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Better Everyday Podcast Episode #13: Jim Laird on Training Women, Stress & Not Needing Crisis To Make Change

Today we made history…our first male guest! And it’s only fitting  as he is an expert in training women – and one of the reasons Sarah and I even know each other. As sweet as he is strong, it’s the one, the only: Mr. Jim Laird. Jim owns a gym in Lexington, KY and works […]

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Better Everyday Podcast Episode #12: Melissa Joulwan Talks Food, Body Image & Scary Thyroid Stuff

Drum roll please….Melissa Joulwan! Author, blogger, lifter of heavy things, kitchen goddess and all around super cool chick (like did roller derby cool) is our guest and it was one of our favorite episodes to record. We hear Mel’s journey from a kid at weight loss camp to cross-fitter to surviving a thyroid cancer scare […]

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Better Everyday Podcast Episode #11: Fibroids, Thyroids and High Lipids Oh My

Oh my is right! In this episode we discuss whether or not supplements can shrink a uterine fibroid, why thyroids go so wonky during and after pregnancy, the thyroid cholesterol connection and why you’re still hearing the go low fat advice for high lipids. We also answer a very juicy question about stress as related […]

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Better Everyday Podcast Episode #10: Hormonal Headaches, Vaginal Dryness, Borderline Low Thyroid Problems & More

You know that one of the things we aim to do is talk about the stuff women are a little nervous to ask about like, um, vaginal dryness. But ladies, you are never alone in these funky hormonal issues so we cover that, how big a deal is a borderline thyroid, how to handle hormonal […]

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Better Everyday Podcast Episode #9 Listener Q&A: Grave’s Disease, New To Strength Training & Problems With Animal Fat For Certain Hormone Issues

It’s Q&A time again! Sarah and Dr Brooke cover Grave’s Disease and answer the question: can you eat your thyroid back to health? We give advice on how to get started with strength training if you’re a newbie and revisit the Paleo Thumbs Up Or Thumbs Down episode and go more in depth on the […]

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Better Everyday Podcast Episode #8 Listener Q&A: Collagen, Cellulite, Amenorrhea & Boundaries

This episode answers questions straight from you: our listeners! We cover taking collagen supplements and their effect on cellulite (could they actually make it worse??!!) and answer the question: can going Paleo cause you to lose your period? Our email has been bursting with glowing praise – thank you! One such email is from a […]

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Better Everyday Podcast Episode #7: All About Adrenal Fatigue (If That’s Even A RealThing)

Adrenal “fatigue”…is it even real? Sarah and Dr Brooke certainly know many women that are too tired to get out of bed every morning and even more that are simply to wiped out to do anything more than survive let alone thrive, but do they really have tired adrenals? You’re feeling lousy, you’ve got every […]

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Does It Give You A Bigger, BETTER Life?

Asking this question has helped me make some of the biggest decisions of my life and it’s one I pose to my patients regularly as they try to sort through the pros and cons of a new habit, make big decisions about how to spend their time and where they should put efforts when it […]

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What You Need To Know About Fat If You Have PCOS

While managing carbs gets most of the attention when it comes to PCOS, fat and protein deserve their fair share of attention too. I promise to dedicate an entire post to protein soon but this one is all about fat: how much, what kind and what weird stuff to look out for.  If you’ve got […]

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Better Everyday Podcast Episode #6: Dr. Brianne Grogan

Ladybits, Post-Pregnancy, Core, Floor & More

In this episode, Sarah and Dr Brooke welcome physical therapist and women’s health expert, Brianne Grogan. Women need to understand, celebrate and be able to comfortably talk about their amazing, complex female body as some funky stuff can happen postpartum or from training inappropriately. Spoiler Alert: it’s never normal or commendable to pee when you […]

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