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Cleveland Half Marathon Race Recap
In Podcast #11 of Becoming Elli, Jill and Chris share their experiences with the Cleveland Half Marathon. Running 13.1 miles with less training than they would have liked, Jill and Chris found that changing expectations made for a fun event. Listen today to hear about: * expo * parking * their attitude going into it * weather and what to wear * the course - the flats, Tremont, Ohio City, Gordon Square and Public Square Chris shares some tips for maintaining a weight loss. Visit...
How Nancy Jasperse Lost Over 150 Pounds and Kept It Off for Two Years
How Nancy Jasperse lost over 150 pounds and has kept it off for 2 Years “Love Yourself more. Love yourself more to take care of yourself before others.” “My mother’s death scared me into weight loss research.” “Forgive yourself when you make mistakes and start over. Every day is a new day. Move past it.” In Episode # 10 of the Becoming Elli Podcast, Jill and Chris interviewed Nancy Jasperse about: In the tips sections, Jill and Chris share their thoughts about restaurant eating to...
Interview with Melanie Hinde - Getting Healthy
Melanie Hinde quit smoking and lost weight following a major health issue. In Episode #9 of Becoming Elli, Melanie joins Jill and Chris to discuss her journey to health and fitness. While dealing with her health issues, Melanie is working to be fit and strong. Her inspirational story provides listeners with motivating discussion. Listen as we discuss: Melanie, AKA Princess Ninja, has almost 100 videos on her YouTube video channel. She shares her workouts on video along with food ideas....
Walking Inspiration - Juel Fitzgerald
In Episode 8 of the Becoming Elli podcast, we interview Juel Fitzgerald. This is one of the most inspiring podcasts that we've done so far. In 2008, Juel Fitzgerald lost over 50 pounds and now maintains her weight loss through healthy eating habits and walking. Not just walking around the block, she is one SERIOUS walker. In fact last year, she walked 1500 miles. She has walked 6 full marathons, many half marathons and many many, many 5K’s! Juel shares with us her experience with...
Diane's Workout Secrets: An Everyday Woman Shares What She Has Learned
A few years ago Diane Berkley decided to see how strong and fit she could become. Diane is an everyday woman who works a lot of hours at her job, has children and grandchildren, and is active in her church. She finds time to work out in some way six days a week and looks and feels fantastic. In episode number seven of the Becoming Elli Podcast, Jill and Chris talk to her to learn her workout secrets:
Taking Care of Yourself When You are Taking Care of Others
In podcast #6 “Taking Care of Yourself, When You are Taking Care of Others”, Jill and Chris discuss ideas and strategies to keep eating healthy foods and squeezing in exercise when it is really inconvenient. Whether you are called out of town to care for a loved one who is ill, or waiting at the hospital while a friend or loved one is undergoing a procedure, so you can stay fit and healthy. Logically we know that we can’t take care of others if we don’t take care of ourselves first. In...
Healthy, Fit and Active - Interview with Brian Kennell
In episode #5 of Becoming Elli, Jill and Chris talk with personal trainer and business owner, Brian Kennell about: He's got more than 15 years of experience, working at sports performance facilities and a medically-based fitness facility - as both a trainer and manager. With his personal training business, BKennellFit, he trains people at a location of their choice – at a park, on the trails or at their home. He said he has noticed that women over 50 are asking him different...
Personal Trainer and Gym Owner – Brenda O’Hara
In podcast #4 of Becoming Elli, we talk with Brenda O'Hara, gym owner and personal trainer. Brenda started gymnastics when she was five years old and competed at a high level for 15 years. She decided to go into exercise as a profession when she was a junior in High School. With a major in exercise science, Brenda earned a Bachelors of Science degree from Kent State University. Brenda holds the following certifications: She owns and operates Iron-Oak Fitness in Solon Ohio Iron-Oak...
Turning 50 and Getting Fit
Turning 50 and Getting Fit In episode 3 of the Becoming Elli Podcast, Chris and Jill discuss how they lost weight, got into working out and what they did when they started. They explore a variety of topics about getting stronger and getting more fit as well as what worked for them and what they learned to avoid. Discussion topics: Helpful Tips: how to maintain healthy food diet while having fun with friends.
Meet The Hosts of the Becoming Elli Podcast
Episode number 2 of the Becoming Elli podcast introduces Chris Brown and Jill McCauslin, the hosts and publishers of Becoming Elli - where women over 50 inspire each other to become fit and strong. This episode gives a short background on the hosts and provides an idea of what the Becoming Elli podcast, website and community will focus on. It also includes ideas on how to find workout friends. Links mentioned in this episode: Strava.comFitBit.comMeetUp.comemail us
Interview with Personal Trainer Maria Stadelman
Welcome to the first episode of the Becoming Elli Podcast – where women over 50 inspire each other to become fit and strong. In this first episode of the Becoming Elli podcast, we talk with personal trainer Maria Stadelman. Maria has worked with many women over 50. She says that more women of this age are becoming interested in learning how to “lift heavy weights.” We talk about exercises, healthy eating, and staying motivated. Furthermore, we discuss: so important Maria’s...