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Top Podcast for helping you move from STUCK and OVERWHELMED to MOTIVATED and CONFIDENT in living a healthy lifestyle. Are you struggling to find motivation to stick with your workout routine? Do you want to eat healthier but you’re done trying yet another diet? Are you stuck on even where to start when it comes to getting in shape, eating right, and feeling confident in your body?
I know exactly how you feel. Hi guys, I’m Emily Coffman. I was a Division I Athlete and honestly I was really burnt out of that lifestyle. I knew there had to be a way to be healthy without devoting my life to it. So, I wanted to create a plan for you where we can create a lifestyle that works with you and for you. If you are ready to find your healthy lifestyle for good, this is the place for you. Welcome to Live Your Personal Best.
This podcast has been created for informational and entertainment purposes only. This should not be taken as medical advice. http://emilycoffman.org or reach out at emily@emilycoffman.org

Live Your Personal Best - Workout Motivation and Routine Building For Current and Former Athletes Emily Coffman | Former Athlete, College Health Tips, Food Freedom

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.8 • 189 Ratings

Top Podcast for helping you move from STUCK and OVERWHELMED to MOTIVATED and CONFIDENT in living a healthy lifestyle. Are you struggling to find motivation to stick with your workout routine? Do you want to eat healthier but you’re done trying yet another diet? Are you stuck on even where to start when it comes to getting in shape, eating right, and feeling confident in your body?
I know exactly how you feel. Hi guys, I’m Emily Coffman. I was a Division I Athlete and honestly I was really burnt out of that lifestyle. I knew there had to be a way to be healthy without devoting my life to it. So, I wanted to create a plan for you where we can create a lifestyle that works with you and for you. If you are ready to find your healthy lifestyle for good, this is the place for you. Welcome to Live Your Personal Best.
This podcast has been created for informational and entertainment purposes only. This should not be taken as medical advice. http://emilycoffman.org or reach out at emily@emilycoffman.org

    Confidence in Handling Stress and the Workplace

    Confidence in Handling Stress and the Workplace

    Annie Delre is a Health and Wellness Coach who has worked with hundreds of clients to help them achieve a life of confidence, wellness, and success. She has her Master’s degree in Integrative Wellness Coaching and her capstone project was titled "Health Coaching as an Effective Tool for Managing Stress & Anxiety". 

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    • 19 min
    Reignite Your Drive and Happiness without Starting at Square One

    Reignite Your Drive and Happiness without Starting at Square One

    Are your choices leading you to the results you want in your life? You have the power to change your life by consciously making choices that lead to your desired life. Hear today from Sheila Sutherland on creating a game plan to controlling your happiness, reigniting your passion and drive, and listening to your inner guidance to get back to the root you.
    In this episode of the Live Your Personal Best podcast, I speak with Sheila Sutherland, a speaker, educator, and certified Social and Emotional Intelligence Coach specializing in helping others reignite their purpose. With almost 20 years of experience in Science and Education, Sheila combines her knowledge, quirky sense of humor, and curiosity in human behavior to find ways to master life. 
    Listen in to learn about micro changes in our lives and how to transform into your next step by knowing what’s important to you right now. You will also learn how to shift your mindset from fear to excitement as you move through life changes. 
    Key Takeaways:
    ·       How to transform into your next step by getting to know what’s important to you right now.
    ·       Understanding how your life changes and the importance of writing your future self a letter.
    ·       How to shift your mindset from fear to excitement as you move through life changes. 
    ·       Why you shouldn’t look for happiness outside of yourself but inside yourself.
    ·       How to build happiness as a lifestyle by consciously making choices that lead your desired life. 
    Episode Timeline:
    ·       [01:00] Sheila on how her dark path inspired her to reignite the light and purpose within her. 
    ·       [03:33] How life leads us to forget our inner knowledge and how we can reconnect with who we truly are at the core.
    ·       [05:44] The questions to ask and answer yourself to create a new game plan for your life. 
    ·       [09:13] The power of accepting change as it comes, plus how micro changes happen throughout your life. 
    ·       [16:26] The true meaning of happiness as a lifestyle, plus the science behind finding happiness within yourself. 
    ·       [27:07] How to make choice your superpower to get the results you want in your life. 
    Quotes:
    ·       “If you can just shift it from the fear of change to the excitement of change, that will give it a full different energy to be able to propel and motivate you to go down that path instead of letting the fear hold you back.”- Sheila [15:50]
    ·       “Looking at happiness to the outside world, it’s very fleeting; you don’t have control over that; those outside things can be taken away in a moment’s notice.”- Sheila [17:33]
    Links Mentioned: 
    ·       Website: http://www.reigniteyourpurpose.com/
    ·       Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reigniteyourpurpose/
    ·       Podcast: The Reignite Your Purpose Podcast
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    • 32 min
    Start Cooking Healthier, Quicker Recipes from Scratch with Private Chef Joe Gatto

