Archive for month: May, 2019
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 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Top 5 Smart Strength 2.0 Booty Builders

Two years ago I created Smart Strength, a 12 week online training program for women that wanted to train with my methods but didn’t have to in person access to me.  It has been my greatest project to date. Women of all ages and ability levels gaining access to Smart Strength is my dream come to life! Two years and another maternity leave later


February 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Best Glute (medius) Exercise, You Aren’t Doing

Did you know that your glute medius is the tiny muscle responsible for stabilizing your hips and pelvis during weight bearing movements (AKA walking, running and lifting) AND that without a stable pelvis you might experience back pain, hip pain or knee pain. Well now you do! There are plenty of isolation exercises that target the glute medius but this


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


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