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The FML Podcast

The FML Podcast

By Kari Meiser

The FML podcast was created to motivate, educate and inspire women everywhere by sharing the truth about what it looks like to optimize your life through mastering your Fitness, Mindset and Lifestyle.

Kari has mentored hundreds of women into a healthier, happier lifestyle through her Fitness and Life Coaching business - KAMfit Training. Inside these episodes she shares everything she has learned along the way.
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19. Kari and Alex’s Top Lessons from 2022
19. Kari and Alex’s Top Lessons from 2022
The Esmail’s share their biggest insights after a LOADED year of starting new jobs, moving to a new state, buying their first house, getting married, traveling, experimenting with mushrooms and everything in between. Life coaching inquiries: https://kamfittraining.com/getstarted/ Kari’s IG: @kamfitt (soon to be @kariesmail) Alex’s IG: @Alexander_esmail Your ratings are GREATLY appreciated!! Time stamps: Summary of 2022 for the Esmails - 1:00 Making a calculated decision vs radical action 3:06 The power of having vision AND purpose 5:50 Stay FLEXIBLE on the way to your vision 8:45 What it means to practice equanimity 12:30 Is growth burning you out? 17:00 Self discovery vs self growth 22:38 Recognizing and melting the ego 25:00 The only 3 things that matter in life (to Kari) 27:00
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December 05, 2022
18. 7 Levels of Energy pt 2 - Hacks to Accessing Your Higher Self
18. 7 Levels of Energy pt 2 - Hacks to Accessing Your Higher Self
Today will empower you to step into your highest self and unlock your potential! I share my personal strategies to living in a creative, joyful and present headspace as often as possible. If this speaks to you and you're ready to unlock your potential, book a free consultation call at kamfittraining.com/getstarted/ and we'll chat and see if we're a good fit to work together!  Please leave a rating below if you're enjoying the FML Podcast!  Calling all people pleasers! 3:55 How to keep your cup filled 5:25 Calling all (aspiring or current) entrepreneurs! 8:03 How I access level 5 energy 12:00 Instaneous energy boost 16:50 Accessing and protecting your JOY: 19:26 How to enjoy and expand blissful moments 23:07
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October 11, 2022
17. Pep Talk : Quit Comparing and RUN YOUR RACE!
17. Pep Talk : Quit Comparing and RUN YOUR RACE!
Have you been feeling distracted and discouraged by watching everyone around you? This episode will help you GET OUT OF YOUR HEAD and focus on what you are called to do! What you are DESIGNED to do! Please don’t forget to leave a 5 star rating if you enjoy this episode! Instagram: @kamfitt @kamfitfam Book a consultation call with Kari: https://kamfittraining.com/getstarted/
06:44
September 27, 2022
16. The 7 Levels of Energy pt. 1
16. The 7 Levels of Energy pt. 1
We are all the same at the core. There is a blueprint to how we feel and behave, which means there is opportunity to take the reins over our thoughts and choices and ultimately - our lives. Today Kari explains the system she’s learned to coach people through at the Institute of Professional Excellence in Coaching, founded by Bruce D. Schneider. Don’t forget to leave a rating and turn on notifications so you don’t miss part 2! (Levels 4-7 get abundant af!) Book a consultation call with Kari here: https://calendly.com/karimeiserfitness/free-chemistry-call Learn more about the 7 levels here: https://www.ipeccoaching.com/energy-leadership-index Time stamps: Life updates (wedding, honeymoon, auntie things) 1:30  The 7 levels of energy 7:05 Identifying level 1 energy 12:05 Therapy vs Coaching 13:30 Identifying level 2 energy 15:14 The first step towards progress and growth 17:50 How to optimize your life by becoming a KAMfit client 21:45
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September 07, 2022
15. Optimizing Life Through Your Thoughts with Sean McDevitt
15. Optimizing Life Through Your Thoughts with Sean McDevitt
Today fellow life and fitness coach Sean McDevitt and I dive into all things MINDSET - beliefs, coaching, inspiration, personal practices and more that can help us all optimize our lives. Please don’t forget to leave the show a rating if you’re enjoying it! Sean’s story from getting an MBA -> fitness coach -> life coach 1:00 Tools to shift your perspective and take control of your life 13:45 Sean explains the value of life coaching 21:12 Our thoughts on the Law of attraction and manifestation 31:00 A peak inside Sean’s blueprint for success 38:00 Sean’s sources of inspiration 48:30 Thoughts about the Will Smith slap 52:00 Seans IG: @fitnessshaman DLD Nation IG: @DLDnation DLD Nation podcast: Shots to the Dome Kari’s IG: @kamfitt Inquire for life and fitness coaching with KAMfit at kamfittraining.com
