Show Notes

Energy Deficiency and Intuitive Eating, w/ Dietician Brittany Wehrle.

In this episode you will hear from registered dietician Brittany Wehrle. Brittany primarily works with the athletic population, but has experience working with all ages and backgrounds. We explore the concept of ‘relative energy deficiency’. Essentially, are you properly fueling yourself for your needs? Both athletes and general adult populations struggle with balancing their food intake when other aspects of life are considered: aesthetics, stress, work/class schedules, sleep routines, children, etc. Today Brittany will walk us through her approach in guiding her clients to a more balanced plan.

You will also hear:

  • Brittany’s background.
  • Intuitive eating: what it is and how it should be used.
  • How an athlete transitions from the athletic world to more traditional jobs.

You can find Brittany:

Her Instagram page

Her website

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Tom Brady and 3 Keys to Success

In this weeks episode I briefly discuss my thoughts on Tom Brady and what has attributed to his success. I believe you can narrow down success to three key elements. Not just for Tom Brady, but for all of us. After you listen, give it some thought. How would you describe yourself amongst the three keys? Is there anything you think you can change? If so, we have created some positive focuses for you. Let me know what you think!

Cancer: Lifestyle for Treatment and Prevention, w/ Dr. Colin Champ

In today’s episode you will hear from Radiation Oncologist Dr. Colin Champ. Dr. Champ is a former MIT graduate, currently practicing at Duke University. You will hear us discuss his research regarding cancer, and lifestyles role in both treatment and prevention.

You will also hear:

  • Dr. Champ’s views on the keto diet and intermittent fasting.
  • The power of the food industry on our choices.
  • The commonality of decreased processed foods and sugars in all diet choices.

You can find Dr. Champ at the following:

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Kids Eat in Color: Child Nutrition, Tactics, and Habit Building, w/ RD Jennifer Anderson

In this episode you will hear from Jennifer Anderson, a registered dietician who specializes in child nutrition and eating habits. I have been a big fan of Jennifer’s content for a long time now. Her tactics have made a significant impact on how I approach feeding my children. I now have healthier eaters with less stress on myself. Whether you are a parent or not, there will be takeaways for you in this episode.

You will also hear:

  • Why being an example for your kids is so important.
  • How to introduce new foods while still providing “safe foods”.
  • Tactics towards kids who will only eat the same small handful of foods.

Where can you find Jennifer?

Her instagram page

Her Better Bites program (from the episode)

Finding Your Authentic Self, w/ Lori Verta.

Today you will hear from trainer, coach, and mom Lori Verta. Lori is a former colleague of mine (and still a colleague, though from long distance). Since leaving our former place of employment each of us have done a lot of maturing and soul searching. Todays episode is about just that, finding your true self and in doing so making necessary life changes. Finding yourself takes experience, honesty, and trial and error. It can be a difficult journey, but an important one. Lori will be walking you through her personal experience with alcohol, and how an unexpected delivery would change her life.

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Diabetes, Prevention, and Common Dietary Fads, w/ Dr. Arti Thangudu.

Today you will hear from Endocrinologist and Diabetes specialist Dr. Arti Thangudu. Listen in as we discuss diabetes and treatments, as well preventative lifestyle methods. You will also hear her stance on common dietary fads, including fasting, multiple small meals, and food timing.

Postural Restoration and your Asymmetrical Body, w/ DPT Dan Houglum.

In this episode you will hear from Doctor of Physical Therapy Dan Houglum. Dr. Houglum works with adults and athletes of all backgrounds, helping them to decrease pain, bounce back from injury, and most importantly, move better. Dr. Houglum utilizes PRI (Postural Restoration Institute) techniques in his practice, and today you will learn all about those modalities and the theories behind them, as well as how they link to other aspects of your body and life.

  • Your body is asymmetrical: what that means and what to consider when it comes to exercise and injury.
  • How your body positioning (posture) links to other systems: mood, respiration, energy, etc.)
  • What should you consider when you are experiencing pain, tightness, or discomfort?
  • The power of movement and exhalation.

You can find Dr. Houglum at the following:

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Control of your life through control of your schedule, w/ your host.

Todays episode is the last of 2020! I will be ending the first season with a solo episode discussing the importance of owning your schedule. Are you on the boat or in the waves? Identify your starting points and listen in to my step by step process for starting and following a calendar.

In this episode you will hear:

  • How to prioritize all your activities, including your family and social time.
  • This is not about being over strict, this is about control! Learn how to build confidence in making decisions through a template that is created by you.
  • A step by step process that you can start immediately.

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Youth athletes, injuries, and prevention w/ DPT Kayla Fujimoto Epperson.

In this episode you will hear from physical therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach Kayla Fujimoto Epperson. Kayla, a former collegiate Tennis player, experienced her own serious injuries throughout her career. Her early experience in the realm peaked her interest in rehabilitation and working with athletes of all ages. Kayla now owns her own clinic in St. Charles Illinois and specializes in rotational and overhead athletes.

In this episode you will hear:

  • The impact of injuries on young athletes
  • Kayla’s approach to rehabilitation.
  • Kayla’s personal injury story.
  • What is the proper age for a youth athlete to start strength training?

You can find Kayla at:

Her business instagram

Breathe Ezy: Life, Loss, and Entrepreneurship w/ Lindsay Ezykowich.

In this episode you will hear from Lindsay Ezykowich, the former Forbes event coordinator who was educated through the highly respected Disney Business school. Lindsay is a connector of people. I was connected to Lindsay through a personal connection of ours and since then have met some amazing people through her. Recently, Lindsay lost her father to Pulmonary Fibrosis. Since her loss she has combined her talents of connection and business to form Breathe Ezy Fitness, the charity group that connects people and brings awareness to and supports the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

In this episode you will hear:

  • Lindsay’s background, including Disney, Starbucks, and Forbes.
  • Why you never give up or wait! Her advice to upcoming career professionals.
  • How she handled the loss of her father and what her charity means to her.

You can find Lindsay at:

Her personal Instagram

Her Breathe Ezy Fitness IG