About AOS

Back in March 2016 Keli Hay started on a journey started out of frustration and self pity. Over the course of 11 months, she lost over 100 pounds and at her lightest weight, she was down 120 pounds.


Since shedding the weight, Keli quit the tech life becoming a certified personal trainer and powerlifting coach and state-level referee. She has authored a book about her journey and now speaks at conferences about healthy living.

  • Weight loss

  • Endurance

  • Mobility

  • Strength

  • Powerlifting

  • Olympic weightlifting

  • Pre and Post Natal


In 2016 Keli started to take control of her life and made herself a priority. Eleven months after beginning her journey, she was down 100 pounds and living a healthier life.
In this book, she chronicles her life from childhood through her healthier adult life using the common excuses she has heard over the years.

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