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Articles: GGS Spotlight

Sep, 11 GGS GGS Spotlight

GGS Spotlight: Carolina Belmares

Name:  Carolina Belmares Age:  35 Location:  Barrie, Ontario. Canada What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you?  Being you, in your own terms. And the world can keep on rolling! How long have you been strength training, and how did you get started? I’ve been strength training for six years, and first got […]

Aug, 28 GGS GGS Spotlight

GGS Spotlight: Jen De Mel

Name: Jen de Mel Age: 37 Location: London, UK What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being a Girl Gone Strong means feeling powerful instead of small. It means having confidence and being proud of what my body can do, and feeling good in my own skin. When I think of GGS, […]

Aug, 12 GGS GGS Spotlight

GGS Spotlight: Concita Thomas

Name: Concita Thomas Age: 40 Location: Dallas, TX What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being a Girl Gone Strong means that I take ownership of my life and results — both the good and the bad. I acknowledge that my actions influence my outcomes. If I don’t like the outcomes that I […]

How One Woman Went from Counting Blueberries on the Plate, to Counting Plates on the Barbell

The bar is loaded and the announcer calls her name. “Katelyn Lipa, you have one minute to complete the lift.” The clock starts as she walks to the platform; she chalks her hands and approaches the bar. Left hand grips the bar first, and then she squats down, she places her right hand and adjusts […]

Jul, 16 GGS GGS Spotlight

GGS Spotlight: Julie Gohring

Name: Julie Gohring Age: 41 Location: Tamarindo, Costa Rica What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being a Girl Gone Strong means bucking traditional and conventional stereotypes of what it means to be a woman. It means defining myself by my own standards and creating space for other woman to do the […]

GGS Spotlight: Tina Tang

Name:  Tina Tang Age: 46 Location: Jersey City, NJ What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? When I think of Girls Gone Strong, I imagine a world of women flying in capes, saving lives with their strength, and embracing the strength of other women. It represents rebellion and support. Girls Gone Strong […]

Jun, 18 GGS GGS Spotlight

GGS Spotlight: Janae Marie Kroc

Name:   Janae Marie Kroc (Kroczaleski) Age: 44 Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It’s about empowering women to pursue their passions (even if goes against what society may deem appropriate for women) and deconstructing the absurd ideas that somehow strength (both physically and psychologically) and muscle are […]

GGS Spotlight: Yessica Martinez

Name:   Yessica Martinez Age: 25 Location: Pittsburgh, PA What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It’s more than just being physically strong. It’s about having a strong sense of self. This reminds me of something I read a long time ago, and it resonated with me. I’ll never forget: “Please, be proud […]

May, 21 GGS GGS Spotlight

GGS Spotlight: Megan Matal

Name:  Megan Matal          Age: 32 Location: Mountain View, CA (one of the cities in Silicon Valley) How did you find out about Girls Gone Strong? Several years ago, I noticed one of my friends had followed the Girls Gone Strong page on Facebook. I was drawn to the uplifting messages which were in stark contrast to […]

May, 17 GGS GGS Spotlight

GGS Spotlight: Julie Barnum

Name: Julie Barnum Age: 24 Location: Fort Collins, CO How did you find out about Girls Gone Strong? I was looking up some fitness-related question one day, and came upon the GGS website. I saw a place to subscribe for emails, which I did. I honestly forgot about it save for the occasional article until after […]

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