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December 4, 2018 | 0 Comments

My Favorite Squatting Variation

Boston based personal trainer Stacey Schaedler lets you in on her favorite squatting variation. Let’s say you’re a bodyweight squatting professional. You have been goblet squatting and double kettlebell squatting but you aren’t quite sure you want to start barbell squatting. I have the perfect squat for you to try! This Tutorial Tuesday


June 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

5 Smart Ways To Modify Your Yoga Practice In Early Postpartum

One of my client friends is newly postpartum, (just a bit shy of 3 months PP) and kept mentioning that she wanted to go to a yoga class. I knew that she would go with or without me, so I decided to join her for a class so that I could teach her how to safely modify her practice for her newly postpartum body. Please keep in mind that Katie has been practicing


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


March 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

3 FREE WORKOUTS JUST FOR YOU :)

Here is my first of THREE FREE WORKOUTS 🙂 This one is fun finisher, so grab a kettlebell and let’s get moving! 8 snatches (on non-dominant hand) 8 squat thrusts (on non-dominant hand) 8 1-arm swings (on non-dominant hand) 50 yard overhead carry (on non-dominant hand) — hand to hand switch and repeat on your dominant hand! Rest :30-:45sec


November 22, 2015 | 0 Comments

Free Workout + Baked Apple Recipe!

Thanksgiving is coming! Here are a few of my favorite tips to get you through this busy season 🙂   Just because the holiday’s are here doesn’t mean you have to forget about your workouts completely. Here is a simple 15 minute workout and all you need is a stability ball!   Set your gymboss timer to :30 work :20 rest. 1) Lateral


August 30, 2015 | 1 Comments

MARRIED, FREE TRAVEL WORKOUT + Women’s Fitness Summit Honeymoon

I’m sitting downstairs in the hotel lobby with Keri waiting for HOT Starbucks coffee. You know the kind that will get my newsletter out to you guys and take me through Day 3 of the Women’s Fitness Summit. Yesterday morning Keri agreed to be the guinea pig for the bodyweight workout I am sending you guys right now 🙂 We had  blast and


August 20, 2015 | 1 Comments

WIFEY WORKOUT- My Gift to You!

If you don’t know, know you know. #Wifey #workout coming to your inbox this weekend, congrats to Lucy who gets hitched this weekend! All you need is a single #kettlebell and a chair/couch/ bench! #progressnotperfection #fitfam #smartstrength #shreddedforthewedding #chickswholift #girlswholift #getbetter #girlsgonestrong A photo posted by Stacey