Browsing articles in "Female Fitness"

Nov
11
2014

Strength Training: For The Body, Mind, And Soul

  Strength.   It comes in many different forms and has many different meanings, but it’s a word that resonates with almost everyone.   At Girls Gone Strong, we talk a lot about physical strength, but we also make sure to emphasize the importance of mental strength, emotional strength, and strength of character as well, […]

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Sep
30
2014

Women’s Fitness Summit 2014: A Recap Of The Best Weekend Ever

  Wow. What a weekend.     For those of you who don’t know, the first annual Women’s Fitness Summit was held in Kansas City, Missouri this past weekend and it was incredible. A few months ago we decided that we wanted to partner with the Women’s Fitness Summit to help put make this event […]

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Sep
23
2014

You Can’t Be ‘On’ All the Time: The Importance of Annual Training Cycles

  I slept for 10 hours last night. Ten hours straight.   The two nights prior? Nine hours.   No, I’m not depressed, nor am I taking sleep aids. My body actually needs that much sleep right now. I go to bed when I’m tired, which is usually around 10-11pm, and then I sleep until […]

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GGS
Aug
11
2014

Introduction: Making Sense of Science

  (Note from GGS: We could not be more excited to introduce our new column from Dr. Krista Rompolski, Making Sense of Science. In this post, Dr, Rompolski will explain exactly why we decided that this was such an important column for her to write. Enjoy!)   Of all the concerns of the average American, […]

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GGS
Jul
29
2014

The Secret Ingredient For Maximum Results

One of the best parts of having kids is that it’s a built in “excuse” to watch animated films. I can often be found at the movie theatre for the opening weekend of whatever new Disney-Pixar or DreamWorks masterpiece is out, and I am an unabashed lover of How to Train Your Dragon and Shrek. […]

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Jan
14
2014

A Day In The Life of a Fitness Professional

    “So you just get to work out ALL day?”  “It’s easy for you because you’re in the industry.” “I don’t have time to work out.  I’m not in the gym all day like you are.”     If you’re a fitness professional, someone has probably uttered one of the above phrases to you […]

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GGS
Jan
1
2014

The 13 Best GGS Articles of 2013

    That’s right!  We’ve decided to put together a list of our most popular articles from 2013.  The best part?  We didn’t choose them, YOU did.   You cast for vote for each of these articles with pageviews and likes, so you can bet if there is an article on here that you’ve missed, […]

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Jesse Mundell
Dec
19
2013

Core + Floor Training In Pregnancy: The Best Exercises For All Three Trimesters

You’re in the gym, lifting weights, staying active, and feeling fab as you move through your pregnancy. That’s great news!  Now… a couple of questions: Are you doing any specific core training? Do you know what exercises are best? Staying away from the diastasis-dreaded crunches and sit-ups? Core training can be a confusing thing to […]

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Jesse Mundell
Dec
13
2013

Exercising and Pregnancy: How to Plan Your Strength Training Workouts

In part one of this series, we concluded that exercise and strength training in pregnancy is a fantastic thing for you and your growing baby (with doctor’s clearance for exercise). Strength training will support your changing body, boost your energy, and have a variety of benefits for baby. For me, women lifting weights in pregnancy […]

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Jesse Mundell
Dec
10
2013

5 Myths of Pregnancy and Strength Training

    Exercise during pregnancy:  to lift or not to lift…that is the question!     (Or is it?)     I was having a conversation with a postnatal client recently and she asked how a young, childless woman like myself got so interested in pre/postnatal training. She became a mom a year ago and […]

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