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Keep Yourself Well

Keep Yourself Well

By Kalli Youngstrom
Host Kalli Youngstrom aims to bridge the gap between mental and physical fitness with an emphasis on ketogenic nutrition and lifestyle optimization!
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Episode 04 - Jason Cain

Keep Yourself Well

Episode 13 - 8 Lessons From 8 Years in Business
Being an entrepreneur was not Kalli's original plan while navigating her undergraduate education, but it became her path afterward. In honour of World Entrepreneur Day this week, Kalli sat down to reflect on how her health business has morphed over the years and lays out a few non-traditional life and business lessons she discovered along the way. 
November 21, 2021
Episode 12 - Jessica Buettner
The road to an International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) world record is a hard one. Saskatoon powerlifter Jessica Buettner holds a few of those records. Her path to barbell domination is a complicated one. Over the last eight years, she's built her strength while navigating Type 1 Diabetes, something she was diagnosed with at 11 years old. In this episode, Jess and Kalli get into mindset and motivation, nutrition, recovery, social media, and the strategy around how she conquered worlds. Strap in, this is a good listen.
November 14, 2021
Episode 11 - Balance, Burnout & Defining Personal Success
In this episode, Kalli looks at how much we give of ourselves in the various facets of our lives. Where are you putting too much effort, and what is lagging behind and suffering? What is your priority and what is your purpose? As one human, you cannot give 100% in all areas. If you're killing it in your career, but have no family life or socialization time, are you fulfilled? Taking a look at how you balance your time and effort may help you both be, and feel, successful.
November 7, 2021
Episode 10 - Adriana Johnsgaard
It was not one, but two cancer diagnosis that changed the personal and professional path of Saskatoon's Adriana Johnsgaard. A self-proclaimed bio hacker and life enthusiast, this non-practicing physician is now a cancer "thriver" and is board certified in functional medicine. In this episode, her and Kalli get dig into the road Adriana is on and how she got there.
October 30, 2021
Episode 09 - The Art of Starting
Whether you do or you don't, the time will pass anyway. In this episode, Kalli gets into why you should be setting goals, trying to learn new things, and pushing our personal development, regardless of your age. And, if you're considering flipping the switch, and trying something new, Kalli will tell you why you should do it. And, she has some tips on how to commit to following through in uncomfortable experiences with some advice on how to flex your embarrassment and failure muscles.
October 24, 2021
Episode 08 - Dr. Kurtis Gryba
"I learned I cannot tie my identity to what I do." -Life is what happens when we're making other plans. A former athlete, Dr. Kurtis Gryba found his way to the healthcare system after a very serious knee injury. In this episode, Kalli and Kurtis get into his athletic history, his shift in identity and his road to becoming a chiropractor, the holistic theory of his practice, and how he helps his guide patients through recovery into a resilient body and mind.
October 17, 2021
Episode 07 - Holiday Health Hacks
"I will never tell you that you can't have pie." Navigating the holidays can be a challenge when it comes to maintaining personal goals, enjoying time with family and friends, and sticking to your nutritional goals. But, this episode isn’t about how to avoid gaining weight over Thanksgiving (or any other food-focused holiday). Instead, Kalli names her Top 10 tips to help you feel your best mentally and physically over Thanksgiving. Her intention is to help you dodge obstacles and to set yourself up for success so you can be present and create fond memories with your loved ones.
October 9, 2021
Episode 06 - Brooke Johnson Isaak
The myth of having it all is just that: a myth. Brooke Johnson Isaak is a proud feminist, and she's happy to tell you why. She's also a new mom, criminal lawyer, lecturer, blogger, and fashionista. This week, she and Kalli get into motherhood, gender roles, the challenges of inequality, and that always looming imposter syndrome.
October 3, 2021
Episode 05 - My Journey to Keto
The road we end up on is not always the path we intended to take. As a nutritionist, Kali has made a name for herself as specialist in ketogenic nutrition. But she did not set out for it to be that way. In fact, when she started changing her own diet about a decade ago, she didn't realize she was actually eating in a ketogenic way. Now, with the education and certifications to back it up, Kali shares how she found her way to keto, and why it's the lifestyle she chooses to champion.
September 26, 2021
Episode 04 - Jason Cain
Getting to the top of the pack at the CrossFit Games is no small feat, but Jason Cain has accomplished that, and so much more, while also balancing real life challenges. In this episode, Kalli digs into entrepreneurship, athletics, nutrition, goal setting and much more with the Saskatoon-based business owner and athlete. 
September 19, 2021
Episode 03 - Permission to Rest
We know that we can all be our own worst critics, especially when it comes to the expectations we put on ourselves for personal performance, whether that is personally or professionally. During the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, U.S. superstar gymnast Simone Biles got the world talking about mental health and boundaries when she withdrew herself from a number of gymnastics events. In this episode, Kalli digs into the expectations we put on ourselves, how we can all feel similar pressure in our daily lives, and how we can give ourselves permission to rest -- let's just call it the Simon Biles effect.
September 12, 2021
Episode 02 - Kaleb Dahlgren
When we talk about people being resilient, Kaleb Dahlgren's name should come up in the conversation. A survivor of the 2018 Humboldt Broncos bus crash, Dahlgren has been looking adversity in the eye since he was diagnosed as a Type 1 Diabetic when he was four years old. Now, an accomplished best selling author on the road to a career as a chiropractor, Dahlgren sits down with Kalli to talk about diabetic health, traumatic brain injuries, nutrition, and the jams that get him pumped out for a workout. This is one you don't want to miss. 
September 5, 2021
Episode 01 - Welcome!
Surprise! I'm Kalli Youngstrom and this is the latest labour of love in my KY Wellness family. What is Keep Yourself Well? Well, have a listen to learn a bit about me and to find out what you can expect in upcoming episodes!
September 5, 2021