Soccer Mom with Muscles

A Workout Playlist for the Whole Family

    We took the kids to the movies this weekend to see Trolls, and let me just say it was awesome....

7 Ways To Get Your Butt Moving

So today I was a little, let’s say reluctant, to workout. Truth be told, I was deep into a New...

I Feel Like This Isn’t Enough

I’ve heard it before. I’ve said it before. Sometimes you wonder. As I start working out again after baby #3,...

Where There’s a Will…

So if you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, then you may have noticed that my training looks much different...

7 Super Fun Ways to Stay Fit This Summer

Memorial Day weekend is upon us!  That means the start of Summer, (although I have been in Summer mode for...

Summer Love in May!

So, it’s been a while since I have written here.  But don’t worry it’s for good reason.  The weather has changed...

What #FitMoms Want for Mother’s Day This Year

Hey, Dads!  Yeah, you.  Listen up.  This one’s for you.  In case for you forgot, Mother’s Day is right around...

Hey, Mama! You’re Worth It!

As I head into my second trimester, I have been thinking a lot about the demands of motherhood.  Maybe it’s...

I’m Calling You Out

  Have you ever said any of these phrases? “If only I could lose 10 pounds (or more!)” “I want...

Gluten Free Does Not Always Mean Healthy

“This Penne ala Vodka is gluten free, that means it’s healthy right?” Well, umm not exactly.  Let’s talk about eating...

Labels

There was a time not so long ago that I said, “I’m a Bodybuilder”  or before that, “I’m a CrossFitter”...

My Superhero Alter Ego

Sean is four now, so we spend a lot of time talking about Super Heroes, playing games with them, dressing...

Having a hard time sticking to your exercise regimen? Here are 3 Reasons Why.

How many times have you said this: “I’ve got to get back to the gym.” “I need to start doing...

Stocking the Fridge without Breaking the Bank

This is a post I wrote for Strengthlete.com that I think goes well with this series on Nutrition.  Enjoy! As...

Eat Healthy for CHEAP at Aldi

Eating well can be expensive, there is no doubt about that.  There was a time that our grocery bill was...

Should Your Child Be Eating a Paleo Diet?

As part of this series on healthy, delicious eating for kids and grown-ups (read more here, here, and here), I...

Healthy Snacks the Kids Will Actually Eat

When he was a baby my son, Sean, was a great eater.  He would eat anything, at every meal, as...

A Week of Breakfast (Quick, Easy and Delish Ones!)

Eating well has to start first thing in the morning.  I always start my day with 20 oz of water,...

#MotivationMonday ~ Sample Workout from BBP!

Happy Motivation Monday!  I know I say this a lot, but this week’s workout is quick and intense. For 30 seconds...

Chics with Moxie: Andrea, founder & #ladyboss of Thick to Thin Apparel

In my final installment of the Chics with Moxie series (read the rest here, here, here, and here), I so, so,...

Where Do I Start? Weight Loss 101

Are you ready to make a change?  Feeling overwhelmed?  Frustrated?  Here are the super simple steps to get you started!...

#MotivationMonday ~ Death by Burpees

It is the New Year!  Are you tired of hearing that yet?  OK, well then let’s get to it!  These...

Bold Babes. Moms with Moxie. Amanda.

I have spent the past two weeks highlighting women who are bold, steadfast, and resolute; women who have moxie.  (You...

Chics with Moxie: Hannah Hosey

Last week I told you all about my Not-So-New-Years-Resolution to be more resolute.  To attack my goals for life, fitness,...

Resolute? Yes, Steadfast, Unwavering, Moxie…

This time of year always has people talking about New Year’s Resolutions, change, new beginnings, and the like.  I am...

#Motivation Monday ~ 12 Days of Fit-mas!

Happy #MotivationMonday!  It is December!!!  I am so excited because I just love the Christmas season!  In our house we...

#MotivationMonday ~ Kickin’ It In The Living Room

Happy #MotivationMonday! This week’s home workout is a fun little cardio piece to burn fat and calories (Christmas cookies?!?) Do...

Christmas List for the Fit Chic 2015 Edition

  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!!  I <3 Christmas so much!  To celebrate the beginning of the...

#MotivationMonday ~ ‘Dem Abs Tho

Happy Monday!  Today’s workout is a quick (as always) and fun (as always) one that will help you get a...

Your Shape… Own It.

I had the privledge of being in the middle of a really interesting interaction with a Bikini Competitor, a Powerlifter,...

#MotivationMonday ~ 1 Minute Intervals

This week’s workout is quick and dirty.  If you can hang for all 5 rounds, then you are my hero....

The Hard Truth About Six Pack Abs

Many people want them.  Those coveted slices down and across the abdomen.  So smooth, so lovely, so strong, so sexy.  What are...

#MotivationMonday ~ Quick & Effective Workout Using Pandora

So I got a “new” elliptical for my collection of home gym toys off of Craig’s List this week.  It...

Wearable Technology Reviews and Reccs

The big gift this Christmas is wearable technology.  With Apple releasing their Apple Watch and the competition between brands like...

#Motivation Monday ~ Try this quick and simple full body blast!

In case you missed it, you should know that I love lunges and push-ups.  They are two of my favorite...

Low Carb “Spaghetti”

I love eating local, seasonal produce and one of my favorite late Fall veggies is Spaghetti Squash!  It is a...

Why I Love Lunges and You Should Too

  I love lunges.  I love, love love them.  Well, actually, that is not true.  I do not love doing...

So You Want to Do a Pull-Up?

Remember the flexed arm hang in gym class?  Some girls could hang there for seconds, even minutes, but most of...

Build a Home Gym for Under $50

One of the greatest challenges that I hear from women is that they simply do not have time to get to the...

Why Women Can’t Lose Weight

This is an article I wrote for The Healthy Moms Magazine… Preschool, soccer practice, the library, work; it seems like...

The Results are In! Drum Roll Please!

THE RESULTS FROM THE 10 WEEK SUMMER SHRED ARE IN! And the winners are… The winners of the Remlik’s gift...

Diet Disasters

“I failed miserably…” “I don’t know what to do…” These are statements that I often hear from my clients.  (In...

7 Time Saving Hacks for Busy, Fit Moms

Do supersets.  Work back and forth between exercises.  For example, do push-ups and then go into some squats alternating between...

What Should I Eat?

What Should I Eat?

“What should I eat?” I get this question a lot.  So many women want to start eating well and have...