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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Tracking and Motivation - Three Year Anniversary

1/12/2021
In episode 74 Jill and Chris celebrate their three year anniversary of the Fit Strong Women Over 50 podcast. They discuss tracking and motivation while reviewing highlights from past episodes. Mentioned in this podcast:

Duration:00:40:10

Finding Joy Through Creativity with Tracy Keenan

12/21/2020
In episode 73 Jill and Chris talk with Tracy Keenan about finding joy through creativity. Jill has known Tracy Keenan since high school. Over the years they lost touch with each other, and then thanks to social media and a high school reunion, became reacquainted. Tracy Keenan is a Presbyterian pastor, an Enneagram-based coach, and sees creative work as essential to sanity, health, and well-being. Tracy studied music as an undergraduate, and has continued writing and performing music, but...

Duration:01:03:02

Mountain Biking and Being Fit with Jane Crawford

12/8/2020
In episode 72, Jill and Chris talk with Jane Crawford is a Recreation Therapist who lives in Calgary, Canada. She walks the talk about wellness and healthy living. As a Recreation Therapist she has learned the clinical tools to support those with chronic health conditions and been able to use those tools in her own life. In 2008 she set the goal of 10000 steps a day and continues to do this today. In 2010, she used a simple check mark on the kitchen calendar of completing 30 minutes most...

Duration:00:46:06

Pursue Your Spark with Heike Yates

11/23/2020
In episode 71, Jill and Chris talk with Heike Yates, a fitness and nutrition expert who has helped women worldwide to stay fit for over 30 years. Her passion is empowering women over 50 to say YES. I CAN. She helps them to take back their health and strength by showing them how fitness, nutrition, and mindset strategies combined create a winning team. Heike has developed a reputation for creating real-life solutions and lasting results. She is the creator of Pursue Your Spark, the 4 Week...

Duration:01:12:25

Gut Health with Christine Bailey

11/10/2020
In episode #70, Jill and Chris talk about taking care of the gut and brain during menopause with Christine Bailey. Christine is an award winning degree qualified Functional Nutritional Therapist, Chef and Author with over 20 years of experience in the health, corporate and food industry. With a first class degree in Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy (BSc) and additional training by the Institute of Functional Medicine Christine is an experienced nutrition practitioner and speaker working in...

Seasonal and Life Changes

10/26/2020
In episode 69, Jill and Chris discuss seasonal and life changes and their effect on health, fitness and motivation. We discuss: Races in real life grief emotional eating and feeling your feelings strength training intermittent fasting camping honey healing effects food allergens walking in nature injury yoga shout outs

Duration:00:24:40

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