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Are you ready for your transformation in only 3 weeks? . Instead of starting the New Year with resolutions, let’s create NEW SOLUTIONS so we start and finish 2019 STRONG. . I did my first 3-week challenge back in 2015 & I cannot look back, now I have a good relationship with food & I learned to love myself & my body❤️ . We are hosting a new challenge group January 7th 🙋🏻‍♀️. We will be focusing 5-15 pounds and toning up during the challenge starting with HOW to prepare for a healthier lifestyle 🥑 . You are gonna get: . 🍑 full body workouts 🍽 eat for abs eating plan 👩🏼‍💻👩🏼‍💻 one on one coaching from us 📲1 year access to our virtual studio 💪🏻 daily motivation 🔥 guaranteed results . Drop a 🙋🏼‍♀️below or send us a DM for more info!!!! 🇬🇧🇺🇸🇨🇦 . @freetobegirls  @freetobegirls  @freetobegirls
Pro Tip: Try adding some peppermint oil to your hot chocolate 😍(BTW peppermint oil is also great for relieving tummy distress!)
Didn’t get my workout in til late today thanks to this nasty 🤧!! Thankfully it was only 20 minutes cuz not sure my body could do any longer AND I finished up just in time for my next conference call!! ☎️ Ladies.....you can fit this program into your little pockets of time and get out of the rut you’ve been stuck in. I got you girl!! 😉 Click the link in my bio and I’ll get ya all the deets!! ✌🏻🤸🏼‍♀️ #conqueringyou #newyearnewyou #itsyourtime #corporatemom
Afternoon workouts are totally not my jam.  Not sure how some of  you ladies do it!  You seriously are amazing! . If I had to drive to the gym today, at 4 pm, that workout totally would have been skipped.  But because I just have to raise my finger to press play and sweat for literally 20 minutes there was no excuse I could come up with that was good enough! . Ladies you all need this program in your life!  It’s hard and fun all at the same time!  Extra hard when you use a step the size of a small mountain! 🤣🤣🤣. . 27 days left till I get to do this type of workout 6 days a week for 6 weeks!  I cannot wait!  Who knows what’s in store for us Co spidering this is just the sample workout! 🤣🤣🤣. . If you want to try it out for your self just ask me how and I’ll send you the link so you can have a little bit of fun too! 🤗 . #teamburninitdown #sweatsession #afternoonworkouts #icandohardthings #strongmama
220# —> 225# —> 230# —> 235# (fail!!) BUT still got that PR! 230 pound deadlift! 👊🏾 Boom 💥 😎
*Warning long post ahead about the holidays not being so Jolly. 🎄 . . This person was high on meth when he attempted to drown his newborn daughter.  This is the kind of thing that triggers me, and it will stick with me the rest of the day 😔 I am terrified for my children to go with their father because of the unknown.  He has shocked me so many times, I can’t help but to find my mind running wild when I think of the well-being of my children. . . The holidays are happy for most, but I am coming to realize Christmas brings a lot of terrifying memories.  I spent several Christmases in agony over my ex-husband who one year cheated on me, one year I discovered was using meth (and still uses today), and one year attempting to commit suicide with me on the phone. . . I felt ashamed for so long over the failure of my marriage, ashmashed that my kids’ dad was a full-blown addict, ashamed that I had given him wayyyy too many chances. . .  I hope one person reads this and knows, there’s no reason to be ashamed.  God does not want us to suffer “for the kids.” And yes, it Fing sucks so damn bad, but today is so much better. . . Everything IS so much better now.  I have found the love of my life, and my children are happy... I should be singing Mariah Carey at the top of my lungs. But,  the cuts are deep. Yet, I am still breathing.  I think it’s ok to recognize the ill-feelings and then move past it.  Sweeping it under the rug does nothing. . . #notashamed #christmas2018🎄 #christmasfunk #realtalk #kcmo #strongmama
Be strong yet soft. Be gallant yet gracious. Be a warrior yet gentle. Be fierce yet kind. And with all that happens in this journey called LIFE never forget to forgive. Always remember family is everything because everything is FAMILY.  These humans heal my soul. They help me daily to renew a right spirit within me. They make me feel wanted but more importantly needed. They look for me, and look out for me. Each morning without fail, they run into my arms. Daily, they call out my name at least 399 times 🤣🤣🤣 and even before they close their eyes to sleep at night.  Saying I am a blessed woman is an understatement. #loveisallweneed #mykidsaremylife #familyiseverything #akindmotheristhebestmother #brunch #icecream #strongmama #grateful #lovehealscancer #christmastime #festivecountdown 🎄🎄🎄🎄🎉🎉💖💖💖💖💖 #myownwords #frommyheart
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BINGO prizes ready to be claimed! Come to class, go for a walk with your family and see your neighborhood lights, bake cookies, this challenge is all about presence over presents. Can’t wait to give away some @fit_4_mom goodies!!
