Jan
16
2015

GGS Spotlight: Artemis Scantalides

      Name: Artemis Scantalides (NASM-CPT, Certified Kettlebell Instructor: SFG II, RKC II, Black Belt: Kung Fu)   Age: I just turned 39 on January 11, 2015.   Location: I live in Boston, MA, and co-own Iron Body Studios with my boyfriend Eric Gahan in Needham, MA, a suburb just 8 miles west of Boston. […]

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Jan
13
2015

Get Your Roll On – What, Why, And How You Should Foam Roll

    What Is Foam Rolling?   Foam rolling is a really common form of soft tissue work that’s cheap, simple, and effective, and it’s exactly what it sounds like. Strategically rolling your body over a cylindrical piece of foam to create a desired effect.         There are numerous tools that you […]

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Jan
9
2015

8 Tips To Save Money On Healthy Food

    Even with consistent exercise, it’s still important to eat well as often as you can.   Your health, performance, and physique will all suffer if you’re not eating well. As the famous saying goes: “You can’t out-exercise a bad diet!”   And, it’s completely true! In order to eat your best, you need […]

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Jessie Mundell
Jan
6
2015

Safe And Effective Conditioning Workouts in Pregnancy

    Fortunately, we know that exercise in pregnancy is highly beneficial to mom and baby. Barring any complications or contraindications, you should be exercising in pregnancy for best health and outcomes.   But, how hard should you be exercising in pregnancy?   And, more specifically, should you be exercising with higher intensity interval training […]

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Jan
2
2015

GGS Spotlight: Amanda Perry

      Name: Amanda Perry   Age: 33 (for just a bit longer!)   Location: I currently live in Tyngsboro, MA and own a gym, Skill of Strength, with my husband in Chelmsford, MA.   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being a Girl Gone Strong means being confident in […]

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Dec
31
2014

Girls Gone Strong: Top 10 Articles of 2014

    It’s been a fabulous year here at Girls Gone Strong.      We’ve released our flagship program, The Modern Woman’s Guide To Strength Training, we’ve put together an all-female Advisory Board of the most respected experts in the industry, we’ve co-hosted The Women’s Fitness Summit in Kansas City (which is the only seminar […]

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Dec
30
2014

2 Delicious Egg-less Breakfast Recipes

    A high-protein breakfast is a great way to start the day. Protein early in the day will give you a boost of energy and keep you satiated, meaning your stomach won’t be rumbling an hour later.     One of the staples of a high-protein breakfast tends to be eggs. They’re quick to […]

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Karen Smith
Dec
26
2014

4 Kettlebell Deadlift Variations You Should Be Doing

    Are you looking for a single exercise that can help you:   • get stronger • gain muscle • burn tons of calories • improve your athletic performance • help reduce your risk of injury     Then look no further than a (properly performed) Deadlift.     The Deadlift is one of […]

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Dec
23
2014

Ask Ann: Why Is My Shoulder Blade Grinding, Popping, and Achy?

    Hi Ann!   I’ve been having trouble with my shoulder for a few weeks and don’t know what’s going on. I have a deep, aching pain around my shoulder blade, and my shoulder blade grinds and pops when I move my shoulder around. What could be causing this and what can I do […]

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Dec
21
2014

GGS Spotlight: Keri Mantie

      Name:   Keri Mantie   Age:  37   Location:  Canton, MA (just south of Boston)   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you?  It means being strong both physically AND mentally. For a very long time, I placed a lot of my self-worth on how low my body fat could […]

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