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Oct
17
2014

Secrets To Mastering The Deadlift: Part 2

  If you’ve read Part 1 of our Mastering The Deadlift series, you already know the importance of including Deadlifts in your training program. They are a staple exercise regardless of whether your goal is to get stronger, leaner, more muscular, more athletic, or simply improve your overall health.     That said, learning how [...]

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Karen Smith
Oct
13
2014

Kettlebell Training: Handle with Care

    The Kettlebell is a tremendous training tool, but must be handled with particular care.   You may be asking, “Wait what? Why?” but just stay with me for a moment.   If you learn to handle the Kettlebell with proper form and technique from pick up to set down, for each exercise, then [...]

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Sep
16
2014

Preparing For Your First Powerlifting Meet – Part 2

    In the last article, we talked about everything from training to finding a coach to packing for the day’s events. And I know what you’re thinking…   I’m still scared. I can’t do this. I’m going to fail. I’m going to get last place.   Stop right there. The very important step 1 [...]

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GGS
Aug
5
2014

Preparing For Your First Powerlifting Meet: Part 1

  “Stop being afraid of what could go wrong and focus on what could go right.” As soon as I walk through those gymnasium doors, they are all going to know I’m the newbie. They are going to be watching me. They are going to know that I have no idea what I’m doing. They [...]

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Jun
3
2014

Adaptation, Not Exhaustion

“Any trainer can make you tired, not any trainer can make you better.”   The above quote is one of my absolute favorites when it comes to helping a person distinguish between a trainer who knows what they’re doing, and a trainer who doesn’t.  You see, many “trainers” are in the business of exhausting their [...]

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GGS
May
20
2014

Secrets To Mastering the Deadlift – Part 1

No matter what you’re goals are with your training, whether you’re interested in losing body fat, gaining muscle, getting stronger, or being more athletic, deadlifts in some form should absolutely be a part of your regimen.  Keep in mind that there are dozens of variations of deadlifts, and it’s important to master the basics of [...]

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GGS
Apr
30
2014

Frequently Asked Questions About The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training

  WOW!  What a wonderful day yesterday was. We are absolutely blown away at the response from you all regarding The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training  resource.  Check out what some of you had to say: “Got it this am! Tonnes of info! Looks amazing.”  – Alison B.   “I have been strength training in [...]

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GGS
Apr
29
2014

The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training Is HERE

Yes, it’s true. It’s finally here. We been talking and teasing and getting you all excited about the release of the program (we can’t help but get you excited because WE are so excited!) and now it’s finally here: The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training If you want to see exactly what the program [...]

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GGS
Apr
27
2014

Very Exciting Announcement (Details Inside!)

If you’ve seen our last two blog posts, you know we’ve been doing a video series on what’s wrong with most women’s training programs. We’ve discussed several topics including: – How inappropriate programs can wreak havoc on our hormones – The special considerations that  have that must be taken into account when designing a woman’s [...]

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GGS
Apr
25
2014

How To Bulletproof Your Body

  Today’s blog is an awesome short video about bulletproofing your body, and we are very excited to share it with you! But first – we have some big news! On Wednesday we shared a very exciting announcement with you all, and for those of you who missed it, we will tell you again:   [...]

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