Strength Training

The Law of First Bites
Moderation. It's just not my thing. Well, not inherently anyway. You see, I have an excessive personality, in pretty much every possible way. Take my television watching habits for example. I am not a "watch an hour a day" type...
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Exercises We Love To Hate: Band Supported Leg Lowering
Band-Supported Leg Lowering is probably in the top-three most hated exercises by all of my clients. These Sneaky McSneakersons look easy when in fact, they are quite brutal... if done correctly. Let me repeat that. These are brutal. If.  Done....
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3 Types of Yoga For The Girl Gone Strong
One of my favorite things to say is, “everything you do, you must undo.” I like to think of my strength training as doing and my yoga as undoing.  I seek balance when comes to strength and flexibility. When our strength overpowers our...
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Do Strong Girls Do Cardio? The Do’s and Don’ts of Cardio
Note: Today, our good friend, Jill Coleman, gives you several tips that answer your most burning questions about cardio. Keep in mind that Jill is speaking about cardio as it relates specifically to making physique changes, and if you have...
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3 Pressing Movements You Haven't Tried
At Girls Gone Strong, we emphasize the importance of the basics. Everyone should squat, hinge, push, pull, and integrate single leg or split stance movements and core training at the level that's appropriate for their abilities. That being said, occasionally it's...
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The Deadlift: The Most Powerful Weapon In Your Lifting Arsenal
The deadlift is one of the most primitive, fundamental, full body exercises you can do. With zero momentum involved, you simply bend at the hips, sit your arse back, pick a dead weight up off the floor and put it...
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6 Ways to Make Consistent Progress
Have you ever followed a particular exercise or training program for several weeks and gotten great results, only to see those results diminish significantly over time? Yeah, me too. It's so frustrating, but the good news is, it can be...
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Secrets to Mastering the Squat: Part 3
In Secrets to Mastering the Squat Part 1 and Part 2, we discussed some tips for learning how to squat properly: squatting with bodyweight and adding load to the squat using Goblet Squats. In Part 3, we look at the...
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Complete Core Training
Yes, it’s one of everyone’s favorite subjects: core training! Even more important than nice-looking abs, are strong abs. Abs that protect your back, improve your posture, and help you move lots of heavy weight! Check out the video below where I...
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