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July 18, 2022
14. Turning Heartbreak into Growth with Coach Tori Weida
14. Turning Heartbreak into Growth with Coach Tori Weida
Today Tori shared her personal, inspiring story of how she fell in love with fitness - so much so that she is now impacting women everywhere as a KAMfit Training coach. Check out the time stamps below to see where the conversation took us, and if it clicks with you please give this episode a repost and tag us so we can connect! @kamfitt @toriweida Inquire for One on One Coaching with the KAMfit team: https://kamfittraining.com/inquiries/ Receive weekly workouts, recipes, and motivation: https://kamfittraining.com/freebies/ 2:00 Tori’s personal fitness journey 13:50 Do you feel like THIS about your job?? 17:50 Tori’s (oh so clever) decision making mindset 25:00 Making the most of the season you’re in 31:40 Bikini Competition vs lifestyle fitness coaching 38:20 When to hire a trainer vs a coach 42:00 The underrated key to results
51:15
March 23, 2022
13. Conquer Imposter Syndrome with Me
13. Conquer Imposter Syndrome with Me
Today I share a very personal story (including my own journal entry?!) and a key mindset shift that will help you beat “imposter syndrome” and step into the abundant life you’re truly meant for. If you love it please share this episode on social media so we can connect and leave a rating or review! IG: @kamfitt To experience Fitness & Life coaching with Kari or Fit for Life Foundations (enrollment opens MARCH 7TH 2022!) Inquire here: kamfittraining.com/inquiries ATX EmpowHer FB Group (female entrepreneur community): https://www.facebook.com/projectempowher.co/
24:15
February 27, 2022
12. Setting Life Changing Boundaries with Mental Health Counselor Margot Byrd
12. Setting Life Changing Boundaries with Mental Health Counselor Margot Byrd
I have no doubt that every person who listens to this episode will be gut punched at least once! Margot and I’s unfiltered conversation peels back the layers around boundaries, why it’s so scary setting them, and how to do it with grace and confidence. If this brings you value please don’t forget to let me know via a rating or review :) Enjoy! Boundaries are more than saying “no” 6:00 “I don’t want to” vs “I can’t” 12:20 Signs that you need better boundaries 14:45 Boundaries in friendships 21:03 Eliminating shame and embracing who we are 35:30 How to set boundaries effectively 39:53 Is “fake it til you make it” legit? 54:00 Handling confrontation when boundaries are set 56:30 The deeper fear in sticking to our boundaries and values 1:00:30 Finding the right professional help for YOU 1:05:00 How to find a therapist in your area 1:14:10 To contact Margot for in person or online counseling email margot@wellbeingstaugustine.com (must be a Florida resident) For fitness and life coaching with Kari or another KAMfit Training coach, inquire through kamfittraining.com
01:17:29
February 09, 2022
11. Mindset Renewal: A Guided Meditation and Journaling Session with Kari
11. Mindset Renewal: A Guided Meditation and Journaling Session with Kari
Light a candle, grab a pen and paper, and cozy up with me for a deep dive into our innermost thoughts and feelings about 2021 and 2022. Today's episode is all about reflecting, processing, and envisioning - How have you changed within the last year? What experiences still need healing? What desires of yours will blossom into goals and plans for the new year?  I will guide you into the corners of your mind that are seldom visited, so you can understand yourself better and create goals that will soon become reality. Prepare to feel deeply and have your mindset renewed.   For fitness and life mentorship, apply to work 1:1 with Kari here: https://kamfittraining.com/inquiries/  Please don't forget to share this episode and leave a rating and/or review if you're enjoying the FML Podcast, it is greatly appreciated! Meditation music: Away by Meydän | https://linktr.ee/meydan Music promoted by https://www.chosic.com/free-music/all/ Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
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January 24, 2022
10. Staying Physically and Mentally Healthy During Travels, Holidays, and Busy Seasons
10. Staying Physically and Mentally Healthy During Travels, Holidays, and Busy Seasons
