Amanda Russell

Amanda Russell

Amanda Russell is a top-rated fitness and lifestyle writer, professional keynote speaker, Olympic-trained athlete, model, spokeswoman, founder of and one of the industry's leading experts on fitness, wellness, and change. She hosts and executive produces the online fitness series, Fit Strong and Sexy.

A self-made fitness entrepreneur, Russell is a popular online personality who creates high intensity, short, results-driven workouts that allow viewers to achieve what she calls the ‘Runner’s Body’ without having to run.

Amanda Russell began her career as a full scholarship track star bound for the Olympics. When an injury took away her ability to run, she turned her knowledge and passion for all things fitness to helping others achieve their goals, focusing on the physical side of fitness, as well as the psychological and motivational aspects. She started AmandaRussell.TV to share her expertise and spread this message.

Creator of one of the fastest growing fitness and lifestyle channels online, Russell is currently the morning wellness expert on the Live AOL Morning Show RISE and was named as one of Google’s "Next Top Fitness Trainer" on YouTube.


"[Amanda] has the unique ability to truly engage with the audience and make you believe that transformation is possible and within reach - Amanda moves the audience to action."
—Dana Lascu, MBA, PhD, Director of Marketing at Robins School of Business

"Amanda is ‘Carrie Bradshaw meets Fitness.’ She has the innate ability to break OUTSIDE the box, get INSIDE your head & transform you both mentally and physically. Amanda is bridging the gap between Fitness, Food, Fashion & Fun!”
—Brett Hoebel, trainer on NBC’s The Biggest Loser