Jessie Mundell
Mar
31
2016

What You MUST Know About Baby-Wearing Workouts

  As a mom, it can be difficult to find the time to work out. Plus, to make things even more challenging, hitting the gym often requires hiring a babysitter. And at-home workouts? Most babies want to be in Mom’s arms, not watching Mom work out from the sidelines.   The newest trend in postpartum […]

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Mar
29
2016

Are Deadlifts For Everyone?

  I love deadlifts. My clients love deadlifts—all of them. Once, when I overheard a woman in my gym say that she didn’t like deadlifts, it made me so sad! Learning that she had small hands that made lifting the bar extraordinarily difficult for her, I immediately bought a smaller bar just for her. Now […]

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Girls Gone Strong
Mar
27
2016

GGS Spotlight: Fabienne Marier

  Meet Fabienne!   Name:   Fabienne Marier Age: 37 Location: Montreal, Canada   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It means being part of a movement that is positively changing the game for girls and women everywhere. It means owning my voice, and using it to speak up about the things […]

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Mar
24
2016

Your Biggest Hydration Questions—Answered!

  You know water’s good for you and that dehydration is bad. Beyond that, however, the topic of hydration leaves many people with more questions than answers. Luckily, we’re ready to quench your thirst for the truth about water and hydration, and some of our answers may surprise you!   “Do I have to drink […]

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Mar
22
2016

This Simple Question Will Transform Your Workout and Self-Image

  It’s been about seven years since I was super lean. Shredded. Twelve percent body fat and completely obsessed with counting calories and tracking macros.     During my “lean phase” I ate 1,500 calories every single day, trained for two or more hours, and waited for the weekend so that I could go “off […]

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Karen Smith
Mar
17
2016

Improve Your Squat with These 5 Simple Mobility Drills

  Watch almost any young child squat down to pick up their favorite toy, and you’ll see they have perfect squat form.     Squatting is a natural movement pattern that the human body is designed to perform. However, as we grow up, most of us lose our natural ability to properly perform it well. […]

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Mar
15
2016

Social Sabotage: How to Respond to Criticism About Your Food and Exercise

Disclaimer: The following is written assuming that you’re participating in healthy behavior. If you are over-exercising, or being far too restrictive with your diet, there is a good chance that people are worried about you and have valid concerns about your health, and that is a completely different topic.   Several years ago I was […]

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Girls Gone Strong
Mar
13
2016

GGS Spotlight: Kate Galbraith

Note from Molly: This spotlight is particularly near and dear to my heart because it’s my cousin Kate! Not only is Kate incredibly strong inside and out, but she’s brilliant, kind, and absolutely hysterical. I hope you enjoy her as much as I do!   Name:   Kate Galbraith Age: 30 Location: Chicago, Illinois   What […]

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Mar
10
2016

Love Yourself, But Not Too Much

  By others’ standards, it seems there’s very little a woman can ever get “right.”   As women, we’re supposed to be a perfect combination of features… many of which require possessing a certain set of genetic attributes. Though this arbitrary list of characteristics varies greatly depending on whom you ask, one thing is certain: […]

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Mar
8
2016

Ask Ann: “Should I Wear A Waist Trainer In The Gym?”

  Hi, Ann! I often see women working out at my gym wearing waist trainers like the Kardashians wear. Are these good to help train your core? I just had a baby, and I want to make sure that I’m doing the right thing!”   This is a very relevant question that women’s health physical […]

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