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A Philosophy of Strength & Health

This blog is devoted to physical health and performance, and is a continuation of my old blogspot site, which I’ve been writing since 2006. My primary interest is in athletic development, particularly the appropriate application of weight training and weightlifting movements in programming, along with advocating for female athletes and the inclusion of women coaches in sport and sport performance.

More Women in Coaching: Some Thoughts on How to Get There

Some recent events have prompted me to think seriously about things we can do to positively impact the number of women in coaching -- sport coaching and performance coaching. First and foremost was my own departure from US Ski & Snowboard, where I was one of two women on the athletic development staff, one of only four total female coaches in the entire organization and one of a very few women to work in high performance in the US at the NGB level.

What was I thinking by leaving? I was thinking lots of things.

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Tracy Fober