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Cracking the consistency code with fitness tips on mindset, motivation, and more. Hosted by Dr. Kelly Doell, author of Feel Like it.

Cracking the consistency code with fitness tips on mindset, motivation, and more. Hosted by Dr. Kelly Doell, author of Feel Like it.
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Canada

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Cracking the consistency code with fitness tips on mindset, motivation, and more. Hosted by Dr. Kelly Doell, author of Feel Like it.

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@kellydoell

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English


Episodes

18 Pills, Purpose, and Perseverance with OCR Visionary Joshua Fry

5/17/2019
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Every fitness transformation has a story, and OCR visionary Joshua Fry's is as poetic as it is inspiring. Dealing with some dark obstacles, Joshua turned to exercise; obstacle fitness no less. Beginning with a touching moment with his dog Buster, Joshua's journey caught fire when he found his fit with Spartan racing. Since, Joshua has been feeding the same passion in others by not only building a permanent OCR infrastructure in his home city, but by sharing his powerful story of perseverance.

Duration:00:40:27

17 Biophilic Fitness: The Motivational Power of Nature

5/10/2019
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Strengthening your fitness motivation might mean making your routine more outdoorsy. This week, on location from the forest, Kelly discusses the biophilia hypothesis and its value in creating more motivating movement in your life.

Duration:00:21:01

16 Reclaiming the Run: Ending Your Love-Hate Relationship

5/3/2019
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Does the thought about going for a run make you cringe? May be we can change that. In this episode, Kelly spills the details on his running journey, including the exact moment he stopped loathing it and how you can too. Stick around for the show's question of the week to give your relationship a positive reboot.

Duration:00:26:11

15 Decoding Success: A Simple Definition for More Motivating Movement

4/26/2019
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So you want a fitness routine you can maintain... but is your mindset hampering your motivation? This week, Dr. Kelly Doell redefines "success" in a way that might be the mental shift you need. As always, check out Kelly's Question of the Week.

Duration:00:14:25

14 Numbing Numbers: Making Measurement More Motivating

4/19/2019
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Fitness is FULL of numbers. But are they helping or harming your motivation? In this episode, Dr. Kelly Doell discusses the pitfalls of today's measurement culture, including when it's the right time to ignore it completely.

Duration:00:18:39

13 Saying No to "No Excuse" Culture

4/12/2019
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Time to call BS on yet another cultural trend. Today's "no excuse" culture won't help you in the long run. In this episode, Dr. Kelly Doell deconstructs toxic "no excuse" messaging that disrupts your relationship with fitness and, as usual, offers a concrete strategy to circumvent this sentiment on your fitness journey.

Duration:00:24:23

12 Trying New Things - The Matt Damon Method

4/5/2019
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Working harder at old ways won't solve the commitment puzzle. To foil that pesky dropout pattern, something needs to change. That's where an underdeveloped skill, trying new things, comes into play. This episode, Kelly gives a few practical mental tips for plunging into a new activity that might just provide the motivational boost your routine needs.

Duration:00:15:43

11 From Couch to Committed: A Running Love Story with Jesse Blondin

3/29/2019
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Every fitness journey starts with a first step. This week, Kelly interviews 3-time Boston qualifier (and run commuter) Jesse Blondin about the story behind her marriage to marathons. Take a listen for tips on nurturing a motivating relationship with running that's built for the long haul.

Duration:00:29:41

10 Exercise is Medicine - So What?

3/22/2019
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The Exercise is Medicine movement may be accurate... but is it complete? This week I fill in the gaps about what prescriptive fitness is lacking to be an effective approach in the long run.

Duration:00:29:39

09 Momentum's Secret Weapon - A Fresh Look at Self-Forgiveness

3/15/2019
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Self-compassion, self-forgiveness, self-acceptance... these ideas are all the rage. On this week's episode, Dr. Kelly Doell puts a twist on one that will make you much more prepared for your next fitness setback.

Duration:00:13:57

08 A High Performance Hangover: Learning Resilience in Retirement with Elisa Kurylowicz

3/8/2019
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Every wonder about the legacy of a rigorous high performance culture on an elite athlete? Describing her journey as "fit to fat to fit", former Canadian World Cup medalist turned podcaster Elisa Kurylowicz describes the tumultuous evolution of her relationship with physical activity over her lifetime.

Duration:00:23:42

07 Decoding Discipline: How to Finally Take Charge of Your Motivation to Move

3/1/2019
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Feeling like a slacker? This week, Dr. Kelly Doell somehow uses a lasagna metaphor to breakdown how our beliefs about discipline may be hurting the sustainability of our fitness routines. The good news is, all it takes is the question of the week to get you back on track.

Duration:00:20:33

06 Are We Too Hung Up On Habits?

2/22/2019
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66 days... 21 days... which is it? It's hard to know exactly how long it takes to establish a healthy habit, but does the number really matter? This week, Kelly says no. Applying a coat of philosophy onto the research on habit formation, Kelly outlines how focusing on making movement mindless might just an obstacle to commitment rather than the solution.

Duration:00:26:12

05 Disrupt the Rut

2/13/2019
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Ruts happen. In this short episode, Kelly preaches action with a simple mental exercise to get you back in the game. All it takes is an image and a plan. What will yours be?

Duration:00:12:36

04 Finding Fitness that Fits - The Goldilocks Principle (First Four 4/4)

2/2/2019
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In this episode, the last of the launch series called "The First Four", Dr. Kelly Doell gets back to basics by leaning on one of the most popular children's stories ever. The lesson? We need to stop judging ourselves for failing at fitness that simply doesn't fit us. How? By knowing exactly what our fitness tastes are in the first place.

Duration:00:16:13

03 Fitness as a Relationship (First Four 3/4)

2/2/2019
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Is it possible that we're TOO goal-oriented? In this episode, the third in HEA's kick-off series called "The First Four", Dr. Kelly Doell deconstructs the popular definition of fitness and proposes a unique perspective for your fitness journey. During the show, Kelly asks what your relationship status is and invites you to "make love, not war" with physical activity.

Duration:00:20:08

02 Mindset Matters (First Four 2/4)

2/2/2019
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In this episode, the second of the kick-off series "The First Four", Dr. Kelly Doell details the power of mindset and why it matters to the sustainability of your fitness routine. In the show, Kelly describes the link between our mindset and the methods we take to get and stay active, and establishes the link between today's fitness culture and our mental approach to moving.

Duration:00:14:25

01 The Pain Pendulum (First Four 1/4)

2/2/2019
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It's a pattern we're all familiar with. We stumble along in our fitness journey, swinging between painstaking discipline to activities that don't fit us and the painful shame, regret, and even self-loathing of yet another failed attempt to get and stay active. In this episode, the first of the launch series called "The First Four", motivation expert Dr. Kelly Doell lays out this pesky pattern, including its cultural origins, and a way to circumvent it going forward.

Duration:00:15:49

About Happily Ever Active

1/28/2019
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In this welcome episode, Dr. Kelly Doell describes the mission of Happily Ever Active and what you can expect from future episodes. You can follow the show on Instagram or on Facebook.

Duration:00:03:49