Girls Gone Strong
Jan
3
2016

GGS Spotlight: Dr. Lisa Lewis

    Name:   Lisa Lewis, EdD, CADC-II, Licensed Psychologist Age: 36 Location: Boston, MA   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It means feeling grounded and confident about my abilities. It means acceptance of and respect for my body.   How did you get introduced to strength training, and how long […]

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Jan
1
2016

This Is My Body

    This is my body. This not a before picture. This is not an after picture. This just happens to be what my body looks like on a random Tuesday in December of 2015 — it’s a LIFE picture.   This is a body that loves protein and vegetables and queso and ice cream. […]

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Jan
1
2016

3 Common Fat Loss Mistakes Women Make

  The key to fat loss success and sustainability is a little more nuanced than simply “diet and exercise.” Your long-term success will depend greatly on your approach.   Unfortunately, we see women making the same common mistakes in their approach to fat loss, time and time again. Mistakes that prevent them from achieving their […]

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Dec
29
2015

5 Biggest Training Mistakes Women Make

  For over a decade I’ve interacted with thousands of women – at the gym I co-founded, through the internet, and through our online coaching program – and you know what I’ve found?   Most women who are looking for training advice want five things. They want to: look good feel good be healthy be […]

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Dec
27
2015

Are You Out-Training Your Healthy Diet?

  “You can’t out-train a bad diet!”   You’re probably heard someone say this before. What they’re getting at is that exercise isn’t going to help you with your physique goals if your diet is a mess, which, for the most part, is true.   What people often don’t talk about, however, is the fact […]

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Dec
23
2015

How Eating Too Little Is Wrecking Your Progress

  Many women have a warped perspective of what “enough” food really is—especially when trying to lose weight. This warped perspective can hinder fat loss, strength gain, muscle gain, energy levels, and overall health.     Whether this perspective comes from reading fitness magazines that recommend a 1200-calorie-per-day meal plan, or a trainer promoting both […]

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Girls Gone Strong
Dec
20
2015

GGS Spotlight: Steph Gaudreau

    Name:   Steph Gaudreau Age: 36 Location: San Diego   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It means owning our strength—physical, mental, emotional and spiritual—and embracing our unlimited potential. In a world where the fitness industry is all about getting women to trim down, tone up, and basically become smaller […]

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Jessie Mundell
Dec
18
2015

Post-Pregnancy Workouts: How A Pregnancy Expert Does It

  Your body — and your life — go through some pretty exciting changes between the end of pregnancy to early postpartum. Big things are happening, and your exercise routine will reflect all of that.     If you’re pregnant, you may not be quite to this point in your pregnancy yet and are curious […]

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Dec
15
2015

The 5 Foods You Should (Almost) Never Eat

    “Should I have a protein shake after I workout, or before? ”   “What about rice? Is rice allowed?”   “Is hummus okay to eat?”   “I know fish is good for you, but I hate seafood. Should I eat it anyway?”   “Is it okay to eat cheese? What about bread and […]

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Dec
10
2015

Should Women Take Creatine?

  If you’ve been around the gym environment long enough, the subject of creatine has probably come up. You’ve seen someone at the gym having a pre-workout drink and wondered what was in it. You’ve read about it online or in your favorite fitness magazine. You’ve overheard conversations between a trainer and trainee, or between […]

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