Category: Health

133: Matthew Young: The True Measure Of Winning In Youth Sports

A passionate advocate of physical activity and youth sport development, Vancouver-based Matthew Young has dedicated his life to raising the bar in the health and fitness industry.  In our podcast interview with Matt, he explains why this is such an important mission and what he’s doing about it. 70% of kids drop out of sports Read More …

113: Ashley Wiles: Empowering Girls Through Physical Activity and Mentorship

Founder of SoleGirls, Ashley Wiles shares how she and her team are empowering girls aged 8 through 12 (tweens) with tools to develop healthy ideas about body image, media, healthy living, peers, and more. After being bullied and experiencing anxiety and depression, Ashley found herself struggling with her own body image and confidence like never before. Read More …

108: Jesse Whitten: Save The Storks

Jesse Whitten is the Director of Ambassador Development at Save the Storks, an organization that partners with pregnancy resource centers across the country to give abortion-vulnerable women a greater range of choices and support, in a compassionate and non-judgmental way. Jesse is a former police officer and detective, whose heart for protecting innocent people led him Read More …

093: Jenna Phillips Ballard: On A Mission To Heal The World

Jenna Phillips Ballard is a Total Wellness Philosopher. She began her career in 2006 as a certified personal trainer and life coach for celebrities and has been featured on Dr. Phil and The Doctors. Halfway through her career, she realized that she had a bigger calling. She’s now on a mission to heal the world Read More …

086: K2 Adventures: Changing Lives One Adventure At A Time

Kevin Cherilla has been involved in the climbing community for over 20 years and in the non-profit world for the past seven years. Kevin has reached the summit of five of the seven continental summits, including Mt. Everest, and has led hundreds of individuals on over 60 international expeditions around the world.  Many of the Read More …

083: Aveda Canada: Providing Clean Water To Africa

Over the past 10 years, Aveda Canada has been supporting WaterAid Canada, and providing clean water to communities in Africa. During this interview, Darlene Paguandas and Kristjan Hayden share with us the impact this initiative has made in Africa, and what they have planned for Earth Month this year.  Darlene and Kristjan inspire us with their Read More …

079: Jeanette Ortega: The Mental Game Of Fitness

Jeanette Ortega is the Owner/CEO of Extreme Results Fitness Studio.  She is a Best Selling Author, WBFF Pro Bikini Model, National Fitness & Bikini Titles holder, Published Cover Model and contributing writer & columnist for many Health & Fitness magazines and blogs.  She is a Certified Personal Trainer of 20 years, Health Coach, Yoga Instructor, Read More …

069: Mayra McCullough: Integrating Your Mind, Body & Spirit For Sustainability

Mayra McCullough, Coach2Edify’s Founder and President, is both a nine-year veteran of the Hollywood film industry and an elite Personal Trainer. After acquiring her Bachelor’s from UCLA with a focus on film and television, Mayra worked as an Assistant Director on feature films, and later evolved into a career as a Tier 3+ Trainer and Read More …

068: Brian Kelly: Building A Global Fitness Club

Brian Kelly is a Success Academy Lead Trainer as well as a Certified Personal Trainer, author, and founder of Global Fitness Club, an internet-based venue that provides online workouts, breakthrough mindset tools, and proven nutrition solutions. Brian is committed to supporting entrepreneurs who are transitioning from the corporate world to following their passions by getting Read More …

062: Marisa Molina & Hannah Mills: Hello Beautiful Health!

Hannah Mills and Marisa Molina are the founders of Hello Beautiful Health – a platform for women to break free from food and body obsession! Marisa and Hannah are holistic health practitioners and intuitive eating counselors. They enable passionate, purpose driven women to stop obsessing over food so they can reach their ultimate potential and Read More …

038: Eric Walrabenstein: Synthesizing Happiness In Your Everyday Life

Eric Walrabenstein is a nationally-recognized speaker, teacher, and author and is the founder of one of Arizona’s largest yoga centers.  Eric has long been dedicated to making ancient wisdom and techniques practical and relevant for people from all walks of life. In addition to his work at Yoga Pura, his wellness center in Phoenix, Arizona, Read More …

032: Kalpana Sehwani: The Diet Buster – Take Back Your Health

Kalpana Sehwani, the Diet-Buster, is the Founder and Head Coach at LostNFoundU, where she helps busy successful women break the cycle of yo-yo dieting, shed the unwanted weight for good, feel energized, be revitalized and finally feel confident and sexy. Over a span of 20+ years, she was prodded on a quest to manage her Read More …

021: Louise Armstrong: Embracing The Second Half Of Your Life

Louise Armstrong is a certified Life Coach specializing on helping women in their midlife.  Her mission is to give women the confidence and clarity to enjoy the second half of their lives, leaving behind any barriers and opening up a bright future filled with inner peace and contentment. Louise first sought out coaching to heal Read More …

018: Wendy Ida: It’s Never Too Late To Take Back Your Life

Wendy Ida (pronounced ee’da) is known as “America’s #1 Expert on Looking Fit, Fierce & Fabulous after 40″.  A 2 time Guinness World Record Holder, 8 time award winning body building and figure champion, and internationally recognized Best Selling Author, Speaker, Life Transformation & Fitness Expert & TV Host, Wendy Ida is 63 years young Read More …

012: Ayse Hogan: Forgiving Your Past, Flowing In The Now

Ayse Hogan (pronounced “Aysha”) is the founder of the Chakra House Of Healing and a dynamic and passionate healer who helps people rise above even the most insurmountable challenges, using powerful alternative healing methods. After a difficult childhood, she grew into an adult who was drawn to abusive relationships. Two bad marriages later, she felt Read More …