61 episodes

Move Daily Health Coaches Freyja Spence and Dain Wallis host healthcare practitioners from around the globe. You will hear from a wide array of health and wellness professionals as they discuss their respective approaches for achieving and maintaining true health. Through shared content and experience, Freyja and Dain strive to empower you with the skills and habits for health and longevity.

Move Daily Health Podcast Freyja Spence and Dain Wallis

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Move Daily Health Coaches Freyja Spence and Dain Wallis host healthcare practitioners from around the globe. You will hear from a wide array of health and wellness professionals as they discuss their respective approaches for achieving and maintaining true health. Through shared content and experience, Freyja and Dain strive to empower you with the skills and habits for health and longevity.

    Move Daily Health Podcast s2e09- How to Define your “Normal” for Health

    Move Daily Health Podcast s2e09- How to Define your “Normal” for Health

    Are you healthy? How do you define health? Could your "normal" be leading to a decline in health?







    In today’s episode Fréyja and Dain sit down to discuss how "normal" can often create problems. From body weight and nutrition to sleep and physical activity, tune-in to the audio here or catch the video on Youtube or Vimeo!











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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0g6NxooEXMg









    Show Notes







    0:00 – What do we mean by Define your “Normal” for health?







    4:00 – Body weight & BMI and the value of muscle







    15:00 – Cardiovascular health, blood pressure, breathing rate and managing stress







    32:00 – Nutrition, convenience, and the myth of busyness







    41:20 – Physical activity and movement (hint: it’s not just about calories)







    48:00 – Sleep; what is well-rested? How much sleep do you need?







    55:30 – Book recommendations:







    * Primate Change by Vybarr Cregan-Reid* Pandora’s Lunchbox by Melanie Warner







    Recommended Reading & Listening









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/move-daily-health-podcast-s2e05-how-health-generalizations-harm/











    https://www.movewelldaily.com/rethinking-weight-loss/









    Connect with Move Daily









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    https://www.movewelldaily.com/contact-us/









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    • 56 min
    Move Daily Mini Podcast: Health & Fitness FAQ #2

    Move Daily Mini Podcast: Health & Fitness FAQ #2

    Not enough time for a full podcast? These 15-minute Mini Podcast Health & Fitness FAQs are just what you need!







    In today’s episode Freyja & Dain discuss CICA, running & knees, wine, fruit sugars, and more.







    Tune-in to the audio or catch the video on Youtube or Vimeo!











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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7yphihZRUcs&ab_channel=MoveDailyHealthCoaching









    Show Notes







    0:40 – Is running bad for my knees?







    4:45 – Does calories in calories out matter for weight loss?







    6:15 – Do all hypermobile people need physio?







    8:35 – Is a glass of wine every night really that bad?







    11:10 – I wear orthotics; should I switch to barefoot shoes?







    15:50 – Does fruit have too much sugar?







    Recommended Reading & Listening









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/rethinking-weight-loss/











    https://www.movewelldaily.com/move-daily-health-podcast-episode-015-barefoot-strong-dr-emily-splichal/









    Connect with Move Daily









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/movement-and-nutrition-coaching/











    https://www.movewelldaily.com/contact-us/









    If you enjoyed our conversation and would like to hear more:







    Please subscribe to The Move Daily Health Podcast on Stitcher, iTunes, or YouTube







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    • 17 min
    Move Daily Health Podcast s2e08- How to Navigate Health & Fitness Claims, with Move Daily

    Move Daily Health Podcast s2e08- How to Navigate Health & Fitness Claims, with Move Daily

    Confused by Health & Fitness claims? Are you being misled by buzzwords and sold products you don't need? You are not alone!







    In today’s episode we are joined by Move Daily Health Coach Roshan Chopra to discuss the state of the Health & Fitness industry.







    Tune-in to the audio or catch the video on Youtube or Vimeo!











