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The Hustle But Healthy Podcast

The Hustle But Healthy Podcast

By Robyn Shaw
The Hustle Put Healthy podcast is all about discussing what it's like to be a busy woman all while maintaining and prioritizing fitness, nutrition and overall health.

In this show we talk about the messy life of wearing many hats and share with you the goods on how we can use our personal growth to optimize our busy lives.

This podcast is brought to you by Bodzii, an online nutrition and lifestyle coaching company dedicated to helping busy women heighten their health and fitness, and have a successful weight loss journey. Visit us at www.bodzii.com!
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Ep. 42: Picky Eating & Bringing The Entire Family Onboard Your Journey
“It’s so hard eating healthy in my house because I need to cook for my two picky eaters, my husband and also myself!” How many times have you said this or thought this while trying to make better, healthier choices for you and your family? One of the biggest obstacles in a personal weight loss/health journey as a busy woman can very well be your family - but it can also be your life raft. So on another episode of turning obstacles into opportunities, let’s listen to the new episode on our Hustle but Healthy Podcast! We brought on Veronica from @feedingpickyeaters to talk about how to get the whole family involved in a healthy eating journey. Learn how to manage multiple taste buds and personalities so you don’t have to feel that dinner time is the most stressful time of day! Pop your ear buds in or play this episode while doing some meal prep! Can’t wait to hear what you think!
57:17
April 04, 2022
Ep. 41 - When Does Self-Care Go Too Far?
There's a fine line between giving yourself the space, grace and flexibility you need to calm your mind and listen to your body, and giving yourself too much space to a point where you start missing out on habits that keep you moving forward.  This episode is an open conversation on self-care and when giving yourself grace goes too far. What can we do to stay balanced enough that we're looking after ourselves and our bodies and also take breaks when needed? This episode goes into what self-care REALLY means, vs what we see and read about it on social media. And we give our two cents on what the most basic forms of self-care are. And if we neglect these 5 things, we've gone too far.  Hope you enjoy the episode, and don't forget to follow us on Tik Tok and Instagram IG : @mybodzii @bodzii.michelle @r0bzii TT: @hustlebuthealthy
36:48
March 14, 2022
Ep. 40: Tackling Obesity with Dr. Nikita Shah
The weight loss and wellness coaching world can be absolutely overwhelming. And the obesity epidemic is no different. The energy balance equation, weight loss medication, bariatric surgery, lifestyle overhauls - how do we even begin to discuss the best path to helping women find health and happiness? The first step is to listen to a professional in this field. Enter Dr. Nikita Shah - an AOA Board Certified in Family Medicine and a diplomat to the American Board of Obesity Medicine. Her medical specialty is diagnosing the root cause of a person’s weight gain and leveraging the science of obesity medicine to achieve lasting wellness and weight loss.  She is the founder of Weight Sense Lake Nona, an obesity medicine clinic in Orlando, Fl. She also practices Family Medicine at Rosen Hotel and Resorts. She serves on the board of directors for the Physician Society of Central Florida and also is on the editorial board for The Obesity Pillars Journal. In this episode, we talk about just how complex weight loss can be and how to tackle it from the ground up.  Listen up!
58:13
February 28, 2022
Ep. 39: Overcoming Emotional Eating Once And For All
Welcome to Episode 2 of Season 2! Michelle and I are showing up today to talk to you about overcoming emotional eating. And the challenges we face when we succumb to these moments of "weakness" in our health and weight loss journey. I think it's important to note that Michelle and I are coaches, not doctors nor disordered eating specialists. And we continue to build out network of professionals that we can outsource too when needed.  We are, however, coaches! And what we DO do (very well I might add) is lead people to behaviour change. And like always, we're going to lead you to take actionable steps towards a better, more mindful and more intentional you. So dive in to this episode and let's talk about anxiety, fear of food, awareness exercises, and action steps.  Don't forget to follow us on IG @mybodzii @bodzii.michelle @r0bzii
58:21
January 31, 2022
S2, E1: Welcome to Season 2! Women, weight loss, and the truth!
