Flaunt Performance

Flaunt Performance

By Aja Yasir
Flaunt Performance is THE podcast for the voluptuous, fat, curvy, plus size runner. Whether you're a weekend warrior, ultra marathoner, or casual runner; you are a RUNNER and this is your space to vent, grow, learn, become a better runner, and become a better person.
This is a no judgment zone. Also, our focus is not on weight loss. Our guests may mention it sometimes. But that's not our focus. Our focus is on self love, self acceptance, and the beautiful things we give ourselves when we run. We'll also be going deep. The things we talk about on this show will not only make us better r
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DJ Khaled and Fat Shaming?
To the personal trainer who fat shamed DJ Khaled on Instagram for working out!
07:14
May 31, 2018
Staying safe and runner self-defense with Black Belt, Instructor Yasir
I speak with my husband about running safety, fighting back, and staying alive while running. www.flauntperformance.com Thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music
30:30
October 22, 2017
Are BMI Measurements Racially Biased?
KiKi Janae from Keyed to Fit joins us to talk about racial biases in BMI measurements, the importance of core and arm strength for runners, and more! Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music
39:43
September 30, 2017
Fat Acceptance, Trauma, Childhood Fatness with Harry Minot
This show is a little different than our normal shows. We're not talking about running. We're talking about fat acceptance. There are some triggers in the show- calories, weight loss (things that we normally don't talk about on Flaunt Performance). www.flauntperformance.com Thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music
36:24
September 25, 2017
Kevin Moore of The Reembody Method
Kevin Moore of The Reembody Method- Human Movement for Pain and Injury stopped in to talk about self-love and training, bias in the fitness industry, and the physics of proper running. Thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music. www.rembody.me
41:42
September 10, 2017
Can't stand the "Dreadmill?" You'll love treadmill training after this.
I spoke with Keith Kimble of Runn Chicago about the benefits of treadmill training for all types of runners- slow, distance, injured, and more. www.runnchicago.com www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music.
22:08
August 12, 2017
My issues with HAES
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09:25
May 30, 2017
Showing up completely yourself with Jessamyn Stanley
Fat Femme, yoga star, and author Jessamyn Stanley stops in to talk about her new book Every Body Yoga. Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music. www.flauntperformance.com
43:55
April 29, 2017
100 half marathons before age 65!
Are you ready to be super inspired? I first learned about Nora Haefele from her social media posts about her half marathons. She is amazing! www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music
38:14
April 15, 2017
Murder, Mayhem, Depression, and Running
The crazy experiences I went through today and the painful reasons why I run. www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music.
34:51
April 1, 2017
Running Injury Free with Reiki- guest Jackie Linehan
Jackie Linehan, author of "Running Injury Free" and Reiki practitioner talks about Reiki, mindful running, and meditative running. http://www.thepeacefulrunner.com/running-injury-free-blog.html www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music
36:21
March 25, 2017
GIVEAWAY ALERT!!! EXCLUSIVELY for YOU, FLAUNT SQUAD!! read show notes for correction
We're giving away something fantastic!! Listen for info. ***CORRECTION- This is a giveaway to the TRAP YOGA class, not BLACK OUT!!
03:42
March 20, 2017
Yoga is for YOU...even if you really don't think so.
Mila Marshall (Kels the Yogi) stops in to talk about the benefits of yoga for runners, being comfortable enough to move fat around to get poses done, and my favorite- TRAP Music. lol. Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music www.flauntperformance.com
43:18
March 18, 2017
Running and Entrepreneurship? What do THEY have to do with each other?
Angela Stalcup from The Curvy Life stops in to talk about curvy entrepreneurs, the parallels between running and entrepreneurship, and why we're waiting for weight! www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the Music
40:35
March 11, 2017
Discrimination, Lies, and Health at Every Size
Linda Bacon PhD, author of Health at Every Size and Body Respect, joins us to talk about Health at Every Size, her extensive research on health and weight, and discrimination. Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music. www.flauntperformance.com
40:32
March 4, 2017
Crazy adventures, fun, oh and running.
I spoke with Dana Ayers about her book, "Confessions of an Unlikely Runner," her running adventures, and why having fun while running is so darn important. www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music.
33:01
February 18, 2017
Let Go of the Excuses! There is No Age Limit for Running
My mom, 40+ year running vet, joins us on today's episode of Flaunt Performance. How has she remained injury free for over 40 years? How is training different today than it was back in the day? Does size really matter when choosing a running coach? www.flauntperformance.com Special Thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music.
30:09
February 11, 2017
Barefoot Running, Fallen Toenails, and Injury Prevention
Dr. Michael Chin D.P.M of the Running Institute of Chicago joins us to talk about the good, bad, and ugly of foot and ankle health. Have people called you a weirdo because you run barefoot? Well, you may know something they don't know! www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music!
41:54
February 4, 2017
Fat Activism, Fat Phobia, and Death Threats
Ragen Chastain of Dances with Fat, Iron Fat, and Fit Fatties stops in to talk about training for the Iron Man, being a fat activist, and the abuse she's experienced for being fat. www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music
42:19
January 28, 2017
Suicide prevention and pushing through your darkest moments.
