Sistas of Strength

I am a 33 year old mom, wife, personal trainer and gym owner. On my blog, Sistas of Strength, I provide nutrition and fitness advice, including recommended workouts and recipes. Additionally, I share tips for staying fit during pregnancy and getting fit after having a baby.

My husband and I own Skill of Strength (www.skillofstrength.com) where we offer personal training, partner training, sports performance training training, kettlebell training, and nutrition consultatations. I love working with our clients to help them get strong, lose fat and discover nutrition strategies that work well within each of their their lifestyles.

I especially love working with other young moms who are dedicated to getting strong and staying healthy in order to take care of their families.

My credentials include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from Loyola College
  • Certified Personal Trainer through National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT)
  • Functional Movement Screen Certified Specialist (FMS)
  • Precision Nutrition Level 1
  • StrongFirst Kettlebell Instructor (SFG)

Welcome to the World Drew Perry

On Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 10:24 we welcomed our second son, Andrew Christian Perry. He is...more

My Favorite Pregnancy Exercises

We are getting close, friends! In case you missed it, here are some exercise thoughts from each trimester of pregnancy. First Trimester Workouts Second Trimester Workouts Third Trimester Workouts And some other pregnancy workout-related posts! ...more

Core Training During Pregnancy

Did you see my guest post I did for my friend Amanda over at Fit Pregnancy and Parenting this week? I’d love for you to check it out! Third Trimester...more

Pullups During Pregnancy

If you’ve read my blog for awhile, you know I love pullups. Like, really love pullups. A video posted by Amanda Perry (@amandamaryperry) on Jun 29, 2014 at 7:34am PDT A few articles I’ve written previously on pullups: Who Says Women Can’t Do Pullups? ...more

What Really Matters

The last few weeks have been packed full of work and fun!...more

Third Trimester Workouts

Did you miss my posts on first trimester workouts and second trimester workouts? As promised in my last post on third trimester FAQ’s, I’ll share a bit more here about how my workouts have been going...more

Third Trimester FAQs

The bump is growing and the...more

Fill Your Tank

If you’ve been reading my blog or following me on Instagram, you already know I am in love with taking walks....more

Accepting Your Body During Pregnancy

I wrote a few months...more

Second Trimester Wrap-Up

Lately, I’ve been feeling like I’ve been pregnant for about 100 years. It feels like an eternity since I’ve had a glass of wine or an absurdly...more