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Female Athletes: gender differences

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At last Women Athletes – and Their Coaches – Can Find Out How to Turn Underlying Biological Differences to Their Competitive Advantage. How to Adapt Their Training & Conditioning, Their Race Tactics, Their Sports Psychology and Much More…

Gender is a topic to be handled with care in most circles – and no more so than in sports, given the levels of testosterone present. Because there’s a fine line to be walked between sensible discussion based on hard biological facts… and simple chauvinism.

The key to any constructive discussion about gender in sport is to focus on the science – which is why I asked five eminent sports authorities to apply their collective wisdom to this thorny issue.

The result? Training Female Athletes: gender differences, - part of our informative series of special mini reports

But first, let me introduce you to our expert panel of contributors:

  • Professor Ralph Beneke BSc, MD, PhD and Dr Renate Leithäuser MD, PhD are physicians and sports and exercise scientists at the University of Essex, England. They are both involved in the training of world-class athletes
  • Andy Harrison BSc, MSc is a physiologist who works as athlete services manager for the English Institute of Sport
  • James Marshall MSc, CSCS, ACSM/HFI, runs Excelsior, a UK sports training company
  • John Shepherd MA is a specialist health, sport and fitness writer and a former international long jumper

All five individuals are highly-experienced sports conditioning professionals working with elite athletes across a range of different sports.

So you can be sure their advice is informed, up-to-date – and pertinent to all female athletes and their coaches, no matter which sport they play.

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When I commissioned Andy, James, John, Ralph and Renate to write this special report, I asked them to do two things for me:

  1. review all the very latest sports scientific research into the relevance of gender to sports conditioning and competition – not just the academic journals that we regularly review for our Peak Performance and Sports Injury Bulletin specialist newsletters, but all the not-yet-published material as well. Findings that have only recently emerged – and have not yet made it into the specialist media. Findings that might not ever make it into the magazines you find on the high street news-stands. (Because some of this stuff is highly technical, and not easily understood by your average journalist or magazine editor.)
  2. synthesise their findings into a report that contains no impenetrable scientific jargon – only the facts. How and why athletes and coaches should take account of gender when training and competing…. and use this information to their advantage.

Here are just some of the fascinating facts they uncovered – and which you’ll learn about exclusively in Training Female Athletes: gender differences:

  • How does gender impact on energy systems used in sprinting – and what can you do to turn this knowledge to your competitive advantage as a woman sprinter or coach? (p. 18)
  • Coaches: having difficulty persuading your female athletes of the necessity for strength training? Here’s all the information you need to improve your persuasive skills (pp. 29-31)
  • What are the physiological advantages that women enjoy over men when it comes to long-distance events – and how should these be used to modify a female ultra-athlete’s training programme? (pp. 10-11)
  • How should women’s sprint training be structured to reflect their differing physiological responses to interval training? (p. 19)
  • Given women’s generally-lower level of testosterone, what pre-event psychological strategies can be employed to help create the right body chemistry for optimal performance (p. 22)
  • What proactive steps can coaches take to reduce, even eliminate, the incidence of menstrual dysfunction in their athletes? (p. 36)
  • How do the various menstrual phases affect athletic performance – and what lessons should be learned by coaches and athletes alike when setting their training and competition goals? (p. 33)

and much, much more…

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Your copy of Training Female Athletes: gender differences comes complete with tables and diagrams, where needed, to supplement the explanatory text. In short, everything you need to put an end to any confusion on the subject.

So now you can be a fitter, faster, more successful athlete – one who can train harder and longer without risking over-training or serious injury, and compete at a higher level than ever.

Sounds too good to be true? Not at all. Read on and you’ll see why.

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Read it from cover to cover (it’s a concise 39 pages, so won’t take you long…), then put our expert findings to work for you for a full 30 days. At the end of that time judge for yourself how much better an athlete you are.

See how much more easily you can increase your training volume and intensity in a gender-appropriate way – without risking sports injury or over-training.

If at the end of 30 days you don’t feel you’re fitter and faster, and that your performance has been enhanced as a result, then return the book for a full refund.

I’ll return every penny you’ve paid promptly – and without question. It’s the least I can do in return, given you showed such commitment to your sport.

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