WELCOME TO SEASON 2! Well, sorry but we’re off to a rocky start with this episode but because i really wanted to get this episode out AND because we’re in lockdown, you’re getting this episode on the fly and that means my audio is a bit shoddy. My apologies, we’ll get it together for next episode. That doesn’t mean the CONTENT ISN’T LIT THOUGH. We talk about our holidays, how we controlled our eating, how we enjoyed ourselves. We talk about acupuncture, lessons we’ve learned recently, announcing my new cut phase I’m going through and also just the realities we go through as women in a health and fitness journey. As always, we keep it real. Don’t forget to follow us on instagram @mybodzii @bodzii.michelle @robzii Let’s do it!
53:10
January 17, 2022
Ep. 37: Season 1 Finale! Surviving the Holiday Season, Year in Review
It's been an AMAZING year! Thank you to all our listeners who have helped us grow little by little over the past year. We're excited to bring you a new season in January and continue to help you grow through your health and weight loss journey. In this episode, we're diving into details about our 21 day habit tracking challenge, how to survive the holidays so you don't feel like absolute garbage come January, and the highs of our last year at BODZii.  Put this one in your ears, go for a walk, and end the year with us on a healthy note!
01:12:08
December 13, 2021
Ep. 36: Weight Loss & Your Mindset - The Key To Consistent Execution
One of the biggest obstacles I see in Women's weight loss journeys is self-sabotage. We are constantly getting in our own way and not believing we're actually worthy of change - leading us to inconsistent execution.  A successful journey is 90% mindset. In today's episode, Michelle and I talk about why it's so important and give you some exercises on how to build your growth mindset every day. 
49:07
November 29, 2021
Ep. 35: Pocket Coach Series - Patience Is Key
Imagine if you had a coach in your back pocket?⁠ ⁠ And every time you felt like you were slipping, needed a boost of motivation, or had a question about something, you had access to your coach immediately. ⁠ ⁠  I mean, other than the fact that our weight loss coaching service is exactly that, we've ALSO decided to give you your own "pocket coach" on the FGB Podcast.⁠ ⁠ Coach Michelle (@bodzii.michelle) and I are putting together a mini series of 6, 10 minute podcast episode that cover the MOST COMMON obstacles and roadblocks that our current members go through every week.  We're addressing them, getting real with you, and making sure that you have everything you need to stay focused. So the next time you feel like you need a boost, pop one of these episodes in your ear and take a listen.⁠ ⁠  Today we're talking about the KEY INGREDIENT TO WEIGHT LOSS - Patience. Let's get into it.
15:17
November 01, 2021
Ep. 34: Pocket Coach Series - Making It A Priority
Imagine if you had a coach in your back pocket?⁠ ⁠ And every time you felt like you were slipping, needed a boost of motivation, or had a question about something, you had access to your coach immediately. ⁠ ⁠  I mean, other than the fact that our weight loss coaching service is exactly that, we've ALSO decided to give you your own "pocket coach" on the FGB Podcast.⁠ ⁠ Coach Michelle (@bodzii.michelle) and I are putting together a mini series of 6, 10 minute podcast episode that cover the MOST COMMON obstacles and roadblocks that our current members go through every week.  We're addressing them, getting real with you, and making sure that you have everything you need to stay focused. So the next time you feel like you need a boost, pop one of these episodes in your ear and take a listen.⁠ ⁠  Today we're talking about how we can start making YOU a priority.
12:28
October 25, 2021
Ep 33. Pocket Coach Series - Handling Social Events
Imagine if you had a coach in your back pocket?⁠ ⁠ And every time you felt like you were slipping, needed a boost of motivation, or had a question about something, you had access to your coach immediately. ⁠ ⁠  I mean, other than the fact that our weight loss coaching service is exactly that, we've ALSO decided to give you your own "pocket coach" on the FGB Podcast.⁠ ⁠ Coach Michelle (@bodzii.michelle) and I are putting together a mini series of 6, 10 minute podcast episode that cover the MOST COMMON obstacles and roadblocks that our current members go through every week.  We're addressing them, getting real with you, and making sure that you have everything you need to stay focused. So the next time you feel like you need a boost, pop one of these episodes in your ear and take a listen.⁠ ⁠  Today we're talking about how to handle social events, birthdays and holidays while still feeling like you're in control.
