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5 Tips for a Stronger Faith

When I first became a Christian, I was so on fire for the Lord that I didn't think it was possible to grow a stronger faith. I remember those first few months feeling like my entire life was changing at such a rapid pace, yet not really knowing what I was doing. Fast...

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3 Reasons Most Diets Fail and How to Succeed

I’m sure you’ve been on a diet at some point in your life. We all have. I remember trying the Master Cleanse, the Cabbage Soup Diet and during my fitness competition days, a strict low fat diet that required me to weigh my food for 4 months. I bet...

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How I Meal Plan on a Budget

Meal planning is every busy mom’s favorite part of raising a family, right? Do I have you laughing yet? If you’re like most moms, you dread planning out meals and just wish there were an easier and cheaper way. I often get asked questions about how to...

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5 Alternatives to Yelling at Your Kids

I promised myself I wouldn’t be that kind of mom. The one that yells at her kids. I see those moms at the store and I secretly tell myself, “I’m so glad I’m not that kind of mom.” I quickly stop myself in my own tracks and rephrase my thought to “I’m...

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Exercising With Anxiety

It’s the time of year where everyone is beginning to think about their New Year’s resolutions. If you ask most people, they would probably tell you that eating healthier and exercising more are on their list. This is exciting to me because I LOVE...

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Encouragement for Exhaustion

Have you been feeling tired and weary lately? I don’t mean the kind of tired you get after a late night with only 3 hours of sleep. I mean the kind of tired that just hits you like a ton of bricks in the middle of the day and leaves you feeling as if...

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She’s Gone Strong

Welcome to kristenekiss.com, formerly Firebelly Fitness. My website is birthed out of a desire to build a ministry.  A ministry based on a mission to build a tribe of imperfect women whose strength is built on nothing more than a perfect God. This ministry is the...

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How heavy should you lift?

For the past 2 months I've been working out at a CrossFit gym. (If you want to be CrossFitically correct, it's actually called a "box.") Today's workout consisted of finding a 2 rep max for the hang clean and jerk. My 2 rep max for today ended up at 95 pounds. So how...

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Four Simple Steps to a Healthier Meal

Are you confused about how to construct a meal that will help you reach your health and fitness goals? Read on, because I have 4 simple steps that will help you create a delicious meal you can eat anytime. 1. Protein - add a palm sized portion of lean...

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Welcome, I'm Kristen

I'm a wife + adoptive mama who loves Jesus, coffee, kettlebells + dark chocolate. I teach women how to grow a stronger faith, raise a stronger family, and build a stronger body. 

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