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20 Tips For Combatting the Winter Blues

While it may not be cold, dark and wintery for everyone this time of year, it certainly is for many. So we at Girls Gone Strong wanted to offer our readers a collection of ways to stay strong, happy and low stress in mind, body and spirit during the winter months. We surveyed some of […]

Losing My Brother to Cancer – My Journey of Strength

My journey of strength started about three years ago. If you had asked me then why I wanted to lose weight and get strong I would have told you I wanted to do it for my children, so they wouldn’t have the overweight mom who can’t run and play with them like a mother and […]

3 Unconventional Ways To Make Your Body Stronger

Now that it’s become more mainstream for women to lift heavier weights at the gym, it’s not hard to find blogs, videos, and memes educating women on how to deadlift, do pull-ups, or flip tires, on their way to a better body and to better health. Heck, that’s exactly what the Girls Gone Strong tribe represents! […]

30 and Going Strong!

  I just celebrated my 30th birthday last week and I’d be lying if I said I didn’t feel the end of an era coming to a close as my birthday approached. My twenties were a heck of a ride! Gosh, a third of my life and really my entire adult life. College, relocations, career […]

Living In Strength

  Opportunities to build, polish, and demonstrate our strength show up every day in our lives. Maybe it’s a quick moment in a situation where we have a choice in our action or reaction. Maybe it’s literally in the gym, as we push for a new personal best. Or maybe strength shows up a little […]

Lessons Learned From A Girl Gone Strong

This year I turn 30. Part of me thinks “Wow, that’s a biggy!” Although, I don’t really feel a day older than when I was in my early 20s. The only significant difference is the additional growth in my career and the life perspective that I’ve continued to gain through time and experiences. The past […]

Dec, 28 GGS Mindset

New Year Pledge: Commit to being the Strongest Version of YOU

  As the year comes to a close, we often find ourselves resolving to do things different in the new year. But how often do we really stay on track with those resolutions? Girls Gone Strong encourages you to make a pledge, a commitment, to be the best possible version of YOU this year.   […]

No! Try not. Do, or do not. There is no try.

I have a confession. I am a bit of a closet Sci-Fi geek. Okay, not a closet geek, pretty much an openly unabashed Star Wars geek. And Master Yoda is among my favorite characters. He was simple, yet profound in his counsel; consistently making his point with minimal dialogue and maximal impact. I often find […]

Are You Fitness?

    I am fitness.   What does that mean to me? Every day, I work towards my fitness.   Every day, I eat to perform optimally and to support my physique goals. Every week, I shop to have a stocked kitchen, make time to prepare proper foods, pack my meals for on-the-go and stick to my plan. […]