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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


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


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