192 episodes

🎙️ "Facts, Humor, and Fitness: An Honest Dialogue" with Coach Clarence 🎙️
Get ready for a podcast like no other! Join Coach Clarence, a Certified Mortgage Advisor and Personal Fitness and Nutrition Coach, as he brings you a fresh perspective on the crucial aspects of finances, health, and fitness for those in the dynamic over-40 age group.
With a blend of facts, humor, and candid conversations, this show is designed to educate, inspire, and entertain. Discover the secrets to financial success, from mortgage advice to retirement planning. Dive into topics that matter, like maintaining physical fitness, preventing age-related health concerns, and mastering career transitions.
Coach Clarence's expertise, experience, and knack for storytelling make each episode an engaging experience. Expect weekly doses of riveting discussions, practical tips, and motivational stories to help you thrive in your 40s and beyond.
Whether you're navigating financial decisions or pursuing a healthier, happier life, "Facts, Humor, and Fitness" is your go-to source for valuable insights and inspiration. Tune in and embark on a journey to elevate your life in every way. 

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🎙️ "Facts, Humor, and Fitness: An Honest Dialogue" with Coach Clarence 🎙️
Get ready for a podcast like no other! Join Coach Clarence, a Certified Mortgage Advisor and Personal Fitness and Nutrition Coach, as he brings you a fresh perspective on the crucial aspects of finances, health, and fitness for those in the dynamic over-40 age group.
With a blend of facts, humor, and candid conversations, this show is designed to educate, inspire, and entertain. Discover the secrets to financial success, from mortgage advice to retirement planning. Dive into topics that matter, like maintaining physical fitness, preventing age-related health concerns, and mastering career transitions.
Coach Clarence's expertise, experience, and knack for storytelling make each episode an engaging experience. Expect weekly doses of riveting discussions, practical tips, and motivational stories to help you thrive in your 40s and beyond.
Whether you're navigating financial decisions or pursuing a healthier, happier life, "Facts, Humor, and Fitness" is your go-to source for valuable insights and inspiration. Tune in and embark on a journey to elevate your life in every way. 

    The 3M Formula for Health and Wellness with Traci Herbert

    The 3M Formula for Health and Wellness with Traci Herbert

    Traci Herbert, a leading authority on health and wellness, shares her inspiring journey of being diagnosed with juvenile diabetes at 17 years old. Despite the grim prognosis given by the doctor, Traci turned her diagnosis into a life-changing opportunity. Tune in to hear how Traci became a professional speaker, best-selling author, podcast host, and diabetes advocate, empowering others to take control of their health and well-being.


    Introduction to Traci Herbert's Health JourneyTraci Herbert's diagnosis and initial challenges with diabetes.Traci's Determination and MindsetTraci's decision to be better, not bitter, and her journey towards a positive mindset.Traci's 3M Formula: Mindset, Mouth, MoveTraci's approach to health and wellness focuses on mindset, nutrition, and physical activity.Traci's Cross-Country Bike RideTraci's inspiring journey of biking across the country and the impact on others.Traci's Books: The Longevity Code, I for HopeOverview of Traci's books and the messages they convey.Traci's Coaching PhilosophyTraci's coaching approach and the importance of mindset and daily habits.Challenges in Achieving Health GoalsCommon roadblocks faced by individuals in achieving their health goals.The Longevity MovementDiscussion on changing attitudes towards aging and living a healthier, active life.Traci's Resources and PodcastInformation on Tracy's website, free resources, and podcast episodes.Update on Tracy's Diabetes ManagementTraci's current status with diabetes management and the impact of her lifestyle choices.Closing RemarksFinal thoughts and conclusion of the podcast episode.Support the showPlease subscribe give a review and share the show. Email show ideas or apply to be a guest at: info@coachclarence.com. We love your feedback.
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    Twitter: https://twitter.com/fitnusbiznus

    • 44 min
    Love, Self-Worth, and the Quest for Validation

    Love, Self-Worth, and the Quest for Validation

    In this episode of Coach's Corner, Coach Clarence explores the topic of external validation in the era of social media. He discusses how people seek validation through various means, both positive and negative, including exposing themselves online. Coach Clarence reflects on his approach to his podcast, choosing to educate rather than engage in questionable tactics for more followers and views. He emphasizes the importance of standing by one's values and passions. Additionally, he touches on the connection between fitness and finances, highlighting the significance of mental and physical health. Tune in to gain insights on validation and making authentic choices in a digital world.

