Meet Melanie

Hey there! I am Melanie, the woman behind Real Strong Mom. I am a Minnesota mom of 2 boys and and a girl. When I was a little I dreamed of being a mom and now my family is complete, my dreams are a reality and I couldn’t be more happy and content with life. […]

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Work With Me

Are you interested in becoming your STRONGEST self? Are you ready to learn how to lift weights and build muscle? YES! YOU ARE!! That’s why you are here! I help women get strong with simple strength training programs and support to help them get fit, healthy, and confident. Are you ready to take your fitness […]

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Latest Posts

The Worst Advice We’ve Ever Heard About Staying FIT During Holidays

December 13, 2017 | No Comments

Tell me if you have heard any of this advice about surviving the holidays fit. These are the classic “all or nothing” attitudes: ALL: You can just start over in January. Just enjoy, it’s the Holiday season. Try the Splurge and Starve method.. Don’t eat all day then splurge at night and starve again the […]

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3 Reasons we shouldn’t wait to the New Year to get in to shape

December 2, 2017 | No Comments

Did you know that only 8% of people that make a New Years resolution actually follow through with it? Crazy to think, right? 3 reasons why we shouldn’t wait til the New Year to get into shape: #1 – Exercise keeps us sane. Mama’s we need to take care of ourselves, especially during this busy […]

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Mama, you are appreciated.

November 22, 2017 | No Comments

This time of year comes with friends, family, food, and many feelings of thankfulness and gratitude from everywhere. I am sure we won’t go a day this week without seeing a post, a blog, or something on TV about someone sharing thanks for the the things that they have. Just yesterday I read an email […]

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Peanut butter protein balls featuring Mom Fuel

November 16, 2017 | No Comments

        I can’t help myself some mornings… I get the urge to bake or throw together something super yummy in the morning more than any other time of day!! And most often this is when I have the least time to do it! LOL! So this morning when I got the urge […]

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Mom Fuel: A plant based protein powder that actually tastes great

November 11, 2017 | No Comments

I started drinking protein shakes a few years ago. I tried tons of different protein powders trying to find one I liked. There were so many different options that I finally settled on a a whey powder that tasted good and didn’t cost a fortune. I didn’t really know what to look for in a […]

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17 fat loss myths to stop believing now

November 10, 2017 | No Comments

  There is a lot of the information that we hear on a daily basis and come to believe as TRUE that is completely false. We are overloaded with misconceptions and untrue statements on the regular and it is our job to decide what we are going to believe so that we can avoid the […]

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The biggest bullshit of health and fitness

November 8, 2017 | No Comments

  The first time I saw this I thought it was a joke.. But ladies, it’s not. And it’s the biggest load of bullshit. This is a real “plan” that thousands of women have liked, downloaded, and tried in hopes to drop a few pounds fast. Real women who have put their all in this […]

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Mom Fuel is here!

November 2, 2017 | No Comments

Today is the day!!! Mom Fuel is available to YOU at a 20% discount with the code: LAUNCH20. Click HERE  to shop!! I really cannot say enough ahhhhhmazing things about this protein powder! Here are a few things you NEED to know about Mom Fuel: No whey or casein. Free of all forms of dairy so we can avoid belly bloat […]

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How I use 6 words to help my anxiety

October 10, 2017 | No Comments

  My struggle with anxiety started when I had my kids. It felt “silly” and I was embarrassed to admit how terribly affected I was by it. My anxiety prevented me from going places and doing things on a regular basis. What was I anxious about? Germs. More specifically – throw up, the dreaded stomach […]

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5 tools to be more consistent today

September 28, 2017 | No Comments

  One of the things that women tell me they struggle with the most is consistency. So many of us want more than anything to be consistent with our health and fitness goals but it often seems no matter how hard we try we can’t seem to be consistent long term. In my LIVE chat […]

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