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STOP the yo-yo dieting, negative body image, and apathy! It's time to #PowerYourBody the Body Buddies way! Join Kristy Jo, author of The Power Foods Lifestyle and Transformation Expert, as she educates you on the science of nutrition, fitness, and mindset. You DO have what it takes to not only POWER your body, but POWER your life!
 
Become a better personal trainer by becoming a better man. Become a better man by applying knowledge from others who’ve walked across the fire and have a thing or two to say about it. Listen to Joe as he delves into some of the greatest minds of the best coaches in the world, who bring inspiring stories and powerful insights to share about the human condition. Hear how the fitness industry goes only muscle deep, and how a new breed of trainers are using emotional and mindset hacks to improve ...
 
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When we think about healthy eating and nutrition, we think in terms of all-or-nothing. We think ‘I’ll do good today, this week, and this month,’ but if we don’t follow through (counting macros, calories, etc.) we tend to abandon those efforts. And this results in feeling like a failure. I came up with the Strategic Day to help guide our Body Bu ...…
 
Are you experiencing brain fog, fatigue, a less-than-stellar memory, and other troublesome factors in your life? This could most definitely be DUE TO YOUR NUTRITION! In this FREE masterclass episode, Kristy Jo will help you learn how to obtain vibrant Energy & Stress Relief in 4 Simple Steps. You will learn how to say goodbye to the sluggish fe ...…
 
If you or someone you love has been dealing with migraines or a mental health condition, this Body Buddies podcast episode is for you! Patty Butts, PhD sits down with host, Kristy Jo, to discuss the details of the MTHFR gene mutation, and how nutritional choices can manifest negatively in mental health. “All mental health begins in the gut," sh ...…
 
If you have wanted to learn how to make your own delicious dressings for salads from scratch, this is the episode for you! Chef James Barry spills the secrets from the healthy chef kitchen to help you improve your health and lifestyle! In this interview episode you will learn: Why James loves to use asparagus to teach kids Why many chefs touted ...…
 
Welcome to a LIVE Q&A session with Kristy Jo! In this episode, you will hear her answer 11 questions that came in for this Q&A session about some of the following topics: how to eat post-bariatric surgery how to get and stay motivated what types of ingredients to watch out for in beverages sugar alcohols best workout protocol for fast fat loss ...…
 
When food is constantly taking over your life and becoming the foundation of every thought, feeling, and desire, Dr. Glenn Livingston gets it. Dr. Livingston experienced the obsession with food during a time in his life which ultimately led him into his work that he does now. Learn more about Dr. Livingston and how you can never Binge Again: ht ...…
 
In this short podcast (aka "rant mode"--buck up), we discuss my sister's 45 lb.+ fat loss after 5 years of cycling, never sticking with her changes. She discusses consistency in her lifestyle change and how others want to know the magic secret. Natalee said, "that used to be me. I wanted to know the secret to lose weight and look good. Now I kn ...…
 
Are you wanting to understand some of the nuance behind Indulgence Meals (we don't use the word 'Cheat' here at the Power Foods Lifestyle)? Would you like to know just how often YOU should be indulging when you're motivated and working to improve your health and body composition? If so, this episode is for you! In Episode #190, Kristy Jo will h ...…
 
Transformation is a word often looked at by society as one of completely magical changing. However, here at Body Buddies, we know that transformation is created one meal, one workout, and one day at a time. It requires a shift in internal dialogue, emotional processing, and intentional external behavior. This process of remapping the brain is e ...…
 
Exogenous Ketones, like any other product on the market, can appear to be the miracle product that puts us immediately into fat burn! But are they really all they're cracked up to be? Ketones are your body's secondary fuel source for the brain while glucose is the primary fuel source. When you go lower carb in your eating or into ketosis for fa ...…
 
Are you ready to take your mindset and awareness of body behavior to the next level? Are you ready to challenge your patterns of habit and optimize them to coming from a place of love? If so, you'll LOVE this podcast, a piece of a recording from the Body Buddies World Masterclass in April. Each month, Kristy Jo hosts a Facebook Live training fo ...…
 
