Category Archives for "Train the Body"

One Mindset Shift that Changed Everything

​In January this year I weighed in at over 170lb. My pre-baby weight was 138. ​I never thought it was possible to gain this amount of weight in ​basically a single year.  But that’s what happened. ​I’d fallen into some pretty unhealthy habits, and one of them was not moving. There were reasons for me not moving: I had […]

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  • September 12, 2019

Do your body weight exercises suck compared to loaded ones?

You can lift heavy KB or BB loads, but push-ups, planks, and other body weight exercises seem to BURN YOU OUT! If this sounds like you, keep reading. The other week I came across a post in the Girls Gone Strong Facebook Group, by a woman who described this very problem. She could lift heavy with relative […]

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  • December 7, 2017

My Go-to Glute Workout

It’s no secret that I love glute training. In fact, before I started training my glutes specifically, both my training and glutes were kind of “meh” (in my opinion, which is what mattered). When I started learning how to properly engage my glute muscles, I started to move better, build more strength and power in other […]

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  • October 10, 2017

Eight Inspiring Stories of Not Giving Up

One woman inspired me to pursue strength training. In fact, this woman inspired me to do pull-ups and push-ups without the burden of not believing that upper body strength was possible for me.  She showed me why strength was important. As a teenager in the early 1990’s, she was the first female character I had […]

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  • March 15, 2017
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