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Fall 2015 There is perhaps no fork in the road more significant in an elite athlete’s life than the decision to retire. With the Rio Olympics right around the corner and selection for the US Rowing Team in the books, I couldn’t help but think about the current group of athletes. Usually, the recipe for […]

Five Things I Learned During Post-Olympic Retirement

Olympian Kristin Hedstrom at starting line in single scull rowing

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April 2016 Sometime in November 2015, I made the decision to end my pursuit to compete in a second Olympic Games. I can’t put an exact date on it because life decisions like these don’t hit you one morning when you wake up; they slowly creep into your life, a nagging feeling that at some […]

What it’s Really Like to Retire after the Olympics

Olympic rowers Kristin Hedstrom and Kate Bertko rowing at the World Championships

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a personal trainer, wellness expert, and an Olympic athlete. When I’m not dreaming up a big weekend brunch, you’ll find me helping women live healthier, more balanced lives. 

tell me more...

you'll love

3 easy weekday lunches

free at-home workout

3 secrets i've learned after helping hundreds of women lose weight

I'm Kristin

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top

weight loss

fitness

nutrition

wellness

olympics

personal

Workouts, weight loss, nutrition and finding calm in your hair-on-fire life are all topics you’ll hear about here. When it comes to health, I’m all about creating habits that stick and let’s face it, I love ice cream just as much as you. You won’t hear me suggesting you run 15 miles a day and eat salads for every meal, but I will challenge you to make impactful changes that fit into your everyday life. This is the fitness, nutrition, and wellness education we never learned as kids. So get comfy and dig in as you discover your greatness and start feeling proud of your body. A whole new you starts now. 

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