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Why 92% of New Year’s Resolutions Fail (and How To Set One That Won’t)

I’m tired of New Year’s Resolutions, aren’t you? I’ve made plenty of them. Care to guess how many I’ve stuck with? And (let’s be honest) I know I’m not alone. Last year, I said, “Enough!”—and it resonated with women around the world. This year, I want to help other women do the same. That’s why […]

5 Best Bodyweight Butt-Building Exercises

While there’s certainly a lot to love about heavy lifting, there are times when going heavy (or lifting any weights at all) might not be possible: You’re traveling and there’s limited equipment at the hotel gym, or you can’t even get to a gym for a workout. You’re on a restricted training program while you […]

How To Stop Overeating

Listen, we’ve all been there. One glass of wine that turns into a bottle… A bite of a donut that turned into a half dozen… Tacos at 2 a.m.? Sure, why not. Sounds like a stellar idea. Bloody Marys the next morning just to imbibe a little hair of the dog? OBVIOUSLY. Overindulgence always seems […]

4 Single-Leg Exercises You Definitely Haven’t Tried

If you’re looking to improve your overall performance, health, or aesthetics, single-leg exercises should be a key component of your workout program. Single-leg training delivers some pretty amazing benefits including: Glutes, glutes, glutes! We often hear that glutes are a product of squats and deadlifts, but really, single-leg exercises play a key role in helping […]

How To Train If You’re Dealing with Stress, Cortisol, or Adrenal Issues

“Just listen to your body!” We say it (and hear it!) all the time, but how do you actually do that? How do you listen to your body? Teaching women how to listen to what their own hormones are saying is at the heart of the work I do. If we can start listening, this […]

GGS Spotlight: Erika Kendall

Name: Erika Nicole Kendall Age: 32 Location: New York City What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? To me, it means realizing that thinness isn’t the most important thing a girl can achieve. Going “strong” is about being capable, being able, being self-sufficient, being strong. I love that I have this as […]

Why You Should Continue Training Through The Holidays

The holidays are a magical time. For many of us, this time of the year is full of festivities, events, and quality time spent making memories with loved ones. It’s also a time when our routines get thrown completely out of whack. Many people take time off of work, travel, or are busy hosting relatives […]

What To Do If Sex Hurts

Pain during sexual intercourse, called dyspareunia, is a common (but under-reported) experience. This pain can be due to a variety of factors, but unfortunately because of the taboo nature of the subject, many women suffer for years without getting help. They assume that there’s nothing that can be done about the pain they’re experiencing and […]

Bring Sexy Back By Redefining Your Own Beauty Standards

In the words made famous by Justin Timberlake, “I’m bringing sexy back.” Or at least, I’m really going to try! What if I told you that many things that are traditionally considered “sexy” are potentially harming your sex life? A flat stomach, tight clothes, high heels and a seductive posture aren’t just a woman’s cross […]

Should Women Take BCAAs?

Branched-chained amino acids (or BCAAs) are a popular pre- and during-workout supplement. As a woman who wants to optimize her training and nutrition to be healthy and strong and look as good as she feels, BCAAs, like creatine, could be a beneficial addition to your nutrition strategy. What are BCAAs and what do they do? […]

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