About Amanda


Hollywood’s Bi-Coastal Celebrity Fitness Expert, Amanda Russell is one of the most sought after fitness professionals in America. Fitness & Lifestyle expert, Entrepreneur, TV personality, Magazine contributor, and innovator, Amanda is best known as the ‘Carrie Bradshaw of Fitness’ for creating high intensity, short, results-driven workouts that allow people to achieve the ‘runner’s Body’ without running.

Amanda began her career as a full scholarship track star bound for the Olympics. When an injury took away her ability to run, she turned her knowledge and passion for all things fitness to helping others achieve their goals, focusing not only on the physical side of fitness but also its psychological and motivational aspects. She started AmandaRussell.TV to share her expertise and spread this message.

Now, she is a top-rated fitness and lifestyle writer (with columns on LiveStrong.com as well as The Huffington Post), professional keynote speaker, model, spokeswoman, founder of the FitStrongandSexy.com Training System, and ONE OF THE INDUSTRY’S LEADING EXPERTS in fitness, wellness and change. Amanda has built one of the fastest growing fitness and lifestyle channels on Youtube and was named as one of Google’s ‘Next Top FitnessTrainers.’


Amanda has been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, LiveStrong.com, Women’s Health, Fitness Rx for Women Magazine, SHAPE, Real Simple, Hamptons, Aspen Peak, FabFitFun, Equinox Fitness Campaign, Best Health, Chatelaine, Fitbie.com, Active Living, Colin Cowie Weddings, Bridal Guide, The Scoop LA, FILA, and the Beauty Bean.


Amanda was the spokesperson for the 2014 Lionsgate Fitness Platform (BeFit). Recently Amanda launched her live Workout Program in Aspen, Co, and is set cohost and curate the live Influencer’s Events at the Youtube Space NYC. She is also the official Fitness Expert for AOL’s Morning Show RISE and the Bridal Fitness Expert for Colin Cowie Weddings and Bridal Guide magazine, and has partnered with The Plaza Hotel to create the first-ever ‘BridalBootcamp.’

Amanda has worked, written for & collaborated with countless leading brands including: LiveStrong, The London Olympics, Huffington Post, 24 Hour Fitness, Chobani, FILA, ZICO Coconut Water, Helly Hansen, Athleta, Equinox Fitness, Barrys Bootcamp, The Aspen Club, Toronto Marathon, Girls on the Run, and The Young Female Entrepreneurs Association of America.


[Amanda] has the unique ability to truly engage with the audience and make you believe that transformation is possible and within reach – Amanda moves the audience to action”.

Dr. Dana Lascu, MBA, PH.D
Director of Marketing, Robins School of Business

Amanda is ‘Carrie Bradshaw meets Fitness’, she has the innate ability to break OUTSIDE the box, get INSIDE your head & transform you both mentally and physically. Amanda is bridging the gap between Fitness, Food, Fashion & Fun!”

Brett Hoebel, trainer on NBC’s The Biggest Loser