“Men are just stronger than women. It’s just a fact.” Well, is it now? This article aims to take a case with common misconceptions and facts regarding women’s ability to get strong and how strong they can get. At a young age, I learned about a glorious (and a soon-to-be frustrating thing) called “weight class.” […]Read More »
Sidestep potential health and safety pitfalls with these surefire strategies from beach pro Gabby Reece.
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It seems like when something hurts the most common advice you get is to stretch it. At face value, this makes sense. When something feels stiff and sore, it’s easy to assume that short muscles are to blame, and the obvious solution would be to try to lengthen them through stretching. However, research is finding […]
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Name: Janae Marie Kroc (Kroczaleski) Age: 44 Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? It’s about empowering women to pursue their passions (even if goes against what society may deem appropriate for women) and deconstructing the absurd ideas that somehow strength (both physically and psychologically) and muscle are […]Read More »
Don’t let crowds kill your motivation. This gym workout will help you make the most of small spaces.
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At Girls Gone Strong we believe there is no wrong way to have a body and recognize that everyone who identifies as a woman is a “real woman.” As someone who works with and advocates for transgender and gender nonconforming youth, I really value this particular statement from the GGS mission. GGS believes in helping […]Read More »
Personal trainers and fitness instructors have a lot of influence when it comes to matters relating to body image. As trusted authorities, they are often privy to intimate information about their clients’ bodies and experiences and have the power to lay the groundwork for meaningful conversations about body image. As a personal trainer, I can’t […]
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The best exercise for aging muscles? Surprise! It just might be a high-intensity workout. Here’s how to ease into HIIT.
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