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Courtney Green
Courtney Green is a Strength & Fitness Specialist, a national level Strongman competitor, and a writer. The author of the blog Green Machine Strong, Courtney provides a unique perspective and advice on fitness, strength training, and athletic performance. You can find her at and on Twitter @courtlgreen.

Entries by Courtney Green

What Everyone Needs to Know About Weight Loss

(0) Comments | Posted February 15, 2016 | 12:43 PM

Everyone knows of the obesity epidemic in the U.S., and increasingly, around the world. It's no secret. Each generation has increasingly become heavier and heavier over the past 70 years. It's snuck up on everyone and most people hold more body fat than they should, even people who appear "in...

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3 Upper Body Exercises Every Woman Should Train

(1) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 10:06 AM

In "5 Strength Training Truths Every Woman Should Know," I discussed just how important it is for women to train their upper body on a consistent basis every week. In today's blog, I'll show you how to do just that with these three often under-utilized upper body movements...

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Warning: Why Your Diet Will Fail You

(9) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 11:28 AM

Diets -- we all know 'em. Statistically, the majority of us have been on one at some point in time in our lives, especially in the Western world. It's a funny thing that happens whenever we find yet another "promising" diet. We get hope that maybe this time we've found...

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5 Strength Training Truths Every Woman Should Know

(38) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 12:35 PM

Women, let's face it. We're fed so much BS regarding our health and fitness, and especially what our health and fitness is supposed to be. According to most women's fitness magazines (and sadly many "coaches" and personal trainers), the epitome of women's fitness is remaining purposely weak and frail (yes,...

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Do CrossFitters And Other Athletes Benefit From Weightlifting Shoes?

(3) Comments | Posted September 10, 2013 | 2:25 PM

If I buy them, will they increase my performance? Will I lift more? Which kind of strength athlete would benefit most from them? Which strength athletes shouldn't bother? Or does every lifter need to own a pair? As lifters, our gear is very important to us. So we spend time...

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