13:07
October 14, 2021
Ep. 32: Pocket Coach Series - The Overwhelm of Conflicting Information
Imagine if you had a coach in your back pocket?⁠ ⁠ And every time you felt like you were slipping, needed a boost of motivation, or had a question about something, you had access to your coach immediately. ⁠ ⁠ I mean, other than the fact that our weight loss coaching service is exactly that, we've ALSO decided to give you your own "pocket coach" on the FGB Podcast.⁠ ⁠ Coach Michelle (@bodzii.michelle) and I are putting together a mini series of 6, 10 minute podcast episode that cover the MOST COMMON obstacles and roadblocks that our current members go through every week. We're addressing them, getting real with you, and making sure that you have everything you need to stay focused. So the next time you feel like you need a boost, pop one of these episodes in your ear and take a listen.⁠ Today we're talking about the overwhelming feeling of not knowing what to do. And not knowing if you're truly on the right path. How can we navigate it? How do we know what's true? Let's find out.
11:03
October 04, 2021
Ep. 31: Pocket Coach Series - Lacking Motivation?
Imagine if you had a coach in your back pocket? And every time you felt like you were slipping, needed a boost of motivation, or had a question about something, you had access to your coach immediately.  I mean, other than the fact that our weight loss coaching service is exactly that, we've ALSO decided to give you your own "pocket coach" on the FGB Podcast. Coach Michelle and I are putting together a mini series of 6, 10 minute podcast episode that cover the MOST COMMON obstacles and roadblocks that our current members go through every week. We're addressing them, getting real with you, and making sure that you have everything you need to stay focused. So the next time you feel like you need a boost, pop one of these episodes in your ear and take a listen. Today let's talk about motivation vs. discipline.
09:20
September 27, 2021
Ep. 30: Pocket Coach Series - Lacking Time?
Imagine if you had a coach in your back pocket? And every time you felt like you were slipping, needed a boost of motivation, or had a question about something, you had access to your coach immediately.  I mean, other than the fact that our weight loss coaching service is exactly that, we've ALSO decided to give you your own "pocket coach" on the FGB Podcast. Coach Michelle and I are putting together a mini series of 6, 10 minute podcast episode that cover the MOST COMMON obstacles and roadblocks that our current members go through every week. We're addressing them, getting real with you, and making sure that you have everything you need to stay focused. So the next time you feel like you need a boost, pop one of these episodes in your ear and take a listen. Today, we're talking about what to do when you feel like you have no time.
13:05
September 20, 2021
Ep. 29: 7 Weight Loss Tips For Busy Ass Women
We love to use "I'm too busy" as an excuse. It's the oldest one in the book.  As a busy women, it is our full responsibility to understand and truly believe that the most basic forms of self care - sleep, stress management, exercise, good food and proper hydration - are just as much our responsibility as any other thing on our priority list. We need to use them to perform our best in all our different roles, or else we're simply not doing the best we can.  Here are 7 ways to use to stop using the "I'm too busy" excuse and start working toward a much better self. Read the article on the bodzii blog. - https://www.bodzii.com/post/7-ways-to-stop-using-im-too-busy-as-an-excuse
32:09
September 13, 2021
Ep. 28 - How Mandy Lost 30lbs on BODZii
We're so excited to start showcasing real stories about real life busy women who are nothing short of amazing. ⁠ Take Mandy (@mandydautremont) for example. She's a mother of two, works a full time job, and has a million things on her plate on a good day. Yet, her and @bodziimichelle teamed up and now she's down 30lbs. ⁠ On this episode, Mandy shares with us the details on her journey. Not just what she's doing, but how she's keeping a positive mindset and what she's learning along the way. ⁠ I hope this story helps and inspires you! ⁠ Get your steps in and take a listen. ⁠ ⁠ Happy Monday ♥️ 💜 ⁠
44:13
August 23, 2021
Ep. 27: Emily O'Brien - From Convict To Social Entrepreneur
Battling back from addiction and a Federal sentence for drug smuggling to building a booming social enterprise, Comeback Snacks (@comebacksnacks), Emily O’Brien’s (@emz.obrien) evolution from convict to entrepreneur is a story about lessons learned, resilience, determination, forgiveness and how to take a bad situation and turn it into endless positive opportunities.⁠ ⁠ On Today's episode, we got to unpack Emily's story, and we talked about:⁠ ⚡️ How she turned such a negative time in her life into something positive⁠ ⚡️Her process of starting a biz behind bars⁠ ⚡️Her mental health and attitude towards fighting setbacks⁠ ⚡️Overcoming eating disorders and how she uses activity and good food to help her thrive⁠ ⁠ This one is a great episode! So get your steps in and get listening!⁠ ⁠