    Start Cooking Healthier, Quicker Recipes from Scratch with Private Chef Joe Gatto

    Have you ever wanted to learn how to cook healthy, quick recipes from scratch?

    Want to know what's in your food?

    Then join us for today's episode! Chef Joe Gatto is a private chef who knows how to make a meal in less than 25 minutes. Best of all, he'll make it taste great and more importantly, you’ll know what's in it.
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    • 29 min
    Finding a Way to Plug into Hope, Excitement, and Possibilities

    Finding a Way to Plug into Hope, Excitement, and Possibilities

    Try, try, try again. Let's talk about tackling the big goals and going back to past failures
    Are you exploring who you truly are? Exploring your athletic identity can help you learn more about yourself, the world, and others. Maybe what you need to learn yourself is a big goal to keep you motivated or to lean into your fear and keep stepping forward anyway. 
    In this episode of the Live Your Personal Best podcast, I speak with Josh Mathe, a coach, award-winning author, fitness expert, nutritionist, ultra-endurance athlete, and life adventurer. He is dedicated to helping people step into the strongest versions of who they are. 
    Listen in to learn the value of exploring your athletic identity to learn more about yourself and supercharge the rest of your life. You will also learn how to be self-motivated to push yourself at hard and uncomfortable things to have fun and add richness to your life.
    Key Takeaways:

    How pushing yourself in athletics can translate into how you push yourself in other aspects of life.

    How to create and use a mental, emotional, and spiritual training plan to help you overcome challenges. 

    Understanding why having a bigger goal keeps you motivated and on track. 

    The value of exploring your athletic identity to supercharge the rest of your life. 

    How to push yourself at hard and uncomfortable things to explore yourself and the world around you. 

    The power of leaning into fear, acknowledging it, and stepping forward anyway. 

    Episode Timeline:

    [2:42] Josh shares his journey from a chunky kid to a self-motivated endurance athlete.

    [8:23] The defining moment of his life when he physically and mentally prepared to trail the John Muir Trail. 

    [16:30] Why he wanted to grapple with the challenge of accomplishing this goal alone. 

    [18:54] He explains the importance of exploring your athletic identity to learn more about yourself.

    [22:58] The power of exploring who you are and pushing yourself to become the best you can be. 

    [26:41] How the pandemic jumpstarted the idea of finding hope in trying new adventures. 

    Quotes:


    “It is strength, not weakness, to ask for help and to achieve success together with somebody else or a team.”- Josh [17:45]


    “There’s power in throwing ourselves at hard and uncomfortable things and exploring what we’re capable of just because it’s fun and it adds to the richness of our lives, and we learn about ourselves.”- Josh [24:46]


    Links Mentioned: 

    Podcast Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/liveyourpb/


    Website: https://www.joshmathe.com/


    Facebook: https://web.facebook.com/josh.mathe.9



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    • 33 min
    How to Use Body Positivity in a Health Centric Approach

    How to Use Body Positivity in a Health Centric Approach

    Do you have body-related goals but also want a healthier relationship with fitness and nutrition? Your goal should be about having a plan to get you where you want to go and focusing on how you’re feeling, showing up in your life, and performing. 
    In this episode of the Live Your Personal Best podcast, I speak with Allie Cass, a former bodybuilding pro turned functional health and fitness coach. She’s an advocate for self-love helping stressed-out women optimize their metabolism, uplevel their mindset, and shift from surviving to thriving.  
    Listen in to learn how to reprogram the way you dialogue to understand your feelings and values. You will also learn how to practice discipline and how you show up for yourself to boost your self-love during your fitness journey.
    Key Takeaways:

    Understand that it’s acceptable to have fitness goals and self-love doesn’t come from a certain look or shape.

