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Move Better with the Cheer PT Podcast

Move Better with the Cheer PT Podcast

By Laura Turner
Laura is a physical therapist, strength coach with a background in cheerleading and cheer coaching. This is the ultimate podcast for cheer moms looking to find joy and encouragement in your own health while still caring for your kids wellbeing, from someone who understands the demands of the cheer world.
Featuring interviews with strength and conditioning specialists, lifestyle, tips, and deep dives into topics like health, fitness and motivation, the Move Better with the Cheer PT Podcast has everything you need to level up your health and wellness both with and without your own cheerleader.
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Tips and Tricks to Transition from Child to Caregiver
What did you think of the new format? Did you notice a change? Let me know if you like it or want me to go back to using music as an intro :) If you have questions about ways to improve the health and safety of your loved ones at home, send me an email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com For the written version of today's episode, Move Better's Guide to Health and Fitness and the 7 Day Healthy Cheer Challenge ,not just for cheerleaders :) ,  head to https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5  Thanks for listening.  "When in doubt, breathe out" LT "Take everything one step at a time." LT "You are responsible for your own vibes." DK9
11:17
April 30, 2022
Why do I have to warm up before practice/competition?
You know you need to warm up before you exercise but did you know that shorter stretches, and more active movement is better than longer stretching before an activity? Or that conditioning is better after an activity or even better on an off day? In this episode Laura discusses why we need to be better when planning our workouts for ourselves and our athletes. You can find Laura on all social media here https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5
15:01
February 13, 2022
What to expect in regards to health and safety when your athlete is a cheerleader
A review of the recent article in the Orthopedic Journal of Sports Medicine: Understanding the Cheerleader as an Orthopedic Patient: An Evidenced Based Review by Amy L XU et al 2022  You can see the article here https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/23259671211067222?fbclid=IwAR1fvr4OcQ5kDrjpZP-XVtIzN1SPZmUAg9HRAHSl-WtlRm5cjEKgLpHxoHE  Follow this link to find and connect with Laura on all social media platforms https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5
15:57
February 03, 2022
Pilates, Khoreopils, and Cheer with Physical Therapist Keva Price
Keva is a physical therapist and pilates instructor located in Maryland. In this episode we talk about how building stability helped her recover from a shoulder injury and improved her hypermobility. Her Khoreopils are a fun way to incorporate movement into your day and are great for warming up before a workout. You can reach Keva on all her platforms and sign up for a class too @ https://linktr.ee/kevapricepilates To reach Laura email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com  Connect with Laura on all platforms and join the 7-day Healthy Cheer Challenge, or Download a copy of my top 10 Ways to prevent a cheer injury https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5
52:59
January 23, 2022
Improve longevity. Feel better. Experience more.... With Corey Jung
In this episode, Corey and I discuss more on life and how our prior experiences contribute to everything in our lives; how impoortant recovery is in overall health and movement. Words from Corey: Happiness Ease of Mind-Body and Spirit Awareness Love | Longevity | Legacy Thoughtfulness and Thankfulness Honor and Be a Good Ancestor You can follow, connect with and continue to learn from Corey here https://linktr.ee/uprightmovement To connect with Laura, join the Healthy Cheerleading Facebook Group, or watch the video on YouTube.. go here https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5
01:03:36
January 14, 2022
Common Causes and Symptoms for Lower Back Injuries
Is all back pain the same? Absolutely not! Each diagnosis may have similar attributes, but each person may have a different response. In this episode I describe some common back diagnoses that are common in cheerleading. If you'd like to see the video version, check out the YouTube version. If you're interested in the replay of the workshop being held on January 15, check out the Injury Prevention link. You can find them and all other links here https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5
10:53
January 13, 2022
Getting thru the challenging times