Feel like you can’t keep your head on straight let alone prioritize your self care and fitness? Give yourself some grace and give this one a listen. And if you’re enjoying The FML Podcast please don’t forget to leave a rating or review, your feedback is extremely valuable to me! How I prep for traveling 4:00 Travel nutrition tips 9:00 An easy way to find balance during the holidays: 14:30 Overcoming the “stop and go” mentality 17:40 Time vs energy management 19:45 The #1 thing to look for in a coach/trainer 28:00 Holiday fitness stats trivia 31:40 Buffalo chicken dip recipe 34:00 Check out our website for more info on coaching with KAMfit Training! Kamfittraining.com https://1upnutrition.com/products/1up-natural-vegan-reds-greens Save an additional 20% (on top of sales) by using code “KAMFITT” IG: @kamfitt @kamfitfam
37:43
December 08, 2021
9. Breaking Fitness Stigmas with Coach Tanasia
9. Breaking Fitness Stigmas with Coach Tanasia
Join us for some girl talk as we go IN about fad diets, challenges, and progress tracking tools we believe are unhealthy and leading people astray in their fitness journeys. As we get deeper into these topics we drop some mindset shifts and practical tips for success. View testimonials and apply for 1 on 1 Coaching: kamfittraining.com/inquiries/ Time stamps: The problem(s) with the “75 Hard” challenge 3:40 Why the scale isn’t an accurate progress tracking tool 15:00 Wtf is up with no carb diets? 24:50 Fitness journey mindset shifts 36:45 Kari IG: @kamfitt Tanasia IG: @mindfullyxfit
48:51
October 14, 2021
8. Balancing Body Acceptance and Cosmetic Procedures
8. Balancing Body Acceptance and Cosmetic Procedures
Today I reveal my own experiences and mindset shifts around body image battles - cosmetic surgery, physique changes in the gym, other appearance enhancements, photo editing, and more. Time Stamps: How plastic surgery began 11:18 Kim K’s international influence 12:10 My experience and mindset making the decision to get breast implants and change my body in other ways 13:52 The golden question to ask before making a big cosmetic change 23:10 How I choose to view my “flaws” 24:46 Powerful mindset shifts 26:49 Q & A about my breast augmentation 31:55 (titty HORROR STORY) Please leave a rating and share this episode if you enjoyed it! 1:1 Fitness & Lifestyle Coaching: kamfittraining.com IG: @kamfitt
40:54
September 29, 2021
7. The REAL Reason You Can't Stay Consistent and How to Break the Cycle
7. The REAL Reason You Can't Stay Consistent and How to Break the Cycle
“I’m great for a couple weeks and then I ALWAYS fall off, I just don’t know why!” If you’ve said this before, stick around for this whole episode. I explain the science behind WHY new habits are so damn hard, and practical ways to break the cycle. Inquire for personal coaching at kamfittraining.com/inquiries The science behind creating new habits 6:08 The key step in forming new habits that most people skip 10:45 How to effectively take action 13:33 How to keep yourself motivated 14:40 What to do when you “fall off” 17:15 An underrated tip to increase the likelihood of your success 19:09 Quick recap of main points: 23:54 The true impact your growth has on those around you 27:36 A book to launch your self awareness: 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think by Brianna Wiest Sources: Atomic Habits by James Clear Good Habits, Bad Habits by Wendy Wood Badass Habits by Jen Sincero
31:44
September 15, 2021
6. How Having a Coach Radically Changed Tanasia’s Life
6. How Having a Coach Radically Changed Tanasia’s Life
Get ready to feel inspired! Today we introduce Coach Tay and dive into how she went from client to coach in LESS than one year, what it’s like outgrowing relationships, investing in yourself, reconditioning beliefs and patterns, and much more.  How Tanasia went from client to coach in less than one year 3:30 The importance of having people in your life who push you to grow 9:20 Outgrowing relationships 11:37 Tanasia’s experience as a 1:1 client with Kari 19:00 What YOU deserve to know about investing in yourself 28:00  Investing in yourself when finances are a barrier 30:17 What people expect from coaching vs what they actually get 34:58 The biggest turning point in anyone's growth journey 38:54 Tanasia’s coaching style and area of expertise 41:30 Check out client transformations and testimonials: https://kamfittraining.com/testimonials Inquire for coaching with Kari or Tanasia: kamfittraining.com/inquiries Kari IG: @kamfitt Tanasia IG: @mindfullyxfit  Team IG: @kamfitfam 
53:03
August 30, 2021
5. Mindset Shifts That Will Change Your Life
5. Mindset Shifts That Will Change Your Life
