Why Strength Training Saved Me

Strength training was the thing that saved me. It was always so objective I never had to wonder what it meant. I was either getting better or I wasn’t. I was either putting in the work or I wasn’t. It’s still that way for me. For a while, the goal was chasing big numbers. Which never felt as bad as …

125: Why Do We Gain Weight As We Age?

Why do we gain weight as we age? I answer this question from a scientific standpoint and then pretty much lose my cool and rant about body image for the remainder of the episode. You’ll need your seat-belts for this one!

124: Why Are We So Afraid of Getting Fat?

We aren’t born hating our body. And we aren’t born inherently fearing fat. Yet, 54% of women (in 2013, no less. I think think this number is higher now FOR SURE) said they would rather be hit by a truck than get fat. Where does this association that being fat or even having fat is bad? And that having as …

120: Get It Together! A Time Management Episode

I know, I know- you’re sick of hearing “we all have the same 24 hours in the day.” Honestly- we don’t. If you commute really far to work, have young kids, are a single parent, or working two full-time jobs to make ends meet, are a caretaker to someone who is sick- your day is PACKED and your energy is …

119: Financial Freedom with Millennial Money Coach Chloe Crain

I know, I know- why am I so obsessed with talking about money on the podcast? Because, just like with food, it is something that every human needs- whether we like to admit it or not. If you’re anything like I was, you have negative associations with budgeting and managing your finances, & you feel that wanting to make money …

117: I Ate Like Shit Yesterday – Now What?

What do you typically do the day after you eat like garbage? How do you even *know* if you ate like garbage? Chances are you use the scale or the mirror to decide “how you ate” the day prior- but what happens if you don’t? Then how do you know, right? It can be tough to move away from external …