15 episodes

The herBody podcast presented by her Soul Shot helps female athletes of all ages, skill levels, and backgrounds understand their bodies to reach their full athletic potential, whether that's walking your dog or becoming a pro athlete. Join your host, Micaela Zettel, physiotherapist and owner of Instil Physio, as she works to educate, empower, and inspire female athletes to reach their full potential at any level by providing research-based knowledge, stories, and tangible ways you can optimize your body for sport and life.

herBody Podcast her Soul Shot

    • Sports
    • 4.4 • 7 Ratings

The herBody podcast presented by her Soul Shot helps female athletes of all ages, skill levels, and backgrounds understand their bodies to reach their full athletic potential, whether that's walking your dog or becoming a pro athlete. Join your host, Micaela Zettel, physiotherapist and owner of Instil Physio, as she works to educate, empower, and inspire female athletes to reach their full potential at any level by providing research-based knowledge, stories, and tangible ways you can optimize your body for sport and life.

    Pelvic health for youth female athletes with Larissa Tutert

    Pelvic health for youth female athletes with Larissa Tutert

    Painful periods, irregular periods, and urinary incontinence are common issues for many women, but they aren't normal. Larissa Tutert is back to talk about pelvic health - this time for youth female athletes. Though the subject is often taboo, especially for young girls, Larissa takes us through the importance of pelvic health and the concerns that young female athletes may face, especially during puberty. She also shares advice on why and how parents, coaches, trainers, and health care practitioners should talk to youth about pelvic health.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Strength and Conditioning 101: What female athletes need to know about S&C with Sonia Cazzola

    Strength and Conditioning 101: What female athletes need to know about S&C with Sonia Cazzola

    The importance of strength and conditioning for female athletes of all ages and levels of sport should not be overlooked. In this episode, Strength and Conditioning coach, Sonia Cazzola, shares why she’s made it her mission to empower female athletes via strength and conditioning. Micaela and Sonia cover everything from why S&C is important for female athletes, myths around S&C, how to find the right coach for you (and red flags to look out for), to how other strength and conditioning coaches can better help female athletes, not only in their sport but for an active life.

    • 50 min
    Recognizing and understanding energy crisis in female athletes

    Recognizing and understanding energy crisis in female athletes

    Energy crisis in female athletes is more common than we think and affects an athlete's health and performance, yet it's underdetected. Whether you're an athlete, coach, trainer, parent, or health care professional, this episode will help you understand how RED-S and the Female Athlete Triad affects athletes, the warning signs and symptoms, and what to do about it if you think an athlete is suffering from an energy crisis.

    • 27 min
    The power of sport and story: How sports saved me

    The power of sport and story: How sports saved me

    There is power in sport and power in sharing your story. In this episode, Micaela Zettel combines both and shares her story of sports saving her in her darkest days and why she was compelled to discover and share her story to better understand her passions and how she can help other girls and women like her.

    • 13 min
    Breaking myths around fuelling female athletes with sports nutritionist Reilly Beatty

    Breaking myths around fuelling female athletes with sports nutritionist Reilly Beatty

    Female athletes are surrounded by harmful myths that prevent them from fuelling properly to perform their best. Sports nutritionist and former DI soccer player Reilly Beatty joins us to bust myths around disordered eating, losing your period, carbs, body composition and more. Plus, you'll get tons of tips for the proper way female athletes should be fuelling!

    • 54 min
    COVID's impact on girls sports and how you can help

    COVID's impact on girls sports and how you can help

    COVID has introduced even more barriers to sport for girls and we need to take action. Micaela breaks down the research in Canadian Women & Sport’s Pandemic Impact on Girls in Sport report, what it means for girls in sport and beyond, and how we can all take action as parents, coaches, athletes, healthcare professionals and supporters of girls in sport.

    • 24 min

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