Think About What You’re Thinking About

So often in life we’re running on auto-pilot just going about our days and weeks without actually being actively and consciously engaged with what we’re doing. Since we are creatures of habit, we become accustomed [...]

Monday, January 16, 2017|Daily Inspo, Strong Mind|

New TSM Strong Girl Fitness Guide Exercise Videos

I am so excited to share that our new Member's Only Section of the website is now up and running! This section is for Strong Girls in the Community that have purchased the Strong Girl Guides! If [...]

Thursday, January 12, 2017|Fitness, Fitness Tips, Workouts|

TSM New Year Workout Playlist

With a New Year, we totally need a new workout playlist, so that we can crush our fitness goals! This month's playlist was inspired by NYE countdowns! It's high intensity and will definitely help you give [...]

Friday, January 6, 2017|Fitness, Fitness Tips|

Candles: Healthy or Toxic?

What girl doesn’t love candles? We all have at least one saved somewhere in our home—they add a nice decorative touch to any room (and make for a great Instagram picture), are a great way [...]

Thursday, January 5, 2017|Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|

VIDEO: 2017 Strong Girl Workshop + Workout: Steps to a Stronger, More Confident + Happier You

I am so excited to share our new video highlighting the Strong Girl Workshop + Workout: Steps to a Stronger, More Confident + Happier You! My mission is to help women become their best and [...]

Thursday, January 5, 2017|Health & Wellness, Sorority, Strong Body, Strong Mind|

Find Your Flow in Life

Think back to an experience when you’ve felt completely “in the zone” and “one” with what you were doing. That feeling where you were so immersed and absorbed in the activity that you lost track [...]

Wednesday, January 4, 2017|Health & Wellness, Motivation, Strong Mind|

Why You Shouldn’t Be Making New Year’s Resolutions and What to Do Instead

Let’s get real. According to a recent study by the University of Scranton, only 8% of people achieve their New Year’s Resolution(s). Realistically speaking, I’m not surprised given that we live in a short-attention span, [...]

Friday, December 23, 2016|Lifestyle, Motivation, Strong Mind|

Strong Girl Guide to Barre

If you’re looking for a workout that will target muscles you never knew you had, you should consider barre classes, which feature a combination of Pilates, yoga, and ballet components. This workout was developed in [...]

Thursday, December 15, 2016|Fitness|

The Big Rub Down: Massage and Its Health Benefits

One of my favorite indulgences, especially after logging a lot of hours at my desk, at the gym and on the road in my car, is to get a nice deep tissue sports massage. I [...]

Wednesday, December 14, 2016|Fitness Tips, Health & Wellness, Lifestyle|

Strong Girl Guide to Spin

If you’re going home for the holidays or are planning on spending some quality bonding time with a friend or family member, I recommend planning an active activity together. Spin is one of my favorite [...]

Tuesday, December 13, 2016|Fitness|


MICHELLE (SHELLEY) LARUE Age: 28 Los Angeles, CA Education: B.A. in Broadcast Journalism from the University of Southern California Actress + Pure Barre Teacher Michelle and I both went to USC, but actually didn't get [...]

Monday, December 12, 2016|Strong Girl Spotlight|

Strong Girl Workshop + Workout: USC

In November, I got to return "home" to USC, my alma mater, for a Strong Girl Workshop and 2 Strong Girl Workouts with the Panhellenic women! It had been a few months since I had been [...]

Monday, December 12, 2016|Sorority, Strong Girl Events, Strong Girl Events, Strong Girls on Campus, USC|

Strong Girl Workshop + Workout: UCI

I went directly from my visit with Drake University to visit UCI for a Strong Girl Workshop at their Student Leadership Conference at the beginning of November! This was my second visit to UCI this [...]

Monday, December 12, 2016|Sorority, Strong Girl Events, Strong Girls on Campus|

TSM December Workout Playlist

Hey Strong Girls! It's my favorite time of year! I love the Holiday Season and the spirit of the Holidays! This year came and went so fast! It's crazy to think we are entering 2017! [...]

Monday, December 12, 2016|Fitness, Fitness Tips|

Strong Girl Workshop + Workout: Drake University

After my visit with Sonoma State Panhellenic, I flew to Des Moines, Iowa to visit the beautiful and sweet sorority women of Drake University! I adore the women that attended the workshop! You know when [...]

Thursday, December 8, 2016|Sorority, Strong Girl Events, Strong Girls on Campus|

Strong Girl Workshop + Workout: Sonoma State University

At the end of October, I flew up to San Francisco and road tripped over to Sonoma State for a Strong Girl Workshop and Workout with the lovely Panhellenic ladies for their Circle of Sisterhood [...]

Thursday, December 8, 2016|Sorority, Strong Girl Events, Strong Girls on Campus|

Strong Girl Workshop + Workout: Southwestern University

In October, I flew to Austin, Texas and drove to Georgetown (about an hour north) to lead a Strong Girl Workshop and Workout for the sorority community at Southwestern University! It was my first time [...]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|Sorority, Strong Girl Events, Strong Girls on Campus|

Daily Inspo: November Updates + Self-Compassion: Be Nice to Yourself!

Hey Strong Girls! I am so excited to share with you everything I’ve been up to this last month, as well as today’s Daily Inspo! It’s been an absolute honor being able to work with [...]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016|Daily Inspo, Health & Wellness, Motivation, Strong Mind|

Strong Girl Guide to Pilates

I tried my first Pilates Reformer class about 4 years ago and fell in love with it! From the minute the class started, it reminded me of my dance days (15 years of competitive dance!) [...]

Tuesday, November 22, 2016|Fitness|

Strong Girl Guide to Yoga

I’ll admit it….it took me a long time to come around to loving yoga! As someone who had negative experiences with a few hot yoga classes in high school, I had written it off for [...]

Tuesday, October 25, 2016|Fitness|

5 Nutrition Tips to Avoid the Freshman 15

Going to college is an exciting time and with all the new lifestyle changes that come from moving and starting a new life, many women experience fluctuations in weight during their first few months at [...]

Tuesday, October 18, 2016|Nutrition, Nutrition Tips|

STRONG GIRL AMBASSADOR: Aubrey Van Dyke, Chapman University

AUBREY VAN DYKE Age: 21 Hometown: Forest Grove, OR College: Chapman University Major: Kinesiology Year: Junior Sorority: Alpha Phi Instagram: @aubreyvandyke Tell us about yourself! I am pre-PA and a kinesiology major! I grew up dancing ballet, [...]

STRONG GIRL AMBASSADOR: Essie Uribe, Chapman University

ESSIE URIBE Age: 23 Hometown: Sinaloa, Mexico College: Chapman University Major: Strategic + Corporate Communications & Italian Studies Year: Senior Sorority: Alpha Phi Tell us about yourself! Hello everyone! My name is Essie and I am [...]

STRONG GIRL AMBASSADOR: Jessica Meador, Chapman University

JESSICA MEADOR Age: 20 Hometown: San Juan, Puerto Rico College: Chapman University Major: TV + Broadcast Journalism Major, PR Minor Year: Junior Sorority: Alpha Phi Instagram: @jessicaxmeador Tell us about yourself! Hey girl hey! I am the [...]

STRONG GIRL AMBASSADOR: Allie White, Chapman University

ALLIE WHITE Age: 20 Hometown: Laguna Beach, CA College: Chapman University Major: Public Relations + Advertising, Strategic + Corporate Communication Double Major  Year: Junior Sorority: Alpha Phi Instagram: @alliewhitexo Tell us about yourself! I am a [...]