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Happy Holidays, Letter from Founder -

As I reflect on this year, it has been filled with so much love and support. Not only were blessed to be at more physical events, we successfully expanded in the Austin, TX area with our Regional Ambassadors. You may have seen them around, the husband and wife team of Caroline and Mike Lusby (@fullsterkur_training and @fullsterkur_femme respectively).We started offering custom Barbell Babes glitter tumblers by lifter Samantha Ruehlman (@glitterngainz). These have definitely become a babe favorite!This year, we also collaborated with the founder of No Matter What apparel (@nomatterwhat_apparel), Courtney Candullo (@courtcandu), to create some of our badass new...

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This blog post was originally posted on AMRAPS and Baby Naps by Barbell Babes Ambassador Tanya Gillins, and has been modified. I am hormonal. Well duh, right? Of course I am. I am a woman. Shut up. This is different. So you have read my struggles, attempts at accepting myself, trying to understand what to change, and just trying to be content and happy with myself. This isn’t just appearance anymore. This isn’t the quest for abs. This is trying to understand how to get the right body composition to perform at my best and feel my best. I will take no...

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Guest Blog Post, Guest Post, Health, Sleep, Team WAG, Tips, WAG, Working Against Gravity -

This blog post was originally posted on Working Against Gravity by Danielle Sheriiff, our Nutrition Program affiliate. Your goals don’t just have to be body composition or athletic based to see the direct correlation between sleep and performance. Want a job promotion? Need to work on your relationship? Finding yourself feeling ‘down’ or lacking motivation in general? Sleep improves your attention to detail, quality of work, mood, patience and your entire outlook on just about everything. Below are 10 simple tactics you can use to help you get the sleep you need to be your best self and reach your ultimate...

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Guest Blog Post, Guest Post, Lifting, Powerlifting, Team WAG, Tips, Training, WAG, Weightlifting, Working Against Gravity -

This blog post was originally posted on Working Against Gravity by Danielle Sheriiff, our Buff Babes Nutrition program affiliate, and has been modified. Excited, nervous, and anxious — the emotions and adrenaline rush of competing are what make it such a worthwhile experience. It is the reason that once you compete, you’ll want to do it again and again. When you register for a meet you feel determined and proud; you should because you made a brave move. As competition draws closer, you can feel ill-prepared and out of place. Not strong, fast or technical enough. Your self-consciousness starts to creep...

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Ambassador, Barbell Babes, Barbell Babes Ambassador, Elly Hauber, Guest Blog Post, Guest Post, Strength -

This guest blog post was written by Barbell Babes Ambassador, Elly Hauber. It was a single bracelet that gave me hope while I was struggling with the aftermath of an abusive relationship. It wasn't the bracelet itself really, but what it said, “Stronger”. When I would remember the painful events of this relationship, I would find myself rubbing the flat metal surface where the word was engraved. Soon, that turned into a personal mantra, "Let it make you stronger!" I would chant this to myself when I could feel the veil of depression trying to take over. I was still...

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