81 episodes

Christina and Marissa delve deep into all things sustainable health & wellness. Using their experience as coaches, competitors, and lifelong learners, they bring a fresh perspective to the world of fitness.

The Barbell Lifestyle Podcast The Barbell Lifestyle Podcast

    • Health & Fitness
    • 4.9 • 52 Ratings

Christina and Marissa delve deep into all things sustainable health & wellness. Using their experience as coaches, competitors, and lifelong learners, they bring a fresh perspective to the world of fitness.

    #81 - How To Drink Alcohol & Still Lose Weight!

    #81 - How To Drink Alcohol & Still Lose Weight!

    Christina & Marissa talk all about how to drink alcohol and still hit your goals. Summer is HERE and they will help you learn about why alcohol can negatively affect fat loss, how to order smarter at the bar, and how to track macros while drinking alcohol. S2E29

    (0:00) - Intro

    (3:15) - The Facts About Alcohol

    (9:26) - Why Does Alcohol Affect Fat Loss Negatively?

    (15:30) - Being Aware Without Tracking Macros

    (22:00) - Lowering Calories Per Drink

    (29:20) - Tracking Alcohol Macros

    (32:45) - Ordering Smarter

    (36:06) - Drinking During Fat Loss

    (39:08) - Outro

    Follow us on Instagram: @barbelllifestylepodcast

    Hosted by: @marissaroyfitness & @christilynnfit

    Producer: @shane_spellman

    • 40 min
    #80 - What’s Keeping You Stuck with Kait Callahan

    #80 - What’s Keeping You Stuck with Kait Callahan

    Christina & Marissa sit down with Kait Callahan, athlete, coach, and CEO of Levl Up Training to talk about what is keeping you stuck in your journey. From sacrifice, to changing limiting beliefs, and giving yourself grace when you’re learning, Kait will pump you up to make a change!

    (0:00) - Intro/Kait’s Story

    (15:52) - You Can’t Change Until You Change

    (21:00) - Developing A Good Mindset

    (28:10) - Changing Limiting Beliefs

    (40:15) - You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

    (45:30) - Action Items

    (53:44) - I’m Ready To Change, What Now?

    (59:40) - Sacrifice

    (1:03:47) - What is Your Best Advice for Living a Healthy Lifestyle?

    (1:06:42) - Outro

    Want to reach out to Kait?

    Instagram: @kaitannmichelle

    Website: www.levluptraining.com

    Follow us on Instagram: @barbelllifestylepodcast

    Hosted by: @marissaroyfitness & @christilynnfit

    Producer: @shane_spellman

    • 1 hr 8 min
    #79 - Full Day of Eating Then vs. Now

    #79 - Full Day of Eating Then vs. Now

    Christina & Marissa talk all about their eating habits throughout their fitness journey. They will take you through their transition from eating whatever they wanted in high school, to how they manage their diets these days as health/fitness professionals.

    (0:00) - Intro

    (2:10) - The High School Years

    (7:30) - The Tides Turn In College

    (18:45) - The Bodybuilding Phase

    (22:10) - The First Show

    (30:00) - And Then We Grew Up!

    (34:00) - Where Are We Now?

    (37:46) - Summary/Outro

    Follow us on Instagram: @barbelllifestylepodcast

    Hosted by: @marissaroyfitness & @christilynnfit

    • 39 min
    #78 - Nutrition Nuances with Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon

    #78 - Nutrition Nuances with Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon

    Christina & Marissa sit down with Dr. Krista Scott-Dixon, PhD to discuss the nuances of nutrition. They get into why tracking macros isn't right for everyone, why behavior change is so hard, and some strategies for conquering overeating! . S2E26

    (0:00) - Intro/Krista’s Story

    (9:25) - Nutrition is More Than Macros

    (21:30) - Balance & Personalization

    (28:37) - Macros Do Not Define You

    (32:31) - Fitness As Your Personality vs. A Part of Who You Are

    (41:35) - Can You Be In A Deficit Without Tracking Macros?

    (48:43) - Why Is Behavior Change So Hard?

    (55:30) - Be Nice To Yourself!

    (1:07:38) - Conquering Overeating

    (1:22:26) - What is Your Best Advice for Living a Healthy Lifestyle?

    (1:25:24) - Outro/Wrap-Up

    Want to reach out to Krista?

    Instagram: @stumptuous

    Website: precisionnutrition.com

    Follow us on Instagram: @barbelllifestylepodcast

    Hosted by: @marissaroyfitness & @christilynnfit

    Producer: @shane_spellman

    • 1 hr 27 min
    #77 - Dealing With Burnout

    #77 - Dealing With Burnout

    Christina & Marissa get back together to talk about all things burnout. This is a personal one for both of them, as they are both going through huge changes! They go through the symptoms of burnout, how to avoid it, and how to adapt as your life changes. S2E25

    (0:00) - Intro

    (3:15) - Episode Framing

    (13:15) - Opening Up About Burnout

    (16:30) - Symptoms of Burnout

    (23:37) - Hormone Testing

    (26:35) - Avoiding Burnout

    (33:00) Outsourcing Some Responsibilities

    (37:30) - Adapting As Your Life Changes

    (43:48) - Sometimes Less Is More

    (48:50) - Take Stock Of What You Are Balancing

    (52:45) - It’s All Relative

    Follow us on Instagram: @barbelllifestylepodcast

    Hosted by: @marissaroyfitness & @christilynnfit

    Producer: @shane_spellman

    • 58 min
    #76 - [Mini Series #9] - Five Non-Negotiables For Fat Loss

    #76 - [Mini Series #9] - Five Non-Negotiables For Fat Loss

    It’s the ninth episode of our mini-series! Marissa goes through the five non-negotiables for fat loss. If you are looking to shed some fat for beach season, tune in to find out what you can’t leave out!

    (0:00) - Intro

    (4:02) - Calorie Deficit Via Habits & Mindfulness

    (12:12) - Protein Intake & Food Quality

    (16:26) - Strength Training

    (18:57) - Specific Goals/Approach

    (21:37) - CONSISTENCY

    (23:30) - Outro/Plug

    Follow us on Instagram: @barbelllifestylepodcast

    Hosted by: @marissaroyfitness & @christilynnfit

    Producer: @shane_spellman

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
52 Ratings

52 Ratings

ShravyaK ,

Marissa and Christina are the best

I love listening to Marissa and Christina - two super inspiring ladies sharing their stories and drawing light on what it means to be strong AND love our bodies no matter how we look. Y’all - listen to this podcast, it’s great!

jackieeem ,

Great Podcast!

I’m very happy I came across this podcast! The information that Marissa and Christina cover is relatable. They provide practical advice for each topic and I have really enjoy listening to them. 100% recommend giving them a listen!

viv nguyen16 ,

awesome!

i love listening to their podcasts! they’re so down to earth and motivating and super helpful w tips and insight on diff health topics that can help me grow on my fitness journey

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