Patrece Myles from Be Unstoppable joins us to talk about how jogging helped her through low points in her life. She also talks about Stay in the Race 5K, a race that benefits suicide prevention. www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music.
34:41
January 21, 2017
Loving your body against all odds
"Women aren't allowed to be at ease in our own bodies." I spoke with the fabulous, Sara Seinberg, of Seinberg Holistic Health Coaching about body love, holistic health, and what she gains from running. www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music.
31:30
January 14, 2017
Stop asking for permission. Stop downplaying your greatness.
Are you hiding your greatness?? Leah Gilbert of Body Positive Athletes and Athena Multisport Magazine talks about how we downplay ourselves, women in sports, and her life as a plus size athlete who refuses to dim her light. www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music.
42:46
January 7, 2017
Redirecting your mind away from scarcity
Happy New Year Flaunt Squad! On this episode of Flaunt Performance, I discuss letting go of scarcity and being open to accepting abundance in our sport and in our lives.
08:39
December 31, 2016
You Don't Have to Fix Yourself. You have Everything Inside You
Are you ready to be inspired? When I first learned about Krista, I knew she HAD to be on the show. Krista Henderson of Born to Reign Athletics and I discuss training like an athlete, dropping the dieting yo-yo, and excelling in multiple sports. www.flauntperformance.com
32:22
December 24, 2016
Does BMI really matter? Have you ever been prejudged by doctors because you're a plus size runner?
Have you every been judged by doctors because you're a plus size runner? Does BMI really matter? Can you REALLY be fat AND healthy? I caught up with Dr. Sarah Kelly from the Running Institute in Chicago and www.drsarahkelly.com and chatted about this and more. go to www.flauntperformance.com to get The 10 Laws of Power for Voluptuous Runners for FREE. Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music
32:29
December 17, 2016
Why you NEED to add jumping rope to your training.
Is jumping rope part of your training? Well, on this show you'll see why it NEEDS to be. Jump rope extraordinaire, Bernadette Henry is the founder of Make it Fun NYC. She lets us know WHY jumping rope is an essential element of training. Go to www.flauntperformance.com to get the 10 Laws of Power for Voluptuous Runners for FREE. www.flauntperformance.com Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music!
29:44
December 10, 2016
Big Girls Running- Closet Running & Battling Your Inner Mean Girl.
Are you sometimes ashamed to tell people you're a runner? Do you constantly have to battle your inner mean girl while you run? What a fun time I had with Jill Angie of Not Your Average Runner talking about this stuff and more! www.flauntperformance.com Go to www.flauntperformance.com to get the 10 Laws of Power for Voluptuous Runners for FREE. Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for the music!
32:02
December 3, 2016
Do Athletic Apparel Companies Hate Fat Athletes?
Have you ever gone to an athletic apparel store only to be told they don't carry YOUR size? Did you walk away feeling like a total outcast? Dr. Deborah Ann Christel has done extensive research on the psychological impact shopping for athletic clothes has on plus size women. She shares so much insight during this episode. Go to www.flauntperformance.com to get the 10 Laws of Power for Voluptuous Runners for FREE. www.flauntperformance.com The music for this episode was provided by DJ Stak Chip.
29:51
November 26, 2016
Bullying, Weight Gain, Triumph, and Pole Dancing
I caught up with marathoner and Spartan athlete Latoya Shauntay Snell and boy did she drop loads of goodness all over this episode of Flaunt Performance Podcast. Why do some plus size women bully plus size athletes? Why do some black people believe running is for white people? What is it like being a plus size pole dancer? Latoya shares insight into all of this and more. Go to www.flauntperformance.com to get the 10 Laws of Power for Voluptuous Runners for FREE. www.flauntperformance.com Today's music is courtesy of DJ Stak Chip.
1:17:40
November 26, 2016
Knees, Safety, and Using Cross Training to Push Beyond Pre-Conceived Limitations
How can cross training improve your running performance? What in the world should we be eating to prevent hitting walls? Personal Trainer Robin Bernal gives us loads of information on knee health, personal safety, and cross training. Go to www.flauntperformance.com to get the 10 Laws of Power for Voluptuous Runners for FREE. www.flauntperformance.com Music for today's episode is provided by DJ Stak Chip
27:42
November 26, 2016
Preview Episode of Flaunt Performance!!!!! (Starting Line)
It's been such a wondering starting line. We've had so many people all over the world show us so much love. Flaunt Performance is THE podcast for the voluptuous, curvy, plus size runner. Whether you're a weekend warrior, ultra marathoner, or casual runner; you are a RUNNER and this is your space to vent, grow, learn, become a better runner, and become a better person. This is a no judgment zone. Also, our focus is not on weight loss. We will talk about that sometimes. But that's not our focus. Our focus is on self love, self acceptance, and the beautiful things we give ourselves when we run. We'll also be going deep. The things we talk about on this show will not only make us better runners, they'll propel us to destinations we never thought possible. So sit back and enjoy the ride!!! Please subscribe, rate, and review on Itunes and share with everyone you know! www.flauntperformance.com *Special thanks to DJ Stak Chip for our intro and outro music.
03:48
November 11, 2016