Fitness Simplified with Kim Schlag

Greatness Doesn’t Just Happen

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You’ll hear from people just like you as I help them work through their struggles with fat loss, nutrition & fitness. You’ll also hear insights about how to simplify fitness from experts in the field.
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How To Find The Right Diet For You!
Confused about what diet will help you finally reach your goals? Puzzled by all of the contradictory claims about fitness & nutrition? My guest Alyssa Olenick (@littlelyssfitness on IG) lays out: 1. How to figure out if a claim is legit 2. Red flags to watch out for: should I listen to this person or run fast the other way? 3. Five questions to ask yourself to see if a particular diet is a good fit for you.
1:06:15
June 26, 2019
Just Tell Me What To Eat!
Meal plans. Do they work? What are the pros and cons of meal plans? How can you create your own personalized meal plans?
22:17
June 20, 2019
How To Lose Weight Eating A Donut A Day
Can that be possible? Can you lose weight AND enjoy daily donuts? Online coach Jared Hamilton joins me to talk about his recent Daily Donut challenge.
52:52
June 14, 2019
How To Tame Your Negative Thinking
Dr. Lisa Lewis joins me to talk about various kinds of Negative Thinking: (catasrophizing, should-ing, all or nothing thinking) and strategies you can use to tame them.
54:09
June 4, 2019
How To Get Your Summer Body
3 Things You Need To Know About Getting Your “Summer Body”
13:20
May 15, 2019
What Our Successful Clients Have In Common
Weight loss is hard and the number of failed attempts is staggeringly high. Don’t let that discourage you! People *are* successful at weight loss & you can be one of them. On today’s episode we share the common habits, thoughts, attitudes & behaviors of our most successful clients.
52:47
May 8, 2019
How To Lose Weight If You’re A Picky Eater. Episode 23
How To Lose Weight If You’re A Picky Eater
42:30
May 1, 2019
The One Where We Share Our Biggest Struggles With You
Struggling with things but feeling helpless?? You’re not alone! On this week’s episode of Decades of Strength, Sam, Nichole, and I discuss our biggest struggles in the present moment and how we manage them without being defined by them.
53:15
April 26, 2019
Don’t Blame Your Genetics #22 w/Susan Niebergall
“My genetics stink! Obesity runs in my family. I work at this. I work hard at this. I don’t coast.” - Susan Niebergall. There’s no question that genetics have an impact on both our health & our physiques. But... does that mean you’re destined to be overweight & unhealthy? Listen in as Susan & I discuss how she got into the best shape of her life in her 50’s, even with the genetic cards stacked against her.
49:24
April 18, 2019
The Comparison Trap: Decades of Strength Episode 14
We’ve all done it. We look at a sliver of someone else’s life; a teeny moment in the grand scheme of the whole and we measure the totality of our existence against it. “She’s so put together. Why can’t I be like that?” “She’s so confident. Why do I always doubt myself?” “If only I had her abs/butt, arms/hair... When in reality: she may be a hot mess in some areas of her life or have anxiety about constantly trying to be “perfect.” She might doubt herself in private & be fearful of being “found out.” She might not like her butt/arms/hair. Or she might have a terrible quality of life trying to keep those abs. In any case- it has no bearing on you and your life. Listen in as Sam, Nichole and I discuss strategies for staying in your own lane, minimizing the sources of comparison in your life that do not serve you and remembering that your worth does not depend on your body.
44:39
April 11, 2019
Lean Habits For Lifelong Weightloss with Georgie Fear
Episode 21 Listen in as Georgie & I discuss the 4 core habits that can help you lose weight.
59:18
April 3, 2019
Repairing Your Relationship With Food Decades of Strength Ep 13
Do you feel anxious about food? Can you imagine a time when you could eat, lose weight & not stress about every single bite? On this week’s episode of The Decades of Strength special guest Sarah Duff joins us as we talk about how we each healed our relationship with food and what it really means to flexible diet.
36:58
March 27, 2019
Decades of Strength Ep. 12: Things We Wish We Knew When We Started
We all get to make our own mistakes, but there’s a lot to learn from hearing about the mistakes others have made. Listen in as Sam, Nichole, and I chat about the mistakes we’ve made over the years with nutrition, fitness & body image. We tell you allll about what we wish we knew when we first started our fitness journeys.