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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CGKfBWpMeA&ab_channel=MoveDailyHealthCoaching









    Show Notes







    1:40 – We discuss common buzzwords and what they actually mean (or don't):







    * Biohacking* Biofeedback* “Balance your hormones”* “Boost your testosterone”* Body “Transformation”* Superfood* Meal plans & macro diets







    30:15 – We  discuss Fad diets: Keto, carnivore, blood type diet, somatotype diet, alkaline diet, etc.







    32:05 – Freyja  speaks to her experience with the keto diet vs. the research on keto for performance







    37:20 – What makes a diet successful? We talk about the key factors for long-term dietary success.







    40:15 – Want to improve your diet? Try the 50 food challenge.







    42:25 – Beware anyone who is sponsored by a supplements company







    44:30 – Why vilifying foods or macronutrients is not a viable health strategy, whether it comes to meat, eggs, carbs, fats, or anything else.







    48:00 – We discuss red flags when it comes to movement & exercise:







    * Hard ass/drill sergeant training* Personal trainers who make you train just like they do* “Yes man” trainers who pump unrealistic goals/expectations* Being sold excessively large/long fitness packages







    53:00 – Why neck training devices are unnecessary and dangerous (and what to do instead to relieve neck pain)







    59:30 – Before buying a piece of equipment for a body part, first answer: What do you know of that body part and how it’s *supposed* to function?







    1:01:45 – Red flag, when you hear “Everyone needs to ___________”







    * Barbell back squat* Wim Hof breathing* Keep shoulders pulled down in every exercise







    1:09:00 – The fitness industry is full of noise, so use critical thinking to find the signals you need







    Recommended Reading & Listening









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/move-daily-health-podcast-37-coach-roshan-chopra/









    Connect with Move Daily









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/movement-and-nutrition-coaching/











    https://www.movewelldaily.com/contact-us/









    If you enjoyed our conversation and would like to hear more:







    Please subscribe to The Move Daily Health Podcast on Stitcher, iTunes,

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Move Daily Mini Podcast: Health & Fitness FAQ #1

    Move Daily Mini Podcast: Health & Fitness FAQ #1

    Not enough time for a full podcast? These 15-minute Mini Podcast Health & Fitness FAQs are just what you need!







    In today’s episode Freyja & Dain discuss pain, fasting, plant-based diets, and more.







    Tune-in to the audio or catch the video on Youtube or Vimeo!











    If you don't want to miss an episode, subscribe to The Move Daily Health Podcast on Stitcher, iTunes, or YouTube









    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_ecKL1WalA









    Show Notes







    0:40 - Do you need to track calories to be healthy?







    1:45 – Does core strength solve back pain?







    3:40 – Is plant-based better for both health and the environment?







    5:45 – Is there an ideal posture for sleep?







    8:00 – Is fasting good for weight loss?







    9:35 – Is pain always a sign of tissue damage?







    12:00 – Is meat necessary for a healthy diet?







    Recommended Reading & Listening









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/pain-101/











    https://www.movewelldaily.com/move-daily-health-podcast-27-science-of-health-performance-dr-marc-bubbs/









    Connect with Move Daily









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/movement-and-nutrition-coaching/











    https://www.movewelldaily.com/contact-us/









    If you enjoyed our conversation and would like to hear more:







    Please subscribe to The Move Daily Health Podcast on Stitcher, iTunes, or YouTube







    We would also appreciate a review!







    Thank you and stay tuned for the next episode!

    • 13 min
    Move Daily Health Podcast s2e07- How to Age Well, with Move Daily

    Move Daily Health Podcast s2e07- How to Age Well, with Move Daily

    Are you concerned about aging? What assumptions about the future might be holding you back in the present?







    In today’s episode Freyja & Dain discuss how to age well, dispelling common myths and challenging unhelpful beliefs.







    Tune-in to the audio or catch the video on Youtube or Vimeo!











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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kucpTnmhk_Y&t=2s&ab_channel=MoveDailyHealthCoaching









    Show Notes







    2:00 – The subjective beliefs surrounding aging. What are your preconceived notions?







    4:00 – Freyja’s experience with aging.







    8:20 – Dain’s experience with aging.







    11:30 – We discuss how movement (or a lack thereof) slows down- or speeds up- aging.







