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Jun
27
2014

5 Tips For Navigating Nutrition Pitfalls This Summer

It’s official.  Summer is here, and for many of us, that means pool parties, weekends at the lake, and family vacation.  In other words: burgers, barbecue, and booze.   Not exactly the most physique-friendly fare, huh?     So what’s a girl to do? Miss out on the fun of summer?  Not hardly. Throw caution [...]

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Jun
24
2014

Double Down on Recovery For Maximum Results

  (Note from GGS:  This is a very special treat from, “The Doctor Who Lifts,” Spencer Nadolsky.  He’s going to give you all a few awesome tips on things you can do to maximize your recovery outside the gym, so you can train harder inside the gym… or wherever else you train!  Enjoy!) Health-conscious people [...]

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Jun
20
2014

GGS Spotlight: Kirsten Shaw

(Note from GGS:  We could not be more thrilled to spotlight the lovely Kirsten Shaw.  Kirsten is a huge inspiration to many women, not just for her incredible physical transformation, but for her positive attitude and indomitable spirit.  And wit.  This girl is HILARIOUS. Seriously.  Without further ado, Mrs. Kirsten Shaw!)   Name: Kirsten Shaw Age: [...]

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Jun
17
2014

Ask Ann: How Can I Relieve Tension In My Neck?

(Note from GGS:  Today we have a special treat for you, an article about neck tension and sitting at a desk all day from our good friend, Physical Therapist Ann Wendel.  Even if you don’t sit at a desk all day, chances are you still spend hours every day hunched over your phone or tablet, [...]

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Jun
13
2014

A-Ha Moments: 12 Fit Pros Share Their Nutrition Strategies For Long Term Success

A couple of weeks ago, we shared an article called Small Nutrition Changes For Big Results where our favorite fitness professionals told us about the smallest changes they made to the nutrition that subsequently had the biggest impact on their health and physiques. Today we wanted to talk about,  ”A-Ha! Moments.”  These are the moments [...]

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Jun
10
2014

Exercise Spotlight: Single Leg Squat

Single Leg Squats are one of my absolute favorite unilateral lower body squat variations.  However, a full Single Leg Squat/Pistol isn’t an appropriate exercise for everyone, so below I will show you two other Single Leg Squat variations that are more appropriate for beginner and intermediate lifters.   Exercise: Single Leg Squat Primary muscle groups [...]

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Jun
6
2014

GGS Spotlight: Lauren Brooks

    Name:  Lauren Brooks Age: 34 Location: Encinitas (San Diego), California What does being a GGS mean to you? Being a GGS is something to be extremely proud about. Everything GGS stands for is what I believe in. It’s an honored to be recognized by such a great movement. We as women no longer [...]

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GGS
Jun
3
2014

Adaptation, Not Exhaustion

“Any trainer can make you tired, not any trainer can make you better.”   The above quote is one of my absolute favorites when it comes to helping a person distinguish between a trainer who knows what they’re doing, and a trainer who doesn’t.  You see, many “trainers” are in the business of exhausting their [...]

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May
30
2014

Small Nutrition Changes For Big Results

We’ve all been there.  We’ve all done the “complete diet overhaul” thing, right?  Where we try to change everything that we are eating all at once and end up in one of a couple of situations: 1. Hating our lives. 2. Diving face-first into a vat of Ben & Jerry’s and eating out way out. [...]

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May
27
2014

Ask Ann: Why Do Kettlebell Swings Hurt My Back?

This month’s question is about low back pain experienced at the top of a Kettlebell swing. Read on to understand the benefits of the swing, and solutions to low back pain during the swing. “Hi Ann! When I lock out at the top of a Kettlebell swing I feel a sharp pain in my low [...]

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