Around the corner I go, just trying to find parking..🤪🤦🏻‍♀️ #20minuteslater #alamedaproblems #whereyallcomefromtho #smh
As Christmas approaches... are you still focused on your health!? . My biggest tip this week is don’t utter or think the words... ‘I’ll start in the new year’! . Move your body every day... make some good choices.. drink lots of water.. .  The new year will be so much easier if you don’t feel like your starting from scratch!! . . . . #fitmum #tuesday #strongmama Late night  #moveeveryday #itscoldoutthere
How did I get such a handsome husband!? Like damn 😍  Slide⏩ to see the mom version of this shirt! . . Matching shirts are from @eighthofaugustapparel.  Use code KELLEYMADEME to save at checkout. Link in bio. . . . . #dadlife #momlife #married #marriage #matching #inlove #fatherhood #proud #uniteinmotherhood #candidmotherhood #ig_motherhood #ig_mom #igmom #igbaby #ig_childhood #motherhood #strongmama #smallshop #local #portland #oregon #shopsmall #momboss
Night one done ✅ everyone was lovely and I didn’t forget anything 🎉🎉🎉#newgroups #slimmingworldmotivation #slimmingworld #weightlosstransformation #consultantlife #strongmama
Repost • @burnabymidwiferycare Welcome sweet baby girl! This was an amazing recent home birth 🏡 Swipe to see her three doting brothers ❤️ . . . . . 📷 @makingfaces  Mama @haleyhodgson  #burnabymidwife #newhorizonmidwifery #birthwithoutfear #homebirth #waterbirth #newborn #baby #babygirl #precious #strongmama #birth #family #burnaby #newwest #coquitlam
Something so important but way overlooked: posture ☝🏻 . . When holding your little ones, it’s so tempting to stick your hip out, or arch your back. Try to start being conscious of your posture to avoid back pain and core strain. Stand up straight, tummy in tight, hips slightly tucked. Swipe left 👈🏻 . .
Leg lifts today! Do as many as you can in 1 minute. You can stack your hands underneath your lower back to support your back, point your toes toward your face and go!!! ✅  #committobefit  #iamactivemom #activemom #transformationtuesday #strengthyourcore #mommyfit #mombod #mommyrunner #hocobootcamp #mommytrainer #clarksvillemd #columbiamd #hocomoms #stronglegs #strongmama #mommytribe #fitnesstribe #corestrength #healthymama #15daychallenge #positivevibes #healthymama @fit_moms_of_ig
Мечты должны сбываться... Роскошная ,яркая жизнь , любовь и взаимопонимание.. Я хочу ,чтоб ваша жизнь заиграла яркими красками ,хочу подарить кучу невероятных эмоций на своих классах #,jumping  Я мечтаю ,чтоб ваши мечты сбывались💖💖💖 🔥🔥🔥🔥❤🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 JUMPING 🔥JUMPING 🔥JUMPING 🔥JUMPING . 💣💣💣💣💣💣💣 #станьчеловеком2018 #jumpmanpro #выбирайнастоящее #качество #здоровье #москва #ростов #питер #самара  #jumping #jumpingfitnes #фитнес #спортивнаямама  #зож #бытьмамой #тренировка #workout #аленатеплая #А_фитнес #мамавспорте #дваждымама #спорткаждыйдень #спортивнаямама #здороваямама #мамыаксая #ростовмама  #fitnesmotivation #workout #alena_workout #fitnessmama #strongmama
It’s been SUCH a pleasure training Chelsea these past few month after baby Joey arrived! I really enjoyed our sessions, chats, and reaching goals together! It’s amazing to see the change! Not only did she lose 20 lbs but numerous inches all over!!! 🤩 I’m so proud of your success, dedication, and motivation! Continue to be a bad ass mama @rcfamily16  in Dallas! I will miss you and your wonderful family 👪 Come back to visit!!! #transformationtuesday #fitnessbyjill #fitness #success #dedication #motivation #postpartum #strongmama #fitmom #healthylifestyle #healthy #fit #lift #strengthtraining
T I M E. 🍍What do you do most with your time? What would you adjust that if you could? 🎄 I used to prioritize my time on work. Work would always come first & I would often wake up at 4 in the morning to do things for work. But when it came time for me or for my family I would always put that second and although I loved my job I would never think of putting my necessities & health first. __________________________ I don't know if (I hope 🤓) you saw my story from yesterday or my IGTV, but yesterday I did some work from bed hung out with my daughter- then my husband came home surprisingly a little bit early and we went to Waikiki, on the other side of the island, had dinner, did some shopping and had some quality T I M E together. __________________________ I then came home and after Lani-Lu went to bed I did my short workout, and although I only planned on doing half of it, in the middle (story out on my IGTV & Stories N O W🎄🍍🌴) I just felt so great I got the inspiration to continue it because I choose what I do with my T I M E. __________________________ The best part is I spend it N O W on my passion- making myself & other humans create more time for what we love & feel our best through our own actions.  __________________________ What do you do with your time - & how would you adjust that? To see how I do it- go to the link in my profile & fill out the brief survey ❣️Mahalo nui loa.
