Hi there! I'm Margaret. I'm a mom, strength coach & pre/postnatal fitness specialist, & I'm passionate about helping you experience a more comfortable & confident pregnancy, birth & postpartum experience by strengthening your body & building deep trust in yourself. The body transformation of pregnancy & postpartum is REAL, and can be tough to navigate at any ability level. It's my goal to make these changes easier for you, before, during, and after pregnancy by providing 1-on-1, online fitness & mindset support based on YOUR background, needs & goals. I have expertise in weightlifting, athletics, the pre/postnatal body & psychology. Strong As A Mom coaching emphasizes strength training, balanced fitness & a compassionate approach to mindset & behavior change to improve our long-term physical & mental health... for your strongest life ahead. I'm so glad you're here!
Bachelor or Arts in Psychology, Ohio Wesleyan University (2011)
Certified Personal Trainer, ACSM (2015)
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist, NSCA (2018)
Level 1 Olympic Weightlifting Coach, USAW (2019)
Certified Pregnancy & Postpartum Coach (2019)
National Strength & Conditioning Associations
American College of Sports Medicine
I Offer Online Exercise Programs & Fitness Coaching for Pre-Conception, Pregnancy, Early Postpartum Recovery, & Women of all Stages of Life. We work closely together online & virtually, so you have the information, tools & guidance you need to show up & feel your best! I design strength-based fitness programs around your individual needs, goals & lifestyle as determined in our assessment process. We connect through our private coaching app and video calls to be sure we stay on top of your needs as they change through the motherhood transitions. I'm passionate about providing a positive, judgement-free & balanced approach to fitness & body image, without guilt, shame, dieting or extremes. I can't wait to connect with you!