Jill Merkel is an anti-diet, weight-inclusive Registered Dietitian specializing in disordered eating, Intuitive Eating, and sports nutrition. She’s been in private practice since January 2017 helping women find freedom from diet rules and restriction and helping athletes and active individuals fuel their bodies without obsession. The team dietitian for the NFL Tennessee Titans for 5 … Continue reading Real Fit Podcast Ep. 52 | Jill Merkel, Anti-Diet Dietitian and Runner: On uncoupling weight and health
33| Rona Kilmer, multi-sport athlete, sexual assault survivor, and business cofounder: Finding strength in vulnerability and healing from trauma
Rona Kilmer was a former Junior Olympics competitor and an aspiring basketball player, when as a young teenager, she experienced sexual assault and everything changed. She’d grown up identifying as an athlete. Now she was a party girl with a hard exterior. Over the ensuing years, she would navigate disordered eating and an unhealthy relationship … Continue reading 33| Rona Kilmer, multi-sport athlete, sexual assault survivor, and business cofounder: Finding strength in vulnerability and healing from trauma
32| Lael Wilcox, pro ultra-endurance cyclist, non-profit founder, and women’s cycling trailblazer: “Women can win.”
Have you ever wondered what would happen if you were face to face with a mountain lion in the middle of the night during an ultra-endurance bike race where you were poised to beat the entire field (including the men)? In this interview, professional ultra-endurance cyclist Lael Wilcox discusses this and sooo much more. Lael … Continue reading 32| Lael Wilcox, pro ultra-endurance cyclist, non-profit founder, and women’s cycling trailblazer: “Women can win.”
Ten-Minute Tuesday: What if you trusted that you already had the answers?
In honor of Valentine's Day (can we just call this Valentine's Week???) I'm sharing a solo episode where I talk about how acting on intuition instead of fear led me to Colorado, where I met my husband a couple of weeks after I got here — at a bar, on Valentine's Day. Intuition is a theme … Continue reading Ten-Minute Tuesday: What if you trusted that you already had the answers?
Musings on Motherhood, Guilt, and Creativity
I struggle with guilt. When I feel burnt out on being a stay at home mom (which happens at least once a day), I remember these years in my kids' lives are short, that I am so lucky to have the option to stay home and that I am free to work on my writing … Continue reading Musings on Motherhood, Guilt, and Creativity