    The importance of realizing that everything that makes you worthy is already within you.

    Focus on how you feel and work on setting performance-type goals without micromanaging.

    The importance of practicing discipline and showing up for yourself to boost your self-love.

    Episode Timeline:

    [2:25] Allie on her athletic background and how she got into bodybuilding.

    [5:30] The challenging yet interesting journey that bodybuilding was versus team sports.

    [7:18] She explains how she transitioned from the extremes of bodybuilding to fitness coaching.

    [10:07] How she teaches women to have self-love and still have health and fitness goals.

    [13:52] The best way to ensure you enjoy the process of achieving your body/fitness goals.

    [17:06] How Allie helps women practice discipline and show up for themselves to boost their self-love.

    [21:29] The importance of being kind and gentle with yourself through your fitness and self-love journey.


    Quotes:


    “Self-love does not come from a certain look, and it doesn’t come from a certain shape.”- Allie [10:51]


    “When we really love ourselves, we show up for ourselves, and sometimes that is difficult; sometimes it means doing things that we necessarily don’t want to do, and sometimes it means backing off from things we think we should be doing.”- Allie [18:17]


    Links Mentioned:

    Website: https://www.alliecasshealth.com/


    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/alliecasshealth/


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    • 25 min
    No Grain, No Gain - Eating to be Easier on Your Body

    No Grain, No Gain - Eating to be Easier on Your Body

    How do you fuel your body with an endurance mindset? It’s important to understand that food is there to give you energy and be enjoyable. As an athlete, you have to think about eating nourishing foods before, during, and after training to stay energized and for body repair. Eating well makes it easier for your body to perform.
    In this episode of the Live Your Personal Best podcast, I speak with Gabbi Villa about her relationship with food as an athlete and the role of nutrition in an athlete’s journey. She’s a dietitian, sports nutritionist, and the founder of IntensEATfit. She specializes in optimizing performance for triathletes and ultra-distance runners by making food their best ally in sport and life.
    Listen in to learn how to develop a healthy relationship with food and make it easier for you to fuel your body quickly by letting go of all your negative beliefs about food. You will also learn how to align your food intake with your ultimate goal and positively work towards that.
    Key Takeaways:
    ·      How to choose nutritious food that’s helpful for your body and training.
    ·      The importance of eating after working out, even when you don’t feel like eating.
    ·      Why you don’t need to lose weight or be lean to be a good athlete.
    ·      The importance of fueling your body sufficiently when training at high intensity.
    ·      Why carbohydrates are still king if you seek to perform better in your sport.
    Episode Timeline:
    ·      [2:03] Gabbi’s background in sports and nutrition and why she pursued nutrition for athletes.
    ·      [8:49] Understand the role of food in your training journey to choose helpful food for you as an athlete.
    ·      [13:32] She explains how to balance carbs and proteins before, during, and after a workout or training.
    ·      [18:46] Top three myths about endurance training that athletes still follow today.
    ·      [23:36] How to align your food intake with your training goal in a positive way.
    ·      [24:28] Remember that food is meant to be enjoyable, and represents more aspects of your life.
    Quotes:
    ·      “You’re actually restricting your nutrient intake by eating the same thing over and over because you’re not adding that variety into your diet.”- Gabbi [9:39]
    ·      “Remember that food is meant to be enjoyable and it represents so many other aspects of our lives.”- Gabbi [24:28]
    Links Mentioned:
    ·      Website: https://intenseatfit.com/
    ·      Instagram: https://intenseatfit.com/
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    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
189 Ratings

189 Ratings

brookeherbert07 ,

10/10 Would Recommend to a Friend!!

The amount of tangible tips in every episode is beyond motivating and inspiring! Grateful for this podcast! 🙏🏻

Aintzy ,

Inspiring

“Live your personal best is a great podcast for anyone who is feeling stuck and looking to live a healthier lifestyle. They have some fantastic topics and some really inspiring guests!”

Chrisbeck2 ,

Great podcast

Really enjoyed the podcast. Just found it today. I cannot say I’m much of an athlete but I do consider myself a fitness enthusiast.

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