As Christmas approaches... are you still focused on your health!? . My biggest tip this week is don’t utter or think the words... ‘I’ll start in the new year’! . Move your body every day... make some good choices.. drink lots of water.. .  The new year will be so much easier if you don’t feel like your starting from scratch!! . . . . #fitmum #weaningbaby #strongmama #christmasworkouts #sideplank #moveeveryday #boymama
Partner for life 😍 💪😘💕#swolemate  I’m going to brag for a moment. This man has amazed me. No matter what life throws at him he grows and learns from it. Moving states has made our marriage stronger and has brought me out of my shell in so many ways. I’m conquering goals and dreaming of things I never thought possible. I’m becoming more resilient and strong.  It’s been a crazy emotional rollercoaster for sure, and still is sometimes, but coming out of it I can clearly see why we go through the things we do. Everything happens for a reason bigger than ourselves. There is always a bigger picture and that is our focus. We have goals and dreams for our family and it feels like those dreams are attainable!  I’m conquering different fears in my life, I’m using my talents, I’m achieving a strong body and feel great, I get to be home with my baby girl for now, I’m learning to manage my own emotions, and I’m maturing into someone I love. I feel alive thinking of all things I’m grateful for.  One thing I hope my daughter learns from us is resiliency. I want her to always get back up and come out stronger no matter what life throws at her.  To end my rant I just want to say thank you to all our loved ones. I feel so blessed to have amazing people in our lives who care so much. Xoxo  #keepcalmandcarryon #resilient #gratitude #namaste
If there's one thing I am it's #autismstrong being a mother to a child with autism has completely changed me AND made me a better person. Jaycen is light, my sun, my world. I had him at 37 and my husband was 52. We were totally not excepting any more babies! The baby then was 13! but God wanted Jay here and with us.. he wanted me to be his mama and I'm so thankful he did. All autism families face their own set of difficulties but have similar daily obstacles... God bless each and every one of you because it is tough!! and you have to be strong to be a Autism mama or daddy!! _______________________________ #naturalweightloss #weightlossjourney #autismmom #autismlife #specialneeds #fattofit #love #thankful #blessed #strong #strongmama
Just a little glitz for this mama after my morning workout!  New town, new nail artist - @belensnails rocks!! #strongmama #takecareofyou #mamatime #fueledbyarbonne #fueledbyplants #vegancosmetics
Entonces te das cuenta.  No es quien te roba el corazón, si no quien te hace sentir que lo tienes 💝 #italy #strongmama #milanoweekend #milano
Last working set of 325 x 3 on squats! Bench press has always been my favorite, but I have grown a new found love for squats in the last few months! 😍 thinking about squatting 3 times a week tho! #squats #legday #squatlover #girlsthatsquatheavy #powerlifter #powerlifting  #girlswhopowerlift #tryingtobuildthesequads #instalift #gymlife #momsthatlift #instafit #goldsgym #strong #strongmama #roadto400
Serious #workfromhomehustle going down today. Trying to wrap up as much as I can before the end of the week so that I can go into the holidays feeling accomplished, on track, and organized. I spent the morning finishing up some client work, cleaning up my inbox, and setting up a fun accountability challenge for my current team to stay focused during the next couple weeks. With my current group ending this weekend, and  I thought a little fitness and nutrition challenge is just what we could use so that we could all stay focused and go into 2019 feeling healthy, strong, and supported. 💪🏽✨💃🏼 Oh and you all know I have my favorite kale & brussels salad from @costco ready for lunch. 🤤🥗 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #midwestmom #momhustle #workathomemom  #strongmama #freelancegraphicdesign #momofgirls  #parenthood #reallifemotherhood #womensupportingwomen #accountability #targethome  #amazonhome  #targetstyle  #homeoffice
Tuesday it is. Monday gone and I’m not sure how it went by so fast 💨 . And I’m feeling not perfect at all. I made tiny plans to get my preparation going and finalized for Christmas 🎄. Instead Emma now has a skin rush that itches her terribly. She has been whiny all day yesterday and today and she isn’t even back on track health wise after her nasty stomach flue... I am entirely out of it and as you can see from the pic, there are wrinkles, under eye circles and yes this nasty arm pit fat of mine! . Honestly, I had several moments today where I almost lost it. I just thought „I‘m a bad mom having not enough patience and I can’t even take care of my small to do list“ .  So there it is I’m sharing my human part, not perfect at all but ordinary.  I‘m a mom who tries her best every day but there also many moments where I struggle. And when I mean „struggle“ it’s the sort of „I need to scream out of the window and punch 🥊 a punching bag kinda“ moment. 🤬😬 . So instead of telling myself some negative stuff I had to remind myself just now that this is the wrong outlet. Our mind and the words we speak to ourselves are so powerful, it should be used to our advantage instead of the other way around. . So here it comes and hopefully it helps you on these kinda days as well: ⬇️ . 🔸 I am real. I am smart. 🔸 I am lovable. I am worth it. 🔸 I am beautiful in my way and: 🔸 I am strong. 🔸 I am a strong woman and a #strongmama ⠀⠀ Amen 🙏 . ➡️ and now ladies go and work the shit out of your booty!!! 💪 (at least I will now - but no boxing I promise) 😂🙈😋 . Happy Tuesday night you all!! ✌️