Life hands us some challenges at times that can really affect our health and well being. This episode is about those down times and how I found my way back after some really awful experiences.  The big takeaway, one step at a time, we move on.  If you are ever in need of someone to talk with when the times get rough, know you are not alone. My contact info is here https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5
12:36
December 22, 2021
Top 10 Ways to Assess Your Risk of Injury
I recently attended the Perform Better Meeting of the Minds Summit. This is a recap of the top 10 things I learned to assess your musculoskeletal health and your risk of injury.  You can find Laura at https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5 
14:07
December 11, 2021
The Cheerbod Challenge with Julia Ehrlich
In this episode Laura interview's Julia Erlich. Julia is a fitness coach who started the Cheerbod Challenge. We talk about Julia's experience as a cheerleader, some injuries she had that ultimately led her to starting her own team, and the Cheerbod Challenge.  You can find Julia at https://www.instagram.com/Juliaehrlichfitness/ Join her Facebook group Fitness and Nutrition Secrets for High Achieving Women at https://www.facebook.com/groups/548334096294381 Or email her at julia@juliaehrlichfitness.com To Join the Healthy Cheerleading Facebook group go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/healthycheerleading Follow our page at https://www.facebook.com/MoveBetterPTandFitness Follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/movebetterptandfitness/ or follow Laura directly at https://www.instagram.com/lauratiddturner/
54:18
November 23, 2021
Incorporating variability in our (movement) practice may help us reduce injuries, in cheer and beyond
Do you incorporate a variety of stimuli into your practices? Do you understand how this can help in reducing injuries as well as building resiliance in our movement health? In this episode Corey Jung of Upright Movement and I talk again about movement.  To learn more about Corey you can find him at: https://uprightmovement.com/resources/ https://uprightmovement.com/about/ https://uprightmovement.com/contact/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/corey-jung-upright-movement/ https://www.instagram.com/upright.movement/ https://www.facebook.com/uprightmovement https://m.youtube.com/user/uprightmovement To reach Laura, sign up for a virtual visit or get our guide to health and fitness, Email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/healthycheerleading   YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGfCxZDRdChxrciNILX4jow Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing Discovery Visit https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit
50:40
November 19, 2021
How to be the best cheer mom!
In this episode, I interviewed Kristen Wheeler, @TheCheerMomBlog. We talked about nutrition hacks; how to incorporate fitness and health into your own day; ways to build team unity for not only your cheerleaders, but also for the parents who have their back. If you don't follow Kristen yet, definitely go check out her Instagram and TikToc...she has some really fun content and helpful tips for all.  You can learn more about Kristen on her website http://thecheermomblog.com/ Email Kristen at Hi@thecheermomblog.com Follow her on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/thecheermomblog/ Join her Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/cheermomhive If you enjoyed this episode, please share with someone else who might. Give us a rate and review. Let me know what your favorite takeaway was and what else you'd enjoy hearing. Join the Healthy Cheerleading group https://www.facebook.com/groups/healthycheerleading Follow us on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/movebetterptandfitness/
35:58
November 08, 2021
Finding Time to Care For Yourself. With Physical Therapist Darlene Wooldridge
In this interview with physical therapist Darlene Wooldridge we discuss why it’s important that you as a parent of an athlete  and caregiver care for your own health while still being present for those you care for.   Darlene gives some great tips to incorporate movement into your daily life as well as managing back pain that is common in cheerleaders AND their parents.  Darlene can be reached at info@backtohealthpt.com Website: https://www.backtohealthpt.com/Instagram @bth_pt Facebook https://www.facebook.com/backtohealthphysicaltherapy   Join the Healthy Cheerleading group  https://www.facebook.com/groups/healthycheerleadingEmail Laura for more information about our strength and conditioning programs Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com  Follow Move Better on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MoveBetterPTandFitnessand Instagram https://www.instagram.com/movebetterptandfitness/
52:05
October 25, 2021
Is your cheerleader ready to perfom?
