Exercise

Exercising After C-Section: How to Train Clients Safely

In the United States, 85 percent of women will get pregnant in their lifetime (and that number is higher in other countries). While the majority of women will have vaginal births, about 32 percent wil...[Read More]

Exercising After C-Section: How to Train Clients Safely

In the United States, 85 percent of women will get pregnant in their lifetime (and that number is higher in other countries). While the majority of women will have vaginal births, about 32 percent wil...[Read More]

How to Train Clients With Diastasis Recti

As a pelvic health physiotherapist, I considered myself an expert in diastasis recti. After all, I’d been treating the condition for nearly 20 years in my patients. Then, after my third pregnancy, I d...[Read More]

I Wanted to Learn to Swim Before I Turned 30. Easier Said Than Done.

Whether I’m being forced to participate in a team-building icebreaker or I’m trying to make conversation on a first date, I have one go-to fact about myself that always works: I can’t swim. I’m not ex...[Read More]

I’m a Professional Runner and a Mom, and Having Support Is a Big Part of My Success

Stephanie Bruce is the current USA Track and Field champion in the 10K. She'll defend her title this Saturday, June 8, at the NYRR New York Mini 10K, which is host to this year's USATF 10K Women's Cha...[Read More]

5 Important Tips to Help You Run Pain-Free

A few weeks ago, I was working with a female runner who asked me, “Will I ever run pain-free again?” This is a question that I receive regularly, and one which I have to admit having a really tough ti...[Read More]

6 Restorative Exercises to Relieve Stress and Help You Slow Down

Living in today’s world can feel very overwhelming with our daily to-do list that never seems to end. You cross one thing off only to add two more tasks to complete. As a single working mother, I know...[Read More]

GGS Spotlight: Hilary Milsome

Name: Hilary MilsomeAge: 60Location: Melbourne, Australia What does it mean to you to be part of the GGS Community? It’s wonderful to have a safe place to ask questions, share successes, or even vent....[Read More]

10 Advanced Pull-Up Variations You Haven’t Tried Before

Pull-ups are an incredibly badass bodyweight exercise, and the possibilities for creativity and play are endless. This is one of many reasons why the pull-up is possibly my favorite exercise in the wo...[Read More]

Coaching Cheat Sheet: How to Handle Unrealistic Expectations

If you’re a health, fitness, or nutrition professional, I bet at least one of these scenarios will sound familiar to you. (Maybe both). Scenario A: A new client walks in and tells you exactly what she...[Read More]

6 Important Tips to Help You Get Started With Hiking (and Enjoy It!)

I love hiking and yet I haven’t always. I grew up watching TV and eating microwave meals. I was raised by a single mom who worked long hours just to make sure I could have warm clothes to wear and our...[Read More]

5 Tools to Help You Ditch Diet Culture for Good

Diet culture is all around us. It influences how we speak and exercise, what we eat and wear, and even how we feel about and talk to ourselves. We are living and breathing diet culture every day, yet ...[Read More]

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