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How Consistency Can Transform Your Fitness Routine

This week’s Fit Girl Magic podcast we're discussing the power of consistency in achieving your fitness goals. As women, it’s really easy to overcomplicate your pursuit of self-improvement, making it feel like a complicated mathematical equation. But the truth is, you don't need to have all the elements to align perfectly before you start working towards our goals. It's about consistent practice and progress, no matter how small. In this ...

Beyond Calories: Demystifying Insulin Resistance and Blood Sugar

Welcome to the Fit Girl Magic podcast! In this episode, Today’s guest Shana Hussin, a registered dietitian with over 23 years of experience discusses blood sugar control and its impact on overall health. Join us as we dive into the fascinating world of insulin resistance, metabolic health, and the journey to finding a sustainable approach to eating. 1. Understanding the Blood Sugar Roller Coaster: Shana explains to us on the ...

Who Else Wants To Thrive In Menopause

Hey there, Fit Girl Magic listeners! Today, I’m diving deep into the ups and downs of menopause and how it can be a transformative, sometimes challenging, phase in a woman's life. Join me as I explore the essential nutrition and exercise changes that can help you fight stubborn weight gain and manage hot flashes during this time. It’s time to allow to thrive through menopause! The Power of Protein and ...

Who Else Wants To Know About HRT?|221

Have you ever wondered what role hormones play in your overall health and well-being? There are countless misconceptions surrounding hormone replacement therapy (HRT) and the impact of hormones on women's health. In this week’s Fit Girl Magic podcast, we explore the truth behind hormone therapy and debunk some of the common myths that have caused confusion and misinformation. 1. The Importance of Research: When it comes to medical matters, it's ...

Are you ready to face your fitness excuses?|220

Nearly a decade ago, I used to follow someone named Maria Barnes on Facebook who would frequently come up with what seemed like unfounded excuses. Fast forward to today, on this episode of Fit Girl Magic, I share common excuses that Maria shared over a decade ago and they still persist. In today's episode I share actionable strategies to conquer them. One of them is asking yourself better questions and ...

Here’s what every women over 40 needs to know about cooking healthy

Are you ready to unleash your inner cooking goddess? Well, buckle up today’s Fit Girl Magic podcast guest Linda, is a meal prepping extraordinaire. She spills all her secrets that will make you the ruler of your kitchen kingdom! Linda firmly believes that food is not just about stuffing our faces; it's about creating memories and celebrating life's little victories. So, she's dedicated herself to making dinner a holistic experience, ...

Are You Ready To Thrive In Menopause?| 218

In today's episode, prepare to delve deep into how menopause orchestrates its symphony of changes within our bodies and uncover strategies to maintain your vitality during this transformative time. Soulful Reflections: Before we start, let's take a moment to reflect on what truly sparks joy and fulfillment for you. Oprah once attested, carving out time in our day for activities that light your soul on fire can be incredibly gratifying ...

What Every Menopausal Women Needs To Know About Strength Training

Today, I really want to dive into the world of menopausal workouts. Yep. You know, many of you like me, you might have started to see some subtle or not so subtle body changes, and maybe you chalked it up being over 40, life stress, but there's more to it than meets the eye. And you know, many of you listening to me, you have been working out for forever.  Most ...

Should You Do the 75 Hard Show |215

Let’s talk 75 hard. It started back around 2019 and I feel like it blew up around COVID and everywhere you look you see #75hard! My friend, LeeAnne Hayden, is one of the few people I know who have gone through the 75 days and I wanted to have this open conversation with her! I wanted to talk to someone who has been there, and I know I can have ...

How to track your menopause journey

If you're over 35 and curious about your menopausal status, I've got a handy checklist of symptoms to help clue you in. So grab this menopause tracker and take back the reins!https://kimbarnesjefferson.lpages.co/menopause-checklist/ Let's dive into the Greene Climacteric Scale. For many of you, you are like what the hell is that? This doesn’t sound like it has anything to do with menopause.  But it does!! When I started my perimenopausal ...