Welcome to the Better Everyday Podcast with Sarah Fragoso and Dr Brooke! This show blends Sarah’s experience as a leader in the Paleo movement but more importantly her take on being a woman – a strong woman, a mother and recovering Superwoman, with Dr Brooke’s expertise as a hormone expert and functional medicine doctor as well as mommy, business owner, fitness buff and at least ten other hats she wears. They share their expert advice on food, the gym, hormones and much more along with their real world struggles and successes as they navigate the same trials all women face as they try to be their best self as well as mothers, bosses, employees, wives, sisters, friends and everything in between. Email your show ideas or questions you’d like Sarah and Dr Brooke to answer to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Behind The Scenes Look At Sarah & Dr Brooke's Imperfect Parenting. In this episode we pull the curtain way back and show you exactly what is important to use when it comes to our kids.
Parenting, is there anything harder? As mothers we’re judged on everything from what we feed our kids to where we send them to school. We are under the microscope for our choices on how to nurture, discipline and guide our children. Like most mothers, both Sarah and Dr Brooke have been praised and criticized for […]
Embracing Strength, Lifting Weights & Every Woman's Right To Be Happy With Her Body
In this episode, Dr Brooke and Sarah are joined by the lovely, strong Molly Galbraith. We talk about women and strength training, debunk a few myths and help you sidestep common mistakes we all see women making with their training. But as you’ll quickly see what the three of us really get fired up about […]