Do you find yourself eating whenever something difficult happens? Do you call yourself an Emotional Eater or a Compulsive Eater? Are you frustrated with the lack of control you feel? If so, you are not alone. In this episode, I will help you understand what you may not know about addiction vs. habit reprogramming, as well as the psychological h ...…
 
When you're working to improve your body's aesthetics and/or health, it can be very frustrating when things are not going according to plan. Maybe that is in your choices and lack of follow-through, or maybe that is due to unforeseen events in your life. No matter what is getting you off track it is important to find solutions (and quickly) so ...…
 
What is Leaky Gut and the Microbiome? Latest research reveals we are doing ourselves a disservice by not looking at the root cause of illness and disease. How could that be? Due to the connection between the ecosystem in the gut and all the bacteria housed there, researchers are finding the direct correlation between how we eat, autoimmune cond ...…
 
You know how to think critically and realize that other people's strategies may not be right for you. The key is to find the right strategy for you. Intermittent Fasting can absolutely be part of your Power Foods Lifestyle. In this podcast, I will discuss the history of Intermittent Fasting, physiological benefits, populations who I would recom ...…
 
Brain fog, or brain fatigue, is impacting many men and women in our society. When you are experiencing brain fog, you feel lack of focus, confusion, lethargy, poor memory recall, and muted thoughts. Life is not as vibrant and clear as it once was. Brain fog can often be a symptom of low thyroid function, adrenal insufficiency, or chronic fatigu ...…
 
Vaccinations have long been the center of ethical scrutiny. Though on one hand, mandatory vaccinations have been responsible for eradicating many issues of days gone by like smallpox, measles, and polio, many are now arguing that vaccinations are responsible for many of the serious health concerns our population is facing. In this podcast, you ...…
 
Have you struggled to know WHAT to make for your family while you are working on learning the Power Foods Lifestyle? Are you tired of making 2 meals--one for the kids and husband, and one for yourself? Through this training, I'm going to simplify the process of meal planning for you. You know how important it is to shop and plan ahead, but with ...…
 
This episode is the Audio Version of Chapter 14 from The Power Foods Lifestyle. Kristy Jo personally reads her book and will give you great insight not only into the Sweeteners, Sauces, and Seasonings you should know about as you live the Power Foods Lifestyle, but will also help you see the value in getting your own copy of the paperback and a ...…
 
Do you experience frequent abdominal discomfort, pain associated with digestion, and frequent trips to the bathroom? If so, you may be experiencing symptoms of IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome). IBS (Irritabel Bowel Syndrome) is a category that many digestive distress conditions are thrown into–this includes changes in bowel movements, abdominal p ...…
 
In this Body Buddies podcast episode, Mary Tate courageously shares her story of debilitation for over a decade with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder from her teenage years through her mid-twenties. She lived in one room in her parents' home and didn't know if she would ever live a "regular" life. After she was able to find solutions, Mary got mar ...…
 
If you're experiencing Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto's, Hyperthyroidism, Thyroidectomy, or any other Thyroid condition, tune into the latest Body Buddies Podcast where Kristy Jo interviews Dr. Randy Lundell. In this episode, you will learn about the tests that need to take place for both under-active and overactive thyroid and feel competent in the ...…
 
I'd like to share with you the story of Cheryl, 48, from California. The Power Foods Lifestyle helped her lose 25 pounds in 8 weeks. My jaw literally dropped when I got her transformation photos after she had been living the Power Foods Lifestyle. Before the Power Foods Lifestyle, she didn't feel healthy, had endometriosis, had no energy, and f ...…
 
The Power Foods Lifestyle (PFL) Academy is NOW OPEN FOR ENROLLMENT. >> Click here to learn more and enroll now. Today marks a historical day in the shift here at Body Buddies to helping women empower theselves to STOP DIETING and start fueling their bodies. Today marks a historical day where we help women not only find the root cause of symptom ...…
 
