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St. Louis

Courtney Gerding

Courtney and her husband Matt were born and raised in St. Louis. Courtney stays home with their little boy, Noah and is a certified run coach and trainer. She found her passion in health and fitness through her own journey to better health, losing 50 pounds with good old fashioned diet and exercise. She has ten years of experience coaching run groups with Fleet Feet, Fit4Mom and she now coaches her own local Run Club here in St. Louis. A former 'couch potato’ to marathoner, she even ran a half marathon during each trimester of her pregnancy. Besides running, she loves early morning workouts at Burn Bootcamp, traveling, running around town in her workout clothes and baseball cap, spending time with her family and relaxing with a glass of wine! She’s all about having fun, laughing, spreading positivity, meeting new people and motivating others to live their happiest, healthiest life. She is thrilled to be a part of the STL Moms Blog team and can’t wait to share her health and fitness tips with you!

Healthy for the Holidays!

This is my favorite time of year.  Thanksgiving, yummy food, Christmas, yummy food, parties, yummy food, time with family, yummy food......oh and did I mention yummy food? Now I love the holidays just as much...

10 Tips for a Healthy, Happy Vacation!

Summer is in full swing and vacation time is here! Kick back, relax and enjoy these 10 tips that will help you stay on track.     Tip 1: Enjoy yourself & RELAX!  You are on...

Race with a View

Vacation Races.  I can read your mind now....do those words belong together?  Maybe the thought alone of working out on vacation sounds like a terrible idea, but hear me out and read on.  I've...

I’m Not A Runner…Yet.

"I'm not a runner."  I've been told that countless times throughout my years of coaching.  Ahhh, the elusive 'runner'.....what exactly does that mean?  Someone who only runs and doesn't walk for exercise?  Not even...

Healthy Momma, Healthy Family

As moms, we can be our own worst critic when it comes to how we treat ourselves.  Let's be honest, we teach our children to be kind to each other and to themselves.  We...

Letting Go of Mom Guilt

Ahhhh mom guilt. It’s always rearing it’s ugly head, even when we try our best to ignore it. It seems to show up EVERYWHERE. Working moms, stay at home moms, taking time to exercise,...

Change Starts with YOU!

2019 is here!  It’s a new year with the promise of new opportunity.  A clean slate.  Many of us focus our time and energy towards our health and fitness goals.  Unfortunately for most, the...