|Running 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.|
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There is no question I adore fashion and believe it can serve as a powerful motivator for women. YES, we work out to be healthy, but come on, what woman doesn’t want to look and FEEL great? You have likely heard me say this before, but it’s true: times have changed, and ‘fitness clothing’ no longer consists of your boyfriend/husband’s old t-shirts and frumpy shorts or sweatpants. NO WAY – now fitness is an actual ..Read More
How do you let the kid inside you indulge this Halloween without blowing your grown-up diet? There’s a few tricks you can use to make treats that are healthy and satisfy your cravings for sweet or salty seasonal fare. Check out our chosen 6 Slim 'n' Spooky Halloween Treats for Halloween! 6. Pumpkin Dip Don’t let the word “dip” scare you! This version from MyRecipes is packed with fiber, calcium, and vitamin A and has a smooth sweet ..Read More
I am so excited to announce the launch of #FSSQ, which stands for Fit Strong and Sexy Q&A! I receive tons of amazing questions, and often many of us have similar questions, so I thought providing an open way to ASK any time, get answers and also browse all the other questions and answers would be fab! What do you think? So what is #FSSQ? Either watch this 1 min video where I explain (excuse the messy ..Read More
Ok wow! SUCH great Questions came in from our first week of #FSSQ (Fit Strong and Sexy Ask Anything) and I am so excited to give the first set of answers! Note - these are the first two questions that tagged me on Facebook and used the hashtag #FSSQ - so they are my first two answers! Shout out to Michel Aron-Bayof and Tk Khumalo for being the Firsts! 1. What remedy can I use for stretch marks? To be completely truthful, there ..Read More
Serious thirst and an aching head can make it easy to skip your workout, agree? When we think ‘hangover’ we immediately tend to think of too many alcoholic drinks – however, you can gain the ‘glorious’ hangover from ‘too much’ of many different things. Just as prevalent can be the ‘sugar’ hangover….. Regardless of what you are feeling ‘hung’ from, and no matter how much you feel like just crawling into bed and sleeping it off, or ..Read More
Join the #FSS Team of the fittest, hottest team of , Instructors in Fitness + Opportunity to Teach at the Gorgeous Shala Studio in Aspen FSS has been catching on in the Aspen community, and quickly the demand for more classes has exploded, which means we are expanding the #FSS Family and Amanda Russell is coming BACK to Aspen this November to host a second Certification and take on NEW instructors, with a number of teaching positions open!Join the ..Read More
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.
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