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Featuring Melanie, Mother of 2, Transformed her body with Smart Kettlebell Training and Donna, grandmother, 63 years young stronger than ever before!

Time to be inspired by 2 incredible women! If you want to be on board with the transformative smart workout sessions and community, you won't want to miss this. Today is the day! Meet Melanie, mother of 2 boys, she has been training with programs inside Lauren's Playground and in person for 2 years! Melanie is an avid fitness guru. In fact, she was a personal trainer for 8 years. She spent her days doing cardio classes, sometimes 2 HIIT sessions a day, training for marathons, and tracking her food religiously. Despite her incredible hard work ethic, she could not do a pull up, push up, and still carried around 15-20 extra pounds.  Melanie was frustrated as you can imagine, working so hard, restricting herself, , yet still not getting any where. Well... That is over. Watch her story here! Melanie, it has been an honor to be your strength coach, watch you completely transform your entire body from head to toe, your mind, and way of life.  To see you have the freedom to be relaxe
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Member Spotlight - Cathy, 57 years old, mom of 2, Full Body Transformation Story!

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT Meet Cathy Schlaht Began her training at 54 years old!  Left - Before Discovering Playground Strength       Right - After, consistency,  and 30+ pounds lighter A few words from Cathy Schlaht “I cannot believe how much I have transformed and how I know I can continue to gain strength and sculpt. You have the formula! No matter where someone is starting from, they will gain strength. Losing weight is a side effect and the amount you lose will depend on how many small changes you are willing to make. I never lifted weights, never strength trained in my life, never belonged to a gym. If I can attain these changes everyone can!! Lauren will meet you where you are and help you if you have pain or lack of mobility. This is her magic!! If you are ready to transform your mind and body, join us. You will feel supported by the community in Lauren’s Playground and we have the most caring, grounded and inspiring coach!!” Watch her video here!  Cathy, a dentist and a mother of 2, b

52 yrs old and is Stronger Now Than Ever Before

Meet 52 yr old, Dionne, and member of Lauren’s Playground ! Dionne is 52 in 2 days and feels stronger than she ever has in her whole life. She started liking training again, after hating it during her basketball days, when she went to grad school and took up running and weights.  Dione says: “My main focus had always been cardio up to this point. I completed two half marathons & then decided never again. I wanted to move on to challenging myself to get strong & lean, not just lean. I've been using your workouts since your 1st DVD and have never looked back. They give me a great workout whenever I need it. Once I joined the Playground, however, things took off ,  doing different types of strength exercises (e.g., TX trainer,  battle ropes) to supplement my kettlebell training, and t he power of group support was all new. I didn’t realize I was suppose to be going up in weight. All this has changed and I'm benefiting from doing/having all three. I feel strong an

Training Smarter versus Harder

Just pondering on how lucky I feel to have found “smart” training, versus “hard” training. My body, along with most of my clients bodies, have responded VERY well… to the point that people stop them all the time and ask them how they look so strong and young! Yeah none of us have to kill ourselves in our sessions. In fact half the time we don’t even get sore. We have energy all day for the rest of the stuff we need to handle in life.  In all honesty  I don’t do “cardio”. I don’t track my food. I train in a Zen mode a few times a week and have a very minimalistic approach. Like VERY minimal!  I do put sleep as a priority in my life which is a big part of how one responds.  People assume I workout all day long. When in fact I barely train.  My days are spent training others, designing programs, raising kids, keeping a house hold together, and taking care of my 400+ members in Lauren’s Playground and On The Edge Fitness. I also now have time for friend meet ups, fun activities, and creati

