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May 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Tone At Home: The 10 Best Butt Exercises For Home Workouts

TONE AT HOME : The 10 Best Butt Exercises For Home Workouts As a working mom of two I TOTALLY understand what it’s like to be strapped for time. That doesn’t mean that working out has to fall to the wayside. It simply means we have to get creative at home. For those of you who know me I actually HATE the word TONE. The fact that I am even


March 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

Breathe Better For A Stronger Core

Did you know that you can literally breathe better for a stronger core? Sounds hokey pokey but it’s true.  This is not just true for mamas in the postpartum period,  it holds true for literally everyone. My yogis know how to “belly breathe” and my desk jockeys know how to “chest breathe” but pretty much NO ONE can add


March 5, 2019 | 1 Comments

The Best Core Exercise For New Mamas

I get a ton of questions with regards to core exercises from my new mamas. Stacey, “what is the best core exercise to perform so I can get my abs back?” Many mamas are looking for me to say planks or cross body crunches but the reality is breathing properly is going to the most important core exercise to perform in the postpartum period. I


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

Are you looking to shake up your fitness routine? I now have 3 “DO IT YOURSELF” programs that can be started at anytime. Today I will be sharing my 8 Smart Strength Fitness Hacks for getting STRONG AF! The gym can be an intimidating place when you don’t have a ton of experience with strength training. The sweaty grunting “bros” end


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