44:58
March 14, 2019
The One Thing You Shouldn’t Do When You’re In Pain with Dr. Jacob Harden
Dr Jacob Harden on low back pain, shoulder pain, knee pain...If something hurts “Don’t do that” is kinda the go-to advice. What other options are there? How to prepare your body for the demands you place on it. Reducing your risk of injury. What is the main driver behind injury? It’s probably not what you think it is:)
1:00:26
March 7, 2019
How to Feel Good & Stay on Track When You Travel. Decades of Strength Ep 10
Dieting + vacation often equals stress. “Will I lose all my progress?!” “What will I eat?!” “Should I count my calories?” Take a listen to hear Sam, Nichole, & I share our best strategies for stress free vacationing. Relax! It’ll all work out:)
45:41
February 27, 2019
Menopause: Surviving & Thriving
As a perimenopausal woman I can tell you these years, though challenging can still be some of the best years of your life. Amanda & I chat about the symptoms that have rocked our worlds & strategies to manage them. Can you lose weight and look amazing during these years?
58:07
February 23, 2019
Self Care
How do you cope with stress? If food or Netflix binges are your go-to we’ve got a few other options to elevate your self care. Sam, Nichole, & I talk about our approaches to self care, how you can fit it into your already packed life & what it can do for you.
54:52
February 13, 2019
Tired of Starting Over? Listen Now to Learn How To Never Have To Start Over Again
In this Episode I’m joined by Jordan Syatt. Jordan’s a 5x World Record powerlifter, as well as an incredible coach. He’s helped 100’s, if not 1000’s of people to lose fat, get defined, improve their relationship with food, get insanely strong & build thriving businesses. J’s actually my powerlifting coach & my biz coach & in this episode we hash out 5 of the most important lessons he’s taught me- including a fantastic discussion on how to never have to start over at fat loss again. Whether you’re interested in fat loss, building an online business, being a better coach, or increasing your deadlift you’re gonna get some fantastic advice from a world class coach.
1:05:22
February 6, 2019
Fitness Isn’t One Size Fits All
Decades of Strength Ep 9. There are lots of ways to train to get great results! Sam, Nichole & I share how we train- how often, what we do, how do we decide what to do, rest days & how has our training changed over time. We want you to see the range of possibilities open to you when it comes to strength training.
1:01:24
January 31, 2019
5 Things Every Middle Aged Woman Needs To Know About Lifting Weights
If you’re a woman over 40, here are 5 Things you need to know about lifting weights.
12:47
January 23, 2019
Fat Loss Essentials Decades of Strength Ep 8
What’s a macro & why do they matter anyway? Everything you need to know about fats, carbs & protein. How much of each do you need? What are the best sources? We break it all down.
59:27
January 16, 2019
Ep 16 New Year’s Motivation with Carter Good
If you’re feeling motivated to lose weight now that the new year’s here, let’s get that motivation channeled towards success! Fat loss coach Carter Good tells you how.
43:49
January 9, 2019
Decades of Strength Mythbusters Edition
What happens if you eat carbs at night? If you’re not sweaty or sore after a workout was it a bad workout? Women & weights- will lifting make you bulky? Is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Join Sam, Nichole and I as we uncover the truth about these confusing topics.
42:52
December 27, 2018
Greatness Doesn’t Just Happen
10x I.P.F. World Powerlifting Champion Jen Thompson. I don’t know about you, but I’m fascinated by people who are the best at what they do. What makes them tick? Jen & I talk about what’s gone in to getting her to the level she’s at in her sport today.
45:28
December 19, 2018
Goals: How To Make Them & Actually Achieve Them
On this week’s episode of Decades of Strength we discuss strategies for goal setting, how to reach your goals, and our biggest secrets for achieving success - whether it be in your business, your fatloss journey or your mindset.
59:48
December 12, 2018
Calories In Calories Out. Is Weight Loss Really That Simple? With Chad Hargrove
Episode 13 Chad Hargrove and I discuss calories in/ calories out. Is weight loss really that simple?
57:21
December 5, 2018
Getting Back on Track After the Holidays - Decades of Strength Ep 5
Did you fall off track after the holiday? Or are you worried about messing up or losing all your progress between Thanksgiving and Christmas? On today’s episode Sam, Nichole, & I discuss how to get back on track after the holidays or really any episode of overeating or missing workouts. We give you real-life strategies for getting back on track, & manage stress during the holiday season without sabotaging your fat loss efforts.
