Girls Gone Strong
Aug
2
2015

GGS Spotlight: Brooke Muldoon

  Name:   Brooke Muldoon Age: 28 Location: Charlotte, NC   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? To me it means having strength in body, mind and spirit. It means working hard to keep my body strong and fit, not being afraid to speak my mind, and having the strength to admit […]

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Jul
31
2015

Where Is Your Exercise Taking You?

    I’m not a big fan of road trips.  Maybe it’s that I’m in my 40s, and I’ve had my share of them in my youth:   … As one of three kids, packed into the family car (not even a station wagon, just a regular car) driving for days (yes, days) across Canada’s […]

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Jul
28
2015

Fat Loss For New Moms

  The weeks and months after baby are some of the most intense of the human experience. Sleep deprivation, sky high emotions ranging from sheer terror to sheer joy, and the surreal experience of trying to make your peace with a totally new body.     Of course, there’s an expected transition time of healing, […]

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Karen Smith
Jul
24
2015

How To Do A Push-up

  We’re women on the move. We’ve got a lot of stuff to do: jobs to work, families to care for, lives to live. Sometimes some (or maybe all) of these seem to get in the way of our goals and our “Me” time. For many of us, the “Me” time that seems to get […]

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Jul
21
2015

How To Not Care What Other People Think Of You

  I am a writer, speaker, and activist with an online following. Among the topics I write about are wellness and body image. I make no apologies nor do I feel obligated to give any explanations about the appearance of my body. Judgments about my body, and even who I am as a person, are […]

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Girls Gone Strong
Jul
19
2015

GGS Spotlight: Jacqueline Kasen

    Name:   Jacqueline Kasen Age: 30 years old Location: Miami Beach, FL   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Girls Gone Strong means to me that you can be physically fit, have physical and mental strength, while being part of a community of like-minded women who are supportive of your […]

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Jul
17
2015

Ask Ann: Proper Core Training

  Hi Ann! I have been reading some of your other articles on Girls Gone Strong, and I see you talking about “integrating the core,” but I have a few questions. What does it mean to “connect” your diaphragm and pelvic floor? Why is this important? How do I incorporate this into my training? Thanks! […]

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Jessie Mundell
Jul
14
2015

Can I Exercise With Pelvic Organ Prolapse?

  If you’ve given birth, whether vaginally or via C-section, you owe it to your current and future health to have a good understanding about prolapse.   What is pelvic organ prolapse?   In Pelvic Organ Prolapse, or POP, one or more pelvic organs have begun to lose their position in the pelvis and descend […]

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Jul
12
2015

Girls Gone Strong’s Formula For Looking And Feeling Your Best

  Quick-fix/get-shredded 7-day diets… Fast food and junk food everywhere you look… Super hardcore fitspo… The rise in popularity of bikini and figure competitions… BS cleanses and detoxes… Sedentary living… Belly wraps and waist trainers…   My goodness, all that noise sure makes it hard to figure out once and for all how to look […]

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Jul
10
2015

3 Steps to Making Your Self-Care A Priority—And Feeling Good About It!

  “It’s just so hard to make time for myself. I always end up feeling guilty or ashamed for putting myself before my career, family, and other responsibilities. How can I get over that feeling?”   Can you relate?     In fact, it’s common among intelligent, action-oriented, go-getter women to feel this way. We […]

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