Welcome to Embrace Your Real with me, Julie Ledbetter, a podcast where I empower you to just be you. My hope for you is to stop hating your body, picking a part every flaw, questioning your worth, doubting your strength, making excuses, and constantly starting over.
I get it, I’ve been there. I know it feels like an impossible cycle to break, but let me tell you: I’ve successfully broken the decade long struggle, and over the last 7 years I have helped thousands of other woman do the same. I know it’s possible and that’s why I am here to ensure you do, too!
Every episode, I dish you a dose of real talk and actionable advice for building the body you want, creating unshakable confidence and embracing your authentic self.
Each week I share my secrets on how to honor your body with movement, nourish your body with exactly what it needs, and give you transformative mental shifts that will help you show up for your life in a powerful way.
Are you ready to embrace your real? Let's get it, let's go!
7 Things I Learned From Building More Muscle
I used to have an obsession with being skinny no matter what it took. Thankfully, my husband woke me up to what I was doing and how I was living. Although, breaking my toxic habits and breaking free from my belief that I needed to be skinnier was HARD. It was a long journey going from obsessing about being skinnier to properly nourishing it, honoring it, and making it stronger and in this episode, I chat with you about everything I learned on the journey!
The Secret to Staying in a Caloric Deficit
Hey sis, do you try to always be in calorie deficit? If yes, do you get mad at yourself for struggling to stay there long-term? To be honest, I get countless messages a day from you ladies asking how the heck to do it because no matter how hard you try, you just can’t seem to stay there. Trust me, I know how frustrating this feels! But here's the thing: It doesn’t haven’t to be frustrating and in this episode of Embrace Your Real I explain why.
3 Reasons Why You Can’t Stay Consistent + What to Do About It
I asked you ladies on my Instagram what your number one struggle was right now on your health and fitness journey and I had an overwhelming about of you respond saying you just can’t seem to stay consistent. I’ve been there, I know the frustration, but I’m now on the other side and I want to share some insight on how to get there. So in this episode of Embrace Your Real, I chat with you about what's stopping you from staying consistent and what you can do to change that.
So You’ve Gained Weight…Now What?
So, you’ve gained some weight? I know what you’re thinking…NOW WHAT?!
Weight gain can be stressful, trigger anxiety, and heightened insecurities. And more importantly, weight gain can trigger unhealthy habits and unhealthy thought patterns that lead us to punish and deprive our bodies.
So if you’ve gained some weight, I tell you exactly what you should and SHOULDN’T do in this episode of Embrace Your Real.
7 Reasons Why You Want to Have More Muscle
Are you AFRAID of building muscle? I know so many of you are, yet you want to lose weight and change your body. NEWSFLASH: The best way to build the body you want is through building more muscle. Want another newsflash? Cardio DOES NOT build muscle, and overdoing cardio actually contributes to the breakdown of muscle. Don't believe me? In this episode of Embrace Your Real, I share 7 reasons why having muscle is so important.
7 Ways To Gain More Energy (Without Needing More Sleep)
So how CAN you get more energy if getting more sleep isn’t an option? There are ways to do it and in this episode of Embrace Your Real, I’m going to share seven of them.