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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


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


February 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

3 “Pregnancy Friendly” Travel Workouts

Pura Vida… Means that no matter what your current situation is, life for someone else can always be less fortunate than your own and no matter how little or how much you have in life, we are all here together and life is short…so start living the “pura- vida lifestyle”. This will be my first post since I got back from my honeymoon


January 10, 2016 | 0 Comments

FREE KETTLEBELL FLOW +Favorite Fitness Reads Of The Week!

This is one of my favorite kettlebell flows since becoming pregnant: I like to call it the “Prego Flow Deep Six,” its taken from StrongFirst and I have adapted it to my changing body’s needs :)))) 1- Arm swing, Snatch, Clean, Squat, Press, & TGU (modified) Hand to hand switch and repeat on the opposite side Can be used as a


January 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Goodbye 2015 + Hello New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!! I am happy to announce that there is a new addition to my website 🙂 2015 was a year of awesome transformations due to the success of my Progress Not Perfection Online Nutrition Coaching Group. My next program starts January 4th and runs for 8 weeks. 8 Week Nutrition Coaching Program If you would rather a shorter version of the


December 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Happy Holidays + Free Workout!

Here are the first of a few workouts I will be sharing with you this week 🙂 This is one of my favorite dumbbell complexes of all time 🙂 Then there is the “pregnant modified version” from this past week! Short on time/limited on equipment?! A #complex is a series of 3-5 exercises linked together and performed for given repetitions


December 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Coaching and Nutrition Updates, Free Workout + Favorite Fitness Reads!

I hope your week is off to a great start! In this post I will share with you Stacey Schaedler Strength’s Nutrition+ Small Group Training Coaching updates, gift you a FREE WORKOUT  as well as share some of my favorite fitness read of this past week! Hope you enjoy 😉 Sweet Sixteen is a GREAT workout for those of you who have access to a bit


December 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

Squats, Pizza + Pregnancy

I hope you all had an amazing Thanksgiving and enjoyed time with friends and family and some of your favorite foods! If you are struggling to get back to your “norm” give this article by Josh Hillis a read! It’s Not Thanksgiving That Makes You Fat– Josh Hillis This week I shared my new favorite squat variation courtesy of Erik Börjesson.


December 7, 2015 | 4 Comments

An Honest Account of My First Trimester of Pregnancy

Learning how to listen to my body with regards to both exercise and nutrition are skills that will serve me well being pregnant.  I believe that strength training and healthy nutrition will not only help me throughout my pregnancy but also helped me to get pregnant in the first place. As it turns out I was pregnant at my wedding! Anthony and I had