aboutamandaRunning was my passion; I had endorsement deals, awards, records and sponsorships, and all the promise of a glittering athletic future. It was my dream to compete in the Beijing Olympics in the 10,000m. With my hopes high, my running career soaring, and my training schedule set, I was determined to do whatever it took to achieve my goal; I was on fire….when all of a sudden it all came to a screeching halt – a career-ending injury.After being told I would never run again, my dreams were crushed, my identity lost, my spirit sunk. But if running had taught me anything, it was that you CAN NOT give up just because it gets tough.  Read more.trainyou

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5 Best Bikini-Friendly Snacks!

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Flattering AND Affordable Workout Clothing - this brand got it Right!

Flattering AND  Affordable Workout Clothing - this brand got it Right!Stylish, quality workout clothing CAN be affordable - it's a matter of knowing what to look for. Here is my best kept ..Read More

5 Food & Drink Swaps For A Fitter, Sexier 4th of July Party!

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The One Thing Deepak Chopra Wants You to Do to Be Healthier

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Tabata Style Total Body Workout

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The Best Exercises for a TRULY Tight and Toned Butt!

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FTC Legal Disclaimer: Results may vary, and testimonials are not claimed to represent typical results. All testimonials are real, and all the people pictured transformed their body through using the Metabolic Re-Targeting program and nutrition plan. However, these results are meant as a showcase of what the best, most motivated clients have done and should not be taken as average or typical results. In addition, you assume certain risks inherent in exercise and nutrition programs by using this system. Amanda’s Metabolic Re Targeting program involves body weight exercises and high intensity cardiovascular exercise. You should not begin the program if you are severely obese, or if you have a physical condition that makes intense exercise dangerous. In addition, Amanda Russell’s Metabolic Re-Targeting program suggests that you follow an eating plan and at times restrict the amount of calories you consume. You should not begin this eating plan if you have physical or psychological issues which make fat loss dangerous.

Amanda is not a doctor, and her advice is not a substitute for medical advice. Consult your physician before beginning any exercise or nutrition program.

Do you have questions about the Amanda’s program? Are you wondering if the program will work for you? Give me a call! You can contact Amanda at admin@fitstrongandsexy.com. Amanda will go over your fitness goals and customize the program to fit your individual needs.