18 episodes

Join Healthy Role Models founder, Sarah Gilks, and Master Trainer/Elite Olympic Weight Lifter Tanna Payne, in the 'Training for Life' podcast. With a combined 5 decades in health, fitness and training women of all ages, they share candid conversations with you from the peaks and valleys of their lived experiences. Their goal? Laughter, inspiration, and guiding you towards becoming the healthiest and happiest version of you.

www.healthyrolemodels.com @healthyrolemodels

Training for Life Sarah Gilks and Tanna Payne

    • Health & Fitness

Join Healthy Role Models founder, Sarah Gilks, and Master Trainer/Elite Olympic Weight Lifter Tanna Payne, in the 'Training for Life' podcast. With a combined 5 decades in health, fitness and training women of all ages, they share candid conversations with you from the peaks and valleys of their lived experiences. Their goal? Laughter, inspiration, and guiding you towards becoming the healthiest and happiest version of you.

www.healthyrolemodels.com @healthyrolemodels

    REST for Results

    REST for Results

    In this episode of 'Training for Life,' Sarah Gilks and Tanna Payne delve into the critical role of rest days in your fitness journey. They discuss how taking time to rest is essential not only for better fitness but also for overall happiness, mental health, and injury prevention.

    Sarah and Tanna explain how rest days allow your body to recover and rebuild, leading to improved performance and reduced risk of injury. They also highlight the mental health benefits of taking a break, emphasizing the importance of relaxation and self-care in maintaining a balanced and sustainable fitness routine.

    Join Sarah and Tanna as they share their insights on why rest days should be an integral part of your workout schedule. Learn how to listen to your body, avoid burnout, and incorporate rest into your routine for a healthier, happier, and more effective fitness journey.

    • 17 min
    GOAL Diggers ~ from Dreams to DONE!

    GOAL Diggers ~ from Dreams to DONE!

    In this episode of 'Training for Life,' Sarah Gilks and Tanna Payne explore the art of goal setting and how breaking goals down into manageable steps can lead to success. They introduce the SMART acronym (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-bound) as a powerful framework for setting and achieving your goals.

    Sarah shares her enthusiasm for Vision Boards, acknowledging that they might seem like a "Ra-Ra" concept at first. However, she explains how they can be a powerful tool for visualizing and manifesting your goals. Tanna, initially skeptical of Vision Boards, shares her experience of trying one and the positive impact it had on her motivation and achievement.

    Join Sarah and Tanna as they provide practical tips and strategies for effective goal setting, discuss the benefits of visualizing your dreams, and inspire you to take actionable steps towards your aspirations. Whether you're a seasoned goal-setter or just starting out, this episode offers valuable insights to help you on your journey.

    • 16 min
    I Need Support on my Health Journey!

    I Need Support on my Health Journey!

    In this episode of 'Training for Life,' Sarah Gilks and Tanna Payne dive into the critical role of support in your health and fitness journey. They discuss why surrounding yourself with a positive and encouraging support system is essential for achieving your goals. Sarah and Tanna emphasize the importance of distancing yourself from naysayers and those who diminish your efforts. Instead, they advocate for finding accountability partners and being part of a community with similar goals and aspirations. Through personal anecdotes and expert advice, they explore the challenges of maintaining motivation and consistency without a supportive network. Learn how to identify the right people who will uplift and encourage you, and discover the benefits of sharing your journey with others who understand and share your commitment. Join them as they share insights on building a strong support network, overcoming obstacles, and staying motivated on your path to a healthier and happier life. Tune in for practical advice and inspiration to help you cultivate the support system you need to succeed.

    • 18 min
    Boundaries are SEXY!

    Boundaries are SEXY!

    Join Sarah Gilks and Tanna Payne in a thought-provoking episode of 'Training for Life' as they explore the concept of boundaries. In this episode, they delve into the importance of boundaries for mental health, self-esteem, and parenting.

    Discover how setting boundaries can positively impact how others treat you and how you feel about yourself. Sarah and Tanna discuss practical strategies for establishing and maintaining boundaries in various areas of life, from personal relationships to professional interactions.

    Learn how boundaries can empower you to prioritize self-care, protect your well-being, and foster healthier relationships. Tune in to this insightful episode to discover why boundaries are not only essential but also undeniably sexy.

    • 16 min
    True G.R.I.T. ~ Learn This and You Will Never Have to "Start Again"!

    True G.R.I.T. ~ Learn This and You Will Never Have to "Start Again"!

    In this episode of 'Training for Life,' Sarah Gilks introduces her acronym for GRIT: "Go Time," "Resistance," "I Am Changing," and "Transformation." They delve into the challenges of breaking habits, especially when much of our day is dictated by them.

    Starting a new fitness program is exhilarating, but the real test comes when the initial excitement fades. Sarah and Tanna discuss the common struggle of maintaining new habits, revealing that 80% of people fail to follow through on their fitness goals. How can you break this cycle and develop lasting habits?

    Join Sarah and Tanna as they share insights and strategies for cultivating GRIT in your fitness journey. From overcoming resistance to embracing change and experiencing transformation, they offer practical advice to help you stay committed and achieve your fitness goals.

    Don't miss this empowering episode that will inspire you to develop the grit needed to transform your life and fitness routine.

    • 18 min
    Imposter Syndrome ~ Tips for Dealing with it and Thriving!

    Imposter Syndrome ~ Tips for Dealing with it and Thriving!

    In this episode of Training for Life, Sarah Gilks and Tanna Payne open up about their personal experiences with imposter syndrome. Despite their impressive achievements, both Sarah and Tanna have faced feelings of inadequacy and self-doubt.

    Join them as they discuss what imposter syndrome is, why it affects so many people, and how it can hold you back in your personal and professional life. They share candid stories and insights into their own struggles with imposter syndrome, highlighting the commonality of these feelings among high-achieving individuals.

    But it's not all doom and gloom – Sarah and Tanna also provide practical strategies and tips to help you overcome imposter syndrome. From reframing negative thoughts to building self-confidence, they offer actionable advice to help you break free from the grips of self-doubt.

    If you've ever felt like you're not good enough, this episode is for you. Tune in to learn how to recognize imposter syndrome, challenge it, and ultimately, thrive in spite of it.

    • 18 min

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