Monkey see, monkey do 👶🏋️‍♀️💪❤ #mycrew❤️
Mike lär mig hur man gymmar som gravid, tur man kan göra om de flesta övningar när magen putar ut. Extra lyxigt att ha en egen PT som kommer å petar på en när de behövs 🙏🏻🙏🏻 @mikeeskola #gym #fitness #strongmama #pregnant #gravid #gravidträning ##gravidvecka28 #trimester3 #babybump
If you’re reading this, congratulations, you survived A MONDAYYY🤪 . . . Anyways! If you saw my last post (give it a ❤️ if you didn’t😘) it was all about SMOOTHIES🍒🥑🍓 . ✨I thought it’d be nice to bring in a very experienced and honest critic... His thoughts “mmmm very yummy” . . ❣️Have a lovely Tuesday everyone! ❣️
Sorry for the blur BUT this was too good not to share. 🤗⠀ ⠀ I almost always workout at home, especially when the subzero temps hit 😅 most of the time my youngsters run-a-muck or play hockey, but almost always near the end, they join in with whatever is my last set.⠀ ⠀ Today, they grabbed some bands and squatted til failure 🔥 ⠀ ⠀ Just a reminder that they are always watching. Always learning. And always soaking up everything we {as parents} do. ⠀ ⠀ I challenge you to wake up and do some jumping jacks before getting ready for the day.⠀ ⠀ Calf raises while brushing your teeth.⠀ ⠀ Body weight squats in your living room. ⠀ ⠀ Just move and be active. Especially for those littles always watching ❤️⠀
Do you believe in coincidences? Or purposeful event?  I’m the latter. 🙏🏻At church on Sunday, they sang “Light of The World” and I’m addicted. (Hey @lauren_daigle ... slow clap, sister. For ALL the things. ❤️🙌🏻) I can’t get it out of my head. This morning as I was getting ready, I had it on repeat.  Then I heard the husband holler from the living room, “Come Quick! Look at the sunrise NOW!” So I ran. And I don’t run, for any reason. It’s personal policy. But exceptions are made when God is showing off ... one must do all the things to witness it.  And this is what I saw + what I heard ... all in one stunning (#filterfree) image: 🌄 The literal #lightoftheworld making Himself very obvious and known and visible and undeniable and full of hope and perspective and miracles. 🙏🏻 Oh come, Oh Come, #emmanuel 🙌🏻 #thankyougod #jesus #thegift #laurendaigle #hope #miracle #sunrise #paintedsky #god #fearfullymade #proverbs31woman #strongmama #humbleservant #princeofpeace #loandbehold #messiah #theking #behold #jesus
Good things dont come to those that wait it comes to those that work their butts off and never give up no matter how hard it gets!! #fitnessrolemodel #fitnessfamous #fitmama #healthyhabbits #positivevibes #workforit #workhard #mentality #mindovermatter #selflove #traindirty #strongissexy #strongernotskinny #strongmama #dontquit #gnclife #livefit #livewell #stayfit #stayfocused
Are y’all sick n tired of the cold and flu season?? 😷🤧😭 ..... I’ve been battling the onset of this cold for weeks and this morning I rolled outta bed at 4:30 annnnnd went right back to bed. 😴 I reset my alarm to get up at 6, got up annnnnnd went right back to bed. I am down right exhausted and have to travel tomorrow 🚗 so resting up today hoping to be fresh as a daisy tomorrow!! 🤞🏻😄 Cheers to you other sickies.....let’s #kickthiscrap!  #conqueringyou #ihatewinter
2 out of 4 things DONE on my list this morning!  Do you make lists? Comment your favorite time management story below! . Time is such a precious commodity. As a wife, mom, teacher, doctoral student, and whatever other hats I wear in a day, there are never enough hours. . I love lists and I just started making “Priority Lists”. These things are my must do’s for today. This one is for work. . How do you manage your time? . #personaldevelopment #motivation #strongmama #womeninspiringwomen #womensupportwomen #momlife #fitmama #fitness #workingonmyfitness #toddlermom #fitnom #momswholift #selfcare #selfcareisntselfish #girlmom #physed #peteacher #teacher #teachersofinstagram #teacherswholift #middleschoolteacher #ificandoitsocanyou #doctoralstudent #findbalance #loveyourself #timemanagement #lists
Hey look I worked out and I think I almost died! Totally accidental and obviously unfiltered photo that truly captures my post workout feelings. I felt like the time I did a race straight out of the ER. I've been sick with a virus for past 3 days and have barely eaten so maybe I should have kept it a little lighter but..it's done none the less!  #fitmom  #fitness #fitspo #strongmama #strongwomen #buildabooty  #goals #jillianmichaels #bodyshred #postworkout #unfiltered #idied
So it’s the last Strong Mamas Club before Christmas which means two things.... 1) Full body weights session to Christmas tunes 🏋🏼‍♀️🎄 2) Optional bevvy in the Whitchaff afterwards! 🥂  Who is coming to club? Tomorrow night 7:30pm at F3 Studio, Bury Road, Rawtenstall  Ps - I couldn’t Santa you all.... I didn’t have a picture with everyone on!  #barbell #olympiclifting #barbells ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #strongmama #squat #motivation #squatpb #uprightrow #strictpress #shoulderday #lift #girlswhosquat #stressrelief #squats #womenwholift #gyminspiration #strongwomen #christmasworkoutchallenge #elveswholift #christmasworkout #fit #girlgang #strengthtraining #exercise #gymshark #deadliftsfordays #exercisemotivation #strongaf #personaltraining #strongwomen
