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Rachael & Kelsea discuss topics that need to be heard. Such as...

- Why dieting doesn't work and how to succeed.
- Why the days of "back & bis" at the gym are over.
- Why the scale is damaging your progress.

Other episodes will include interviews of group members that are crushing their fitness game.

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Join our group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/416198445414413/ or search Fitness Programming by CVG on Facebook

Rachael & Kelsea discuss topics that need to be heard. Such as...

- Why dieting doesn't work and how to succeed.
- Why the days of "back & bis" at the gym are over.
- Why the scale is damaging your progress.

Other episodes will include interviews of group members that are crushing their fitness game.

Kelsea & Rachael's workout program: TTSL Daily

    EP57 The Enneagram Test - Understanding Yourself

    EP57 The Enneagram Test - Understanding Yourself

    What does your personality have to do with fitness? It’s important to understand that health and fitness are about more than just your workout, it’s about you as a whole person, and your personality is part of that. Understanding your personality traits – the good and the bad – can help you better understand yourself a whole person, and you can use that understanding in your quest for self-improvement. Listen in to today’s episode to hear about the Enneagram personality test and how you can use it to help better understand yourself and use it on your self-improvement journey.

    Topics Discussed in Today’s Episode:


    Enneagram tests
    How self-awareness can help with self-improvement
    What happened when the CVG staff took Enneagram tests
    Identifying behaviors that are damaging to you
    Overviews of the Enneagram personality types
    Reacting to your personality type
    Building healthy traits and curbing unhealthy traits
    Getting perspectives from people with other personality types
    Testing high in more than one personality type
    Putting words to personality traits
    Minimizing negative behaviors

    Related Links
    The Enneagram Test
    Our Fitness FB Group. 
    Thick Thighs Save Lives Workout Programs 
    Constantly Varied Gear's Workout Leggings 
    Our Fitness Blog.
    Behind the scenes at CVG.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    EP56 Plant Based Diets - "The Game Changer" Documentary

    EP56 Plant Based Diets - "The Game Changer" Documentary

    In today’s episode, we discuss the documentary The Game Changers (available on Netflix). Whether you have watched this documentary or not you will find a lot of value in this episode as we spend a lot of time discussing diets, with a lot of focus on plant-based diets. 

    Topics Discussed in Today’s Episode:


    The Game Changers documentary
    What the documentary is about and what subjects it covers
    The stigma surrounding plant-based diets
    How food can address chronic pains and illnesses
    How the documentary addressed males and females
    The funding of the documentary
    How plant-based eaters get protein
    Meat and inflammation
    Why you shouldn’t let any one thing dominate your diet
    Why there’s no one-size-fits-all way to eat
    Doing your own research and taking what works for you

    RELATED LINKS


    Our Fitness FB Group. 
    Thick Thighs Save Lives Workout Programs  
    Constantly Varied Gear's Workout Leggings  
    Our Fitness Blog. 
    Behind the scenes at CVG.

    • 48 min
    EP55 Female Fat Loss & Hormones

    EP55 Female Fat Loss & Hormones

    How does your cycle affect the way that you eat and exercise? Are there different things that you should be doing in different parts of your cycle? Today’s guest, Dr. Beth Westie, joins the podcast to talk about diet, fitness, and wellness SPECIFICALLY for women’s health. Listen in to hear what Beth has to say about how the female body is different, why so many diets don’t work as well for women, and how the timing of your cycle affects your performance and outcomes in the gym.

    Topics Discussed in Today’s Episode:


    Beth’s medical background and how she got interested in women’s health
    How the female body differs when it comes to health and wellness
    Whether nutrition should vary depending hormonal shift
    How your cycle affects the way you build muscle tissue
    How restrictive diets affect hormones and ability to metabolize nutrients
    Considering the quality of your calories
    Why you need more calories at certain times of the month
    How menopause affects your system
    How hormonal birth control affects your performance
    Why it takes women longer to see the effects of a diet than men
    Eating for the cooling and warming phases of your cycle
    How to be your own advocate


    Related Links


    Dr. Beth Westie
    Dr. Beth Westie Recipes For Your Cycle
    Dr. Beth Westie on YouTube
    Dr. Beth Westie on Instagram
    Dr. Beth Westie on Facebook
    Our Fitness FB Group.  
    Thick Thighs Save Lives Workout Programs  
    Constantly Varied Gear's Workout Leggings  
    Our Fitness Blog. 
    Behind the scenes at CVG.

    • 1 hr 7 min
    EP54 Empowering A Growth Mindset In 2020

    EP54 Empowering A Growth Mindset In 2020

    The start of a new year is always a good time to reflect and think about things that you want to change or start anew. It’s also a good time for a talk about your mindset. Do you have a fixed mindset or a growth mindset?

    Learning how to develop a growth mindset can go a long way toward helping you deal with the inevitable challenges you’ll face in the new year and beyond and finding your own path to success. Listen in to hear about how to start developing a growth mindset, how to see challenges as opportunities, and why it’s important to prioritize the process or journey over the reward at the end.

    Topics Discussed in Today’s Episode:


    How the way you respond to adversity makes the difference for success
    What a fixed mindset looks like
    Developing a growth mindset
    How to respond to things that are difficult
    Studies on people with growth and fixed mindsets
    Putting the word “yet” after the thing you think is impossible
    Looking at challenges as opportunities
    Why something that’s too difficult doesn’t have to be a failure
    Prioritizing the journey over the reward


    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Our Fitness FB Group. 
    Thick Thighs Save Lives Workout Programs 
    Constantly Varied Gear's Workout Leggings 
    Our Fitness Blog. Behind the scenes at CVG.

    • 36 min
    EP53 The Movement Challenge by CVG

    EP53 The Movement Challenge by CVG

    Are you thinking about your new year’s goals? Are you looking for resolutions that you’ll be able to stick with through January – and through the rest of the year as well? Listen in to hear about the CVG Movement Challenge and how it can help you. We’ll also be sharing a special discount code to use during CVG's January 1st legging face-off.

    Topics Discussed in Today’s Episode:


    Setting goals or resolutions for health
    Legging design face-off
    The movement challenge
    Habit building
    Why people often fail to keep resolutions
    How the movement challenge works
    How nutrition and workout habits work together
    Building a life that you’re happy with
    Movement Challenge Weekly prizes
    Accountability rules
    The water challenge
    Showing kindness in the gym


    Links mentioned in this episode:


    Our Fitness FB Group.
    Thick Thighs Save Lives Workout Programs
    Constantly Varied Gear's Workout Leggings
    Our Fitness Blog.
    Behind the scenes at CVG.

    • 31 min
    EP52 What You Really Need To Know About Abs

    EP52 What You Really Need To Know About Abs

    We're closing out the new year with 1 more recap episode that we believe is vital to take in before starting the new year. This episode was originally released at the beginning of 2019 so if you haven't listened to it since then we recommend a refresher. If you haven't heard this episode, this is a must listen!

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    • 41 min

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