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5 Foods That Help Improve Digestion

How does improving digestion affect your health and mood? There’s often a strong connection between our mood and how our gut feels. When cramping, bloating, and stomach queasiness appear, we can often feel like it’s the worst day ever. It’s also interesting to note how much our stomach plays a critical role in the direction of […]

3 Roadblocks LGBTQ Women Face in Fitness Spaces

You wouldn’t think that sexual orientation has any influence on physical activity levels, especially if you identify as heterosexual — but the unfortunate reality is that it can, and often does. Being a “sexual minority” is like belonging to an effectively invisible minority group, meaning that unless your sexual orientation is disclosed people will often […]

Jan, 10 Jen Comas Health

Are You Sacrificing Your Health for the Sake of Fitness?

I used to set several alarms each morning in order to drag myself out of bed so that I could get in a workout before I started work at 6 a.m. Prioritizing exercise before work sounds like a good idea, but in order to get in a workout and still be on time for work, […]

How to Add Resistance Training to a Routine You Already Love

Are you an avid yogi or runner? Maybe you’re really into Zumba, cycling, rowing or Barre classes. It seems like there are endless options when it comes to fitness, and chances are, you might be interested in adding resistance training to your weekly routine. Resistance training has gained a lot of traction in recent years, […]

GGS Spotlight: Heather Spears

Name: Heather Spears Age: 41 Location: Seattle, WA How did you find out about Girls Gone Strong? A longtime friend of mine appeared in a GGS Spotlight that I saw on Facebook, and I was inspired by her experience with GGS coaching. I then started reading the material on the GGS website about training, nutrition […]

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 […]

What Does “Lifting Heavy” Actually Mean?

It’s been amazing to watch more and more women gain an interest in strength training in recent years, evidenced by all of the “strong is the new skinny” memes. But the truth is, strong isn’t really the new anything; strong has always been strong. It’s just finally gaining more of a female audience! Once frequently […]

Our Top 10 GGS Articles of 2018

At Girls Gone Strong, we are committed to bringing you insightful and relevant articles touching on all aspects of women’s health, from fitness and nutrition to mental and sexual health, pregnancy, mindset and much more, all from a feminist and body-positive perspective. We do so by enlisting the work of world-class experts and highly-qualified contributors, […]

How to Bust Through a Strength Plateau

Many women nowadays are focusing on getting stronger, and we are so excited about it! While we honor and respect anything that each person wants to do with their own body, we hold strength training close to our heart. While working towards strength can be really exciting, it can also be a bit frustrating at […]

Hiring a Coach? Here’s What You Need to Know

So you’ve decided to hire a coach. Congratulations! This is a significant step in your fitness journey, and one that you may take several times over as you progress in your goals and in your abilities. While exciting, this can also be a very confusing time. How do you know who a “good” coach is? […]

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