Browsing articles in "Strength Training"

GGS
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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GGS
Apr
23
2014

Is Your Training Program Preventing You From Seeing Results?

Over the last 9 months, we have been working on something very exciting — a comprehensive training and nutrition resource for women: The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training. It will be available next week, and we are SO excited to share it with you! As a little precursor to the release of our program, [...]

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GGS
Feb
28
2014

Top 5 Exercises For A Killer Back

If you’ve been in the gym any length of time, you know that people looooove bench pressing.  In fact, anytime a guy finds out that you’re “into lifting” he probably asks, “Oh yeah?  So how much ya’ bench?” Sigh. While there’s nothing inherently wrong with the bench press, there’s just something so cool and sexy [...]

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GGS
Jan
29
2014

The 3 Best Upper Body Strength Training Exercises for Pregnancy

(Note from GGS:  This is an awesome article from our friend Jessie Mundell.  Jessie specializes in pre and postnatal training, and has helped dozens of women stay strong and healthy throughout their pregnancy.  The best part about this article?  It applies to ladies who are NOT expecting as well.  Yes, a strong upper back is [...]

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Jan
10
2014

Exercise Spotlight: Inverted Row

Inverted row. Inverted pull-up. Horizontal pull-up. Fat man row. Ring row. The exercise has many names, but  honestly?  We don’t care what you’re calling it, as long as you’re doing it. So what is so great about the inverted row?  We are so glad you asked! Unfortunately many of us spend more time training the [...]

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