42:53
August 10, 2021
Ep. 26: The Only Way To Prevent Burnout: Discussing The FGB Continuum
The FGB Continuum is a perfect way to showcase a similar scale to determine how easily we can fall into burnout, if we're not careful. ⁠ ⁠ As busy women, we're always striving for balance. We think that if we can create some balance, we'll never get burnt out. However - as a scale works - the slightest amount of time gone neglecting ourselves tips us closer towards burnout. ⁠ ⁠ But what if we didn't see "well balanced" as the gold standard for busy women? What if we started pushing "FIT & SUCCESSFUL" (being a FGB) as the goal? We'd then have a much larger hedge against ever being burnt out. ⁠ Being a FGB gives us constant growth in our health, fitness, mental health, relationships, business and professional lives without ever getting close to a point of burnout. Remember, fitness and nutrition isn't separate from your career. It's a part of it. It is your responsibility. It isn't just something else on your plate. It's allowing you to work smarter, more efficient, and more sustainably. In this episode, we talk about: - What an FGB is - What a girl boss means to Bodzii - What the Health continuum looks like - How we can marry fitness and entrepreneurship together to avoid burnout  READ THE ARTICLE HERE - https://www.bodzii.com/post/the-fit-girl-boss-continuum-health-fitness-and-your-career
32:60
August 04, 2021
Ep. 25: Building Habits on a 40+ Hour Work Week
Here's what we talk about in this episode (on top of us yammering on about the Olympics and working out for 20 minutes):⁠ - The attitude to bring towards building habits⁠ - How to create a realistic plan of action to build habits⁠ - How to manage your boss and coworkers if you're working in an office job while trying to prioritize your heath (this is what we're talking about in this clip!)⁠ - MUCH MORE⁠⁠ Creating any lasting change starts with habits. Creating new ones, breaking old ones. We've all seen the challenges, studies and literature on habit building.⁠ If you've read the book 'Atomic Habits', you're off to a great start. James Clear says "on average, it takes more than 2 months before a new behavior becomes automatic — 66 days to be exact"⁠ ⁠Now, if it's 66 days into your journey and you're still having trouble sticking to something, don't worry about it!⁠ Since this podcast is meant for the busy woman who's working 40+ hours a week, the reality is that it's probably going to take you even longer to make a habit turn into something you can do for the rest of your life.⁠⁠ But that's okay. More than okay.⁠ ⁠
59:39
July 26, 2021
Ep. 24: Cut Vs. Bulk Vs. Maintain - Choosing The Right Phase For Your Journey
When's the last time you did a goal setting session with yourself? When's the last time you did a goal setting session with a coach? If you answered "never" to the latter, then you might be doing yourself a disservice by not fully understanding if you're setting realistic goals for yourself. If you set yourself a goal and then a plan of action, it's not your fault if your action items don't line up to your goal - it might just be that you don't have all the information you need yet in order to make a proper plan. So, let me try and help out a little bit to clarify the three big general goals people usually have when it comes to fitness and nutrition: Cutting, Maintaining, and Bulking. What's the difference? What's required? And as a busy girl, what phase should you choose so that you can get the most results without becoming burnt out and overwhelmed?
45:49
July 19, 2021
Ep. 23: Vicky Nguyen, Founder of Yummmmbar
Today we're talking with the owner of Yummmmbar. We're excited to talk with someone who's left the corporate world and found her passion in a space that brings her complete joy. And other's a full belly! Of course we're all about sustainable nutrition. And so this episode is the perfect match up where we talk good food, and busy women. Founder, Vicky Nguyen, relied heavily on granola bars to curb hunger pangs. Although tasty, those snacks never filled her up or kept her satisfied, instead it left her wanting more. It was a constant battle between the mind and the taste buds. She tried the health bars at the specialty food markets, but nothing seemed to satisfy her palate, belly or wallet. Without a lot of experience in the kitchen, she experimented with different healthy ingredients that could potentially keep her fuller longer and finally came up with a creation of her own. As the first taste tester of this new creation, she was delighted to see this bar made a great impression on her younger sister. Shortly after, she brought a bar to work and let one of her colleague taste-tested it. That’s when he planted a seed in her head to start selling the bars.
