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Fit Strong Women Over 50

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Welcome to the Fit Strong Women over 50 podcast where the cohosts from the Becoming Elli Community, Jill McCauslin and Chris Brown, interview experts and share their insights about losing weight, keeping it off, working out and becoming fit and strong. Hear from others who are making it work, become inspired and motivated. For more information find Becoming Elli on Facebook and Twitter or visit our website at http://www.becomingelli.com for more motivation, work-out ideas, recipes, tips and inspiration.

Welcome to the Fit Strong Women over 50 podcast where the cohosts from the Becoming Elli Community, Jill McCauslin and Chris Brown, interview experts and share their insights about losing weight, keeping it off, working out and becoming fit and strong. Hear from others who are making it work, become inspired and motivated. For more information find Becoming Elli on Facebook and Twitter or visit our website at http://www.becomingelli.com for more motivation, work-out ideas, recipes, tips and inspiration.

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Welcome to the Fit Strong Women over 50 podcast where the cohosts from the Becoming Elli Community, Jill McCauslin and Chris Brown, interview experts and share their insights about losing weight, keeping it off, working out and becoming fit and strong. Hear from others who are making it work, become inspired and motivated. For more information find Becoming Elli on Facebook and Twitter or visit our website at http://www.becomingelli.com for more motivation, work-out ideas, recipes, tips and inspiration.

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English


Episodes

Keep It Moving with juel Fitzgerald

10/13/2020
In episode 68 Jill and Chris talk with Juel Fitzgerald about staying healthy, walking and her new book, "Lives of a Gem." This is the 3rd time we've talked with Juel on this podcast and we continue to be inspired by her grit, determination, and outlook on life. In episode 8 she was walking marathons and we followed up with her in #24 when she walked several half marathons. We discuss: Her book can be purchased on Barnes and Noble, Amazon or directly from Juel at her website...

Duration:00:39:47

Chemical Free Body with Tim James

9/22/2020
In episode 67, Jill and Chris spoke with Tim James about what he has discovered about health. After Tim James suffered from multiple health issues, including rectal bleeding, two separate skin issues, chronic acid indigestion and surgery to remove one of his organs due to serious digestive issues, Tim knew something had to change. He made some major changes in his life and made dramatic improvements in his health. Feeling charged with a duty to help others, he started sharing his knowledge...

Duration:00:58:40

The Power of Affirmations with Christine Phillips

9/8/2020
In episode 66, Jill and Chris talk with Christine Phillips about the power of affirmations. Christine Phillips is an Assistant Professor in Sport and Exercise Studies at Cuyahoga Community College with a masters degree in exercise science and is a PhD candidate for a doctor of philosophy in Health Psychology. Christine is a certified health and wellness specialist. She’s also a certified yoga teacher and group exercise instructor. Plus she a grandmother of three and then somehow finds the...

Duration:00:58:01

Running, Strength Training and Yoga with Ren Powell

8/25/2020
In episode 65, Jill and Chris interview Ren Powell who is a poet, playwright, translator, theater-maker and teaching artist/mentor. Ren lives an active lifestyle, is a runner and enjoys yoga. A native Californian, she is now a Norwegian citizen settled on the west coast of Norway. Chris and Jill met Ren when she joined the Becoming Elli private Facebook group and have gotten to know her better. They decided that other Fit Strong Women Over 50 podcast listeners would enjoy hearing how she...

Duration:00:54:06

Building Strength After Menopause with Marcia Kadens

8/10/2020
In Episode 64, Jill and Chris interview Marcia Kadens, a fitness enthusiast who has run 14 full marathons, including the Six World Marathon Majors as well as hundreds of shorter races. In this episode she discusses how her running schedule has changed after 50, her thoughts and tips for building strength after menopause, and nutrition tips. Marcia also shares training and fitness tips as well as healthy recipes on her blog, Marcia's Healthy Slice, and she shares workouts designed for women...

Duration:00:43:47

Workouts and Masks

7/28/2020
In episode 63 of the Fit Strong Women Over 50 podcast, Jill and Chris discuss workout challenges while away from home care-giving. We found some ways to get some strength training without traditional weights Some of the activities that we are that are also work outs. (One of our community members has been enjoying wind surfing, which is a huge workout, but probably more rare among our listeners) We have been hiking, walking and biking. We discuss: Staying fit and strong mentally with the...

Duration:00:28:36

Improving as an Endurance Athlete: Jess Elliott

7/14/2020
Jill and Chris talk with Jess Elliott, owner of TAG Performance, a Sports Performance Coaching & Education company, located in Boulder, Colorado. Angie Ridgel and Pam Semanik, who talked about performance training in episode 44, met Jess at a conference and recommended that we speak to her. It was a great suggestion. Jess shares how women over 50 can continue to be fit and strong and take our fitness to the next level and says that it’s never too late to improve our fitness. Jess has an...

Duration:01:03:30

Living the Keto Lifestyle with Daisy Brackenhall

6/23/2020
In episode 61, Jill and Chris talk with Daisy Brackenhall, also known as the Keto Woman. She is a delightful person who is extremely knowledgeable about living the keto lifestyle. Daisy is a Brit who has been living in rural France for the past 15 or so years. She lost half her bodyweight with weight loss surgery and low carb eating and has since maintained a healthy weight with keto. Keto has also helped her significantly reduce depression and migraines. She is a part-time gardener and...

Duration:00:57:14

Tai Chi & Qigong with Nancy Gardner

6/9/2020
In episode 60, Jill and Chris talk with Nancy Gardner a certified instructor of Qigong, Tai Chi and other martial arts. Nancy is all about movement. And she LOVES to move... her body and her mind. She has been training since 1985 and teaching professionally since 1994. She also is a state-licensed massage therapist and Polarity Therapy practitioner. Nancy draws on these disciplines and metaphysical studies to create unique, experiential wellness programs for various groups and...

