Feb
9
2016

Why I Love Being Big

  I’ve spent most of my life obsessed with my size. For a long time, I wanted to get rid of all of it. It felt disgusting and wrong to be big. It felt like I was failing at being beautiful. I wanted to be tiny and adorable. I had this image in my head […]

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Girls Gone Strong
Feb
7
2016

GGS Spotlight: Amna Al Haddad

  Meet Amna!   Name:   Amna Al Haddad Age: 26 Location: Between USA & UAE   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It means learning to empower yourself from your past, from your fears, and going after your goals – whatever they may be.   How did you get introduced to […]

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Feb
4
2016

Beyond Strength: How to Incorporate Natural Movements in Your Strength Routine

  If you’re reading Girls Gone Strong, it’s safe to assume that you see the benefits of developing your strength, and all the ways it can enrich your life.   I want to invite you to explore another dimension of strength development, another way to further develop your strength and fortify your training by incorporating […]

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Feb
2
2016

Minimum Effective Dose: The Key to Seeing More Results in Less Time

  “That two-hour cardio session was so fun!  Let’s do it again tomorrow! Yeah!” *high-five + fist pump*     Um, yeah. Riiiiight. Have you ever felt that way?   OK, maybe if it were a really beautiful two-hour hike involving great weather, some waterfalls, and beautiful scenery. Or a bike ride through Tuscany on […]

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Jessie Mundell
Jan
28
2016

4 Steps to Heal Up, Add Strength, and Feel Great in Your Post-Pregnancy Body

  Let’s get one thing straight: This isn’t going to be your typical “get your pre-baby body back” story. I’m not going to tell you to eat 1,200 calories a day, train five days a week, or perform hours of cardio every day in order to feel fit, comfortable, and strong postpartum. What’s more, I’m […]

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Jan
26
2016

Had a Crappy Workout? Here’s What You Can Do About It

  Some days, your workout just winds up being really, really crappy.   It doesn’t matter how prepared you think you are or how much you were actually looking forward to your workout. Every lift feels like you’re trying to move a whole planet. Every sprint feels like you’re running through the thickest mud. Every […]

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Girls Gone Strong
Jan
24
2016

GGS Spotlight: Mandy Farnham

  Name:   Mandy Farnham Age:  36 Location: Iberia, Missouri   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you?  Being a Girl Gone Strong means I was strong enough to stop what I was doing before and change my thinking.  Lifting heavy amounts of iron has been a life-changing experience for me.  I […]

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Jan
19
2016

Cellulite, Stretch Marks, And A “Love Your Body” Challenge

  Nearly two years ago, I published the first version of the Love Your Body Challenge on my personal website, and the responses I received from women all over the world reinforced my desire for, and commitment to, helping even more women find the kind of peace, freedom, and power that can only come from […]

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Jan
15
2016

The Facebook Post Heard ‘Round The World

  The past couple of weeks have been unreal, as my heartfelt New Year’s Day Facebook post continues to be shared and talked about. Major news websites in the U.S. and overseas have shared it, as have people like Zooey Deschanel, Ashton Kutcher, and George Takei. I’ve also had the opportunity to talk about my message with numerous […]

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Jan
11
2016

How The GGS Community Is Changing The Conversation In The Fitness Industry

  Quite often, but in particular over the past couple weeks, we’ve received so many messages from you, our community members, telling us how much you love what we’re doing and how grateful you are that Girls Gone Strong is showing the world that being healthy and fit comes in many shapes and sizes.   […]

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