You should never look back, except to see how far you have come. When I look back at myself almost two and a half years ago- I see how much I was struggling with so many aspects in my life. . Has the change been easy? Not at all. But it wasn’t easy being so uncomfortable in my own body either. . Making the time to take care of myself and create intentional priorities has transformed so much more than my physical appearance. Every aspect of my life has improved in ways I never would have expected. . Here is the deal- making changes to your life, your health, your habits- it’s not easy. But it is so worth it! In every way it is worth the effort. I can say from experience. IT IS SO ABSOLUTELY WORTH IT! . #goalgetter #goalsetter #healthandfitnessjourney #healthandfitnessgoals #transformation #transformationtuesday #positivechanges #alwaysmoveforward #itsnoteasybutitsworthit #itsnoteasy #changeisworthit #itsworthit #healthyhabits #livehealthy #findinghealth #workoutroutine #workoutathome #exerciseforlife #fitmama #fitmomsrock #fitfam #strongmama #momtribe #fitnesstribe #coachinglife
Beanie giveaway with $45+ purchase with code "beanie18"  #beanies #strongmama #teal #warm #outsideworkout #salecode #giveaway #winter #keepwarm #crossfit #thesoxbox #teamsoxbox
Pregnant? Why not treat yourself or the woman you love to a majestic maternity photoshoot! Vouchers available in our SALE!! Purchase using the link below!! https://www.kingshillstudios.co.uk/purchase-gift-vouchers/ • • #diva #majestic #strong #susanreneephoto #kingshillstudios #maternity #babybump #queen #strongmama #mamatobe #aberdeen #aberdeenmaternityhospital #majesticmaternity #divamama
So I spent the summer going through an awesome 4 day workout program that uses a combo of weights, hiit moves and core focus and only completed round 2 a few weeks ago. Shortly after, I started a new program that is completely hiit moves, 6 days a week and let me tell you what, it’s been a major change! Near the end of round 2 of my 4 day a week program, I was feeling pretty good and strong! Confident in myself and my capabilities of physical fitness. Boy was that a false sense of confidence! •• ⠀⠀ Y’all this new hiit program I’m doing is TOUGH! Where I once thought I could handle hiit from the little I did of it in my prior program, this 25 minute program is kicking my booty! Isn’t that the way it is in our walks with the Lord? We become confident and at ease when life seems to be going just the way we’d like it to. Yet, in a instant, God can bring us into a new season and instantly shake things up for us, reminding us that it’s He in whom we should have our confidence, not ourselves... so here’s a friendly reminder to find your strength and confidence in God everyday. Ps. Soooo god I’m doing this program in preparation for a new program launching in January! Definitely the perfect training program for the one to come!! Double tap if you want more info on the new program!! 💗
29 weeks and still tryin to get my workouts in. I’ve been sick for the last 2 weeks but my oils are working and I’m starting to feel better, so we decided today would be a good day to get a light workout in! Felt great to sweat and get that HR up!! Now time for some work! 💗💗 #gypsysoulhealth #pregnant #workoutcomplete #29weeks
I’m a day behind and just did yesterday’s full body. C1 took me almost 25 minutes!! With 9 min of jumping rope 🤦🏻‍♀️. Made it though C2 and then was running out of time so I did one round each of C3 and C4 for a 58 min workout. After 5 days of nothing it sure felt good to kick the morning off right 💪💪
Today was not a super great #squat day.😔 Legs are tired from a kick butt #taekwondo session yesterday. Even though we're at the beginning of a new cycle and have dropped off a bunch of weight it still felt heavy. Gotta just keep going, next time will be better. ❤ 135, 2 x 5 and 1 x 8 * * * * * #powerlifter #dedication #struggle #momof6 #strongmama #strongwomen #strongnotskinny #liftlikeagirl #liftheavy #girlpower #coupleswholift #homeschoolmom #spf #southerngirl #southernpowerliftingfederation
Mondays WOD was pretty classic crossfit. Build to heavy front squat then 2x2 at 80%. Built up to 135 which is about 5 pounds off my 1 rep max. Attempted 145 but was not coming back up 🤷🏼‍♀️. . 21-15-9 Cleans and jerks 75# Box jumps  Quick and fun one! Give it a try. #nevermissamonday #mondaymotivation #liftheavyish
Five week postpartum! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ In these 5 weeks I have not missed 1 day of my delicious sanity shake! It also counts as a giant salad/prenatal/multivitamin. I swear it even helps my milk supply. I know it is the best way to get all my nutrients so Berklee gets as much as she can! This time of year she needs all the nutrients to help her fight off any sicknesses. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Plus it helps me to curb my sweet tooth since I no longer have pregnancy as my excuse😫 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ This isn’t just a “protein shake” it is LEGIT the best thing I could possibly put into my body every single day! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Mom bod 2.0 here we come!
