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Dedicated to helping women live their bigger, better life. Expert advice on fitness, hormones, health and happiness.

Dedicated to helping women live their bigger, better life. Expert advice on fitness, hormones, health and happiness.
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Dedicated to helping women live their bigger, better life. Expert advice on fitness, hormones, health and happiness.

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English


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Better Everyday #97 Five Things We’re Doing That Said We’d NEVER Do!

8/11/2018
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We’ll admit it, there things we’ve swore off, vowed never to do again or talked them down in some way and now we’re doing them! We’ve evolved, grown, changed, seen new research, adopted new perspectives, had more experience, seen things in a different light and like we tell you all to do: we’re continuing to find and commit to what works for us. Join us for this deep dive into what we’re up to lately with food, exercise and self-care that five years ago we would’ve say, “No way!” to. FEW...

Duration:01:21:58

Better Everyday #96 From Anorexic to Overweight to Healthy & Thriving: Kim Schaper’s Story

7/23/2018
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Today was a very special episode with the lovely and inspiring Kim Schaper! Kim works with women to feel their best in their bodies and with their mindset. Her story is fascinating as she battled anorexia where she was down to about 70lbs and then through her recovery gained 100lbs – so she’s experienced it all. Kim is now a healthy, muscular strength coach that has gleaned lessons on all sides of the body image struggle. In this episode we covered what’s the same for Kim through all her...

Duration:00:44:00

Better Everyday #95 Menopause, Inflammation & What To Do About Pesky Facial Hair Growth

7/10/2018
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Q&A baby! In this episode we tackled a big question on perimenopause/menopause and inflammation/autoimmunity. We discussed how these immune changes and inflammation issues can interact with menopausal hormone decline and create a tough situation when it comes to fat loss, how symptomatic the menopausal transition is for you and your overall health and well-being. Next we had a question about facial hair, tough one huh ladies? We covered conditions such as PCOS and other hyperadnrogenism...

Duration:00:43:55

Better Everyday #94 Dr John Fragoso!

6/30/2018
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You probably recognize that name right? If you’re new to the show we had a very special guest today! Sports chiropractor, co-owner of JS Strength & Conditioning, expert in training athletes and every day women like you all AND Sarah’s husband, Dr John Fragoso was in the house. We talked about his perspectives on women and lifting, where to look for root causes with common injuries from neck to knees and how to find the right practitioner if you need one on one help. Oh and you know we talked...

Duration:01:04:01

Best of Better Everyday: Paleo Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

6/26/2018
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This week we’re bringing you once again our second ever episode and our most downloaded episode: Paleo – Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? We’re revisiting this episode to commemorate that release of the cover of our upcoming book HANGRY! You can actually pre-order copies right here (crazy right?). We’re over the moon with how this book turned out and in this show you’ll see our rationale for what we deemed a Paleo-Mediterranean nutrition plan that we developed for HANGRY. We discuss the pros and...

Duration:01:13:45

Best Of Better Everyday: Paleo Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

6/23/2018
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This week we’re bringing you once again our second ever episode and our most downloaded episode: Paleo – Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? We’re revisiting this episode to commemorate that release of the cover of our upcoming book HANGRY! You can actually pre-order copies right here (crazy right?). We’re over the moon with how this book turned out and in this show you’ll see our rationale for what we deemed a Paleo-Mediterranean nutrition plan that we developed for HANGRY. We discuss the pros and...

Duration:00:11:40

How to prioritize Your Healthy Habits & Getting Back To Life After 30 Day Plans

6/13/2018
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So often both of us see the same questions and challenges come up in both our private clients and our online coaching group. Recently the theme has been how to deal with overwhelm and what to do when the same habits stay challenging. Often in the group we coach women to figure out the one thing that if they could do that, would make the rest of the habits easier. Hear what all we have to say about that in this episode! As well we talk about how to migrate back to your everyday life aft...

Duration:00:46:22

Better Everyday #92 Parasite Cleanses & Histamine Intolerance

6/5/2018
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We’re back in this episode answering your questions! We kick off the show with a question about parasites and “cleanses” and cover how you can expect to feel, testing and how to know if you should work with someone vs. treating on your own. Next, we took a pretty deep dive into various causes of histamine intolerance, what symptoms can be related to high histamines (some will surprise you such as acne and menstrual cramps!) and what supplements can help. Most importantly, we talk about how...

Duration:00:47:10

Better Everyday #91 Very Personal Backstory From Before We Were Sarah Fragoso & Dr Brooke

5/19/2018
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On a request from our Better Everyday Inner Circle group we didn’t do Q&A today, no health expert guest and no talk of the gym or hormones. Instead we are pulling back the curtain – by about twenty years! We both share very personal stories about lessons we learned in our early twenties thanks to two really bad marriages. You will want to pour a glass of wine or make a cup of tea and be sure you have almost two hours to listen cuz we spill it all! Our mistakes, our rising from the ashes and...

Duration:01:55:41

Better Everyday #90 Cancer Proof With Dr Heather Paulson

5/8/2018
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In this episode we had naturopathic oncologist Dr Heather Paulson to talk about breast cancer screening and alleviate the fear so many women feel around cancer – of all types – but specifically our unique risks and concerns with breast cancer. We also talked about Dr Paulson’s GREAT Life protocol for living a cancer proof life in 5 easy steps. Learn more about Dr Paulson’s book Cancer Proof and join her free community here. Sponsors of this episode are our fav adaptogen drink Four...

