Jun
5
2015

One Weird Trick to Take Your Training to the Next Level

“One weird trick to lose stubborn belly fat!” You’ve all seen these ads pop up, annoyingly while reading an article or scrolling through your social media feeds, promising to hold the secret to getting lean or upping your credit score.  These ads, we know, are a scam.     Fat loss, if you want it, […]

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Jun
2
2015

Does Lifting Heavy Make You Bulky? Find Out The Truth Here

  “I don’t want to get big and bulky. I just want to tone the muscle I already have.” — Molly Galbraith, circa 2002   Yes, those words have actually come out of my own mouth, in complete and utter seriousness.   I remember saying them to my former high school teacher who saw me […]

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May
29
2015

Are You A Fitness Bully?

  “The Biceps Guy” — That’s what I had nicknamed a gentleman who I always saw at one of the gyms I went to.     As a gym regular, I often see the same people working out, and I have become pretty familiar with the exercises that they do. I know who I’ll see […]

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Karen Smith
May
26
2015

6 Ways To Develop Your Grip Strength for Better Results

  I recently came across a website called The Art of Manliness, and one of the articles I read was about grip strength. This should not come as a surprise, as most of us probably assume men train their grip strength to have stronger hands and forearms.   The article noted that while the hands […]

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Girls Gone Strong
May
24
2015

GGS Spotlight: Brittany Pryor

  Name: Brittany Pryor   Age: 29   Location: Las Vegas, Nevada     What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? A Girl Gone Strong is someone who realizes “Strength is never a weakness” and is determined to make herself stronger in every aspect (mentally, physically, emotionally/spiritually) of her life, She is […]

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May
22
2015

Is Metabolic Damage A Real Thing?

  “Metabolic Damage” and “Metabolic Adaptation” are probably terms you’ve heard floating around the fitness industry as of late. They are typically used when referring to the physiological adaptations that take place when someone is in too great of an intended calorie deficit for too long. This deficit can be from reduced calorie intake, increased […]

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May
19
2015

How To Deal With Toxic People

  Step one: realize that they’re probably not that toxic (in most cases, anyway).   When caught in a difficult or uncomfortable situation, it’s not uncommon to want to believe that we are the one being wronged; that we are the victim of someone else’s behavior. We’ll reel at our friends about how unfairly we’re […]

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May
15
2015

Ask Ann: What Can I Do About My Lower Back Pain?

  Hi Ann, I have nagging lower back pain that flares up from time to time. Last week I was lifting bags of mulch and threw my back out. I was in so much pain for a few days, and now it still hurts. What can I do about this? Jenny   Hi Jenny,   […]

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May
12
2015

Constipation Got You Feeling Crappy? 8 Simple Tips To Get Relief

  You’ve committed to a healthier lifestyle, opting to increase your veggie intake, decrease your sugar intake, drink more water, and showing up at the gym to push some weight around or whatever your pleasure is there.   You feel like you’re doing everything “right.” Why then, in the face of all of this healthiness, […]

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Girls Gone Strong
May
10
2015

GGS Spotlight: Allison Tenney

  Name: Allison Tenney   Age: 32   Location: Seattle, WA     What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It’s being part of an amazing community of women who are committed to empowering other women around them. It’s not just about strength in the weight room. It’s about showing how we […]

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