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Today’s Transformation Tuesday pic isn’t a typical side by side .... it isn’t something that can be seen in a photo .... only shared with words. . Today’s transformation pic is about the journey of two ❤️ .... about the ups, downs, sideways and crazy circles of life that FINALLY have us in a place where this picture can be shared without fear. . There is no side by side pic that can explain the freedom that comes with not having to censor, or the happiness that is felt to look at this photo and only feel love. . I am so grateful we are where we are and that through the ups, downs, sideways, we have grown closer. I miss you meu amor. Thank you for sharing the ride of life with me and for helping us get to “freetobe”! ❤️
I get a lot of comments on my arms and shoulders, but I assure you moves like this are still hard! . . . #pushyourselfharder #striveformore #bebettereveryday #strongwomenrock #strongmama #bestversionofyou #keepgettingbetter #challengeyourselfdaily
My back is my favorite body part to train!!! It’s like a painting.  I am so excited to see where I will be next month #strongmama #youareenough #beautiful #chooselove #bootyfordays #back  #traps
Day 18: High Plank Reach ⠀⠀ Start in a high plank position. Walk your hands as far forward as you possibly can, drawing your naval in and squeezing your glutes. ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Hold for 45 seconds. ⠀⠀ Do three sets. ⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Nailed it? Share it! And tag @shine_pilates⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ #30dayplankchallenge #plank #strongcore #workouteoutine #workoutvibes #womanfitness #excercisevideo #trx #pilates #pilateslovers #pilateslife #pilatesinstructor #fitnessjourney #fitgirlsguide #fitnesslife #healthyliving #activelifestyle #strengthtraining #bodyweighttraining #balancetraining #activewear #strongmama #pilatesmom #movmentismedicim
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It’s Tuesday and I’ve got my workout done first thing both today, at home, and yesterday, at my favorite place @hourblast ! I’d be lying if I said it was easy, especially as it gets colder and closer to the holidays and my nights are filled up with more and more activities. After a late, cold night, all I want to do is snuggle under the warm covers but I cannot tell you how great it sets up my day when I jump out of bed at 5am instead of hitting the snooze button! It sets me up for a great day, but physically and mentally! How many of you are making sure to take care of yourself during this crazy season? . . . . . . . #fitmama #fitmom #healthymama #blackgirlsrun #fitblogger #fitnessblogger #lululemon #balancednotbusy #selfcare #strongmama #earlymorningworkout #treadworkout #hiit #nolablogger #mommyblogger #bloggermama #blackmomsblog
I wish I could go back in time and talk to that girl on the left. She was unhappy, insecure, and struggling behind that smile. . I’d go back and tell her that she’s got this! That she’s so strong and capable of anything she puts her mind to!  That she will feel comfortable in her own skin again! . I’ve felt this way more than once in my life. It’s been a constant cycle of up and down weight, yo-yo diets and an unhealthy relationship with food...until now. . Now I’m comfortable in my skin, healthy and happy!  Now I’m the girl who smiles and means it! Now Im living a lifestyle of balance without deprivation! . If you are feeling any of these things, just know you CAN do it! What seems hard is just that, hard, but not impossible!! If you need a cheerleader, coach or support, just reach out! I’ve been there and we can do this TOGETHER!!
Just because you workout at home, doesn’t mean you are doing it alone! ... One of the things I love most about BeachBody is the community of women I have met and how supportive they all are. ... We are all in different places - geographically and physically - but we are all here for each other and supporting each other every step of the way! ... #findyourtribe #strongwomen #fitfamily #fitcommunity #morningroutine #strongmama #fitmama #believeinyou #betterforit #takecareofyou #youcan #joyfulmamas #coloradomom #happierandhealthier #athomeworkout #loveyourworkout #accountabilibuddy
Ok let’s talk about your breath. Or not breathing rather.  I was writing Monday’s post and I realized that I wanted to expand on my point about Breathing during exercise. ⠀ ⠀ Even before I teach someone to breath correctly during exercise, I have to address the issue of holding your breath. It happens all the time in the gym and in everyday life. So why do we do it? It seems pretty counter intuitive right? ⠀ ⠀ So here it is. Ever heard of the Valsalva Maneuver? In the body building⠀ World - it’s exhaling against a close wind pipe or holding one’s breath essentially during a lift. ⠀ ⠀ The process creates a pocket of added air pressure in the thoracic and chest cavity which actively increases support, strength and power for a specific lift. (Note: there is much controversy around using this technique due to some health risks and I’m not about to get into it here) ⠀ ⠀ I’m simply making a Connection between holding your breath and the need for added support within the body. While you may need this added support for a lift that’s a 1 Rep max - for 8-12 reps or any other exercise in the gym your body shouldn’t need this added support. ⠀ ⠀ Spoiler Alert: it all comes back to CORE STRENGTH. - if you have a weak core - you may be holding your breath to compensate for a lack of support within your core - which should be your main support anyway. Breath holding can be a symptom of a dysfunctional inner unit. ⠀ ⠀ We are seeing more and more people holding their breath for every day movements like bending over and picking something up or getting up out of a chair.  This is crazy⠀ and just a little body awareness can really be super helpful. Think about that for min. ⠀ ⠀ So next time you catch yourself holding your breath - think about resetting and breathing nice and low. Activating your core will help you find the support for body needs to perform more optimally. :-). Am I holding my breath in the pic? Looks like it right. Hey.
