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You Can Do It: Strength: Fitness and weight loss for kicking butt when life is busy and time is short

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4.68  ·  Rating details ·  145 ratings  ·  49 reviews
New York Times bestselling author Jasinda Wilder is back with the highly-anticipated sequel to YOU CAN DO IT. In this book, Jasinda expands on the life-changing Wilder Way, showing you how to take the lessons and tactics learned in the first book and create a life of strength. Including all new recipes, beginner, intermediate, and advanced workout routines, and eating plan ...more
Paperback, 300 pages
Published March 14th 2017 by Jasinda Wilder
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Mar 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 Stronger Stars!! A health and fitness must-have!!!!!

If I ever meet Jasinda Wilder in person, I am going to kiss her face. Maybe Jack's too, LOL!!! <3

I cannot thank them enough for all of the resources they have stockpiled into this book. After losing nearly 40 pounds as an outcome from following her first plan, described in Big Girls Do It Running, I was so excited to see that she was adding to the plan. I highly recommend reading BOTH books. They are kind of like a step one and two.

Rosa Sharon (iScream Books Blog)
#JasindaMadeMeDoIt! And I ❤ her for it!

Even though I've made it through the first eight weeks of the #WilderWay, I still feel like a newbie. There is so much to learn and to try, and to stop doing. I did give up sugar and soda. And I did my first 5K. I did some wogging. I lost some pounds and some inches. I feel better, but I have a long way to go. I'm excited that I discovered this new lifestyle at the perfect time, finishing Big Girls Do It Running right before Big Girls Do It Stronge
Mar 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
Jasinda is back with the follow-up to the hit Big Girls Do It Running. In this 2.0 version of her plan she has packed some amazing recipes, lots of motivation, updated fitness ideas. With her "cut out sugar and increase fitness activity" mantra, Jasinda has inspired a movement of woman who are finding they can lose weight without any crazy binge dieting. The deep personal stories are back for those who like that, the humor is still present and the delicious recipes are on point. I can't recommen ...more
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

This is a fantastic extension on Big Girls Do It Running! I can't wait to incorporate this into my lifestyle. I definitely recommend this. My life has changed so much for the better since starting BGDIR close to a year ago. Also, there are a bunch of great recipes I can't wait to try :)
Anne Amedeo
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you've read and experienced Big Girls Do It Running, you have to get Big Girls Do It Stronger. This book is an extension of BGDIR, it will give you the courage to continue to get healthy and get stronger, too. You also get a glimpse into Jack's view of getting stronger and fit (and of course his take on veggies). Jack and Jasinda are a wonderful team that will stand by you and encourage you through this amazing journey to health and strength. You also get amazing recipes and tips to get you t ...more
Beth Knight
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wilder way 2.0 for the win!

I read the first book, followed the plan and am really conscious about what goes in my body. This book explains so much more. No counting, carb cycling, exercise and support. Yes, support! There is a Facebook group led by Jasinda that is awesome! Come join us in the Wilder Way movement!

Seriously this book, is LIFE changing. But it now, and the first book too..

Thank you, Jasinda!!!
Ebbie ~Author Groupies
Mar 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing

Big Girls do it Stronger is a great addition to the #Wilderway plan. I loved Big Girls do it Running and the wilderway plan. It made me feel so much better to cut sugar out of my life. This new addition is about getting stronger. For me this is about being both mentally and physically stronger. This book is so inspirational from the testimonials to Jasinda sharing her personal moments it made me what to jump up and try all the new workout plans and recipes. I had fallen off the wagon and not bee
Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love this book as much as I loved the first one. Jasinda makes this look so easy! Maybe it really is just mind over matter. I have not fully incorporated the Wilder Way into my life, but I am little by little. It's really important for me to get my family healthy, losing weight will be a bonus. Thank you so much Jasinda for sharing your journey, its been a blessing to so many!
Dawn Hurst
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I volunteered to read an ARC of BIG GIRLS DO IT STRONGER after living the #WilderWay since the first book BIG GIRLS DO IT RUNNING came out last May. I absolutely LOVED the information this new version of the program I love gave me! Grey Plate All Day... bring it on! From the tweaks to the eating plan, to the exercise routines suggested, I AM Ready for 2.0! The new recipes....oh my.... cannot wait to try these goodies! Jasinda (and hubby Jack) open themselves up once again and get real with us, t ...more
Mar 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Jasinda Wilder has outlined her guide to Heath and fitness in a fun easy to follow guide. She humorously details her own experiences and selflessly lays out a plan that anyone can follow. There are terrific recipes and delicious treats to keep anyone in check and never leave you deprived. Read this book and it will be your bible for Heath. It is a quick and fun read but it will become your go to reference for a fabulous fit life!
Mar 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I read her first book back in May, it was a game changer for me. Her words spoke to me. I started the 8 week challenge but stopped about 6 weeks in. I wasn't in the right head space at the time but I can say that the one thing I did give up back in May was pop. Haven't had a drop since and I have no regrets. I love me some Bai.