Duration:00:44:50

Better Everyday #89 Amy Medling The PCOS Diva Talks About Her New Book: Healing PCOS.

4/24/2018
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Today we had the passionate about PCOS, sweet and smart PCOS Diva herself: Amy Medling join us on the show! We talked about the key mindsets that will help you manage your PCOS for the long haul as well as a look at her new book out May 2, 2018. Listen in as we share our own experiences with PCOS both personally and with the clients we help and learn more about Amy’s new book - Healing PCOS: A 21-Day Plan for Reclaiming Your Health and Life with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome. Learn more about...

Duration:00:36:25

Better Everyday #88 Living Our 5 Pillars, Fatty Liver & Birth Control Pills

4/16/2018
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Better Everyday #88 Living Our 5 Pillars, Fatty Liver & Birth Control Pills This Q&A episode kicked off with rundown of how we are handling the recent big, big stressors in our lives by living from our 5 pillars. Hear just how amazingly well they are working! We’ve almost surprised ourselves, ha! We also answered a question about fatty liver even though diet, exercise and stress management are dialed in as well as a deep dive into what to think about if you are coming off the...

Duration:01:01:55

Better Everyday #87 Protect & Love The Skin You're In With Dermatologist Keira Barr

4/5/2018
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In this show we had the beautiful Dr Keira Bar with us to bust myths on vitamin D, sunscreen and anti-aging. She gives us some of her best tips to feel confident and beautiful in your own skin and the top things we should be doing to be proactive and preventative for skin cancer. One of them includes getting naked! Tune in to hear more. Learn more about Dr Keira here and grab a copy of her book here! And the moment you’ve all been waiting for: Hangry B*tches is OPEN! Check out the...

Duration:00:50:28

Better Everyday #86 Endometriosis, Adaptogens, Autoimmunity and Giving Up Our Biggest Vices

3/25/2018
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Answering some great hormone questions today! We covered the most important thing you can do for endometriosis when it comes to diet and lifestyle, which adaptogen to take for which specific issue and how to reframe stepping away from your beloved coffee, wine, sugar or other pleasure when you know it’s not working for you anymore. This can be so tough! We share what has worked for us and for countless women when something is just really darn hard to walk away from. Sponsors of this...

Duration:00:46:53

Better Everyday #86 BCAAS Yah or Nah, REAL Mindful Eating & When Fav Workouts Trump Your Hormones

3/17/2018
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This episode has us doing our favorite thing: answering your questions! We cover the biochemistry of BCAAs when it comes to muscle recovery and cravings as well as if you should use them if you have PCOS or insulin resistance. We dig into dairy a bit which leads us to our definition of real mindful eating (hint: it’s not just eating slower!). As well we had a great question from a listener who loves her intense cardio class because it’s such a stress reliever and gives her that great high....

Duration:00:39:30

Better Everyday #85 Healthy Protein Delivered To Your Door by Butcher Box

3/9/2018
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Holy guacamole do we get into it in this meaty episode! (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) In this episode we are joined by co-founded of Butcher Box, Mike Salguero who gave us the inside scoop on the meat we eat. Not only did we cover up confusion around what grassfed even means for beef these days but also got clarification on other common marketing descriptors like free range, pasture raised and heritage breed. We hear Mike’s story on why he started Butcher Box, a company we love that makes...

Duration:00:51:19

Better Everyday #84 Cortisol Testing, Your Own Hormone Talk and Intermittent Fasting

3/2/2018
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We’re back with Q&A today and our first one was a doozy! We discussed what a saliva cortisol panel can and can’t tell you, when you should be digging into the deeper causes or stress vs. when it’s more related to lifestyle and how to know if your stress management tools like exercise may be causing MORE stress. We recapped what our ACES (appetite, cravings, energy and sleep) acronym is all about and how it’s the language of your hormones so we need to tune in and heed that message! In the...

Duration:00:53:43

Better Everyday #83 How To Avoid Common Mistakes With Training

2/23/2018
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In this episode we cover a myriad of ways you may be able to get better results, have less injuries and keep your hormones happier in the gym. You know we’re big fans of strength training if you know us at all! But there are several things we see women getting stuck with whether that’s in a class setting, knowing when to bump up their weights and even how to warm up properly. We also talk about the taking the right mindset to the gym and answer the ever popular question: how much cardio...

Duration:01:06:50

Better Everyday #82 Beautiful, Natural Products from Annmarie Skincare

2/12/2018
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As you know we’re in love: with Annmarie Skincare! We’ve been going on and on about it lately and from what we’ve heard you all are loving it too! You know it is an opportunity to lessen harmful chemicals and endocrine disruptors by choosing cleaner skincare products and luckily we have way better choices than we did in the past. Finding natural skincare that’s good for us, the environment and um, well, actually works hasn’t been so easy in the past! To talk more about their particular...

Duration:00:45:22

Better Everyday #80 Breakouts On Whole30, Muscle After 40 and Is Animal Protein Bad For Estrogen Balance

2/5/2018
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In this episode we covered what to do about breakouts on your Whole30 including how to know if it' your food or your hormones. Concerned about muscle loss after age 40? How late is too late to get the benefits from the weights and if you're a late bloomer should you even bother? Finally, a question about estrogen and animal protein that we go against the Paleo norm with our answer. For more about working with Dr Brooke at betterbydrbrooke.com and with Sarah at sarahfragoso.com...

Duration:00:39:00