Your kids are your greatest assets. Wearing around 50 extra pounds. I’ve lost a little more then this since I gave birth to my youngest. #postpartumbody #postpartum #postpartumfitness #postpartumweightloss #strongmama #twelvedaysoffitmas #12daysoffitmas #boymama #fitness #goals #ergobaby #lululemon #nike #fitmama #exercise
🔥🔥🔥TIP🔥🔥🔥 🎁Buildthatbutt.com🎁  Part of growing your BUTT is working your legs and abs too. It's all about the combo moves over here.  One of my Trilogy moves: plank jack, add a push up, keep your palm/hands inward the entire time (this works your "arm bits") 🤗🤗🤗 Just doing this works an entirely different part of your arm and makes the entire move more challenging💪
2019 schedule is out!⁣ ⁣ Don’t forget to take advantage of the $20 off deal through December if you use code: BFGR2019⁣ ⁣ Super excited to spread these gorgeous shelf cards around town, lovingly created by @hatchgr , another female owned business 🙌🏻🙌🏻🙌🏻⁣ ⁣ If you are a business owner and would like a few of these on hand to give to your clients, let me know and I’ll be sure to get them to you!!
Treats don’t always have to be “unhealthy” food choices. Today I treated myself to brunch during a morning meeting. Eggs and avo on sourdough = heaven on a plate! Eggs are an amazing source of protein, (and rich in choline which is essential in pregnancy and breastfeeding for normal brain development) and avocado is a 🥑 great source of healthy fats - combination of these foods mean I will stay full up for longer and therefore less* likely to raid the Xmas chocolates and mince pies later on🤣 *not guaranteed  #healthydeliciousfoods #foodforfuel #brunch #eggs #avocado #postnatalnutrition #pregnancynutrition #mumofthree #personaltrainer #fitfam #nutrition #strongmama #mamaonthemove #womenshealth
So much YES 👏 to this! Healthy 😊 & strong is the best look yet 💪🏻 💕 I saw a quote today on @thejordymethod that said we can train the same, eat the same, basically do almost everything the same.... and we would still all look 👀 different!  Healthy looks different on everyone! It’s so easy to get caught up in this darn social media and start comparing our lives and feeling envy! The 1000s of conflicting messages on what you should do to loose weight, stay in shape, live your life, how you should look, and different ways to get that look.... well I can tell you one thing! You are beautifully you! Taking the step to live a healthy lifestyle is an amazing opportunity (and it’s never too late) to be stronger, faster, healthier, and also personally helped me confidence! Bentley thinking his mama is stronger then a lot of dads still to this day makes me laugh 😂 but also be like heck ya !!!!! 😆 I have a main WHY which is me! And then hundreds of other WHYs like my husband, my children, living a long life and being able to keep up with everyone! Choosing to make fitness a lifestyle ( a balanced one) really have ZERO downsides! #teamrtsf . . . . . . . . . . . . #pushpullgrind #simplifiednutrition #workoutmotivation #bethebestyou #balancednotclean #iifym #macros #motivationalquotes #inspireothers #healthyliving #fitfam #fitspo #healthspo #instafitness #fitnessjourney #postpartumfitness #balancednotclean #youarebeautiful #quoteoftheday #couplesthatlifttogether #fitmom #strongmama #fitmomsofig #fitmomof2 #fitparents #fitnessinspo
Every time I sit down and my jeans creep down my butt I think.. I am starting today. ⠀ ⠀ Every time I get lost in a bag of sour cream and onion chips.. I lick my fingers clean and think.. this is it.. I am done with this. ⠀ ⠀ Every time I take a shower and catch myself naked in the mirror I think.. when are you going to do something about this??⠀ ⠀ Every time I see a new group, program, or plan.. I think.. THIS is my solution!! ⠀ ⠀ Every.⠀ ⠀ Single. ⠀ ⠀ Time. ⠀ ⠀ Yet here I am.. thinking.. every time.. when am I going to do this for REAL??? ⠀ Grab my FREE Real Food and Fitness Strategy guide NOW (link in bio) and you’ll be the first to know about the FREE #getreal2019 challenge I am hosting in January.. ⠀ ⠀ Stop thinking.. it’s time.
It’s all a balancing act, especially during the holidays. But, if we learned one thing from Belinda, it’s that we got this ♥️ and women can pretty much pull off anything. How are you keeping it together? #holiday #womenempowerment #strongmama #christmas #giftideas #destress #breathe #deepbreath #women #bossbabe #mama
Let’s talk schedules.  I’d love to hear from those full time working Mamas as far as your schedules and days working with kiddos 👶🏼😳 This morning I ended up staying up after nursing 🤱 Logan at 5:30am to simulate what I’ll do going back to work on January 2nd.  For me- getting a quick workout in is important to me.  Not really necessarily for the physical transformation (sure that’s a bonus)- but for me it’s for my mental health- leaving me feel good, strong, productive.  Most days I’ll have to be out the door by 7:20am, or 7:40pm, but there are 2 days a week I have to be out by 6:30am 😳 Yup.  That means I’ve got to nurse my baby, get a workout in, shower and leave with a lunch packed ect... In my mind I’m thinking I can make this happen on the days I have to be out by 7:20am, but the 6:30am?  I’m thinking my workouts will be done after work- maybe once the kiddos are in bed?  That’s usually not my thing- but I know CHANGE can happen and it can become my new normal.  Curious- what do your morning routines look like?  I’m thankful my workouts will only be 20 min a day at home 🏡- that makes it better.  And I can prep my lunch the night before.  And I can use dry shampoo for my hair 🤣Bwhahaha  Here’s to embracing CHANGE in the New Year 🎉! “The secret of change is to focus all of your energy, not on fighting the old, but on building the new” 🙌🏼
