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Episode 66: Restriction Affliction

In today’s episode I talk about what happens when you restrict yourself from your natural desires. Often a heightened desire follows a period of restriction and can have negative lasting effects. “Get in the Grey” is the Love FitMama Way. If it suits you and your personality to restrict without rebound, (it’s a small percentage of “upholders” according to Gretchen Rubin) and it works then YAY! However, most of our lifestyle habits don’t work that way and giving up sugar or carbs or...


Episode 65: The Vagina Coach, Kim Vopni

This week, I have an exciting and incredibly informative interview with the Vagina Coach herself, Kim Vopni, sharing so much about core and pelvic health for pregnant and postpartum FitMamas. A FitMama herself with loads of experience and knowledge, she is a wealth of valuable information you will want to keep learning more from. In this episode, she explains why and how kegels done properly are a healing exercise. Her depth of knowledge runs deep and she has created and offers a great...


Episode 64: Your Environment Impacts You

On every level what’s happening around you is happening within you. This is the Work IN to your workout, so if you are not working out, what is going on within? I talk about the feedback look of Feeling and Thinking over and over…and where it gets you. Feel clutter in every corner? Maybe your mind or body feel cluttered, weighed down, tired and overwhelmed. What if you cleared that clutter? Yes, it would feel like dropping 20-30 lbs of weight you may feel energetically. Not sticking to...


Episode 63: Ab Rehab with Samantha Montpetit-Hyunh

This week on the podcast, I interview the incredible Samantha Montpetit-Huynh one of the founders of Bellies Inc. She is a wealth of wisdom and experience and is sharing some incredible nuggets of love in this episode for you FitMama!! Samantha Montpetit-Huynh is the mother of two incredible and talented girls and we talk about raising daughters in this current environment. Sam shares her brilliance around pre- and postnatal core and pelvic floor rehab and was one of the original teachers...


Episode 62: What if?

Do you know what you really want? How bad do you really want it? What if anything WERE possible? Today I am dropping some love bombs your way about dreaming in technicolour. Making your dreams a reality starts with imagining what you really want and letting yourself DREAM BIG without following the voice that says, “It’s not going to happen for you.” This episode is a call to arms to re-energize yourself towards your health and fitness rituals through dreaming bigger in all areas of your...


Episode 61: Intuitive Eating with Dr. Kerri Fullerton

This week, I am excited to interview one of my fave online docs, the leader of The Diet Rebellion herself, Dr. Kerri! This naturopathic doc is an Intuitive Eating and Body Acceptance Coach. She helps women escape the frustration, confusion, and the sense of defeat that comes from years of battling their weight. Dr. Kerri created the Intuitive Eating Foundations Program for those who are ready to un-complicate food and get let go of comfort eating, stress eating and food guilt. YAY! Dr....


Episode 60: Motivation Hint: This time isn’t last time

This week I challenge you to look at your goals and decide what about them is contributing to you NOT following through. Sometimes we set goals that aren’t meaningful and DON’T motivate us at all. One of the hardest things for people is to repeat a goal they already achieved following the same method as a time in the past. “Last time is NOT this time.” I share how to carry out meaningful goals by following my 3 level structure: For a MINIMUM of 9-12 weeks. Find a meaningful goal and...


Episode 59: Calm Mama with Dr. Sindy Shin

I am so excited to bring you this brilliant doctor and coach to so many moms worldwide, Sindy Shin, Calm Mama™ Expert and creator of The Calm Mama Method™. Dr. Sindy help busy moms who are drained and overwhelmed with juggling it all, gain the calm control they need to feel centred, present and confident for whatever comes their way. The heart of what she does is teach mothers how to embrace self-care and reconnect to themselves so they can thrive with vitality, power and grace. With...


Episode 58: Anchoring Habits begin TWOday

FitMama, this episode is a loving nudge in the direction of honoring you and creating daily habits that bring you peace, grounding and strength. Consistency in our desirable habits can be suspect when we have a million things on our plate and others to tend to day and night – which feels like the norm as a FitMama. The anchoring habits I talk about in this episode will shed some light on simplifying your goal setting and increasing your level of “goal getting.” What habits set you on your...


Episode 57: The Magic of Retreats

On this episode I interview the loving Caroline Holmes, who is the founder of Yoga Retreats Ireland, a global company who hosts retreats in Ireland (aptly named). Historic homes and Castles are the venues for their magnificent retreats. Caroline and I chat about how she got started in yoga and doing yoga retreats. Caroline is very passionate about the experiences moms can create at retreats. Her mission is to bring guests to Ireland so they too can experience the essence of her homeland...


