Real Fit Podcast

The Real Fit podcast features candid conversations with women athletes on topics including body image, enoughness, and so much more. In a world that's hell-bent on telling women we're not thin enough, fast enough, strong enough, or successful enough, I'm here to tell you you're already enough. My goal is to share stories that inspire … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast

How do I get my husband to stop with the diet talk?

Q: My husband is big on “diet talk.” He’s always referring to food as “good” or “bad.” If he has a “bad” eating day he talks about “getting back on the horse” to have a good eating day tomorrow. How do you recommend responding to this? A: I love this question. Jen! First things first. I don’t know how long you’ve been with your guy but as anyone who has been in a relationship for more than about a minute knows, you can’t make someone change. Even if you’re obviously right, even if they’re leading themselves down a path of self-destruction, even you’re going to lose your mind if you see one more crumpled up receipt on the counter… you get the idea. People change only when they want to (and even then, it can be hard.)

Real Fit Podcast: Gillian Goerzen, body positive health coach, intuitive eating counselor, and endurance swimmer: How to nourish the body you’re in | ep 50

Gillian Goerzen was at the healthiest she’d ever been, training for an Ironman… or so it appeared. The truth was, she grappling with an eating disorder that sapped her of her energy,  joy, and health. But because she didn’t “look like” she was chronically underfueled, she flew under the radar for years. As the medical … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast: Gillian Goerzen, body positive health coach, intuitive eating counselor, and endurance swimmer: How to nourish the body you’re in | ep 50

Real Fit Podcast Ep 49: Hillary Allen, ultra-endurance athlete on recovering from trauma after a near-fatal accident: “I didn’t know who I was.”

Content warning: eating disorders, trauma  If you need a huge dose of inspiration, this episode is for you. Our guest, ultra runner and gravel cyclist Hillary Allen, best known for her incredible comeback after the near-fatal accident she survived during an endurance race in Norway, is the definition of resilience. Hillary is a Boulder-based ultra-endurance … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast Ep 49: Hillary Allen, ultra-endurance athlete on recovering from trauma after a near-fatal accident: “I didn’t know who I was.”

Real Fit Podcast: Ep 48 | Intuitive Eating for Runners (Another Mother Runner podcast cross-feed)

I joined Sarah Bowen Shea and Amanda Loudin on the Another Mother Runner podcast starting at 11:29 to discuss:  what intuitive eating encompasses my macro counting obsession and why I stopped what “food freedom” is—and how to achieve it how to balance the needs of training with intuitive eating how to recognize “the food police” … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast: Ep 48 | Intuitive Eating for Runners (Another Mother Runner podcast cross-feed)