TRANSFORMATION TUESDAY!! This summer I decided I was going to get on track once and for all with my fitness and nutrition routine (from home) and heard about a program coming out that gave me the opportunity to change all that. I committed, and completed the entire program (twice!) and not only lost a few pounds and inches but gained so much confidence as well. . YOU have an opportunity to do the same!! Shaun T has a brand new program coming out in Jan and now is the time to join!! 6 weeks, 6 days/week with a different workout every day for ONLY 20 minutes a day!!! 20 minutes?! You can squeeze in 20 minutes! . The great news is - there is a variety of workouts online with this access and you can switch it up whenever you want! . Disclaimer - just a reminder not to judge your day 1 to someone else’s!! Your day 1 can be TODAY, just start! . . #teammomstrength #mamaof3 #strongmama #momswhoworkfromhome #crazykidscrazylife #momswhowork #busymomlife
34 weeks. Same old gym gear, same old determination. The very same old habit that kept me strong and fit up till this moment of my journey. 6 more weeks to go and I hope nothing changes except for a heavier belly. #34weekspregnant #fitmama #pregnancylife #strongmama #pregnancyworkout #staystrong #life #fitpregnancy #mavieliz #keponggal #fitness #strength #pregnancy #determination #babybump #hope #gratitude #december
Every now and again I realize that I have some new instagram followers and that it's impolite to not say hello. -  So hello new instagram followers! 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️ - I'm Kim, an Online Fitness and Nutrition coach who loves nothing more than helping a Mom realize that she's the most powerful human being on the planet (both physically and mentally)💪🏻🙌🏻 - I'm also a wife to one of the funniest guys ever AND a Mom to 2 boys 8 and 6. I spend most of my life driving them places and making them food that they may or may not eat. But I love their guts so much that I do it all for free.😍 -  I don't believe in gimmicks and I will not sell you any potions or lotions to help you lose weight.  Just no. 👎🏻 - I don't believe that food should be feared and I promise not to post scary nutrition facts about the latest Starbucks latte on the market. It's just food. It's a tool that can support your health but you won't die from an overpriced latte once in a while ☕️☕️☕️ - I don't believe that fitness or nutrition choices are morals. You are not good or bad based on whether or not you skipped the gym and had a snickers bar today. Period. 🙌🏻 - I do believe that your mindset is the most powerful thing you can transform when it comes to your health. ✨ - I also believe that you are far more powerful than you could ever imagine. Physically and mentally. And I kinda dig showing you this. It's my fave thing💕 - So that's me in a nutshell. I love fitness and nutrition but I also think a lot of it has gotten super weird and scary for most people - I promise to keep it real over here. No bikini poses, or perfect smoothie bowls. Just a real life Mom doing her real life thing, trying to help others stay happy and healthy and Keepin it real. - Drop me a line in the comments and say hey! And if there's anything I can help you with, shoot me a DM and I'll be happy to help you out. Like i said...my fave thing.💕 - Photo credits to
#transformationtuesday 💪🏻 from 42 weeks pregnant to 6 months postpartum!! I'm so proud of myself for what I've achieved not just physically but mentally too! I set myself a goal to feel confident in my Bikini by December and I did just that!! it's amazing what our bodies can do when we treat them right, yes you have to put the work in but there's no better feeling than being fit and healthy 💗 #proudofmyself#hardwork#abs#lean#girlswholift#strongmama#keepgoing#progress#6monthspostpartum#postpartumbody#mamaswithmuscles
“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is loud for all to hear!” 🎅🏻 Feeling festive for our office ugly Christmas sweater fun. 🤶🏻 Major arm crusher this morning plus my morning smoothie means I’m on my way to a good day! . . . . . #christmascheer #christmassweater #uglychristmassweater #strongnotskinny #strongisthenewskinny #strongmom #strongmama #mombod #momswholift #momswithmuscle #tiuteam #tiumom #tiuholidayhustle #lgcommunity #lgmoms #lgfitmas #fitfam #fitmom #fitmama #fitness #homegym #homeworkout #balance #healthy #smoothie #hohoho
This?  This is silliness 😂  Every few days or so, my oldest likes to egg me on to see if I can pick him up...to see how much he's grown and to see if I'm still strong enough to lift him.  I almost always do it, just to see him smile.  But the other night, I just didn't want to, and he kept asking until Sean got involved, saying: "Dude, of course she can lift you up, Mama could probably pick ME up!" That made me laugh.  Then the kiddos wanted me to prove it 😂  Then *I* wanted to see if I could do it 😂  So, I squatted my husband 😂  This is something that I wouldn't have even considered just a month ago!  But it made me feel pretty damn good that I could do it 💪😀 . . . . #lookatthat #squats #thoselegsthough #transformationtuesday #icanandiwill #watchme #marriage #provingthemallwrong #initforthelongrun #commitment #marriedmomstrong #strongertogether #parents #strongmama #mombod #fitmomsofig #gains #competeeveryday #fitnesscoach #letsworktogether #teambeachbody #transform20 #goals #wifemomboss #bossbabe #futuresobright #chaseyourdreams #findyourmotivation #thosepicturesthough
I am in love with these new back day burnout!!! I did 7 rounds along with facepulls. After a crazy CrossFit day!!! #strongmama #backday #crossfit #weightsarelife