I had a very unhealthy relationship with sugar and Sonic, that sugary bitch, was my supplier. Man those peanut butter chocolate shakes are so damn delicious. So delicious
Mar 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Last May, a blogger that I have followed for years, and who I have great respect for (Brittany Gibbons, in case you're interested) posted a link to Jasinda's book, Big Girls do it Running. I had read a few of Jasinda's other books, and, while I liked them well enough, I wasn't crazy super fan girl, and I was dubious about taking health advice from someone who wasn't my doctor. But, I preordered, and when it came, I read the book. It made a scary amount of sense to me, and, even though I was scar ...more
Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Jasinda Wilder continues her inspiring story and her journey to better health for herself and her family in Big Girls Do It Stronger.

I have been following the Wilder Way since reading her first book, Big Girls Do It Running, back in December and have seen great improvements to my own health and fitness levels. Both books give practical insights into better eating habits and getting up off the couch and just moving. Ms. Wilder lays herself bare in both books, documenting her own struggles with h
Mar 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Big Girls Do It Stronger is the sequel to Big Girls Do It Running by Jasinda Wilder.
Come with her on the Wilder Way 2.0 and see what happens.
This book contains the tools to a healthier and better lifestyle and I loved every page.
There are recipts, examples for healthy nutrition, training suggestions and much much more helpful things.
And last but not least Big Girls Do It Stronger has not only more practical advice and more examples, it also has anecdotes, beautiful, some hilarious, some sad, but
Mar 25, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A follow up to big girls do it running. I enjoyed the personal stories from Jasinda and Jack, the easy at home work out routines from beginner to advanced, all the recipes. This was a quick read, some pages I skimmed because if you read the first book and are in the group it was repetitive. This plan is hard, anything worth something is hard. I lived the wilder way last year through the 8 week plan and continued until week 20. I lost 11 lbs the first 7 weeks and nothing after that. I lost steam ...more
Jennifer Sons
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: nonfiction
This is the continuation of Big Girls Do It Running. I highly recommend you reading that book first to get a better understanding of the program. This book focuses on more of the fitness part of it. It has great programs for everyone. It also makes revisions to the previous program. I love the revisions. It makes the plan a little easier, although it's very easy with the original way. I love the addition of more recipes too. Thanks Jasinda for helping us be healthier!
Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A fantastic continuation from Big Girls Do It Running.. I love how Jasinda lays out plans that are easy to follow and not intimidating. This really is a book about a lifestyle change..not just another quick gimmick.. the recipes sound delicious and I can't wait to try them out. I also love how the author lets you in on her ups and downs.. reminding us we all have the same struggles.. but we are all capable of overcoming them. I highly recommend this book!
Hi'D's Book Hub
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
If you’re looking for a way to change your life, Big Girls Do It Running and Big Girls Do It Stronger are seriously your answer!

