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We're beyond thrilled to introduce our very first Barbell Babes Ambassador, Natalie Noe! Meet Natalie Noe Natalie is a Nutrition Coach, CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, and Wellness Consultant located in Boca Raton, Florida. As the creator of Natalie Knows Fitness, she takes a unique approach to health, wellness and fitness that can be attributed to having tackled her own personal struggles with mental health and body image, and transforming them into a positive philosophy and dynamic wellness program. She currently trains at CrossFit Muscle Farm. She gets to hang out and train with  some of the most amazing coaches and...

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This guest post was written by Abbie Elsner. Whether you’re a CrossFit junkie, a figure competitor or seeking general fitness, I’m sure you’ve noticed that in the weight lifting world we’re all about that bass! From Satcie Tovar’s “Booty is Strength” to the glorious buns on Dana Linn Bailey, we like big butts and we cannot lie. While sculpting a great pair of glutes to fill out your favorite lulu's is a worthy pursuit in itself, training your buns can have a noticeable impact on your general strength and athletic performance as well. According to the fitness industry’s “Glute Guy”...

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This guest post was written by Abbie Elsner and was originally posted on her blog, Absolutely Strong. “You’ve got the most beautiful thighs!” she said, as she reached out to gently touch my bare quad. A couple years ago, I probably would’ve tried to squirm away and hide my legs in any way possible; I would have brushed off the compliment trying to change the subject, afraid that if she kept looking she would notice the imperfections—the cellulite, the stretch marks… the scars. I would have done anything to hide the scars. Instead of hiding, now I’m able to smile, flex my quadzilla thunder thighs and...

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month! The Barbell Babes community is taking the initiative to support those around us. In America alone, a staggering one in every five people are dealing with some type of mental health challenge. Let's talk about it and bring light to a topic that society chooses to hide. How can you support? 1. Share your story.If you feel comfortable, please comment below to share your story about mental health, some of your challenges as well as some of the ways you're coping. 2. Rock green!Green is the color of Mental Health Awareness Month. Wear green,...

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This guest blog post was written by Taylor Gray. It's really scary to do something new. I can remember the day I walked into Average Broz Gymnasium for the first time. I was terrified. I knew I was weak. I knew my Snatches and Clean & Jerks were a technical nightmare. I was sure I'd never be very strong. I thought the whole idea of me signing up for a membership at a gym with only barbells was stupid but, I'd already paid so I was locked in for three months. I got myself into the mess after I met...

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