Fit Over 50: Amy Rice

City/Town of Residence


coach / personal trainer

one daughter 16

Your sport or fitness activity
triathlon, hiking, rock climbing, yoga

What is your proudest fitness accomplishment?
Placing 4th in the Hawaiian Ironman
2 time world triathlon champion

What motivates you?
The great feeling of being in shape and setting a great role model for my daughter. Helping people reach their goals.

Best local eats
Bike Stop Cafe, Mews Tavern (best local beer)

Famous person you would like to have dinner with

What’s on your nightstand?
Grandma Gatewoods Walk (the story of the woman who saved the Appalachian Trail), No limits but the Sky, Journey To the Center, No shortcuts to the Top, Anam Cara ( a book of Celtic Wisdom)

Favorite cheat meal/snack

What do you like to do in your downtime?
hang with my two pups my daughter and my boyfriend eating a good meal at home by the fire or fire pit drinking a good Cabernet.

Best thing about living in RI
The diversity of the surroundings. Ocean, rolling hills, woodlands, and the ever changing weather. A great place for those who love the outdoors.

One thing people don’t know about you
Not much I’m mostly an open book. I believe in pure honesty, and wear my heart on my sleeve.

Favorite quote
Winston churchill ” Never ever give up”

Fitness tip for RI Fit Readers
You can do anything or be anyone you want. It may take a lot of courage and a lot of time. But the best things in life always do.

Additional Comments
Would love to be a part of this article. So many people miss out on the best part of their lives. Being over fifty has been so much fun for me!


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