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Keeping intensity up while traveling

By Katie Gould | July 1, 2024

Staying fit while traveling can be challenging, but there are creative ways to maintain your fitness routine even when you’re away from your usual gym. Here are some tips for travelers who want to keep up their intensity: Group Workouts and Local Classes: If you love working out in a group, ask your coach to […]

Powering Through Perimenopause with Heavy Weights

By Katie Gould | June 3, 2024

Perimenopause—a time of transition, transformation, and perhaps a few hot flashes. But what if I told you that amidst the hormonal shifts and life adjustments, there’s a secret weapon waiting to be wielded? Enter heavy strength training—the unsung hero that can help regulate hormones, boost metabolism, and keep you feeling fierce well into your 40s […]

Fueling your Health: The Power of Protein for Women

By Katie Gould | April 16, 2024

Many of our clients, especially women, often ask how to incorporate adequate protein into their diets. As we navigate the perimenopausal and menopausal stages of life, protein becomes even more crucial. Let’s dive into why it matters and how to make it work for you. Why Protein Matters: Muscle Maintenance: Protein is the building block […]

Parents: Save time and energy by Strength Training with a Coach

By Katie Gould | October 5, 2023

Hey there, fellow busy parents! I know firsthand how chaotic life can get when you’re juggling work, family, and all the responsibilities that come with being a mom or dad. It often feels like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. That’s why I want to talk to you about […]

Strength Training for Back Pain Relief

By Katie Gould | October 1, 2023

Back pain is a common issue that many of us have encountered in our lives, either personally or through loved ones. Whether it’s caused by poor posture, improper weight lifting techniques, or weakened core muscles post-pregnancy, back pain can be debilitating. But what if I told you that there’s a potent antidote to this widespread […]

Why Primal Movement Workouts Are All The Rage

By Katie Gould | February 24, 2023

Here at KG Strong, we like to create functional workouts: workouts that help you feel better when doing the tasks you do every day. Whether that’s carrying more grocery bags from your car to your home, pulling your kid in a sled, or simply improving your day-to-day posture, our workouts are designed to help you […]

Lifting Weights = Longer Life?

By Katie Gould | November 8, 2022

As a member of KG Strong, you already know how great lifting weights makes you feel. But did you know that it can help you live a longer life too? A recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine found that those of us who lift weights alongside aerobic activity have a lower […]

Moving Your Workout Indoors (without sacrificing fun)

By Katie Gould | November 29, 2021

Well, I guess autumn is officially here. With colder temperatures already here, many outdoor workouts will soon move inside. You may be dreading losing your sunny hikes and rooftop classes, but that doesn’t mean your only option is to suffer through a long and boring elliptical-centric winter. And, of course, I don’t mean to equipment-bash. […]

Exercises for a Better Back

By Katie Gould | October 29, 2021

Let’s stop babying our backs, ok? If you have back pain, you’re not alone. Millions of people struggle with back discomfort or even debilitating pain. So often, we are told to ice, heat, or stretch, which of course can help manage the pain in certain circumstances. But what about preventing it altogether? I would like […]

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