Do you experience muscle cramps at night? Or perhaps during or after a workout? Perhaps you're experiencing one of the following symptoms of imbalanced electrolytes: Headaches, dry skin, dizziness, or irregular heartbeat. The good news is these symptoms can be easily remedied. The bad news is that many people do not remedy them, and experience ...…
 
Do you have an eating disorder? Does someone you know have an eating disorder? Do you need help navigating how to talk to others about their healthy/unhealthy mindsets? Tune into this podcast episode where Kristy Jo will talk you through it being OKAY to be in this state of mind. She will discuss the psychology, emotions, and scientific approac ...…
 
Have you wondered if using Essential Oils can help with Weight Loss? In this Body Buddies episode, Kristy Jo interviews Samantha Wright, host of the world's top-rated Essential Oil podcast--The Essential Oil Revolution. In this conversation, you will learn about the following: the key connection between oils and your psychology how Grapefruit o ...…
 
Have you been hi-jacking the Halloween candy by the handful, loving on the sugar high and convincing yourself that you don’t need to be disciplined just yet? Chances are you have been eating some of the sugar that comes on the scene of every grocery store every October 1st. Whether you’ve been wise in your portion sizes or you have already thro ...…
 
Have you ever felt like you'd never be as good as you used to be? Does it feel like you reached your prime awhile ago and that you need to accept the new path of your life? Are you READY to accept that, or do you need a little push to help you see the light? Tune into this podcast episode where Kristy Jo interviews IFBB Figure Pro, Heather Dees ...…
 
If you are a female who is wanting to better understand dieting, caloric restriction, tapering for competition or a photo shoot, and you are ready to stop hitting plateaus, this is the podcast episode for you. Kristy Jo interviews Peter Fitschen, PhD, to discuss the practical side of reaching Aesthetics goals in a world where many women are des ...…
 
When you know your friend is bingeing and purging, what are you supposed to do? What are you supposed to say? It can be a very difficult situation as you WANT to help, but you're just not sure what to say. There certainly are better things to say than others, and I want you to be careful you don't make mistakes of saying things like: "Just eat ...…
 
Does your gym have a sauna, yet you haven't known WHY you should step foot inside? Or have you heard of people discussing the amazing benefits of their visits to the sauna? I can first handedly tell you the benefits are 100% IMPACTFUL on your health and overall well-being. In this episode, I'll discuss with you 7 reasons why you should strongly ...…
 
Are you a mother who feels guilty whenever putting time into fitness and your health? Do you feel that you're doing your family and children a disservice by putting yourself as a priority? Tune into this Body Buddies episode where Kristy Jo interviews Amanda Barker, founder of HalfTee Layering, about how SHE does it as a mother, business owner, ...…
 
Fasting can be an experience you dread, whether it’s a monthly religious principle or a physical effort that you know will help you to jump-start your body into better health. However, when this tool of dietary intake control is utilized properly, fasting can be a safe and extremely effective way for the body to repair itself. Tune into this po ...…
 
If you’re experiencing Digestive Issues, Constipation, Gas, Bloating, or feeling like your body is ‘off,’ this podcast is for you. In this episode, I will share with you the Body Buddies Morning Detox Drink. You will learn the power of L-glutamine, Apple Cider Vinegar, drinking warm water, freshly-squeezed lemon, and bone broth. Additioally, I ...…
 
Are you ready to find the deeper root cause of your health frustrations? Are you willing to open your mind to new perspectives that may shift the way you view your body and abilities? In this interview with JJ Flizanes, Empowerment Strategist and Fitness Guru of over 20 years, you will learn the 5 Secrets in JJ's newest book, The Invisible Fitn ...…
 
People see a hairdresser to style their hair; a dentist to inspect their teeth; a chiropractor to help with their back. So when it comes to physical fitness, why do people think they can do it on their own? Even when it comes to people who are serious about getting in shape, they are often reluctant to sign on with a personal trainer. Is that a ...…
 
