June 24, 2019Ah, the trusty pullup. Once a staple of every child’s PE class, it has fallen by the wayside as physical education in schools has declined. So even though pullups are still one of the best exercises you can do, for many people they’re nothing more than a distant memory of being yelled at by a […]
March 17, 2015What enabled me to regain my strength and to perform better than I ever had prior to pregnancy? The starting point was reconnecting to my “core.”
November 4, 2013Recently I achieved some huge strength goals. I didn't train for them or even try very hard. In fact, the path I took was quite boring.
February 7, 2013This program uses full body movements to build usable strength. While it is aimed at women working toward the fire academy, I also used it to successfully train for a Spartan Beast.
December 13, 2012Here is my definition of what makes a woman "strong"—along with a six-week program designed to start you on the journey to becoming a super strong woman.
November 30, 2018 StrongFirst Podcast Episode #15 Summary Rachel Cosgrove, co-owner of Results Fitness and writer of The Female Body Breakthrough, and Drop Two Sizes. In this episode, Rachel discusses what it takes to be a trainer, what sets Results Fitness apart, and how to create a sustainable business. She also discusses her work with StrongFirst Accredited […]
March 11, 2014How is it that at 49-years old I’m able to maintain a weight of 132lbs and 16% bodyfat? To do a full wheel backbend and 100 40kg swings or 100 16kg snatches in five minutes? Here are my thoughts on strength for women after 40.
March 13, 2013When a woman takes her first conscious step toward being physically capable, she immediately expands her limits of possibilities. A strong woman has endless possibilities.
January 17, 2013I have a mission to help other women see they can be strong. Here are some of the answers to what defines a strong woman, plus a beginning strength program.