EP153: Stay Strong! Defend Yourself Against Sexual Abuse


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The number of sexual assaults against women in the U.S. is staggering. Drew’s guest, Miyo Strong, is determined to lower that number and protect as many women and girls as she can. She is a mother of two, a sponsored athlete and she teaches jiu-jitsu in her self-defense classes in Utah. During today’s conversation, Miyo shares her very personal story, how a blend of keto and intermittent fasting help her to stay in shape physically and mentally and the importance of empowering women.

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Key Takeaways:

[7:41] Jujitsu helped Miyo feel empowered after she was abused.

[13:32] Miyo teaches self-defense classes and day-long self-defense seminars to women in Utah.

[14:36] How to talk with girls and women about sexual abuse and self-defense.

[24:44] Therapy can be the best way to talk through the guilt and shame that commonly come from abuse.

[31:46] Miyo had several personal hurdles to overcome in 2003.

[35:05] Miyo is genetically fit for keto but also benefits from intermittent fasting and carb cycling.

[43:08] Miyo’s advice for women.


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