GO Mommy GO! Modern Day Motherhood

Getting in shape after having a baby

Getting back in shape after having a baby

Lashinda, I am a 26 year old athlete who is pregnant. How did you start practicing after the birth of your twin boys? Did you start running miles or did you jump right back on the track? – Nadine Nadine, thanks for asking that question. I bet there is not one woman who is or… [read more]

Happy Mother's Day

The Greatest Love of All

It’s surreal to celebrate Mother’s Day alongside my own mother these days. When my sisters and I were growing up, the attention was all on our mom for Mother’s Day. Now we are grown with our own children, and we are celebrating it together, with my mom holding the infamous title of GRAMMY! To the… [read more]

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Spotlight on our Future

Inspirational stories from women overcoming adversity

My Name is Hydia Clark, and I Am No Longer SILENT

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Hydia Clark, a 17-year-old high school senior for our Go Woman Go Future Spotlight Series. Life sure can throw you some curves balls. At the age of five, my biggest worry was a new Barbie Doll or the latest new Brat Doll coming out; I had no… [read more]

Getting into college - applications and admissions process

Getting into your dream college isn’t just about your grades

I had high aspirations as a high schooler and was determined to do whatever it would take to reach my goals. My dream schools were UCLA and USC, two very competitive and prestigious universities that were right in my own backyard in Los Angeles. I listened to the advice I was given and took honors and… [read more]

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GO Woman GO! Pursuing your Career

Mental Toughness: How to Handle Pain and Stress

How to Handle Pain (and Stress)

Ever since I starting running track at 5 years old, pain has accompanied me in my training and my competitions. So I decided at an early age that: Pain is something that I can’t avoid. I am capable of overcoming it. A lot of people think that the best athletes have a “high pain tolerance” in that they… [read more]

2014 Highest Paid Female Athletes

The World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes

Last week, Forbes Magazine released the list of the Top 10 World’s Highest-Paid Female Athletes in 2014. This list includes prize money AND endorsements, so it is a true top-ten list. It goes as follows: 2014 Top 10 Highest Paid Female Athletes Maria Sharapova, Russia (Tennis) Salary/Winnings: $2.4 million Endorsements: $22 million Total: $24 million Li… [read more]

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Empowering Thoughts:

Sport Psychology: Inside the Mind of a Champion with Lashinda Demus

Inside The Mind Of A Champion

Exploring the Mindset of World Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist Lashinda Demus with Dr. Anne Shadle Editor’s note: Recently, Dr. Anne Shadle (Performance Psychology) and World Champion Lashinda Demus set aside time for an extended phone interview to find out how a champion like Demus thinks. Below is the transcription of the discussion, with emphasis added… [read more]

Lashinda Demus on getting kicked out of school

The Hard Truth: I got kicked out of college

I had tunnel vision for track. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been fast. And I knew it. And it was all I wanted to do. The better I did, the harder I wanted to work. It was like a puzzle to me – how can I rearrange these pieces and get to… [read more]

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Inspiring Words:

Inspirational Quote: Believing in Yourself

"Deep down, I believed that I was supposed to win. And if I didn’t, it was because of ME." - … [read more]

Inspiration Quotes: Mothering twins, triplets, multiples

  A mother's love is WHOLE no matter how many times DIVIDED. … [read more]

Inspirational Quote on the Meaning of Life

"Money comes and goes. When you pass away it's about what you've done to make this world a better … [read more]

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