Ronda Rousey and the Rise of Women’s MMA [Femme FITale #3]

Mixed martial arts (MMA)–a combat sport combining techniques from a variety of disciplines such as Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, Judo, Kickboxing, and Wrestling–was a men's game until the 2010s, when its fate was forever changed by "Rowdy" Ronda Rousey, the women's MMA superstar whose career ushered in a new era of combat sports. Rousey's career did not … Continue reading Ronda Rousey and the Rise of Women’s MMA [Femme FITale #3]

Why Are Women So Good At Rock Climbing? [Femme FITale #2]

Rock climbing has risen into the spotlight recently after its addition to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, with more people than ever tuning in and being captivated by the amazing talent on their screens. One of the most unique and exciting features about the sport, and part of why I personally find it so compelling, … Continue reading Why Are Women So Good At Rock Climbing? [Femme FITale #2]