My weekly podcast that delves deep and dirty into topics that directly impact women over 40, from pre to post menopause.

 

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EPISODE 22: JOSH HILLIS – BEHAVIOURAL WEIGHT LOSS

I am so happy to have Josh Hillis as a return guest on the show. We speak about how a recent study proved that by focusing on positive behaviours around food, we can see sustained fat loss. He provides amazing protocols that you can try in your own weight loss journey.




EPISODE 21: MONIKA BJÖRN- STRENGTH THROUGH MENOPAUSE

My Swedish friend, a modern yogi, educator, concept-maker, ruler-breaker, risk-taker and published author. Currently writing a book all about strength through menopause and we talk about her research on the topic.




EPISODE 20: MEGHAN CALLAWAY, KELLIE HART DAVIS AND DR. SARAH ELLIS DUVALL

Kellie Hart Davis, Meghan Callaway, and Dr. Sarah Ellis Duvall, PT are the co-creators of Glutes, Core, and Pelvic Floor. Together they empower people to create positive changes through a better understanding of movement. Their combined coaching expertise teaches you to exercise with confidence while learning to love your body for all it can do for you.




EPISODE 19: CHIA CHIA SUN

Chia Chia Sun is a pharmaceutical executive turned women’s health entrepreneur. She is CEO of Damiva Inc., a personal care company dedicated to innovation in manufacturing 100% natural products for women. Chia Chia started on her path when she discovered that there are simply very few effective and safe products for vaginal health. With a background in genetics, finance and the pharmaceutical industry, Chia Chia now spends her days on taboo abolishing, speaking to women about their health and beauty needs. Today’s episode discusses 3 Tips for Long Term Intimacy: constant habit of having sex, desire versus arousal and daily kindness and affection.


EPISODE 18: MEGHAN CALLAWAY

Meghan Callaway is a strength coach in Vancouver, Canada with over 14 years of experience coaching a wide array of clients from elite athletes, to post-physical therapy rehabilitative strength training, as well as everyday people who want to feel, perform, and function at a higher level. Meghan is the creator of the recently released Ultimate Pull-Up Program, and believes that working out should be fun, mentally and physically rewarding, and empowering. Meghan has an extensive athletic background and has played competitive soccer for 27 years, and also grew up playing ice hockey and baseball on boys teams.

you can check her out on instagram here




EPISODE 17: JESSIE MUNDELL

Jessie Mundell is an expert in prenatal and postnatal exercise with a Bachelor’s degree in Health & Physical Education, and a Masters in Kinesiology. I’m every mom’s go-to support system for nutrition and fitness that strengthens and heals them while building a confidence that gives a mama the energy to love herself and her little ones wholeheartedly. In this show we discuss incontinence in menopause, starting a family later in our reproductive years where our hormones are impacted by pregnancy and perimenopause.

www.http://jessiemundell.com/



EPISODE 16: DANA SANTAS

Dana Santas has just released her book, Practical Solutions for Back Pain Relief, 40 BODY AND MIND EXERCISES TO MOVE BETTER, FEEL BETTER, AND RELIEVE PAIN PERMANENTLY. We discuss how she encourages people to be empowered to move better, feel better, and never feel powerless to pain again. We talk specifically about the mind-body connection, how important diaphragmatic breath is for back health and how education is a huge part of back pain recovery.



EPISODE 15: OREET J.S.

Oreet has 20+ years of experience as a fitness and dance instructor plus grew up with art form of bellydance and has been featured on NBC, ABC, CBS, and CNN to name a few and has numerous titles including the titles Bellydancer of the Year and Middle Eastern Dance Champion of North America. She has lled packed classes and workshops in the U.S. and Japan, working with thousands of women and men who have found success in meeting their fitness goals as well as discovering this new passion called… Bellydance! You can also download your compliment free 30 Minute Belly Dancing Workout http://www.sharqui.com/fitandchips




EPISODE 14: PAT OLIVER

A published author who spent spent most of her life working with body parts as a gymnastics coach/administrator and a Physician’s Assistant in an obstetrics and gynecology office and is especially thrilled to now write tales focusing on the naughty bits. The Gynesaurs was inspired by her time observing the intriguing and often hilarious encounters between professionals and patients.




EPISODE 13: KIM ACEDO
Kim Acedo is a Health & Self-care Coach exclusively for women in midlife. She provides women with the tools to lead a healthier and more fulfilling life. As many beautiful physical, mental, and emotional shifts occur during this time, she believes this is an optimal time to make healthy changes and enhancements in a woman’s life.



EPISODE 12: KRISTA SCOTT DIXON
KSD is the Director of Curriculum for Precision Nutrition and a global leader in coaching and nutrition. She talks about her own experience with double menopause and how menopause impacts women on an emotional and physical level and why we should shame ourselves into believing that fat is a bad thing during menopause.




EPISODE 11: SAM PITRE
Sam Pitre is now 43 years old and has transformed her life. Overweight and very unhealthy she decided to take matters into her own hands and now inspires other women to do the same. Her story is fascinating and she emphasises how important it is to love your body, just like she did, big or small, but still allow yourself permission to make chances that will enhance your health.




EPISODE 10: KOURTNEY THOMAS
Why do you think women are afraid to be big, and why does it have so many negative connotations? Let’s stop this none\sense right now. Kourtney Thomas teaches us how to , Become the Boss of our Body and watch our life take shape.
www.kthomasfitness.com


EPISODE 9: JADE TETA

Jade Teta is integrative physician, author and expert in the realms of fitness, metabolism and self-development. I have spent the last 25 years immersed in the study of strength and conditioning, hormonal metabolism and the psychology of change and success.

www.jadeteta.com



 

EPISODE 8: GEORGIE FEAR

Metabolism is slowing down with age, and now we have hormonal disruption to deal, menopause often sees women gain weight and struggle to lose it as easily as they did before. Today we will talk about skills to help achieve weight loss and answer some frequently asked questions. Georgie is a registered dietiican and author of Lean Habits For Lifelong Weight Loss.

 


EPISODE 7: ALLI MCCOLL

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) was developed by psychologist Aaron Beck, and is a system of setting small goals for yourself resulting it big impactful changes in your life. Today we delve deep into the 7 step process for developing a bullet proof plan through personal resiliency.  It’s  time to stop beating ourselves up especially through a time of change. We discuss how you can bring awareness to your automatic thoughts, so that you can evaluate them and move on with your goals. Believe in yourself!


EPISODE 6: FABIENNE MARIER

For too long women are expected to be small. Small in our voice. Small in our bodies. Small in our expectations. The tide is now turning and it’s time to stand up and be BIG!! After years of feeling unfulfilled and following all the rules, Fabienne talks about how she found her confidence and became BIG and bold in life. Her story is motivating and her strategies for doing this will appeal to everybody.


EPISODE 5: AMANDA THEBE

Today Amanda tells you her story about why she has become an advocate for Women Over 40 during Menopause. She speaks about her struggles and how she has created strategies to help her cope.


EPISODE 4: JOSH HILLIS

Josh and Amanda discuss the strategies to help women on their fat loss journey, that starts with recognising that we need to play the long game and not be in a hurry to see results.



EPISODE 3: DEANNA HARDER

In this episode we are discussing body dismorphia, eating disorders, body image, food and exercise obsession and how to get off the diet roller coaster! 



EPISODE 2: ALYSON SCHAFER

During our 40’s and beyond can be a time when women can feel lost, invisible and alone. This episode delves deep into understanding the path forward and where it will lead them.



EPISODE 1: CAROLINA BELMARES

Catch 22: body acceptance and how that impacts our ability to make positive change in your health and wellness journey.