This week I’m chatting with Jessica Rothenberg from the Training Hour! Jessica is a personal trainer and online coach who has years of experience helping clients reach their personal health and wellness goals. In this episode, Jessica shares her health journey when it comes to fitness and food, how it has evolved over the years, and the biggest lessons she’s learned. She talks about what it was like getting in shape and fighting the naysayers who were telling her she was doing it wrong, and how to stand firm in your beliefs. Jessica shares her best tips on how to work smarter and not harder in the gym, what to do when what you’re doing isn’t working, and the best way to get longterm, lasting results with fitness. She also shares the most common mistakes she sees that are holding people back on their health journeys. Jessica talks more about how her diet has changed over the years, the benefits of fasting and who should and shouldn’t do it, and the problem with an abundance of food. She also discusses her best tips for journaling and tracking health symptoms, how to get kids to eat healthy without seeing food as a punishment or a reward, and more about how she met her boyfriend, Sal Di Stefano!
For more from Jessica, you can find her on Instagram (@thetraininghour)!
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Sign up for the WELLNESS REALNESS RETREAT now! Head to bit.ly/crwretreat2018 to snag your spot and learn more info! The weekend will be filled with workshops on nutrition, health, mindset, and more, cooking classes, workouts, walks, and yoga, acupuncture, facials, a ton of delicious paleo food, killer swag bags, and MORE! You do NOT want to miss out on this opportunity to meet other likeminded individuals and learn a TON of information!
Sign ups for the Paleo Women Lifestyle Program will be opening on June 25th, with the the program officially starting on July 2nd. If you’re ready to finally reach your health and wellness goals and optimize your health as a woman, this is for you. NO MORE GOOGLING! Modules cover the basics of nutrition, the paleo diet, macronutrients, building balanced meals, cooking and grocery shopping hacks, the top health mistakes women make, balancing hormones, and getting the rest of your healthy lifestyle in check when it comes to stress, fitness, sleep, body image, and more. You’ll also get lifetime access to the private FB group and live video coaching calls, where you can ask me anything you want! Head to bit.ly/paleowomenlifestyle to learn the details!
For more from Christina, head to her website, christinathechannel.com, to find her services, blog, programs, and ebooks. If there’s a question you’d like answered or a topic you’d like discussed on the podcast, send it in to [email protected]! Don’t forget to join the Facebook group, Wellness Realness Podcast Tribe, to meet other podcast listeners!
If you’re finally ready to reach your fitness goals, check out the MAPS programs from Mind Pump Media at www.mindpumpmedia.com/christinaricewellness. You can use the code “WELLNESS” for 10% off! I recommend MAPS Anabolic to anyone who goes to the gym and wants something that will increase their strength and fitness levels while also reducing body fat, and I recommend MAPS Anywhere if you’re looking for a program that doesn’t require a gym and focuses more on bodyweight exercises.
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Christina’s latest ebook, #NoSugarNoProblems: A Lovely Collection of Paleo Sweetener-Free Desserts, is now available! This ebook is filled with 30 paleo desserts (with plenty of vegan options) that are free of all sugar and sugar substitutes – cookies, brownies, cupcakes, puddings, milkshakes, cheesecake, cream pie, and more! No sugar, no stevia, no xylitol, no maple syrup, no honey, no erythritol, no bananas, and no dates! This is perfect for anyone who is on the Candida diet, ketogenic, low-carb, diabetic, low-FODMAP, paleo, primal, vegetarian, vegan, or just looking to limit their sugar intake! You can get your copy at christinathechannel.com under “ebooks” or at bit.ly/nosugarnoproblems. Use the code “wellnessrealness” for 20% off!
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Are you a health coach, NTP, nutritionist, or just interested in wellness, and want to turn your passion into a thriving business and work from anywhere?! You NEED to check out my friend Amie Tollefsrud‘s online course, Digital Nomad Nutritionist, to learn how to build up your online nutrition business and finally make your side hustle your full-time gig! This is a 100% self-paced online course that will teach you EVERYTHING you need to know to create a thriving business and finally be your own boss. You’ll learn how to distinguish yourself from other health/wellness blogs and websites, set up your website, email list, and blogging strategy, find your niche, expand your email list, grow your social media, build a personal brand without a designer, and much much more! For $100 off the course, head to bit.ly/digitalnomadCR! I cannot recommend this course enough.
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