Jess is a stay-at-home mom to her three children and a personal trainer. She loves to combine motherhood and exercise and help moms be the best version of themselves physically and mentally. Jess and her husband, Mike, moved from NYC to Westchester almost ten years ago. You can usually find them on some sort of youth sports field or doing something active. Jess also loves spending time at home reading, eating anything sweet, and watching Bravo reality shows. You can follow her journey on Instagram @jquickfit.
A family working out over the summer.

Simplifying Your Summer Fitness Routine

We made it, Mamas! Sweet summertime. No more dealing with homework, the morning rush (ok, maybe this one is still and always will happen), and all the other September-June activities we like to...
A woman sitting and looking sad next to a scale.

Let’s Stop With The “Buzz Words”

Buzz words. We know them, have grown up with them, and may still fall victim to them. If you aren’t sure what “buzz words” I’m referring to, it’s things like “Fat-Burning,” “Miracle,” “Spot Reduction,”...
Parents sitting on the sidelines at a soccer game.

In My Sports Mom Era

Every year, on Mother’s Day, I reflect on what we did in previous years. I always marvel at how much motherhood changes over time. Gone are my days of nap times, diapers, and searching...
A young girl lacrosse player wearing googles.

It’s a Hard Knock Life…for Girls in Sports

It’s been over two months since the Super Bowl, and there is something I can’t stop thinking about. No, it’s not Taylor and Trav or even Usher…well, maybe Usher (that performance had me feeling...
A woman stretching for exercise.

Motivation and the Mom

We all know that being a mom is tough - a good tough, but still tough. It can be hard to get things done and equally hard to stay motivated in different aspects of...
A son annoying his mother.

10 Things I’ve Learned in a 10 Years of Parenting

My oldest son recently celebrated his tenth birthday. As moms, we know that with every birthday our kids celebrate, it’s “Oh my gosh, they’re growing so fast.” But something about ten really hit differently for...
A mom meditating with her daughters.

Nurturing Hearts and Taking Care of Your Own

February is all about love, flowers, candy, and especially hearts. The kinds that can be made out of construction paper, the love you feel in your heart, and, of course, your actual heart. As moms,...
A woman saying yes to self-care.

Shift Your Mindset and Add More to Your Life

Moms, I’m sure every time you see an article by a personal trainer at this point in January, you’re thinking, “Here we go again,” more crazy advice or someone telling me to diet and...
A father making holiday cookies with his children.

The Invisible Load and the Holiday Season

If you are a mom, then you are most likely experiencing the “Invisible Load.” Maybe you are aware of it or have never heard the term. For those who haven’t, it is described as...
Feet running in a Turkey Trot.

Too Hot to Turkey Trot? Or Not?

It’s the time of year again; the holidays are here, and Thanksgiving is around the corner. Maybe you are one of those people who think of Thanksgiving and think of food, family, and football....