How do you know if your cheerleader has the mobility, strength and coordination to do all we ask them to do?  In this episode we will start the discussion on 10 movement patterns that are important for every cheerleader to be able to do in order to stunt/tumble/jump and dance as they want to do. To see the full video, follow us on social media or contact us, find our info here https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5  If you're interested in scheduling an individual movement screen specific to your cheerleader, head to www.MoveBetterLLC.com and fill out the contact us form.  Til next time, when in doubt, breathe out. And take every moment one step at a time
09:31
September 26, 2021
Using tape vs a brace vs exercise
To brace or not to brace. That is the question. Along with tape. And exercise. To join the @HealthyCheerleading group, to follow us on social media or to connect with us follow the linktree. All you need is there :) https://linktr.ee/LauraTurner5
07:55
September 20, 2021
Recoverying from an injury
This episode is from a video I did for a young lady who dislocated her elbow. There are tips for the early stages of recovery, mindset advice and more.  Join the Healthy Cheerleading group here https://www.facebook.com/groups/healthycheerleading Follow our page at https://www.facebook.com/MoveBetterPTandFitness Or on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/lauratiddturner/ You can find the video at https://youtu.be/d6sTuddEqgk
11:19
September 13, 2021
Choosing the right wellness person for you
Reach Laura at: Email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com Website www.MoveBetterLLC.com Move Better’s Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uC9MoeYamHps_e1--1VlhYYEoPy-4Vny/view?usp=sharing LT’s Unique Movement Beauties  group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties Healthy Cheerleading Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/healthycheerleading YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqeAG6BvrTX1KeZSiNYauDA Discovery Visit https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit Blog https://thecheerpt-movebetter.medium.com/
13:25
July 18, 2021
The Cheer PT talks with The Cheer Doc
The Cheer Doc! So many valuable takeways on how to build strength and stay healthy for cheerleaders. To connect with Dr Travis Owens, reach out  https://www.cheerleadingblueprints.com/?fbclid=IwAR33txCJ9EwJ9BzluZermTSKgyubEyAO4BV_g9fG4MdM1J6LBj-1CK1galg https://hitzeronutrition.com/ YouTube https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+cheer+doc Instagram https://www.instagram.com/cheerleadingblueprints/ To reach Laura, sign up for a virtual visit or get our guide to health and fitness, Email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com Move Better’s Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uC9MoeYamHps_e1--1VlhYYEoPy-4Vny/view?usp=sharing Facebook group LT's Unique Movement Beauties: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties Healthy Cheerleading Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/healthycheerleading YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqeAG6BvrTX1KeZSiNYauDA Discovery Visit https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit Blog https://thecheerpt-movebetter.medium.com/ Website www.MoveBetterLLC.com
43:43
July 15, 2021
Recap of what I learned from the last 6 weeks
My 6 tips for tuning into your fitness and what I learned from the last 6 weeks. Fitness is a journey not a destination. We all have something to learn. While I didn't achieve my goals, I did make progress. To reach Laura, sign up for a virtual visit or get our guide to health and fitness, Email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com Move Better’s Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uC9MoeYamHps_e1--1VlhYYEoPy-4Vny/view?usp=sharing Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqeAG6BvrTX1KeZSiNYauDA Discovery Visit https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit Blog https://thecheerpt-movebetter.medium.com/ Website www.MoveBetterLLC.com
18:21
July 09, 2021
Let's talk cheerleading!
This is the first episode I recorded for the Cheer PT, in August of 2020.  You can find the video of this recording on YouTube at https://youtu.be/HQ642YdYjWE To join the Healthy Cheerleading group go to https://www.facebook.com/groups/healthycheerleading More to come....enjoy the show!
15:49
July 01, 2021
Week 5 Of My Own Fitness Journey: Celebrate life
This episode is dedicated to my high school classmate Doug Chambers who recently passed away. Life throws us curveballs sometimes and it can really hit us in the gut. Times like these remind us of what is truly important in life and it's not just about how we look In these hot days of summer, remember to take it a bit slower, listen to your body, and remember to hydrate. Most importantly, give your loved ones a hug and tell them how you feel TODAY because tomorrow is not promised.  Much love to all of my Bethlehem Central High School Class of 1985 classmates. Stay healthy. I am so grateful to have known all of you. LT's Unique Movement Beauties https://www.facebook.com/groups/1298480290164339  Move Better on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MoveBetterPTandFitness Move Better on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/movebetterptandfitness/ Move Better's Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uC9MoeYamHps_e1--1VlhYYEoPy-4Vny/view?usp=sharing 
08:49
July 01, 2021
Week 4 The Struggle is Real
Hey guys! Even when our food is spot on aond our activity level is on the rise, losing weight is not easy. In fact it's downright frustrating.  In this episode I talk about my ferustration...AND giving myself some grace. My energy levels are up. I'm busier than I have been in a long time. And I'm eating better on a whole.  Sometimes we have to acknowledge the good and give ourself some credit even when it doesn't seem like we are making progress. Thanks for listening! It means the world to me.  Here is where you can find the Free Guide to Health and Fitness. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uC9MoeYamHps_e1--1VlhYYEoPy-4Vny/view?usp=sharing Have a great week!
