Strength Stories: Rachel G.


For this month’s STRENGTH STORIES I’d like to give a shout out to Rachel!

I asked Rachel to share how strength training has impacted her life. Her story is below, check it out!


“Like so many women, I bought into the myth that strength training was a one-way ticket to bulk city so I never had any interest in ever learning about it or engaging with weight training.

After I had made running more of priority in my life, I started to notice that I wasn't losing weight and my legs weren't able to keep up because they were not getting any stronger. Ryan suggested I started adding weightlifting into my routine so I started with 10-pound dumbbells in my tiny NYC apartment. My progression happened slowly over time and it happened even though I swore it wouldn't.


For me, lifting weights is the deepest form of self-care I can imagine for myself. As a person who deeply struggles with anxiety, it gives me space where I must be present otherwise this heavy weight is about to crash down on me...literally. Outside of the gym life can be pure chaos, but in the gym, it is my chance to slow down and reconnect with my mind and body.

I started with squatting 10-pound dumbbells in my apartment to being able to squat 125 pounds...talk about gains! Also, I am not bulky as heck like the fitness industry promises women will be if they touch heavy weight.


I have actually lost weight since weightlifting that running 10 miles a day couldn't get off me..so don't buy into these myths that are set up for women! Instead, push against them, challenge them, throw weights over your head, and get in tune with yourself. Your mind and body with thank you for it.”


Rachel has been training with True Grit Strength for 2 years now and her progress shows what dedication, consistency, and proper guidance can do for your results. It’s been amazing watching her transformation and always gets me so pumped up when people realize the impact that strength training can have on their lives!


THIS is why I do what I do and what I strive to accomplish with every client. If you’re interested in getting started with a program, now is a great time to try it out and see if it’s a good fit for you!


You can now sign up for a 7-day free trial of True Grit Strength’s online training program! It’s super easy and only requires your name and your email address. There’s absolutely no obligation to sign up after the trial AND no credit card required!


Here’s what you’ll get as a trial member:

  • Free Coaching Session

  • Access to the True Grit Strength app

  • 5 Sample Workouts that can be customized for your training goal

  • Bonus ebook with TONS of training tips and insights into our program and training style

To start your trial:

  • Click here to sign up

  • Enter your name and email address in the form, no credit card required!

  • After you submit your email, you'll receive your Welcome Package via email and you're ready to get started!

I hope you’ll take advantage of this great offer and explore how strength training can impact your life as it did for Rachel!

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