    16:00 – How movement prevents the brain from aging







    20:25 – Does metabolism slow down with aging? We discuss the research.







    23:00 – What drains your body vs. charges you up?







    25:15 – Is pain inevitable with age?







    29:30 – What kind of verbiage do you use around painful body parts?







    32:40 – Are you just waiting for someone else to “fix you”?







    35:10 – Do you identify as your pathology?







    40:45 – Is weight gain inevitable with age? We discuss the real causes of weight gain, and what to do instead.







    45:00 – What beliefs do you have that hold you back from daily movement?







    49:20 – Picture the things you want to be doing later in life; what can you do now to make sure you can do those things then?







    52:00 – Ageism = not cool. You can change and improve at any age! Stay curious!







    58:10 – Do food intolerances come with age? Or what other factors might be causing dietary issues?







    100:30 – Book recommendation:







    Successful Aging by Daniel Levitin







    101:25 - Recap







    Recommended Reading & Listening









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/move-daily-health-podcast-s2e02-how-health-generalizations-harm/









    Connect with Move Daily









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/movement-and-nutrition-coaching/











    https://www.movewelldaily.com/contact-us/









    If you enjoyed our conversation and would like to hear more:







    Please subscribe to The Move Daily Health Podcast on Stitcher, iTunes, or YouTube







    We would also appreciate a review!







    Thank you and stay tuned for the next episode!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Move Daily Health Podcast s2e06 – How To Prevent SMART Goals From Being Stupid

    Move Daily Health Podcast s2e06 – How To Prevent SMART Goals From Being Stupid

    Do you use SMART goals? In today's episode Freyja & Dain discuss goal setting, and how to avoid the common pitfalls when it comes to making changes to your health.







    Whether you're trying to lose weight or hit a new personal best, your Move Daily Health Coaches have you covered.







    Tune-in to the audio or catch the video on Youtube or Vimeo!











    If you don't want to miss an episode, subscribe to The Move Daily Health Podcast on Stitcher, iTunes, or YouTube









    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pf6WPheRhpw&ab_channel=MoveDailyHealthCoaching









    Show Notes







    1:20 – Why are we discussing SMART goals?







    3:30 – What are SMART goals?







    6:15 – A quick primer on extrinsic vs. intrinsic, outcome vs. process, and the ever common guilt-shame cycle







    9:30 – How do we prevent SMART goals from being stupid? Two filters:







    * Why vs. Why not?* How can I be flexible?







    12:00 – S = Specific







    * Motivations and personal values







    21:20 – M = Measurable







    * Process-based vs. outcome-based







    22:20 – Dain reminds you why a scale is misleading and does not contribute positively to health or body recomposition







    26:40 – Freyja speaks to body-first measurements, and why this is superior to “data”







    33:00 – AR = Attainable & Realistic







    * Mental contrasting* The importance of visualizing both success and potential roadblocks







    39:00 – T = Timeline







    * Why you sometimes have to say "Screw it!" to the timeline







    45:20 – The common denominator for achieving goals? Make conscious daily choices.







    47: 40 – Recap & Homework!







    Recommended Reading & Listening









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/move-daily-health-podcast-s2e02-how-health-generalizations-harm/









    Connect with Move Daily









    https://www.movewelldaily.com/movement-and-nutrition-coaching/











    https://www.movewelldaily.com/contact-us/









    If you enjoyed our conversation and would like to hear more:







    Please subscribe to The Move Daily Health Podcast on Stitcher, iTunes, or YouTube







    We would also appreciate a review!







    Thank you and stay tuned for the next episode!

    • 49 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Eb775 ,

Educational, insightful and refreshing

In a world with so many health or fitness podcasts, Move Daily truly stands out with its quality guests, thoughtful questions and incredibly knowledgeable hosts.

MMJS22 ,

So many great takeaways!

Freyja and Dain are incredibly smart and engaging. Every episode of this podcast is overflowing with useful information presented in a way that everyone can comprehend and apply to their lives. If you are at all interested in optimizing your health, check it out ASAP!

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