Karen Smith
Dec
8
2015

This Exercise Can Save Your Life — Seriously!

  There’s no denying that the Turkish Get-Up (TGU) sure looks cool — and when you do it, you definitely feel like a total bad-ass. But did you know it can actually save your life, too?   It’s true! More than just a self-esteem booster, the TGU is one of the most versatile skills you […]

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Girls Gone Strong
Dec
6
2015

GGS Spotlight: The Powerlifting Pocahontas

    Name:   Jade Socoby, aka The Powerlifting Pocahontas Age: 26 Location: Maine What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? To me, it’s about women empowering other women and knowing how to make themselves and each other unstoppable given any circumstance. Being a girl gone strong isn’t just about being the strongest […]

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Dec
3
2015

What To Expect From Your Hormones When You’re Expecting

  Few human experiences have as wide a range of “normal” as pregnancy and childbirth. It’s tough during this anxious time to have no certainty. Your body is changing quickly, and every little thing has you asking, “Is this normal?”     Every woman is different, and every pregnancy is different. It’s tough to have […]

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Jessie Mundell
Dec
1
2015

5 [MORE] Myths of Strength Training in Pregnancy

There is tons of misleading information available about strength training during pregnancy, with #3 being the most pervasive.  Are you falling prey to any of these 5 myths?   Note from GGS: Remember to verify with your healthcare professionals that you have no contraindications for exercise. All the following guidelines are based on the assumption you have […]

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Nov
29
2015

The One Video Every Woman Needs To Watch

    (NOTE FROM GGS: Your support and opinion matters and helps us get more information to women who need it. Click here to share and join the conversation on Facebook. )   “I’d never met a woman who thought she was beautiful, or who didn’t call herself a work-in-progress, at best.” – Erin Brown, on learning […]

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Girls Gone Strong
Nov
27
2015

A Must-Read Message From Girls Gone Strong

  Happy Black Friday. Yes, we are running a sale, but we will get to that in a minute.   More important than anything else, we want to take this moment to update you on what Girls Gone Strong is doing.   We’ve spent a lot of time lately thinking about the mission of Girls […]

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Nov
24
2015

Is Moderation Really All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

  “Everything in moderation, including moderation.” – Oscar Wilde   “Moderation” is a buzzword creating big waves in the health industry these days—and stirring up some pretty strong emotions.  But I’m not sure it’s right for everyone.   On one side, you’ve got those who are rallying for moderation, while the other side are those […]

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Nov
20
2015

How To Hip Thrust For A Big, Strong, Powerful Booty

  Hip Thrusts are quickly gaining popularity in gyms around the country (thanks to our buddy Bret Contreras), and with good reason. The Hip Thrust and its variations are great for: Improving glute strength Increasing glute size Improving aesthetics of glutes (higher, rounder, firmer) Improving performance in athletics Improving performance in the weight room Reducing […]

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Nov
18
2015

4 Keys to Fat Loss Beyond “Eat Less and Move More”

  Diet and exercise get all of the attention when it comes to fat loss. While they both do play a major role in the process, it’s not quite as simple as the outdated “eat less and move more” mantra that so many people repeat with full conviction. That approach can work for a while, […]

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Girls Gone Strong
Nov
15
2015

GGS Spotlight: Stephanie Rose Zoccatelli

    Name:   Stephanie Rose Zoccatelli Age: 23 Location: Denver, CO   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being a Girl Gone Strong means being strong not only in the gym, but in all aspects of life. It means being strong physically and mentally, and having the courage to stand up for […]

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