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October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Total Body Playground Workouts For Busy Mamas!

I have a newfound appreciation for playground workouts since becoming the mama of a toddler. She can’t run away into the street because she’s locked in 🙂 She is expending energy (the kid never gets tired). I am relieving stress AND getting a break from “momming.” YES, it’s totally okay to want and need a break! We are


May 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

My Top 10 Tips For Mamas In Their First Year Postpartum

Once you know better you do better. When I was first starting off in the fitness industry I didn’t know enough about training the pregnant and postpartum population. I have learned SO much in the past few years and will only continue to provide the best information for this population of women. Pregnancy, birth and postpartum are NO JOKE and I want


February 8, 2017 | 1 Comments

My 4 Favorite Smart Strength Exercises To Build A Better Booty

If you know me at all, you know I am all about the glutes. Developing strong glutes can prevent low back pain, knee pain and well… There is a bit more to my glute obsession, here is a  bit of my backstory on how I got into strength training! I was one of those people born with NO ASS to speak of. My lack of glutes ended up getting me into a


January 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Why Smart Strength?

So you are new to lifting and up until this point, your only goals have been akin to “I want to complete my first half marathon”, or “I want to weigh 130lbs”.* Perhaps you suddenly find yourself injured, no longer able to run, and you are looking to strength train in order to elicit a training effect but you have no idea where to


January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

Smart Strength Training Tips For Hypermobile Females

One of the most common issues I must address when strength training with female clientele is hypermobility.   As women, we are often hypermobile in one or more areas, and in order to safely and effectively learn to strength train, there are certain positions and cues to be aware of.  As you can see, I have first hand experience with hypermobility


December 30, 2016 | 0 Comments

Smart Strength Skips The Sit Ups And Gets You A Strong Core For Real Life!

I very rarely incorporate sit-ups in to my programming and sometimes receive feedback that people are genuinely disappointed they haven’t “worked their abs.” Why do I skip sit-ups? I skip them because the most effective way to train our abs is to strength train using compound movements. Using our body as a whole in order to push, pull, hinge


December 13, 2016 | 1 Comments

8 Smart Strength Fitness Hacks For Getting Strong AF At Home

The gym can be an intimidating place when you don’t have a ton of experience with strength training. The sweaty grunting “bros” end up taking up the free weight area and you are left wandering around the gym, self-conscious and wondering what the FUCK to do. The truth is once you take the time to gain the knowledge, it’s empowering as all hell


December 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

How Trying To Make It As A Female In The Fitness Industry Nearly Killed Me

Who would you rather have as your coach?  The woman on the left or the woman on the right?   Why? I’ll tell you why I’d rather be trained by the current me versus the then me: Because I’m a better trainer.   Because I have a life, filled with wonderful things, (that aren’t all fitness related) just like you.  Because


October 16, 2016 | 3 Comments

My Four Favorite Core Exercises That Are Safe for All Four Trimesters

  As a pregnant and postpartum woman, I have heard firsthand the following recommendations from midwives, nurses, and doctors. If you did it before pregnancy, it is safe to continue it throughout pregnancy. Don’t lay on your back after your first trimester. Don’t let your heartbeat go over 140 bpm during exercise. Make sure you do


July 11, 2016 | 0 Comments

Join Me and My PNP SUMMER CONSISTENCY GROUP for FREE!

Priorities shifted for awhile, but I am making a comeback 🙂 Last week I returned back to work full-time and it was AMAZING. What a way to start the day! LOVE the little community we have established here 💛 excited to wake up and come see these lovelies on this #thursday morning! Have you gotten your #sweat on today?! #progressnotperfection