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Why You Should Try Bottoms-Up Kettlebell Training

If you’re looking for strong and stable shoulders, dialed-in technique, laser focus, improved grip strength, and an incredible lesson in tension, the bottoms-up kettlebell position might just be your new favorite thing! What Does Bottoms-Up Mean? The bottoms-up position refers to a kettlebell held vertically by the handle with the bottom of the kettlebell facing […]

How (and Why) to Do Pallof Presses

Have you ever come across someone performing an exercise that looks so simple that you can’t figure out how or why they’d choose to do that? That’s most people’s reaction when they first see the Pallof press! Yet, this exercise is deceptively… challenging! What’s a Pallof press, you ask? Simply put, it’s one of the […]

GGS Spotlight: Micki Krimmel

Name: Micki Krimmel Age: 41 Location: Los Angeles, CA What does it mean to you to be part of the GGS Community? I’m such a fan of the work GGS is doing to empower women with fitness. My mission is quite similar with Superfit Hero and it’s so rewarding to be part of a community […]

7 Tips to Improve Your Self-Care (When You’re the One Who Takes Care of Others)

You creep quietly towards the bathroom, holding your breath as you silently pray you’ll miss the creaky floorboard. Closing the door with a click, you breathe a sigh of relief. You made it to the bathroom without waking the kids! You know you’ve probably got, at most, 10 minutes of peace. So, following the inevitable […]

Common Knee Issues and What to Do About Them

Knee discomfort is something that many of us experience during a workout or when performing specific exercises or activities, including squatting, lunging, or running. This experience has prompted many of my clients to ask me what exercises they can do for their “bad” knees. While there is no clinical diagnosis or specific exercise prescriptions to […]

Harmful or Normal — What’s the Deal With Gossip?

Gossip, defined as casual or unconstrained conversation or reports about other people, occasionally involving details that are not confirmed as being true, can feel really enticing at times. That said, I will also be the first to concede that I have engaged in gossip far more times than I care to admit and that I […]

6 Surprising Ways Improving Your Thoracic Spine & Shoulder Mobility Can Help You Reach Your Goals

As a yoga teacher and personal trainer, I love when I’m able to find ways to connect the dots between what I teach at the yoga studio and what happens at the gym. I get a little giddy when I hear a strength coach suggesting a mobility warm-up that’s essentially a yoga pose with a […]

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Coaching & Training Women Academy Spotlight: Sandra Flores Gheno

Name: Sandra Flores Gheno Age: 49 Location: Mexico City What was your first thought when you learned about the Coaching & Training Women Academy and the Pre- & Postnatal Coaching Certification? The first word that crossed my mind was Wow! I felt it was an opportunity to learn more and improve what I am already […]

How to Talk to Your Client About Their Birth Experience (and Why It Matters)

Not all mothers identify strongly with motherhood, just as not all mothers give the birth of their child much thought after the fact. However, for a large number of women, birthing a baby is one of the most transformative moments of their life: it is when a new part of their identity is revealed, that […]

What Coaches Need to Know About Postpartum Depression

Your clients who have or who will have a baby are amazing. These women endure a 40-week metamorphosis to grow a human, involving constantly changing size and shape, as well as increasing their blood volume by approximately 50 percent, their estrogen production exponentially, and the world population by 1. These women have experienced a powerful […]