    00:00:08 - Introduction and Valentine's Day Reflections
    00:00:29 - External Validation in Social Media
    00:01:02 - Personal Choices and Public Perception
    00:01:15 - Podcast Purpose and Audience Engagement
    00:01:46 - Fit Over 40: Health, Finances, and Mindset
    00:02:52 - Personal Experiences with Money and Validation
    00:03:02 - Valentine's Day Observations and Social Pressure
    00:04:16 - The Significance of Valentine's Day and Self-Love
    00:05:10 - Client Motivations and Internal Validation
    00:06:26 - Engaging with the Audience: Likes and Reviews
    00:07:18 - The Importance of Mindset in Personal Development
    00:07:59 - Pros of External Validation
    00:09:03 - Positive Feedback and Relationship Building
    00:10:16 - The Opinion Factor in External Validation
    00:11:20 - External Validation in Relationships and Work
    00:12:35 - Honesty in External Validation
    00:13:17 - External Validation and Personal Growth
    00:14:12 - The Commercialization of Valentine's Day
    00:15:03 - Self-Talk and Internal Dialogue
    00:16:27 - External Validation During Personal Loss
    00:17:01 - Cons of External Validation
    00:18:04 - The Risks of Seeking Approval
    00:19:09 - Manipulation and Exploitation through Validation
    00:20:02 - The Lion Analogy and Authentic Self-Presentation
    00:21:17 - External Validation and Relationship Expectations
    00:22:19 - The Circle of Friends and Honest Feedback
    00:23:25 - The Fleeting Nature of External Validation
    00:24:18 - Intrinsic Motivation vs. External Validation
    00:25:35 - Final Thoughts on External Validation
    00:30:48 - Closing Remarks and Upcoming Content
    Support the showPlease subscribe give a review and share the show. Email show ideas or apply to be a guest at: info@coachclarence.com. We love your feedback.
    YouTube: Coach Clarence TV
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    • 33 min
    Cathlene Minor: From Stay-at-Home Mom to Tech Entrepreneur and Nonprofit Founder

    Cathlene Minor: From Stay-at-Home Mom to Tech Entrepreneur and Nonprofit Founder

    In this episode of Fit Over 40, host Coach Clarence welcomes special guest Cathlene Minor, a mother of four, a dedicated wife, and an adoring grandmother. Cathlene shares her inspiring journey as a tech entrepreneur and founder of a nonprofit organization. Despite facing challenges, including becoming a young mother and going through a divorce, Cathlene's strong work ethic and passion for fitness have guided her toward a new and exciting direction in life. Tune in to hear Cathlene's story of resilience and determination after turning 50.

    00:00:02 - Introduction and Guest Background
    00:01:08 - Cathlene's Early Career and Family Life
    00:02:01 - Cathlene's Fitness Journey and Stay-at-Home Mom Experience
    00:03:03 - Cathlene's Nonprofit Work and Tech Startups
    00:03:54 - Staying Sane and Strong as a Stay-at-Home Mom
    00:05:00 - Cathlene's Morning Routine
    00:06:13 - Traveling and Maintaining Routine
    00:06:54 - The Importance of Structure and Routine
    00:08:00 - Cathlene's Transition to Tech Entrepreneurship
    00:09:03 - ZZATM and ZZ Fans Platforms
    00:11:09 - Protecting Kids Online with a New Platform
    00:13:19 - The Dangers of Targeted Media for Kids
    00:15:15 - Cathlene's Approach to Parenting in the Digital Age
    00:17:38 - Cathlene's Advice for Staying Informed and Connected
    00:18:41 - The Business of Targeted Media and Research Importance
    00:19:13 - Cathlene's ZZATM and ZZ Fans Projects
    00:21:43 - Cathlene's Nonprofit: Hopeful Handbags
    00:26:10 - Embracing Losses and Personal Growth
    00:28:26 - Advice for Stay-at-Home Parents Feeling Lost
    00:32:54 - Balancing Personal and Professional Life
    00:36:19 - Quick Personality Questions
    00:38:27 - Cathlene's Contact Information and Final Thoughts
    00:40:08 - The Story Behind Cathleen's Nickname "SEA"
    00:41:19 - Closing Remarks and Next Episode Tease
    For more information about Cathlene click the link below
    https://Cathleneminer.com
    Support the showPlease subscribe give a review and share the show. Email show ideas or apply to be a guest at: info@coachclarence.com. We love your feedback.
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    • 44 min
    Top 10 Fat Loss Questions

    Top 10 Fat Loss Questions

    In this episode of Fit Over 40, Coach Clarence addresses the top 10 most common questions he receives about losing weight and losing fat. He emphasizes the importance of each question and explains why they are all essential for achieving fat loss goals. 

    He discusses the significance of each question and explains how they all contribute to the goal of losing body fat. Coach Clarence concludes by emphasizing that all 10 things are equally important and work together for success.

    00:00:02 - Introduction and Podcast Overview
    00:00:13 - Discussing Common Weight Loss Questions
    00:00:23 - Engaging with the Audience
    00:01:07 - Top 10 Fat Loss Questions
    00:02:00 - Question 1: Diet vs. Meal Plan
    00:03:25 - Question 2: Realistic Body Shape Goals
    00:05:52 - Question 3: Eating Foods You Love
    00:06:55 - Interruption and Refocusing
    00:07:17 - Question 4: Mindful Eating
    00:09:45 - Question 5: Balancing Your Plate
    00:11:10 - Question 6: Hydration Importance
    00:13:09 - Question 7: Protein Intake
    00:15:25 - Question 8: High Fiber Carbohydrates
    00:17:44 - Question 9: Cardio and Movement
    00:19:30 - Question 10: Being Kind to Yourself
    00:22:42 - Fitness Consultation Offer
    00:23:46 - Recap of Topics Discussed
    Support the showPlease subscribe give a review and share the show. Email show ideas or apply to be a guest at: info@coachclarence.com. We love your feedback.
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    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/groups/fitover40withcoachclarence
    Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/clarencef/
    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CoachClarence/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/fitnusbiznus

