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Why You’re Struggling to Reach Your Goals (and How to Set a Goal You’ll Reach)

“This is it!” you say to yourself. “I’m going to lose 40 pounds and get in shape. I’ll join the gym, lift weights seven days a week, and finish each session with an hour of cardio. I’m going to quit eating sugar too! I’ll throw away everything in my fridge and pantry, and I’ll only […]

6 Habits That May Prevent You From Seeing Results

It’s a good idea to pause and take a 1,000-foot view of our daily habits once in a while—especially during times when pausing for anything is the last thing on our minds. If you’re anything like me, you’re likely to fall into some bad habits when life gets busy. As women, it’s our innate nature […]

6 Ways To Avoid The Social Media Trap

It’s hard to deny that for many of us, perusing and posting images on social media is part of our daily routine. When it comes to your fitness lifestyle, what draws you to this medium? Desire for expression? Connection? Affirmation? Motivation? Curiosity? Do someone’s pictures motivate you to take their fitness or nutrition advice to heart? Do […]

3 Steps to Making Your Self-Care A Priority—And Feeling Good About It!

“It’s just so hard to make time for myself. I always end up feeling guilty or ashamed for putting myself before my career, family, and other responsibilities. How can I get over that feeling?” Can you relate? In fact, it’s common among intelligent, action-oriented, go-getter women to feel this way. We think we’re supposed to […]

How To Be A Personal Trainer

When asked how to get started the right way to a successful, fulfilling, and profitable personal training career, my answer is not as quick as you might expect. First, becoming a trainer is easy. Check this out: Poof! You’re a trainer! The term is unregistered. This means that anybody can call himself or herself a […]

Oct, 2 GGS Lifestyle

A Letter From Us To You…

Dear GGS Community, As some of you may have noticed, we have finally brought back our Girls Gone Strong Apparel! We’ve had several hiccups with our apparel fulfillment companies in the past, and decided to shut things down until we could get it right. It’s taken months of research to find the right apparel partner, […]

Spring into the Beat!

  Bon Voyage, Winter! Helloooo, Spring!     I love Spring. I love the extra daylight, the warmer weather, the flowers, and the overall growth of new life around us. No doubt, energies rise and moods lift when Spring arrives.   In honor of the first day of Spring, I’ve put together a 20-track playlist […]

Be Merry: 10 Tips for a No Stress Holiday Season

    Remember when you were a kid, and the holidays meant a break from school, hot chocolate, and the countdown to lots of toys?   As adults, it feels a bit different. While the holidays are commercialized to be a warm-and-fuzzy time of year, they can also be a mixed bag of feelings and stress. It’s […]

Dec, 7 GGS Lifestyle

Holiday Gifts for the Girl Gone Strong

  Finding the perfect gift for the Girl Gone Strong in your life can be a challenge. But shopping really doesn’t have to be a burden – the GGS founders have put together a great list to help you out this year!     Nia’s Gifts   Suspension Trainer: This is one of my favorite […]