51:22
November 28, 2018
Pee while running/lifting/jumping? Is that just how it is or is there a solution?
Is stress incontinence just a normal part of life? Pelvic floor physiotherapist Chana Ross sheds some light on this sensitive subject.
47:28
November 19, 2018
Decades of Strength Ep 4 How to enjoy the holidays, remain sane & still lose weight.
Is it possible to enjoy the holidays (including the food,) stay sane & still lose weight? YES!
54:23
November 12, 2018
How is Diet Culture Affecting You & Your Children & What You Can Do About It with Dana Suchow
Ep 12 Dana Suchow, Eating Disorder Prevention Specialist talks about how you can help yourself (and your kids) overcome the negative effects of diet culture. We also talk about body positivity & fat loss. Are they possible at the same time?
55:54
November 5, 2018
Decades of Strength: Why Being Strong is Fun & Empowering
Does seeing yourself get stronger get you excited? On today’s episode, Sam and I recap our recent powerlifting competition where we both set new personal records and talk about our experience getting stronger when surrounded by a bunch of other strong women! Powerlifting is a place for anyone who wants to chase strength and prove to themselves they can do it! Kim and I share misconceptions about the sport, how we both got into it, and why we love it so much. Truthfully, it’s addicting getting stronger, and if lifting weights and chasing strength goals is something you love to do, I suggest you listen to this episode, because you might just find yourself competing in the future!
27:52
October 31, 2018
#11 How to Get Better Results by Managing Your Expectations
Coach Sarah Duff @sarahdufflifestyleandfitness talks about how managing your expectations and getting past perfectionism gets you better results.
57:04
October 22, 2018
Weight Loss Plateaus, Meal Prep & More
The ladies of Decades of Strength help you figure out if you're in a weight loss plateau and if so, what to do about it. We also share our best meal prep tips and tricks.
56:44
October 15, 2018
Ep 10 How To Spot Fitness BS
Nia Shanks joins me & breaks down some of the biggest fitness myths. We also talk about a different kind of before & after snapshot.
54:02
October 8, 2018
Behave Your Way To Fat Loss Success
Leslie Hooper talks about Behaving your way to fat loss success, eliminating diet deprivation & what the 5% of people who are successful at dieting are doing differently
55:58
October 1, 2018
Episode 8 Getting Out of a Fitness Rut with Amber Brueseke
Amber Brueseke of @ biceps.after.babies walks you through 4 specific steps you can take to get out of a fitness rut
42:54
September 24, 2018
How to get fit without getting stressed out.
Fitness & lifestyle coach Marci Nevin talks about how to take the stress out of getting fit. She also describes her personal fight with multiple autoimmune diseases & how she has made both physique & performance progress despite the unique challenges those diseases present.
45:11
September 17, 2018
The Decades of Strength Podcast
The women of Decades of Strength: Sam Altieri, Nichole Guerrette, Kim Schlag, & Susan Niebergall talk about their own paths to getting fit & how you can get started as well.
53:10
September 10, 2018
Episode 6: 5 Small Habits for Big Weight Loss Results
In this solo episode I share 5 small changes you can make today that can lead to big weight loss results.
09:29
September 2, 2018
Episode 5: How to Quit Yo-Yo Dieting & Get Strong
On today's episode I speak with my friend & fellow online fat loss coach Sam Alteri of Balance With Sam. Sam & I share our experiences with yo-yo dieting & how we finally stopped that nonsense. If you're in that cycle now, this episode is for you. We also talk lifting: what it can do for your body, your mind & your confidence.
1:00:48
August 22, 2018
Social Eating Without Busting Your Calorie Bank
How can you enjoy eating out & going to parties and still lose weight or maintain your progress? My guest Tracey also shares with us a whole buncha high protein options for plant based eaters.
24:02
July 10, 2018
Getting Lean & Not Getting Hung Up on The Scale
If you have questions about losing weight you will so relate to Becky (@consistencyisthesecretsauce) Follow along as we hash out her questions about what actually works to lose the weight, how many calories to eat, and how to measure progress without the scale.
32:54
May 31, 2018
Coach Nik Reese: Motivation, Positivity & Killer Pineapples
Holistic Online Fitness Coach Nik Reese talks about the 1 thing that can help you succeed at fat loss
24:32
May 18, 2018
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