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How to Help Your Postpartum Clients Heal Diastasis Recti

During pregnancy, as the baby is developing and the belly grows, what many pregnant women don’t realize is that, to accommodate that growth, changes are occurring not only in the uterus and skin, but all also in the abdominal muscles. Toward the later stages of pregnancy, continued expansion of the uterus is possible thanks to […]

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Are You Ready for Another Hard Workout? Here’s How to Tell

Learn the five clues that can tip you off to chronic fatigue and overtraining syndrome.

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Myths Wrecking Your Squat Technique

Squatting is both an exercise and a basic human movement. Whether you like squats or not, you probably do it multiple times every day. Odds are nobody has told you that your knees can’t go past your toes as you sit down on the toilet, but try that in the gym in front of certain […]

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The Simple Calculation That Will Help You Get Fit Without Getting Injured

What’s worse: doing too much or too little? The answer might surprise you.

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Has Sitting Too Much Compromised Your Running Stride? Take This Test to Find Out

Get hip to this common problem among runners—and learn how to solve it.

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Let’s Talk About Black Female Representation in Fitness

I have been in the fitness profession for approximately more than six years as a Pilates instructor extraordinaire who also cross trains across a lot of different modalities. I am a Black woman with two adult children who are both athletes. Over the past several years, the reach and influence of social media have grown […]

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The Tension Weightlifting Technique: How to Make Every Exercise More Effective

Talk to most experts, and they'll tell you exercises are effective -- whether free weights, machines, or bodyweight movements. The problem? Your lack of tension. Learn how to create it, and all your workouts will change for the better.

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GGS Spotlight: Concita Thomas

Name: Concita Thomas Age: 40 Location: Dallas, TX What does being a Girl Gone Strong mean to you? Being a Girl Gone Strong means that I take ownership of my life and results — both the good and the bad. I acknowledge that my actions influence my outcomes. If I don’t like the outcomes that I […]

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The Simple Training Tweak that Helped Sara Hall Set a Personal Best

Find out what happened when Fitbit ambassador Sara Hall swapped her solo training sessions for group runs.

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Do You Need to Ditch the Diet Mindset?

“I feel like I should try to lose five pounds.” I was sitting at a swanky sushi bar in Vegas with a new friend who we’ll call Alison. She knew what I did for a living, so the topic of fitness came up, as it often does. While I didn’t know Alison very well, I […]

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