    • 35 min
    Coping with Loss: A Guide to Grieving (Coach Clarence )

    Coping with Loss: A Guide to Grieving (Coach Clarence )

    In this episode of Fit Over 40, Coach Clarence discusses the topic of grief and its importance, especially as we age and experience losses in our lives. He emphasizes that grief is a personal and individual process, and everyone should be allowed to have their way of grieving. However, he also highlights the importance of stepping in as a friend if the grieving behavior becomes destructive and offering support. Tune in to hear Coach Clarence's insights on navigating grief and supporting others.

    00:00:00 - Introduction to Grief
    00:00:11 - Dealing with Loss
    00:00:32 - Grief in Later Life
    00:00:53 - Individuality of Grief
    00:01:24 - When Grief Becomes Destructive
    00:01:45 - Starting the Conversation on Grief
    00:01:56 - Personal Experience with Loss
    00:02:07 - The Seven Phases of Grief
    00:02:48 - Podcast Format and Audience Engagement
    00:03:41 - The Triangle of Fitness, Finances, and Mindset
    00:04:02 - YouTube Engagement Request
    00:04:14 - The First Phase of Grief: Shock
    00:05:08 - The Second Phase: Denial
    00:06:32 - The Third Phase: Anger
    00:07:17 - Recognizing Grief Phases
    00:08:43 - The Fourth Phase: Bargaining
    00:09:48 - The Fifth Phase: Depression
    00:10:19 - The Sixth Phase: Testing
    00:11:12 - The Seventh Phase: Acceptance
    00:12:18 - Moving Forward After Acceptance
    00:13:02 - Depression and Grief
    00:14:17 - Testing New Normals
    00:15:33 - Accepting the Loss
    00:16:14 - Strategies for Each Grief Phase
    00:17:09 - Coping with Shock
    00:18:08 - Overcoming Denial
    00:19:23 - Managing Anger
    00:20:36 - The Role of Bargaining
    00:21:40 - Dealing with Depression
    00:22:33 - The Testing Phase Explained
    00:23:25 - Reaching Acceptance
    00:24:07 - Final Thoughts on Grieving
    00:26:36 - Grief as We Age
    00:27:21 - Closing and Social Media Engagement
    Support the showPlease subscribe give a review and share the show. Email show ideas or apply to be a guest at: info@coachclarence.com. We love your feedback.
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    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/groups/fitover40withcoachclarence
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    • 29 min
    Beyond the Gym: Sherry Shaban on Intuitive Eating, Gut Health, and Self-Care

    Beyond the Gym: Sherry Shaban on Intuitive Eating, Gut Health, and Self-Care

    In this episode, Coach Clarence introduces Sherry Saban, a health and life coach based in Montreal, Quebec. Unlike traditional fitness professionals who focus on weight loss and calorie counting, Sherry delves into the mindset behind unhealthy habits. She shares her coaching journey and how desperation led her to help others transform their lives. Sherry and Clarence discuss why people knowingly sabotage their health and explore the importance of understanding the "why" behind these actions. Tune in to gain insights on overcoming self-sabotage and achieving a healthier mindset.

    00:00:02 - Introduction to the Podcast
    00:00:13 - Meet Sherry Saban: Fitness Professional
    00:00:23 - Beyond the Basics of Fitness
    00:00:45 - The Mindset in Fitness Coaching
    00:01:23 - Sherry's Personal Journey into Health and Fitness
    00:03:41 - Sherry's Transformation and Career Shift
    00:04:54 - New Year's Resolutions and Outcome-Based Goals
    00:06:02 - Adopting a System-Based Approach to Goals
    00:07:09 - Daily Habits and Long-Term Success
    00:07:44 - Sherry's Primary Demographic: Busy Mothers and Professionals
    00:08:54 - Falling in Love with Fitness
    00:09:57 - Women's Body Image and Eating Habits
    00:12:24 - The Impact of Trauma on Eating and Fitness
    00:16:18 - Sherry's Transition to Online Coaching
    00:17:06 - Sherry's Stance on Diets and Intuitive Eating
    00:20:01 - The Importance of Gut Health
    00:24:40 - Sherry's Personal De-Stress Habits
    00:29:53 - Creating a Life of Freedom
    00:30:09 - Sherry's Take on Supplements and Quick Fixes
    00:33:08 - Sherry's Personal and Business Goals for 2024
    00:35:44 - How to Connect with Sherry and Her Work
    00:36:49 - Closing Thoughts on Mindset and Fitness
    Support the showPlease subscribe give a review and share the show. Email show ideas or apply to be a guest at: info@coachclarence.com. We love your feedback.
    YouTube: Coach Clarence TV
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/coachclarence1
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    Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/groups/fitover40withcoachclarence
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    Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/CoachClarence/
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/fitnusbiznus

    • 39 min

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