53:36
July 06, 2021
Ep. 22: 8 Weight Loss Mistakes Women Make
Read the full article on our blog! You don't need us to tell you that losing weight can be frustrating. Let's just make sure you're not making any of these mistakes so we can get you closer to your goals. In this episode I've compiled 8 mistakes that I see the MOST when working with our group of women in our 1:1 coaching program. I've asked our coaches to pitch in on writing this article so I could get their views, options, insight and some different angles as well.  These are mistakes that we all are going to make. And the reality is that our health and weight loss journey is a big trial and error process a lot of the time. However, we can build some awareness around when we're making these mistakes which will allow us to reframe our mindset, and pivot a bit quicker into the right direction. The 8 mistakes are: We're impatient We compare ourselves to others We aren't actually in a caloric deficit We stress out a lot We set unrealistic expectations We work against our physiology, not with it We eat on the run We're afraid of the weights
01:04:36
June 28, 2021
Ep. 21: Working out for weight loss, happiness, and sustainability
LET'S TALK WORKOUTS, TRAINING, AND ALL THINGS ACTIVITY. ⁠ This is a classic Michelle & Robyn shoot the shit episode. But I promise we also dive loads into:⁠ 💥Our history of working out and how our training has progressed⁠ 💥How we've tackled and managed injuries⁠ 💥Training for performance vs. Training for weight loss/aesthetics ⁠ 💥CrossFit classes and how to prevent burn out⁠ 💥The BODZii Core Program - how it's designed⁠ 💥How to workout for weight loss and sustainability, and happiness!!⁠ ⁠Michelle being an ex-hockey player, CrossFitter, and now working out as a Mom and Coach, and myself being an ex-swimmer, CrossFitter, CrossFit coach, and now prioritizing functional body building, we have TONS to talk about. ⁠ This one is jam packed, and a bit of a longer one. Which I'm stoked about. So get your steps in and get it in your ears!⁠ ⁠
01:24:38
June 21, 2021
Ep. 20: Shannon Cundell on Career Changes & Supporting Women and Girls
If doing this podcast has taught me anything, it's that there is no shortage of incredible women doing incredible things.  This week we have @shannoncundell. Shannon's specific role within her and her husband's company is the Marketing and Account Manager. She loves supporting clients' goals and inspiring connection through custom apparel and branded merch. She was an elementary teacher for almost ten years prior and is passionate about advocating for women and girls. This past year has been no easy feat for any small business owner. Shannon shares her unique experiences within her business as she and her husband manage to navigate the e-commerce world.  Pop this episode in your ear buds, take a walk and get inspired!
37:28
June 14, 2021
Ep. 19: Working on Your "Why" For Life Long Health And Weight Loss
A solo FGB Short with Coach Robyn. I remember the first time I was told to watch Simon Sinek's "How Great Leaders Inspire Action" video. You might know it better as the "Why" video. You might not have any idea what I'm talking about in which case, do yourself a solid and put this book down for 20 minutes to catch up. "The goal is to do business with people who believe what you believe" was a line that stuck with me when I first watched it. And it's definitely stayed with me ever since. If we think about ourselves as consumers, we assimilate ourselves with brands because we believe what they believe. Or, we want people to perceive us as someone who is aligned with a certain brand. The best brands make us act. In this particular case, in the form of buying. Having a solid "why" acts as a foundation that we can fall back on. As a brand, all actions, systems, messaging, marketing etc. are surrounding that "why". If the "why" is solid enough, all actions will be aligned, messaging is clear, people are responding positively, and the business is successful. In this episode I talk about the every so close ties between business development/entrepreneurship and weight loss or a health and fitness journey.
