STRONG. BRAVE. EMPOWERED BY IRON.

Empowered by Iron is a podcast created by & for female strength athletes.

From training, nutrition, recovery, and mindset to guest interviews and (our new series) Experts of Iron, Empowered by Iron is THE podcast resource for female strength athletes looking to get strong.

Empowered by Iron has a new home! Check out our parent company, Female Strength Academy, for more resources, to learn more about Eat for Strength and Eat for Strength – Cut.

Created by Dr. Kristin Lander (left) of Fiercely Fueled Nutrition Coaching & Dr. Mary Morton (right), scientist, coach, and weightlifter.

Together, we are Empowered by Iron.

Want more? Head over to our parent company, Female Strength Academy – The only online resource created by & for Female Strength Athletes.

Female Strength Academy, is are committed to helping you become the strongest version of yourself through sane, science-based approached for strength, health and wellness.

 

All Empowered by Iron Episodes

How to recover from a bad training day – Episode 104

How to recover from a bad training day – Episode 104

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Strength Gains Don’t Happen Overnight – Episode 103

Strength Gains Don’t Happen Overnight – Episode 103

When you’re in strength sports, you have to realize you’re playing the long game. Strength gains don’t happen overnight. No matter how hard you wish them, it just won’t happen. In today’s episode we discuss newbie gains, how to optimize your strength potential through...

Why do all nutrition goals seem to be either cutting or bulking? Why don’t we hear about the third option (i.e. eating at maintenance)?!  In today’s episode we discuss cutting and bulking cycles, what it does to your body, eating for performance, and why having a...

“I Am Worth It” ft. Becci Holcomb – Episode 101

“I Am Worth It” ft. Becci Holcomb – Episode 101

From a farm in Ohio to an internationally competitive powerlifter, our guest today has overcome many obstacles, both in lifting and life, in order to get her where she is today. In this episode, we sit down with Becci Holcomb and discuss her journey into...

Living Purposely Out of Balance – Episode 100

Living Purposely Out of Balance – Episode 100

We hear it all the time. You HAVE to maintain a work-life balance, a life-hobby balance, a relationship-work balance..whatever it may be, you have to be balanced, right? Well, maybe not. In today’s episode we discuss living life purposely out of balance...

Visualization Creates Champions w/ Alyssa Ritchey- Episode 99

Visualization Creates Champions w/ Alyssa Ritchey- Episode 99

We hear it all the time. You HAVE to maintain a work-life balance, a life-hobby balance, a relationship-work balance..whatever it may be, you have to be balanced, right? Well, maybe not. In today’s episode we discuss living life purposely out of balance...

Hypertrophy Training for the Strength Athlete – Episode 98

Hypertrophy Training for the Strength Athlete – Episode 98

To be the best of the best requires dedication, hard work, extreme self-confidence, natural abilities, and a touch of crazy. Today we sit down with one of USA’s top Olympic Weightlifters, Alyssa Ritchey, to discuss her herstory in sports, the mindset of an...

Experts of Iron with Dr. Lauren Polivka – Episode 01

Experts of Iron with Dr. Lauren Polivka – Episode 01

Hypertrophy Training...what is it really? Today is all about breaking down hypertrophy training. What is it? Why do we do it? And who will benefit the most from it?Download our free 10 Week Strength Training Program HERECheck out Female Strength Academy - The only...

Intuitive Eating for the Strength Athlete – Episode 97

Intuitive Eating for the Strength Athlete – Episode 97

Welcome to Experts of Iron! Our first episode features Lauren Polivka, Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT). In this episode Lauren Polivka walks us through her journey to becoming a DPT, common issues or injuries she treats in her powerlifting, weightlifting...

Remote Coaching: Thoughts & Consideration – Episode 95

Remote Coaching: Thoughts & Consideration – Episode 95

As humans, alcohol a part of our lives, but as athletes, how does consuming alcohol affect our performance and recovery? Today we dive into the research regarding alcohol consumption and athletic performance/recovery.Follow us on Instagram and tag us in...

Disordered Eating & The Female Strength Athlete – Episode 94

Disordered Eating & The Female Strength Athlete – Episode 94

Hiring a coach is no easy task, but how do you find a good coach if your only option is remote coaching? In today’s episode we discuss our thoughts about remote coaching and what you should expect and consider before hiring one.Check out Female Strength...

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