USA Today recently put out an article stating that "COCONUT OIL IS BAD FOR YOU." The article claimed that people should stop eating coconut oil immediately, that everyone should start using hydrogenated vegetable oil again, and that this "darling" of the health food industry should immediately be called out. In this Body Buddies Podcast episode ...…
 
It’s not what you know. It’s not even who you know. It’s who THEY know. Of course, your training and knowledge are important. And of course, it’s important to keep widening your network. But the most cost effective way for you to grow your business is through referrals and introductions. And it’s not just about asking for introductions (which i ...…
 
One unfortunate reality of the modern world is that there will always be someone willing to work longer hours for less money. That’s as true of the fitness industry as any. With so much competition, how can you as a personal trainer stay afloat and run your business sustainably? Make yourself specialized. Selective. Even a little bit scarce. No ...…
 
You’ve got the website. It’s filled to the brim with 3rd-party content, advertisements, and referral links. Somewhere on every page is a shirtless photo of yours truly, as if to say “You too can look like me, just sign up.” Now all you have to do is wait for the people, and their money, to start flowing in. You’ve got this online fitness thing ...…
 
Are you a woman who has wanted to learn how to walk, or improve your walk, in high heels? Then this is an interview you need to listen to! Chris, a Cornell PhD researcher, interviews Kristy Jo in Episode #160 of the Body Buddies Podcast to learn more about the following: Common mistakes women make when walking in heels How to mitigate back pain ...…
 
Whether it’s at an office desk or on the gym floor, the daily grind of hourly work get’s old. Sure, some people manage to work a superhuman quantity of hours each week and come away with good money. But what about the quality of that work? Is it providing something of true, lasting value to the client? Being a successful trainer is not about sp ...…
 
‘You can’t judge a book by its cover,’ the saying goes. And that’s absolutely true...for books. But when it comes to people, appearances really do matter. We all make subconscious judgments about other people based on their personal grooming and clothing habits. Sometimes our snap judgments don’t align with reality. But often enough, and partic ...…
 
How do you know if you're eating too little? But. . . isn't eating less the goal when you're trying to watch your weight (or watch it slide right off? ;)). The complexities of body composition shifting and nutrient proficiency can be challenging. That's why in this episode, Kristy Jo breaks it down and talks through these 9 points thoroughly to ...…
 
We can all think of that one person who doesn’t know when to say ‘enough.’ Maybe it’s money, or food, or sex. Outwardly, they seem to have everything they need. But inwardly, they are trying to fill a bottomless void with ‘more.’ For those in the fitness industry, it’s their size, their strength, their reputation, and their earnings. How does a ...…
 
If you are a current bikini, figure, fitness, physique or bodybuilding competitor, you may already recognize many of the red flags that come with the sport. If you are new to the industry or wanting to get into it, this is an episode you MUST listen to! This is a rebroadcast from an interview in June 2016. Kristy Jo was interviewed by Paul Burg ...…
 
Have the summer of your lifetime in the body you have NOW! Take the pledge to Stop Worrying and Start Living! Tune into this Body Buddies Podcast where Kristy Jo is joined by Professional Organizer and Health Coach, Jenny Layton to discuss how to LOVE your body. In this episode, you will learn: How to increase your awareness of when you're maki ...…
 
Thinking of starting your own gym? Trying to grow and improve your existing business? With so much competition in the marketplace, running a successful gym is not simply a matter of setting up a facility and watching the money roll in. All things being equal, what makes or breaks a small business is its ability to connect personally with custom ...…
 
You pay your membership dues, you get access to the gym. That’s it. Such is the conventional business model of corporate fitness. While this model may seem favorable to some employers and their insurers, it ultimately fails to meet the personal fitness needs of most employees. Meanwhile, the mid-level, traditional club is between a rock and har ...…
 
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