Episode 56: You Make Your Prison, You Set Yourself Free

This episode is some loving, right to the point talk about how the things we think about and talk about most can be debilitating to our progress or happiness. We tend to tell stories (tales of woe) over and over or claim, “I am so busy!” and then hope focusing on that makes it somehow magically go away. We have a choice to consider a new narrative in our heads. I share how tapping into the heart and it’s elevated emotions can get us out of the cloudy head talk and into feeling good RIGHT...


Episode 55: Part 4 of 4 – Sex talk with my Man Chris

Today on the podcast, I interview my husband, Chris Oliver, Founder of and The Basketball Podcast. Chris and I have been married for almost a decade and today we get intimate about connection, communication, confidence and the evolution of our sex life. Chris offers a few very poignant angles for discussion and his points are spot on. We talk about pregnancy sex, postpartum sex, hormones, blowjobs, masturbation, porn, marriage, effort and play. I am so grateful...


Episode 54: Part 3 of 4 - Absence, Anticipation, Absorption

This week I delve into the how absence can in fact not only make the heart grow fonder, but also allow you some distance for things like sexting, which can be a great form of foreplay. Whether your spouse or partner are just apart in the days or for overnights, dropping love notes that are unexpected or anticipating the good times you can have later really adds to the excitement and fun. Don’t delay another minute and tune in to my tips, tools and suggestions for uplevelling your sex life...


Episode 53: Part 2 of 4 - Ask, Accept, Adjust

This week on the podcast I am sharing my Ask, Accept, Adjust model for better sex, greater communications, super satisfaction and ultimate closeness with your Spouse, King or Goddess. Have you ever felt stuck in a rut, uneasy with your body or unsure what your partner would love most? This model will sort you out and I am sharing some valuable info that will have you leaping into 2019 with a very certain skip in your step. Trust that opening the doors of communication with your...


Episode 52: Part 1 of 4 - Ask, Accept, Adjust

This week on the podcast I am sharing my Ask, Accept, Adjust model for better sex, greater communications, super satisfaction and ultimate closeness with your Spouse, King or Goddess. Have you ever felt stuck in a rut, uneasy with your body or unsure what your partner would love most? This model will sort you out and I am sharing some valuable info that will have you leaping into 2019 with a very certain skip in your step. Trust that opening the doors of communication with your...


Episode 51- Sex Series Part 1 of 4 :Opening Up

I hear so many different things from FitMamas when it comes to getting sexy with their spouses and this 4 part series is about breaking it down a little and seeing where you may be leaving pleasure on the table when it’s yours for the taking! Are you finding yourself being overly self-conscious of how your body looks or functions that may be different from before you had kids? Are you telling yourself you just don’t have the libido that your husband or wife does and it’s causing a lack of...


Episode 50 Changing State

This week’s episode takes you into the idea of “state” specifically your state of being, thinking, feeling. How do you manage your state? How do you transition to a new state? How open are you to doing so? Do you use tools to manage your state or are you even aware of what gets you in or out of state. I outline 3 key tools that allow you to manage and change your state in any moment, both in the short and long term. Do you know what soothes you? Do you know what feels good or what your...


Episode 49: Pilates with Renee

This week I am so excited to introduce you to the incredibly rehabilitative, safe postpartum exercise called Pilates. Before 2015 I didn’t really know what pilates was. I had heard of it and seen it but never done a class or read much about it. Well, I didn’t know what I was missing. Today I interview the knowledgeable and experienced Renee Meloche who has been my personal pilates trainer for the last 3 years while I rehabbed my back. Renee and I chat about how she helps women rehab, she...


Episode 48 Let’s Talk About Sex FitMama

This week I want to break it down into action (pun intended) packed tips and ideas to get you hot in the bedroom. I often have FitMamas who are not feeling sexy, their man or woman wants sex but they aren’t feeling it. Whether it’s hormones, burnout or self-consciousness that’s the culprit, I will share some things that are bound to turn you on. First off, I want you to think about visualizing how you felt when you were dating your spouse. Your first times together, your first kiss or the...


Episode 47 – Freedom Embodied with Debbie Lichter

As the founder of Freedom From Food Addiction and Freedom Embodied Academy, Debbie Lichter has helped women worldwide for nearly a decade get free from food and other addictions, obsessions and self-sabotaging patterns so they stop holding back and have the confidence to authentically shine their light. As an addiction and embodiment expert who worked for Cosmopolitan Magazine Internationally, Debbie navigated her own path to freedom from food and drug addiction, co-dependency, anxiety and...