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  • Episode 142: Why Hormonal Balance is So Important For Women In Fitness.

    Why hormonal balance is so important for women in fitness.

    If you are working out and eating right but have discovered that your body is suddenly…DIFFERENT– for example- maybe you suddenly are gaining weight for no reason. Or maybe you can’t lose weight no matter how hard you try. Perhaps you’ve noticed your body temp has changed or you can’t sleep. Maybe you have chronic issues like bloating or headaches or lethargy. Any or all of these can be signs that your hormones are jacked. If you are on The Pill, oh boy, that could be a huge contributor- and so many women are.
    Laurie Christine King is a powerhouse of a young woman who is disrupting the fitness, health and wellness space online with wicked smart information and education on EVERYTHING women need to know about hormones and health. This 2-part interview is just the beginning of what I hope might be a mini-series of LCK Knowledge Bombs. She’s taught me SO much and I KNOW you’ll love this interview, and her! This is part 2 of the 2-part interview, so if you haven’t listened to part 1 yet- CLICK HERE.

    About Laurie Christine-King

    Laurie Christine King is a woman I found on instagram and since day one, I could not stop tuning in to her. Her presence is amazing and the example she sets for women of all ages is EXTRAORDINARY. Clearly I have a strong woman crush on her for all she does. She is soooooo knowledgeable and wicked smart and knows how to articulate the information she learns– to teach others. I truly see her as one of the greatest females in fitness today. 
    From her About Me page, “Well hey there. My name is Laurie Christine King and I live in the beautiful city of Austin, Texas with my german shepherd-husky, Remy. I’m a coach, educational blogger, vlogger, and total badass. I run a world-famous blog, have been on numerous big-name podcasts, been on live TV with Fox News, and am proud founder of Paragon Training Methods. I have a Youtube channel, and am a BIG fan of being outside, skateboarding, stand-up paddling, traveling, and lifting.”  You can follow her on instagram by CLICKING HERE.

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  • Episode 141: Learning how to get fit in spite of hormonal hurdles.

    Why hormonal balance is so important for women in fitness.

    If you are working out and eating right but have discovered that your body is suddenly…DIFFERENT– for example- maybe you suddenly are gaining weight for no reason. Or maybe you can’t lose weight no matter how hard you try. Perhaps you’ve noticed your body temp has changed or you can’t sleep. Maybe you have chronic issues like bloating or headaches or lethargy. Any or all of these can be signs that your hormones are jacked. If you are on The Pill, oh boy, that could be a huge contributor- and so many women are.
    Laurie Christine King is a powerhouse of a young woman who is disrupting the fitness, health and wellness space online with wicked smart information and education on EVERYTHING women need to know about hormones and health. This 2-part interview is just the beginning of what I hope might be a mini-series of LCK Knowledge Bombs. She’s taught me SO much and I KNOW you’ll love this interview, and her! This is part one of the 2-part interview, so when you are ready to listen to part 2- CLICK HERE.

    About Laurie Christine-King

    Laurie Christine King is a woman I found on instagram and since day one, I could not stop tuning in to her. Her presence is amazing and the example she sets for women of all ages is EXTRAORDINARY. Clearly I have a strong woman crush on her for all she does. She is soooooo knowledgeable and wicked smart and knows how to articulate the information she learns– to teach others. I truly see her as one of the greatest females in fitness today. 
    From her About Me page, “Well hey there. My name is Laurie Christine King and I live in the beautiful city of Austin, Texas with my german shepherd-husky, Remy. I’m a coach, educational blogger, vlogger, and total badass. I run a world-famous blog, have been on numerous big-name podcasts, been on live TV with Fox News, and am proud founder of Paragon Training Methods. I have a Youtube channel, and am a BIG fan of being outside, skateboarding, stand-up paddling, traveling, and lifting.”  You can follow her on instagram by CLICKING HERE.

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  • A Year of Healing My Body From Adrenal Burnout: Interview with Alex Mazzurco PART 2

    Can you heal adrenal fatigue naturally?

