Sep
16
2014

Preparing For Your First Powerlifting Meet – Part 2

    In the last article, we talked about everything from training to finding a coach to packing for the day’s events. And I know what you’re thinking…   I’m still scared. I can’t do this. I’m going to fail. I’m going to get last place.   Stop right there. The very important step 1 […]

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Susan Kleiner
Sep
12
2014

The 3 Biggest Myths About Fat-Burning For Active Women

  I am really angry. I have spent my entire career firmly planted in the field of sports nutrition, where the goals are performance-based.   In sports nutrition, weight-loss is an outcome of enhancing physical performance, not a goal unto itself. (Note from GGS: If you’re looking for the perfect program to enhance your physical […]

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Jesse Mundell
Sep
10
2014

5 Best Exercises To Prepare Your Body For Pregnancy

Preparing your body for pregnancy, prior to, or while trying to conceive (TTC), will be extremely beneficial for not only you, but your future babe, as well. Developing healthy habits before you conceive can help to:   Increase the likelihood of you continuing on with those habits through pregnancy (and perhaps these habits will rub […]

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Sep
5
2014

Ask Ann: Why Do My Knees Pop And Crack?

“Hi Ann!   I have a question for you.  When I squat or do any other knee-dominant movement like a split squat, my knees crack a ton.  It doesn’t normally hurt, although sometimes they are a little sore a day or two later.  Is this something I should be concerned about?  Thank you so much!” […]

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Sep
2
2014

Molly Galbraith’s Spotlight: A Woman’s Worth

    As Girls Gone Strong passes our 3rd anniversary, I can’t help but reflect a bit, not just on the origins of Girls Gone Strong, but on my own story as well, and why being part of Girls Gone Strong means so much to me.   My story is not just one of a […]

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Aug
30
2014

Advisory Board Spotlight: Dr. Brooke Kalanick Larson

  Name: Brooke Kalanick   Age: 39   Location: New York City   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being comfortable with my strength and power in the gym, in my emotions, in how I affect the people in my life (particularly my family and my patients.) I’ve historically been scared […]

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Aug
29
2014

Advisory Board Spotlight: Jen Comas Keck

  Name: Jen Comas Keck   Age: Don’t you typically have to buy a girl dinner before asking personal questions?   Location: I currently live in both Salt Lake City, Utah, and Kentucky.   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being a Girl Gone Strong means being a woman that embraces […]

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Aug
28
2014

Advisory Board Spotlight: Dr. Cassandra Forsythe

    Name: Cassandra Forsythe   Age: 34   Location: Connecticut   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It’s an honor to be a positive influence on women’s self esteem and body image. To share quality information that will benefit women in many ways.   Why are you so passionate about […]

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Aug
27
2014

Advisory Board Spotlight: Karen Smith

    Name: Karen Smith   Age: 40 yrs. old   Location: Dallas, Texas   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being GGS means that I get to share my passion for strength and fitness with a fabulous community of like-minded women. Every day I get to motivate and mentor others […]

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Aug
26
2014

Advisory Board Spotlight: Jessie Mundell

    Name:  Jessie Mundell   Age: 27   Location: Calgary, Canada   What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? So much more than a feeling of muscular strength for me, now. Although, that’s a part I love, too. Over the last couple of years, I’ve really started to listen more carefully […]

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