07:55
June 21, 2021
Week 3 of my own fitness journey
Life gets in the way of best intentions sometimes. It's how we handle them that keep us moving in the right direction. If you want to download the guide to health and fitness, you can find it here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uC9MoeYamHps_e1--1VlhYYEoPy-4Vny/view?usp=sharing 
09:43
June 18, 2021
Continuing on with my 2021 fitness journey
Summer is coming and I'm working on getting back to feeling healthy.  This was a good week. I started using a new step counter which is a huge help with encouraging me to move.  Most importantly, I'm starting to listen to what my body needs while including more veges in my meals. You can find the Guide to Health and Fitness here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1uC9MoeYamHps_e1--1VlhYYEoPy-4Vny/view?usp=sharing 
07:26
June 18, 2021
My committment to my own health and fitness
SEASON 2?!! Where did the time go?! We all struggle with keeping ourself healthy. In this episode I talk about my own struggles with weight gain and my committment to starting to be consistent.  For the guide to health and fitness... https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing
12:27
May 24, 2021
Episode 31 Build your self esteem along with your body
I recorded this episode as I was walking on this glorious day. As such, the sound is a little off and the traffic only adds to the entertainment.  I've read a lot recently by parents who are frustrated because their kids have lost muscle tone. Not in the way of injury, but because they aren't in the gym as much anymore. When did being involved in a sport become about muscle tone? And how does this affect us long term? So often we only think about the physical attributes to exercise and don't enjoy the journey. I hope this episode reminds you to enjoy the process more than the outcome. To learn more about Move Better check out www.MoveBetterLLC.com For your copy of Move Better's Guide to Health and Fitness go to https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing Keep moving...I promise you'll be better :) Laura
10:42
March 17, 2021
Listening to your gut..with Sunil Godse
Do you ever get those little hints that are meant to guide you toward or away from a situation? Intuition is real and scientifically proven. In this interview with Sunil Godse, we dive deep into  understanding what intuition is, how complex intuition is, and why people ignore their intuition.  More about Sunil: After making a series of bad decisions, with one leading to a friend being shot and killed, Sunil Godse spent thousands of hours on research and interviews to find out that the reason we waste time making bad decisions is because we ignore our intuition, a subconscious phenomenon that we are all born with that helps us make the right decision at the right time in any situation we find ourselves in. Sunil developed a seven step process that shows you how to sharpen your intuition so that the only decisions you make are the right ones in any situation that move your life forward. Website: https://www.intuitionology.com/ Podcast: https://www.intuitionology.com/podcast/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sunilgodse/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/intuitionology/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sunilgodse/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/sunilgodse Thanks for listening. If you found some value in the information we talked about, please share with somone who will benefit. And we would really love a review too :) For your copy of our Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing
58:17
March 07, 2021
Stress Management with Lolita Guarin
Lolita is a certified Stress Management Coach and Life Coach, speaker, and workshop facilitator and the author of a book "Crush Stress While You Work", which give tips and tricks on how to stay energized, organized and happy. You can find her wonderful book on Amazon In this episode we dive into many tips to help manage stress, putting yourself first to help manage stress, and how to make stress your friend. You can connect with Lolita on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BeAmazingYou/ And on her website www.BeAmazingYou.com Thanks for listening. If you found value, please share with a friend who may benefit too. And if you could leave a review, it would be really helpful :) If you would like our guide to health and fitness you can find it at https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing 
57:25
February 28, 2021
Episode 28 Interview with Brendon Rearick
Brendon Rearick is a strength coach in the Bay area of CA.  He has a mission to have exercise as the most prescribed medication. His newly released book "Coaching Rules: A How-to Manual For a Successful Career in Strength and Fitness" is a must read for all strength coaches, and I believe it's a must read for anyone interested in fitness. Brendon can be reached at https://www.brendonrearick.com/ (and his book is available for purchase from Amazon (also on his website :-) ) To reach Laura, sign up for a virtual visit or get our guide to health and fitness, Email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqeAG6BvrTX1KeZSiNYauDA Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing Discovery Visit https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit Yogability https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/movement-freedom
