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… because you are a high-performing female who wants to reach their physical potential!

As females, we are biologically suited for physical adaptation and the key to it lies in our unique physiology driven by our hormonal cycles.

Physical adaptation is the cornerstone of physical fitness. Strength, speed, agility, stamina, endurance, and the like are the endpoints of the physical adaptation we achieve as a result of our training. To optimize adaptation, we need to understand and harness our unique female physiology.

Performance Edge will give you the knowledge and the tools you need to take your performance to the next level. Whether you are an athlete, firefighter, police officer, soldier, or high-level executive, Performance Edge is for you!

What you will see in this publication

  • Female physiology basics - Drawing from 2 decades of experience as a Women’s Health specialist and 17 years as a Reproductive Endocrinologist, I will help you understand your unique physiology.

  • Workouts - As a CrossFit trainer with special training in CrossFit programming, I will share my archive of functional fitness workouts that target peak performance.

  • Medical Updates: An objective review of medical literature -Women’s Performance is a rapidly evolving field. As relevant articles are published, I will summarize them for you. As a former research scientist and practicing medical professional, this is my jam!

  • Original articles - As an endocrine specialist, athlete, trainer, wife, and mom, I can provide you with a unique perspective of the issues that face high-performing females.

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Carla DiGirolamo is a Board Certified Reproductive Endocrinologist specializing in women's performance and menopausal health. Carla is also a lifelong recreational athlete, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Nutrition Coach, and member of CrossFit Health.