Jan
30
2015

GGS Spotlight: Dr. Alison Chen, ND

      Name: Dr. Alison Chen, Naturopathic Doctor   Age: 30 – I’m turning 31 on Feb 15th.   Location: I’m currently travelling through Uruguay, but I’m originally from Toronto, Canada.   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being a Girl Gone Strong means having the strength and courage to know myself […]

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Jan
27
2015

Ask Ann: Why Do I Pee When I Work Out?

  “Hi Ann, I have an embarrassing issue that I’ve never discussed with anyone except my girlfriends. When I do box jumps or double unders, I pee a little bit in my pants. I’ve talked to all of my girlfriends who have had kids, and they all say that it’s normal to leak urine after […]

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Jan
23
2015

What Is Exercise Addiction and Dependence?

    (Note from GGS: We get a lot of questions at Girls Gone Strong regarding exercise addiction and dependence. “How do I know if I’m addicted to exercise?” “Why do I feel so guilty if I miss a training session?” “I HATE rest days! Do I have to take them?”   This is a […]

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Jonathon Mummert
Jan
20
2015

Menstrual Matters (Part 3) – Training With Your Menstrual Cycle

  I quickly covered some of the basics of program design in Menstrual Matters (Part 2) – Personalizing A Program Based on Your Schedule and will expound upon that in more detail here.   In this article we will cover why having a well thought out training program is important and things to consider when designing […]

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Jan
16
2015

GGS Spotlight: Artemis Scantalides

      Name: Artemis Scantalides (NASM-CPT, Certified Kettlebell Instructor: SFG II, RKC II, Black Belt: Kung Fu)   Age: I just turned 39 on January 11, 2015.   Location: I live in Boston, MA, and co-own Iron Body Studios with my boyfriend Eric Gahan in Needham, MA, a suburb just 8 miles west of Boston. […]

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Jan
13
2015

Get Your Roll On – What, Why, And How You Should Foam Roll

    What Is Foam Rolling?   Foam rolling is a really common form of soft tissue work that’s cheap, simple, and effective, and it’s exactly what it sounds like. Strategically rolling your body over a cylindrical piece of foam to create a desired effect.         There are numerous tools that you […]

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Jan
9
2015

8 Tips To Save Money On Healthy Food

    Even with consistent exercise, it’s still important to eat well as often as you can.   Your health, performance, and physique will all suffer if you’re not eating well. As the famous saying goes: “You can’t out-exercise a bad diet!”   And, it’s completely true! In order to eat your best, you need […]

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Jessie Mundell
Jan
6
2015

Safe And Effective Conditioning Workouts in Pregnancy

    Fortunately, we know that exercise in pregnancy is highly beneficial to mom and baby. Barring any complications or contraindications, you should be exercising in pregnancy for best health and outcomes.   But, how hard should you be exercising in pregnancy?   And, more specifically, should you be exercising with higher intensity interval training […]

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Jan
2
2015

GGS Spotlight: Amanda Perry

      Name: Amanda Perry   Age: 33 (for just a bit longer!)   Location: I currently live in Tyngsboro, MA and own a gym, Skill of Strength, with my husband in Chelmsford, MA.   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being a Girl Gone Strong means being confident in […]

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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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