19:19
June 07, 2021
Ep. 18 - Hot Girl Summer: How To Stay On Track When The Weather Gets Warm
In 30 seconds we can turn the entire year into 12 reasons why we should never get it shape, focus on our health or dial in our nutrition. One for each month.⁠⁠ Your excuses are getting tired. And so are you. And no matter what day of the year it is - we can always find a reason not to.⁠ On today's episode, we talk about how we can stay on track this month - whatever "on track" looks like for you. Whether it's finding balance with cottage weekends, keeping it dialled in or just continue hitting your protein goal. ⁠ It's something a lot of our members are getting anxious about, and so I hope this one helps you too.⁠
37:12
May 31, 2021
Ep. 17: Hustle Culture Redefined w/ Sarah Singleton
Today on the show we have Sarah Singleton who lives in Niagara Ontario where she went to university, formed a- what looks like-incredible relationship with one of her college professors who is now her business partner and is now running a networking business for female entrepreneurs passionate about making connections, sharing successes and celebrating failures. I wanted to bring sarah on the show today because we share one really common goal and mission - and thats helping female entrpreneurs as a female entrepreneur. Females who Side Hustle is an online membership dedicated to educating, supporting and empowering those who huslte in all industries. Bodzii has a very similar goal - educating, empowering and supporting busy women, or female entrepreneurs through their weight loss and health journey. Sarah also is the cohost of a podcast called Save her Seat - and so needless to say, i feel like theres a lot of common ground to talk about here.
52:40
May 25, 2021
Ep. 16: 5 Productivity Hacks For The Busy Gal
Burnout is a huge possibility for busy women. And if you took away anything from our last episode, it's that high achievers are much more susceptible to anxiety, and burnout. Which, as we all know, can lead to days, weeks or months of being unproductive. There are small things you can be focusing on every day to help you stay productive day to day, and working more focused and intently than ever before. 
32:56
May 17, 2021
Ep. 15: Creating Humour Out Of Anxiety with Sarah Ball
At Bodzii, we love to talk about all aspects of health; nutrition & physical health is at the forefront due to the nature of our coaching, however mental health is a HUGE piece of that puzzle. I am so excited to have our guest here today. Her name is Sarah Ball, she is also a current Bodzii member, being coached by Michelle. Yaaaay Sarah! Sarah is an award winning blogger, speaker, and award winning author of Fearless in 21 Days. 16 years ago she was a single mom of 2 small children, living in poverty, abandoned, and really afraid.  5 Years later, she graduated with honors, met and married her husband, bought her first home, became a writer, and had 3 more children! As Sarah describes, just when life was beginning to catch up with the Jones’ –  she got tired, really tired. That tiredness turned into burnout, and that burnout turned into depression, and then one day, after a season of trials… she couldn’t get out of bed, she couldn’t drive her kids to school, or cook dinner, or shower,  because she was mentally ill. She began having panic attacks that turned into a full-blown panic disorder. Then she developed a life changing anxiety disorder, OCD, and deep depression. She went from “how does she do it all” to stuttering, faint spells, heart palpitations, irrational fears, and despairing and suicidal thoughts. She started looking up ways to “cope” with it, and her identity became tangled in my mental illness, and she was accepting my fate. She doesn't remember a specific moment, but that internal stubbornness in her rose up. That stubbornness that had gotten her through many hard times. She rose up in me and said, “No way!” and here she is today. 
40:39
May 10, 2021
Ep. 14: FGB Short - A NEAT Way to Lose Weight!
