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Jul
3
2015

15-Minute (Or Less!) Bodyweight HIIT Workout

  Being a full-time mom and business owner is unbelievably rewarding and fulfilling. I get to do what I love with and for the people I love, and I also get to travel often. This also means that I’m often short on time and/or in a place where my fitness equipment is limited.   I […]

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Mar
18
2014

Lift Weights Faster: A Fast, Fun, and Effective Workout in Less Than 15 Minutes

  Conditioning complexes are the baby bear’s porridge of conditioning. Some are too long, some are too short, some involve too much equipment and others not enough. Then, there are those that are juuuuuust right, based how much time and what equipment you have available on any given day.     A simple enough prospect […]

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Mar
13
2014

Some Assembly Required: Creating Crafty Conditioning Workouts

  There is a weightless sled in the corner of my gym. It is yellow, which is my favorite color… usually.   Unlike most pieces of weight-training equipment, resistance is never added to this one. The reason why: The bottom is coated with rubber, and we have all rubber flooring in our facility. Operationally, this […]

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Jill Coleman
Sep
17
2013

Do Strong Girls Do Cardio? The Do’s and Don’ts of Cardio

  CARDIO: To do, or not to do. That is the question…   Note from GGS: Buuuuuut, it doesn’t have to be. Today, our good friend Jill Coleman of JillFit Physiques gives you several tips that answer your most burning questions about cardio. Keep in mind that Jill is speaking from the point of view […]

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Jun
11
2013

But I Don’t Have Time to Workout…

  Yes, you do.   Listen, we all know how crazy life can get. As women, most of us have mastered the fine art of multitasking.   Currently, I am running multiple businesses, planning a wedding and a cross-country move, raising my son and my puppies, and traveling constantly. Yet somehow, I always find time […]

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Mar
1
2013

3 Awesome Workouts You Can Do in 15 Minutes or Less

    Believe it or not, even fitness professionals don’t feel like absolutely crushing their workout every time they step into the gym. Especially if we’ve spent the whole day in the gym coaching and cueing clients through their workouts, writing about workouts, reading about workouts, designing workouts for our online clients. Sometimes you just […]

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Dec
26
2012

5 Tips for a Better Kettlebell Swing

  Kettlebell swings are one of the best exercises to develop explosive hips and burn fat. Mastering them translates to better kinesthetic awareness in all of your other lifts.     Most kettlebell exercises build off the swing, requiring solid swing technique before progressing. Unfortunately, swings seem to be one of the most improperly performed […]

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Nov
28
2012

On the Prowl: Practical Sled Training for Everyone

  Maybe you think loading up a prowler or a sled is not for you? You might think sled training is too advanced or out of your reach. This post will help you see that anyone can use a sled and achieve amazing results.   I’ve been known to be a conditioning junkie, and sled […]

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