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About strengthinmoms

I am the proud mom of two beautiful boys.  During my first pregnancy I exercised somewhat but didn’t know how to adjust to my changing body.  Eventually I just stopped and let my pregnancy take over because I thought the aches and pains were telling me to stop.  When I found out I was pregnant with my second child, I was told I needed to stop teaching cardio kickboxing and go easy during bootcamp.  I was very frustrated and confused.  I was pregnant, not injured?!  So I did my research and found out that I was right - I CAN do all of the things I was doing!  I just needed to be in tune with my body and listen to it.  I maintained my fitness levels, my core and total body strength and my relaxed state of mind.  I knew that being a mom did not mean letting go of who I am - a Strong and Fit Woman.  I deserved an hour a day to focus on my mind & body and ultimately my baby and family as well. * My passion in life is to help moms get fit and maintain their strength throughout their pregnancy and beyond.  * I am the owner of Strength in Moms - Prenatal & Postpartum Personal Training in Atlanta, GA

Oh No! Bathing Suit Season!


The weather is getting warmer and thoughts of bathing suits and tank tops are looming in our heads. While we all reflect on our winter goal of getting our bodies ready for summer, I am here to tell you that … Continue reading

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New Years resolutions, cleanses, juicing, extreme dieting…WHAT DO I DO?


New Years resolutions, cleanses, special extreme diets, elimination diets, juicing….so many choices of ways to start the year off clean and healthy. What Should You Do? Do these really work? Every year we are bombarded with ideas of ways to … Continue reading

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Holiday Regrets…the morning after!


The holidays are here and so are the parties, the celebrations, and the family gatherings. At this time of year we can find ourselves snacking more often and eating items that are not typically on our normal diet. We are … Continue reading

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The Curse of the Summer Puff


Last March I began writing a blog entry to submit, but I never actually finished it. It sits unpublished in my post inbox. The problem that this has caused is that this summer, I fell victim to my own summer … Continue reading

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Adults & Sports – Reduce Your Risk of Injury


Over the last two months I have been researching the possible cause of the many lower body injuries in women. I know that injuries are a part of sports and being athletic. Nevertheless, I have become concerned with the number … Continue reading

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Exercise During Pregnancy – Healthy for Mom & Baby


Pregnancy is such an exciting time for new moms-to-be! As your body goes through endless changes throughout the 9 months of pregnancy and into the postpartum stage, it can also be a very confusing time for many women. One major … Continue reading

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Together Our Voices Are Louder! #WomensMarch


While I cannot march today with my fellow women, men and children, I feel like I can still show my support. Today there are women all over the world showing their solidarity for each other. There are marches in cities … Continue reading

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