professional Mid-Distance Runner and Founder of Atalanta NYC

How Female Athletes Excel


Female athletes seem to get faster and stronger every year, thanks to more sophisticated sports science, improved training techniques, and the growth in competitive opportunities made possible by greater public and sponsor interest. Yet the bias towards studying male athletes endures, women earn less than their male counterparts, and the hurdles of sexism, racism, ageism, and abuse continue to hold them back. Our peak performers deserve better, not only to reward their extraordinary talent and discipline, but also because understanding what optimizes athleticism will guide us to practices that can power the bodies of far more ordinary women.

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