Duration:00:35:00

The Perfect Balance with Pam Sherman

5/26/2020
In episode 59 of the Fit Strong Women Over 50 podcast, Jill and Chris talk with wellness specialist Pam Sherman about she stays fit and strong and how she helps others become fit and strong. Pam Sherman has been involved in fitness/wellness as a coach and trainer for more than 20 years. Now, she is the CEO and founder of The Perfect Balance, a seven time author, an international motivational speaker, and a coach. Her mission is to help women take better care of themselves and their health....

Duration:01:09:01

Intermittent Fasting with Gin Stephens

5/12/2020
In episode 58 of the Fit Strong Women Over 50 podcast, Jill and Chris interview Gin Stephens about her experiences with intermittent fasting. Gin Stephens has been living the intermittent fasting lifestyle since 2014. This lifestyle shift allowed her to lose over 80 pounds. She has launched her intermittent fasting website, four Facebook support groups, four self-published books, and two top-ranked podcasts—Intermittent Fasting Stories and The Intermittent Fasting Podcast. Gin is the...

Duration:00:55:17

Improve Your Healthy Immune System with Dr. Victoria Shaw

4/28/2020
In Episode #57, Jill and Chris talk with Dr. Victoria Shaw about self care to help you improve your healthy immune system, which is particularly timely during the COVID-19 pandemic. She has an extensive educational background: Dr. Shaw received her Doctorate of Nursing Practice from Case Western Reserve University, her Master of Science in Nursing from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and her Bachelor of Arts from Pennsylvania State University. She also has additional credentials and...

Duration:01:23:24

Staying Fit and Strong in Isolation

4/14/2020
Jill McCauslin and Chris Brown in Staying Fit and Strong in Isolation - Episode 56 We’re still in the stay-at-home program due to the Covid-19 virus, so we thought we’d check in with our listeners on how it’s going. We talk about:

Duration:00:16:21

Emotional Eating During the COVID-19 Crisis with Cassie Christopher

4/7/2020
In Episode 55 of the Fit Strong Women Over 50, Chris and Jill speak with guest expert Cassie Christopher about emotional eating during COVID-19. She is a Registered Dietitian who has helped hundreds of women overcome emotional eating, so they can focus on the people and things that are really important to them. With a background in using genetics and lab data for chronic disease prevention, Cassie is also a behavior change expert who knows what it takes to make changes that will last. We...

Duration:00:51:19

Healthy Benefits of Orthopedic Massage with Joanne Hagy

3/24/2020
In episode 54 Jill and Chris interview Joanne Hagy, a licensed massage therapist, about the healthy benefits of orthopedic massage. Joanne is the owner of Orthopedic Massage and Wellness and has over 20 years experience in massage therapy as well as sports medicine. She spent the first 8 years of her career working in an orthopedic physical therapy clinic as an athletic trainer, soon combining massage therapy into her treatment protocols. Joanne then solely began focusing on her massage...

Duration:00:57:13

Veggie Delight - Exploring Bitter Greens, Dressings and Soup Recipes

3/10/2020
In episode #53 of Fit Strong Women Over 50, Chris Brown and Jill McCauslin discuss various ways of getting more vegetables into their meals every day. Some of the recipes that we discussed in this veggie delight podcast episode include: Veggie blender dressing - yellow squash, carrots with liquid of olive oil, lemon juice and apple cider vinegar. Cabbage soup - cabbage, carrot, onion, celery, diced tomatoes, green beans, stock. Freeze for later. Add beans and greens with oregano or cooked...

Duration:00:21:02

Sustaining Weight Loss using Vegan Eating & Intermittent Fasting

2/25/2020
In episode #52, Dawn Maloney is interviewed about sustaining her weight loss. Dawn is wife, mother, realtor, and mostly vegan intermittent faster. With 130 pounds fluctuation between her highest adult weights, Dawn needed to find a sustainable eating and movement lifestyle to help her consistently live a healthy life. Through intermittent fasting, plus a nearly 100% vegan lifestyle, she has finally found the balance she wanted. Links and resources mentioned in this episode of the Fit...

Duration:01:04:35

On The Ball with Tennis Expert Gyata Stormon

2/11/2020
In episode 51 of the Fit Strong Women Over 50 podcast, Chris and Jill continue to explore the different ways that women over 50 find to be fit and strong. In this episode, they talk with Gyata Stormon, tennis coach, author, and yoga instructor. The author of On the Ball: Doubles Tennis Tactics for Recreational Players, Gyata gives advice on how to begin playing as adults and WHY we should consider starting to play. She sees tennis not only as a way to stay fit but to have social connections...

Duration:01:15:14

Getting and Staying Fit After 50

1/28/2020
In episode #50, Jill and Chris discuss what it takes to stay fit and strong after 50. We talk about eating habits, exercise routines and finding the motivation to get and stay fit. In this episode we interview each other about: happiness

Duration:00:46:51

Fighting Processed Food Addiction with Dr. Joan Ifland

1/14/2020
In Episode 49, Jill and Chris interview Dr. Joan Ifland, a processed food addiction expert. Dr. Ifland has been creating breakthroughs in recovery from food addiction since 1999, when her first popular book was published. In 2018, her textbook, Processed Food Addiction: Foundations, Assessment and Recovery was published. Her insights into processed food addiction following decades of research are fascinating. In this powerful episode we discuss: What is food addiction? Diagnostic Criteria...

Duration:01:05:50