Browsing articles in "Female Fitness"

May
8
2015

Gymtimidation No More: How To Feel Like A Boss In Any Gym

  Walking into a new gym or fitness facility can feel a little (or a lot!) intimidating for some of us. Looking around on that first visit, you see members who appear to know the gym inside and out, who are comfortable and not the least bit self-conscious.   And then there’s you. Walking by […]

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Dec
31
2014

Girls Gone Strong: Top 10 Articles of 2014

    It’s been a fabulous year here at Girls Gone Strong.      We’ve released our flagship program, The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training, we’ve put together an all-female Advisory Board of the most respected experts in the industry, we’ve co-hosted The Women’s Fitness Summit in Kansas City (which is the only seminar […]

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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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Aug
13
2013

6 Ways to Make Consistent Progress

  Have you ever followed a particular exercise or training program for several weeks and gotten great results, only to see those results diminish significantly over time?   Yeah, me too.     It’s so frustrating, but the good news is, it can be fixed by ensuring that progressions are built into your training program. […]

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Jul
30
2013

Should All Women Be Trained Like An Athlete?

Hey GGS Community!  Today we have a very special treat for you all!  I wrangled my very own Coach, Mike Robertson, to do an interview for Girls Gone Strong.  Mike has been an integral part of me becoming a better Coach, Trainer, and Trainee over the last several years and I am honored he agreed […]

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Jan
15
2013

Spreading the Word: How to Recruit More Girls Gone Strong

  If you’re reading articles on our website, you probably don’t need much convincing that strength training (read: lifting heavy friggin’ weights!) is not only a sure fire way to get leaner and stronger, it’s also super fun and empowering.   In fact, many of you write to us asking for advice or guidance on […]

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Dec
12
2012

Dynamic Warm-up: A 10 Minute Pre-Workout Routine for Women

Baby, it’s cold outside…     Which is all the more reason to perform a thorough warm-up before you start your training session. Warming up is integral, and if done properly will reduce your risk of injury and increase performance. In the video below, my business partner Jim Laird and I explain the basic dynamic […]

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Sep
26
2012

Discover What Works For You

  “You don’t have to do things that way. You can do something different – what works for you in regards to training and nutrition – and get awesome results.”     She looked puzzled after I uttered that simple statement.   First, let me take you back to the beginning of that conversation.   […]

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