    If you are an active fitness fanatic like me, it isn’t difficult to end up with health issues and potentially reach a point of adrenal fatigue. Why? You’ve heard me talk about this a lot on the show, and I use my own experience (stay tuned, I’ll write a post and share a new podcast on my own experience in getting adrenal fatigue and worse- adrenal burnout, and how I got better, mostly inspired by this lady in this interview– Alex!!) — but the truth is, it’s very easy once you become addicted to fitness, for your healthy obsession to turn into an unhealthy obsession. And we often don’t even realize it- but sooner than we think we are overtraining and under-eating, our sleep suffers, our menstrual cycle suffers, and our stress increases. It becomes a bad cycle and over time our bodies cannot handle the wear and tear. Enter Adrenal Fatigue. It’s a very real thing- whatever you might hear on the internet (some know-it-alls claim there is no such thing. WHATEVER.)
    This 2-part interview with Alex Mazzurco will flood you with more a-ha moments than you can imagine. Alex was an active figure competitor and killing it in the gym, until she very suddenly hit a brick wall with her health. Weight gain and fatigue were just the beginning of her body just plain giving out on her. Learn how she took a year to HEAL from the inside out and now is thriving both physically and emotionally. This interview will teach you so much about the importance of self-care and self-LOVE. Fitness should be FUN not punishment. Be sure to listen to both parts of this 2-part episode! This is part 2, you can listen to part 1 if you haven’t done so yet by CLICKING HERE.

    About Alex Mazzurco

    From her online bio: “Day One of my fitness journey, I ate one piece of toast instead of two and did a 45-minute Hip Hop Abs video with my Mom. From that day on I did something to change my health every day for 50 days. I say health and not body because, unlike most girls, I didn’t have a body image issue—I had health and wellness issue. With my focus and determination, I had lost almost 15 pounds in those 50 days just by making uneducated “healthy” changes to my typical college lifestyle. Not only did my health and wellness improve, but I noticed the changes my body had made, and all it took was one day that compounded into weeks, then months, then years.
    After healing, I needed another challenge. I was always the skinny runner girl in high school, so why not go back to my cross-country roots? I started training for Tough Mudders and half marathons. I ran a lot—cardio cleared my mind, and each mile time became something to beat. But when you run with the goal of a PR every run, you burn yourself out and end up with stress fractures… like me.
    Things happen for a reason. I was broken and had to find a new outlet. I came across bikini competitions and immediately knew that was my next challenge. Little did I know the rollercoaster I was hopping on. Who knew becoming a bikini competitor meant you needed to eat more, lift a lot, do less cardio, buy a bedazzled bikini for hundreds if not thousands of dollars, become an Oompa Loompa, buy clear heals off of an exotic dancer website, learn how to pose, and learn how to do stage makeup?!
    After a year of competing the wrong way, I made the decision to give it one more try with a healthier approach. I found macros and my coach, Adam Atkinson, and my life changed. I interviewed him for over 2 hours and demanded answers, explanations, and attention, all things a coach should provide. I realized I was different—my muscles grew quickly and they utilized carbs differently. I researched, I communicated, I was in tune with my body, and Adam listened to me.
    Most of you know that story and you know my journey on the stage did not end well.
    In 2017 I went from a 110 lb. athlete to a 150 lb. girl who couldn’t train, let alone stay awake for more than 8 hours. Through testing I found out I had SIBO/Dysbiosis, adrenal fatigue and severe nutrient deficiencies. I have spent the last two years healing and learning.
    Everything happens for a reason—especially then. This experience humbled me, made me a better coach, and a healthier human.
    I want to encourage young women that they can have their (buff) cake and eat it too. That you need to eat to fuel your body which builds muscle which builds your metabolism. Who doesn’t want to eat more? You don’t have to spend hours on the treadmill like a hamster on a wheel and you need to eat more than a rabbit.” You can find Alex at her website by CLICKING HERE. You can follow her on the gram by CLICKING HERE.

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