Today I answer 5 questions from the audience that focus on how to shift your mindset and habits to step into a more positive and successful lifestyle. These are very powerful tips I’ve implemented in my own life and now teach my clients as well. Check out the timestamps below to see the exact topics covered and come grow with us! Like what you hear and want to receive customized 1:1 coaching with Kari?  Inquiries: kamfittraining.com Please leave a rating below if this was helpful for you! Share this episode on an IG story and tag @kamfitt to connect and spread some positivity. Timestamps: How to lose the all or nothing mentality: 1:50 Tips for those that have a hard time eating: 9:08 Tips for starting your day out on the right foot: 12:41 When I started investing in myself: 20:18 Why you should try to reach that goal again.. and again: 22:57
27:28
July 07, 2021
4. Common Mistakes That Will Sabotage Your Health and Fitness
4. Common Mistakes That Will Sabotage Your Health and Fitness
Today I explain the top 3 mistakes people make when trying to get in better shape, and how to get back on track asap! Warning: you may be shook by some of this information, be prepared to unlearn what society taught us about fitness. Make sure you stick around until the end for trivia, there are some golden nuggets of helpful info about calorie expenditure! Please leave a rating if this was helpful! Share and tag @kamfitt on instagram to connect Time stamps: The damage of undereating: 2:14 What too much stress will do to the body: 14:20 The effects of strength training vs high intensity training:16:44 Why we tend to give up too soon: 21:51 Calorie expenditure trivia: 31:56 Which calorie calculator is the most reliable: 34:03 Website to inquire for coaching: kamfittraining.com Instagram: @kamfitt
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June 23, 2021
3. Confidence 101: Motivation, Mindset Shifts & Habits
3. Confidence 101: Motivation, Mindset Shifts & Habits
Today’s episode reveals what true confidence really means, and how you can take control of it for yourself. I share all the golden nuggets of what I’ve learned through working with hundreds of women! Time stamps: Identifying true confidence: 6:20 How moving to Austin effected me: 12:16 5 ways to build confidence: 16:06-31:10 Recap on the 5 ways^: 31:10 Exercise & psychology trivia: 33:31 If you’re enjoying The FML Podcast please don’t forget to leave a rating and/or review! IG: @kamfitt Website: kamfittraining.com Trivia fact articles: first two facts are from the NASM textbook. Facts 3-5:  https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201708/want-keep-your-brain-youthful-you-should-be-dancing https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201709/one-surefire-way-release-endorphins-your-brain https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/the-athletes-way/201710/one-hour-exercise-week-protects-against-depression 
38:16
June 08, 2021
2. Anxiety, Accountability, Career Goals & more with Alex Esmail
2. Anxiety, Accountability, Career Goals & more with Alex Esmail
Today’s episode features my fiancé, Alex, and I in our natural element discussing some topics we both feel passionately towards. We answered 5 awesome questions (listed below) from the audience, and may have even revealed some wedding updates! Time stamps: Question 1: “How did you two meet?” - 4:48 Question 2: “How do you hold each other accountable?” - 7:43 Question 3: “What are your 5-10 year career goals?” - 11:27 Question 4: “Do you experience anxiety, and if so, how do you cope?” 15:34 Question 5: “How have fitness lessons become life lessons?” - 24:40 Alex and Kari TRIVIA: 28:43 Website: kamfittraining.com Instagram: @kamfitt
36:05
May 18, 2021
1. My Top 3 Lessons + the Juicy Story on How I Learned Them
1. My Top 3 Lessons + the Juicy Story on How I Learned Them
The FML podcast was created to motivate, educate and inspire women everywhere by sharing the truth about what it looks like to master your Fitness, Mindset, and Lifestyle. Kari has mentored hundreds of women into a healthier, happier lifestyle through her Fitness & Life Coaching business - KAMfit Training. Inside these episodes, she shares everything she has learned along the way. • Episode #1 is all about sharing who I am and why I am SO passionate about what I do. The past 5 years of my journey has brought plenty of highs, lows, and lessons and I’m here to share them all - no filter added. I hope this episode resonates with you and encourages you to embrace change and hardship. If you relate to anything inside this podcast please be sure to let me know via instagram! I wanted to let you in on some stories of how I found my ‘why’ in this first episode, but have no fear. There will be lots of education and advice coming soon, so stay tuned! Website: kamfittraining.com Instagram: @kamfitt Business Instagram: @kamfitfam
29:52
April 20, 2021