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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


October 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

Total Body Playground Workouts For Busy Mamas!

I have a newfound appreciation for playground workouts since becoming the mama of a toddler. She can’t run away into the street because she’s locked in 🙂 She is expending energy (the kid never gets tired). I am relieving stress AND getting a break from “momming.” YES, it’s totally okay to want and need a break! We are


February 8, 2017 | 1 Comments

My 4 Favorite Smart Strength Exercises To Build A Better Booty

If you know me at all, you know I am all about the glutes. Developing strong glutes can prevent low back pain, knee pain and well… There is a bit more to my glute obsession, here is a  bit of my backstory on how I got into strength training! I was one of those people born with NO ASS to speak of. My lack of glutes ended up getting me into a


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


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


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


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.


November 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Free Workouts Galore + Happy Thanksgiving!

HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!! I like to say that some movement is better than nothing especially on a day like today! So here are a few options for you to get moving before spending quality time with family and friends. All you need is one kettlebell for this SIMPLE + SWEATY workout. Swings-20 Power Cleans-15 Squats-10 Repeat for 10-15 minutes resting as needed.   TOTAL