Jasinda, has taught me so much about my body. Things I had no CLUE about! Even though I struggle with my bum knee, Jasinda has taught me how to overcome my struggles. She always tells me to just take it one meal at a time! I may not be at my goal since starting with her in her BETA phase… but I do know what it takes to live a healthier lifestyle. And the best part abou
KB Kind
Mar 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jasinda has done it again! I started her program when her first book came out and I've been participating in her FaceBook group and following along since. I've lost about 40 pounds, dropped a few sizes and I'm walking again.
This book is full of more great tips and useful information along with some more great recipes. I highly recommend both books for anyone who wants to make some healthy changes but wants to ease into it slowly and steadily build on that progress.
No magic pills or fancy formu
Apr 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This book, as well as BGDIR, contains the most straight forward, honest, and realist content that we all need from a health and wellness book. I have been doing this plan since May and have lost 30 lbs! Now with a second book about how to get stronger, I am excited and ready to get started! Also, hello new recipes!!!!
Mar 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Who's ready to Do It Stronger?! If this crazy busy, full-time working, special needs momma can do the #WilderWay, so can you. I promise you won't regret it. Want to not only lose weight, but get healthier, stronger?! Just take the leap with Big Girls Do It Running first then follow up with Stronger. Wilder Way 2.0 or Stronger is what I think of this as. Kicking your strength into high gear and taking your health back! After struggling with my fertility issues for years, last year after starting ...more
Apr 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Great addition to Big Girls Do It Running! In this book Jasinda and Jack expand on the WilderWay. Great exercise motivator and the recipes are not bad either. I would highly recommend this book to anyone, but especially if you are looking for a lifestyle change.
Mar 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I just cannot say enough about Jasinda Wilder and her willingness to share so that we may all become healthier!! Big Girls Do It Stronger is a definite read once one has become nutritionally aware after reading Big Girls Do It Running!! Stronger now puts into action the act of accepting ones self and putting ones body into physical movement to now enjoy a Stronger body, mind, & soul!!
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Amazing book! Learn how to get healthier and stronger just by reading this book. Love you Jasinda and Jack Wilder for the knowledge you have given us.
Shantel Peters
5 stars and more

Jasinda Wilder is at it again with her Big Girls Do It Stronger. Sharing her Journey to health and fitness and getting stronger. If you have read her Big Girls Do it Running, then you need to read stronger also . With the encouragement from both her and her husband Jack (yes Jack has some key points in here too) we can all get fit and stronger the wilder way. Looking forward to continuing my journey now to getting stronger with the Wilder's .
Tammi Plummer
Mar 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Worth every single penny

Jasinda has yet again wrote a book that inspires everyone. I can't not wait to jump back on and be positive. Be healthy. And be free of the food and health demons I have!
Donna Kitsch
Mar 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow! The sequel to Big Girls Do It Running is amazing! So many ah ha moments as if Jasinda knows my deep inner thoughts. And funny too! Love all the new recipies. It's great all the suggestions for exercises to get the biggest bang for your time. It truly helps to understand the next steps in the journey to healthiness. Wonderful Read and So Inspiring. Must Read!
Jun 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
I had read Big Girls Do It Running, made some changes and started to notice my hard work paying off. I even ran a 5k. Holy, a 5k? Yup, that happened.

Then I fell off the wagon. So pissed at myself, but I bought Big Girls Do It Stronger to give me some motivation and get me back on track to a lifestyle I know works.
Apr 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Very informative, and I love all the recipes in this book. This is a wonderful follow-up/companion to Big Girls Do It Running. There is quite a lot of useful information and I feel it will be easy to stick with it the way BGDIR is.

I am looking forward to trying some of the work-out suggestions and the recipes.
Mom Reads
Mar 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
In Big Girls Do It Running, Jasinda helps to ease you off sugar and etc. with her 8 week challenge. I think it would be very beneficial for you to read Big Girls Do It Running before you dive into this book.

I will be honest! I did the 8 week challenge last summer and did pretty well until my vacation with my family. I fell off the wagon in a big way! Sugar and Diet Coke were my friend again! I found comfort with the junk that I have always loved.

I tried to do the 8 weeks again this past winter.
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NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY, WALL STREET JOURNAL and international bestselling author Jasinda Wilder is a Michigan native with a penchant for titillating tales about sexy men and strong women. Her bestselling titles include ALPHA, STRIPPED, WOUNDED, and the #1 Amazon and international bestseller FALLING INTO YOU. You can find her on her farm in Northern Michigan with her husband, author Jack Wilder, ...more

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