On today's FGB Short, @bodziimichelle and I are talking about how our Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE) is split up and how we can optimize each one. ⁠ ⁠ Why is this important?⁠ ⁠ Well a lot of us tend to put all our eggs in the workout basket. I'm calling out all my lazy active people. Those of you who use your hour at the gym as an excuse to sit on your butt all day.⁠ ⁠ That aint right.⁠ ⁠ So in today's ep we're talking about NEAT - Non-exercise activity thermogenesis. Which contributes to a solid 15-20% of our TDEE. Which is a whopping amount compared to our exercise (at only about 5%).⁠ ⁠ okokok I'm going to leave it there. Go listen to the ep! It's a shorty and a goodie so click the link in my bio and scroll down to hit it up! And get your steps in while you're listening!⁠
24:40
May 03, 2021
Ep. 13: Protein - The Weight Loss Macro
Mmmmm Protein - The weight loss Macro. ⁠ It really is. And here's a solid 50 minute FGB "Short" to tell you why. We really got into it with this one because there just is SO much good stuff to talk about when it comes to protein.⁠ That, and the fact that it's one of the hardest things for people to really wrap their head around and act on when it comes to building a balanced diet conducive to any weight loss or body recomposition. ⁠ So here are the three major things we break down in this episode:⁠ 👊🏼Why protein is so important for weight loss⁠ 👊🏼How much protein you should be aiming for a day⁠ 👊🏼How to increase your protein consumption ⁠ ⁠Bing, bang, boom. ⁠ At the end of this episode, you should have a SOLID understanding of why your nutrition coach is pushing this on you so hard.  ⁠ Oh, you don't have a nutrition coach? Let's change that.⁠⁠ We're taking applications for our 1:1 Coaching program right now! So get your name in there (link in bio) ⁠ ⁠
50:45
April 26, 2021
Ep. 12: Karolina Konieczny on Managing a Gym Through a Pandemic
Today is a special episode in a few different ways. Karolina has been a close friend of mine for a few years now, and it's been special to see her grow into the confident person she is today. ⁠ I took her under my wing as a BODZii Intern, and now she's keeping one of downtown Toronto's best gyms alive a year into being shutdown. ⁠⁠ We get to shoot the shit with this hilarious, high energy girl. And that's really what this episode is - us just chatting. We talk Tik Tok, the pandemic and the struggles, how Karolina keeps such a positive attitude, Rollerblading, Yogurt, swimming, and Justin Bieber. ⁠ I'm not sure there's much we didn't talk about. ⁠ So strap in, cause it's an entertaining one. Go throw this episode in your ears and get those steps in! ⁠
01:05:56
April 19, 2021
Ep. 11: FGB Short- 10 Secrets To Weight Loss Part 3/3
We're wrapping up this mini series with the last four no-so-secret secrets to weight loss. I think this is my favourite episode yet. These four things are some of the best pieces of advice. So let's dive in!
35:30
April 12, 2021
Ep. 10: Stress Awareness Month With Reflexology & Lucy Graves
Meet Lucy. (IG @the_barefoot_brit) I cannot wait to be kicking off Stress Awareness Month with her.⁠ Lucy worked in Marketing in the publishing industry for over a decade, but after having her second child she decided to seek out a better work/life balance by becoming a Reflexology Therapist.  She studied at The Complementary Therapy School in London, England, under Melanie Bell and completed her Level 5 Practitioners Diploma in Clinical Reflexology, passing with Distinction.⁠ Lucy is the perfect example of someone who has rewritten her story. She was feeling stuck, overwhelmed, and tired. So she made a change. Now she's helping people become a better version of themselves.⁠ In today's episode we talk about Lucy's transition, her hilarious daughter, what reflexology is, and how she approaches her practise in a holistic fashion. ⁠ ⁠I have so many more questions for Lucy, so expect her back on soon.⁠
47:49
April 05, 2021
Ep. 09: FGB Short - 10 Weight Loss Secrets Part 2/3
Today we're continuing our weight loss secrets segment, where we give you 10 "secrets" to help you on your weight loss journey. Secrets, in parentheses, because these really aren't anything secretive. Or magical. They're good reminders, if anything. And we promise if you can practise these things in your daily routine you'll be able to set yourself up for sustainable results.  On todays show, we're discussing number 4, 5 and 6. Tune in!
17:56
March 29, 2021
Ep. 08: Making Donuts & Loving CrossFit with Alyssa Lancia
Alyssa is the owner of Darling Donuts in Hamilton Ontario. She's also has a 9-5 job, she's a mother to be, wife, lover of CrossFit and taking care of herself. The reason we brought Alyssa on this show is because we wanted to highlight someone who has the ultimate "go for it" attitude. By listening to Alyssa speak, you'll get inspired to just ACT. And that's what we're all about. We talk morning routines, turning her side hustle into a full time gig one day, and how she manages to get it all done in a week. And also, donuts. Because we love donuts.  Alyssa is the ultimate example of balance. 
