Amy Barnes - Health and Wellness Consultant


Amy Barnes - Health and Wellness Consultant

Amy Barnes is a dynamic motivational speaker, and the founder and owner of Inside & O.U.T Fitness, a health and wellness company that assists clients in creating and living healthier lifestyles based on their individual health and wellness needs.

Fitness professional and mother of two, Amy understands firsthand the challenges of balancing healthy habits with the demands of a busy life, and the struggle to find the time and motivation to get and stay in shape.

Ms. Barnes has a powerful and provocative life story and has become a nation-wide inspiration after being featured on the cover of Oxygen Magazine and the NBC Today Show. Fitness and healthy living was not always a part of Amy's life. Just four years ago, she weighed in at a mere 490lbs and 52% BMI. As a victim of domestic abuse and at one time living in a shelter, Amy knew that it was time for her to change her life permanently in order to save her life.

Raising two very active boys, she knew that they needed her, and they needed her healthy. With sheer perseverance and determination, Amy implemented some revolutionary life changes that enabled her to take control of her life, break the victim cycle, and lose 340lbs without fad diets, surgery or diet pills. While there were many times she was tired, weak and frustrated, she used her new found inner strength, positive thinking, and complete discipline to keep moving towards her goals. Amy now completely understands that no barriers in life are insurmountable, and we can accomplish anything that we put our minds to with the appropriate goal setting, focus and discipline.

Amy is a highly sought after motivational speaker and health and wellness consultant. She has dedicated her life to helping others in their quest to be healthy - inside and out, through; lifestyle and fitness coaching, personal training and nutritional consulting. She is a fitness competitor and has been featured in numerous press, including; Oxygen Magazine's October Cover, NBC Today Show, Fox News, Fox & Friends, EXTRA!, Dr. Oz, Muscle Sport Magazine, Muscle Mag Fitness, FIRST Magazine, ABC WJLA Channel 7, and ABC Let's Talk Live Channel 8. Amy recently won the 2010 RADICAL Woman of the Year Award and recognized as the most Amazing Woman of 2010 by Stiletto Woman Magazine. Amy now writes for several publications as well as the Health and Wellness Editor for Stiletto Woman Magazine.

Ms. Barnes' is passionate about her goal to inspire people to take action and get moving! She is living proof that when we take action, we get results, evident by the tremendous academic credentials she earned while dealing with life struggles, including; BA in Criminal Justice, BA in Minority Studies, BA in Human Relations, and an MS in Psychology. Amy is also a certified Personal Trainer, Nutritionist, Life and Weight Management Consultant and Registered Dietician.

Amy teaches and inspires others through her life experiences and professional training. She knows that the best way to get and stay healthy, inside and out, is to make it your lifestyle and not a quick fix. She now motivates and energizes others to do the same. Fitness and healthy living is not just a career for Amy... it's her life!

To find out more about Amy, see her transformation:
www.about-muscle.com/articles/transformations/amy-barnes

Amy is also the owner of Inside & O.U.T Fitness, a health and wellness company that assists clients in creating and living healthier lifestyles based on their individual health and wellness needs. You can learn about her on her website.

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