The 21 Day Squat Challenge - Registration now open

  Welcome to the 7th Annual 21 Day Squat Challenge! And yes it's totally Free!  SIGN UP HERE TODAY SO YOU SHOW UP 2022 BOLD AND READY! The Challenge will be short and sweet each day for 21 days!  This is why it works sooooo well! If this is your first, second, third, fourth or fifth Squat Challenge, WELCOME! If this is your first time joining the 21 Day Squat Challenge, WELCOME! You are about to enter the best FREE challenge of your lifetime. You are in the perfect place!  Once you sign up and the challenge begins on January 1st, I will load an instructional video to squat along side you in the comfort of your home. You get to choose the squat of your choice, or change it up whenever you want! Don't know how to squat? Don't worry, check out some of the squat videos below. It is also a nice refresher to see what to expect with the 21 Day Squat Challenge. Did I mention it is also FREE? Want an extra bonus along with the physical and emotional benefits of a squat challen

BIGGEST SALE OF THE YEAR - Black Friday Kettlebell Fitness Workout Sale by Lauren Brooks - this week only!

 Black Friday Sale  STARTS NOW Wishing you a beautiful Thanksgiving for those that celebrate this holiday. This week I've closed my in person and live virtual classes to honor this family and friend American tradition. We will resume our regular schedule on Monday November 29th. I'd like to give sincere thanks to everyone who has not only touched my life, but has trusted in me to be your fitness, movement, and strength coach. Some of you the last 17 years! It's truly an honor to know that working with one of my programs, videos, personal coaching, or being involved in the group training, has made immaculate changes in your life.  I have decided to SLASH the prices of all our Kettlebell Fitness DVD's we have left in stock as well as all our Kettlebell Video Downloads, Workout Programs, Ebooks.  Please take advantage of our 75% off sale on Kettlebell DVD's that have been successfully used all around the world, plus Free Domestic Shipping if you spend $50 or more, th

How 7 Days of Kettlebell Swings Changed Lives

THE SUMMER SWING CHALLENGE WAS EXTREMELY IMPACTFUL  IN JUST 7 DAYS!  "I've loved it. I have seen my body change physically over the last couple of days, while I've also seen my mind change as well." Rochele T. How was your experience with the Swing Challenge ?  Here are some of the life changing responses in the Lauren Brooks Fitness Challenge Facebook group!   

Super Strong, Toned, Pain Free, and More energetic thanks to Kettlebell Training and Lauren's Playground

"Within the last year I have TONED, become more MUSCULAR than I have ever been! I don't have pain any more and my elbow issues are gone!" Eloise K. England I couldn’t be more proud to celebrate Eloise! Check out her journey from when she started Lauren’s Playground one year ago to now! From no energy with pain and weakness to strong, more energy than she knows what to do with, muscular, toned up, and super strong! “I'm 37, I had tennis elbow on my right arm and a left hip that was always nagging with pain from sitting so much for work. I also always had a sore right shoulder. I don't have pain any more and my elbow issues are gone, even though I do tons of pull ups and presses and snatches I have ZERO issues in my shoulder. When I started last year I had very little energy and I didn’t have strength. I couldn't do a push-up, a pull-up or many swings. I've been awakened to mobility and the way you integrate it, is just perfect. I’ve become aware

The Kettlebell Swing Challenge

GRAB YOUR SPOT FREE SPOT  HERE Starts Monday June 14th Watch intro video here Receive 1 video inside your portal every day for 7 days.  After the 7 days you will feel  STRONGER all over your entire body from head to toe! MORE ENERGY and a sense of accomplishment. CONDITIONED - swings not only help you become stronger but you’ll also condition your heart rate! POWERFUL - you will have more explosive hip power after practicing variations for 7 days in a row. MOBILE - with all of my workouts we sneak in mobility and recovery drills so you feel loose, mobile,  and engaged in the places.  BETTER POSTURE - Swings along with the combo drills I’ll be adding in to our short challenges each day will open you up and help you stand taller! FAT LOSS and TONED - 7 days of swings alone can definitely help your body become a fat burning machine. This will be the start of your journey and once you see how amazing it feels in such a short a amount of time you won’t want to stop training.  SHORT se