41:36
March 21, 2021
Ep. 07: FGB Short - 10 Rules To Weight Loss: Part 1/3
All of our clients right now, in particular have been coming to us with weight loss goals. Its a bit of a funny topic to talk about especially in social media because all the haters out there are just waiting to pounce on anything BUT weight loss is a very real and very common goal. Also, weight loss in particular is often overwhelming for most because of how the industry is and what we want to do in this short and always at Bodzii is take away the static and provide factual information and real life tips. So we've gotta give the people what they want.  Today we're cover Step 1, 2 and 3
28:14
March 13, 2021
Ep. 06: Natalie Allport on Social Media, Women in Sport and being an Ex-Team Canada Athlete
Natalie Allport is a former national team snowboarder, athlete, and lifelong entrepreneur. She runs a marketing agency, 93 Agency, has over a decade of experience in social media marketing and personal branding in the athlete, sports and active brand space. She is a growth mindset and human performance nerd, and shares her mental and physical improvement journey online to inspire others to go ALL IN (also the name of her podcast). Natalie has been featured by several notable media outlets, including the Globe and Mail, on her athletic, educational, and entrepreneurial pursuits.
01:12:22
March 08, 2021
Ep. 05: FGB Short: Breaking Down the BODZii Pyramid
The BODZii pyramid showcases our philosophy on health, weight loss and your approach to sustainable results. In this episode we're going to give you a breakdown on what you should be focusing on, and when, when it comes to your weight loss journey.   We'll talk building your foundation, calories, macronutrients, meal timing and supplementation.    Listen on iTunes https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/fgb-the-fit-girl-boss-podcast/id1490478808?uo=4 Listen on Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/7IClvSn0Ui2nbdgog7kuJr   Hosts  Robyn - IG @r0bzii www.instagram.com/r0bzii  Michelle - IG @bodziimichelle www.instagram.com/bodziimichelle  Follow us  @mybodzii  www.instagram.com/mybodzii Get coaching www.bodzii.com
36:07
March 01, 2021
Ep. 04: Natalie Rivier: Why I Decided To Gain Weight
Our guest today is a boss lady that fully understands the importance of nutrition and fitness and the positive effects that both can have on our professional lives. Natalie Rivier will be joining us today, Natalie is the owner of the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition Ottawa Branch.  She is also a certified yoga teacher, pole fitness instructor, Crossfit coach and stand up paddle board instructor. Natalie also teaches the fundamentals of Nutrition Part 1, Sports Nurtrition, and the Healthy Baking & Eating for Sports Performance Culinary Workshops. The amazing thing and how we were introduced to Natalie, is that she is currently going through the Bodzii Program. As the Client Service Manager, I interview clients for case studies and during an Interview with Natalie, we had such a great, informative conversation that I said you have to join Robyn and I on our podcast. So here we are! Natalie has increased her caloric intake with us and as a result is crushing new PR’s in every single lift after being a coach and having a consistent work out schedule for the past 15 years.
01:11:14
February 22, 2021
Ep 03: Getting shit done with Julie Cole
Julie Cole is a recovered lawyer, mom of six and co-founder of Mabel’s Labels. She has helped her company bring their product to a worldwide market, gain media recognition and win countless awards. Julie is a passionate entrepreneur, published author, and sought after speaker. Julie is no stranger to the media, having appeared on NBC’s The Today Show, HLN’s Raising America, Breakfast Television, The Marilyn Denis Show, CP24, and now MOST FAMOUSLY THE FGB PODCAST. As a blogger and writer, her articles have appeared in The Huffington Post, Today’s Parent, The Globe and Mail, Profit Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Chicken Soup For the Soul - Power Moms and numerous websites.
47:33
February 13, 2021
EP 02: FGB Short - Romanticizing Your Fitness & Nutrition
This is our first FGB Short where we talk about how to Romanticize your Health, fitness, and nutrition. Our shorts are dedicated, under 30 minute, episodes where we aim to give you something you can take away and put into action TODAY.  Since valentines day is upon us, we thought this would be an appropriate topic!
28:19
February 10, 2021
Episode 01: Jaylene Howarth on Business, Fitness and Freedom
We're stoked to have launched our new podcast, FGB.  Hosts, Michelle Lawson and Robyn Shaw of BODZii interview Jaylene. The founder of Impact Medical Cosmetics, fitness and health enthusiast, reader, and champion of personal development. We talk about growing her business, focusing on her personal health, and her favourite books! 
01:01:16
February 06, 2021
Games Athlete Pete Shaw: L1 Seminar Staff & The CrossFit Games
Pete's my older brother, owner of CrossFit NCR, Level 1 Seminar Staff, Dad to be, and 2020 CF Games Athlete. Today we talk about maintaining a healthy lifestyle, building up your fitness, life on the road, and a little bit of games prep.
55:25
January 04, 2020