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November 4, 2014 | 3 Comments

Athletic > Aesthetic

A few months ago one of my best friends opened her very own boudoir studio.  She asked me to model and I jumped at the chance. I’ve been lucky to have been photographed by her over the years; her talent behind the lens has provided a mirror for me as she has captured me at both my best and worst, mentally and physically. I’ve participated in a

September 30, 2014 | 2 Comments


Balance – “a condition in which different elements are equal or in the correct proportions.” Ah, balance…. what a powerful thing.  Take this, for instance: “In Chinese philosophy, yang yin, which are often shortened to “yin-yang” or “yin yang”, are concepts used to describe how apparently opposite

September 15, 2014 | 4 Comments

Pumpkin Protein Shake

The time has come! Rather quickly I might add, to dig the canned pumpkin out of the cabinet and let the blending begin 🙂 For a great smoothie every time make sure you stock your freezer with your favorite frozen fruits/ veggies, it makes all the difference in the world. ( Favorites include mangos, bananas, spinach, cherries, raspberries, kale +

August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

5 Reasons You Need To Handstand Daily

1. Handstands make you fucking happy. #handstandsmakemehappy Like so freaking giggly + happy.  As if for that brief moment, I’m a kid again. It turns out it’s not just me who feels this way, any client or friend I have ever had handstand is instantly happier than they were before! 2. Handstands are a rewarding challenge. Most people

August 3, 2014 | 3 Comments

Are You Getting Your Steps In?

Technology has taken us leaps and bounds forward while at the same time creating a much more sedentary lifestyle. Nowadays it  is commonplace for individuals to walk less than 5,000 steps a day. Many of us drive or take public transportation nearly everywhere and then are virtually sedentary all day long. Perhaps you hit the gym each morning, in

July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

Should I Eat White Rice or Brown Rice?!

For those of you who follow me, you know I LOVE taking pictures, especially pictures of my dinner! Without fail, whenever my dinner includes white rice, my followers leave comments and questions like: “Why not brown rice?” “Isn’t white rice bad for you? I forget that before I got deeper into nutrition and strength training,

June 18, 2014 | 2 Comments


Did you just start a new strength routine or try something new like CrossFit or spin class? Are you sore? Instead of complaining about your soreness, do something! It’s called ACTIVE RECOVERY. Active recovery allows you to move through your full range of motion at a lesser intensity, helping you bounce back faster and avoid wallowing in soreness. I

May 29, 2014 | 5 Comments

6 Surprising Reasons You Aren’t Losing Body Fat

So…. you want to know why you’re not dropping body fat? You under-eat…. big time.  Let’s say you’re a 5’4”, 33 year-old woman who weighs 135 lbs.  You need to take in 1,387 calories just to survive.  What do you think I’m thinking when you come to me eating 1,300 calories, exercising like a fiend,

May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Memorial Day Workout

Take it outside this Memorial Day weekend with Stacey Schaedler Strength’s  kettlebell workout! Warm weather is here to stay and one of my favorite ways to shake up my routine is to get outside. There are so many parks and fields in South Boston it’s hard to decide where to take your training! Whether you are a newbie looking for a total

September 30, 2013 | 1 Comments

Yoga and Strength Training: the ultimate complement!

Long time no see! Wanted to let you know that I have not been slacking off and that LIFE IS GOOD!Business is great, love is in the air and I could not be happier than I am right now 😀  I am turning 30 in just one week so look for some exciting stuff to be coming your way! Website and newsletter updates, Progress not perfection baseball tees