01:00:45
February 14, 2021
Episode 27 Interview with Bruce Kelly
In this interview with Bruce Kelly, a strength coach from just outside of Philadelphia.  Bruce has an incredibly unique opportunity to build a fitness program in a hospital setting which will provide actual preventative medicine. We discuss the benefits of strength training for all aspects of health and how important it is for female athletes. I love his description of mobilty "the ability to do dynamic movements thru full ranges of motion without pain" and how we need to work on it every day.  You can find Bruce by email BKellyLimerick@gmail.com or check out his website https://old-man-strength.constantcontactsites.com/ To reach Laura, sign up for a virtual visit or get our guide to health and fitness, Email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqeAG6BvrTX1KeZSiNYauDA Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing Discovery Visit https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit Yogability https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/movement-freedom
35:00
February 07, 2021
Episode 26 Interview with Corey Jung
In this episode I talk with Corey Jung of Upright Movement. We had an amazing discussion on what healthy movement for life really means and how important it is to maintain your vehicle that is your body. To learn more about Corey you can find him at: https://uprightmovement.com/resources/ https://uprightmovement.com/about/ https://uprightmovement.com/contact/ https://www.linkedin.com/in/corey-jung-upright-movement/ https://www.instagram.com/upright.movement/ https://www.facebook.com/uprightmovement https://m.youtube.com/user/uprightmovement To reach Laura, sign up for a virtual visit or get our guide to health and fitness, Email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqeAG6BvrTX1KeZSiNYauDA Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing Discovery Visit https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit Yogability https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/movement-freedom
01:00:44
January 31, 2021
Episode 25 Interview with Bruce Cohn
Bruce Cohn is the owner of Bruce Cohn Fitness in Newburyport MA. We talk about how fitness for athletes is the same as for older adults who are not currently competing. The difference is the load and intensity needed.  He is offering a 21 day challenge with loads of information about eating clean, and exercises you can do at home. To learn more about the Eat Clean, Get Lean 21-day Challenge: http://brucecohnfitness.com/21-day-challenge/ You can learn more about Bruce on his website http://brucecohnfitness.com/ Follow Bruce on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BruceCohnFitness and on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/brucecohnfitness/ To reach me, join my Facebook group, email me, check out my YouTube channel or join the Virtual Yogability class. Links below Email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqeAG6BvrTX1KeZSiNYauDA Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing Discovery Visit https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit Yogability https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/movement-freedom
27:43
January 24, 2021
Episode 24 Just get started
How do you get started with an exercise routine? Just get started. Be consistent with small steps and you will progress. Be patient with yourself.  If you're interested in improving your movement from home, join Yogability: a new virtual class that combines components of mobility and strength. Send me an email to get the link to sign up. Email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqeAG6BvrTX1KeZSiNYauDA Guide to Health and Fitness https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing Discovery Visit https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit
11:12
January 24, 2021
Episode 23 Why you should try telehealth, and why I love it
I started doing telehealth in March 2020 out of necessity. I continue it because I find it almost easier to watch someone move, to have a 1:1 conversation with my clients and because I can spend more time with a client when I take out the travel factor. if you're interested in scheduling a call to find out if telehealth and/or virtual fitness will work for you sign up for a free discovery call https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit You can download Move Better's Guide to Health and Fitness here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing Thank you for all who have supported my growth as a business owner. Your encouragement means more than words can say. Cheers to 2021 being a year of love, light and happiness.
10:06
January 08, 2021
Episode 22 New Year's To Do Lists
I don't like making resolutions anymore. I always seem to disappoint myself in the process. In this episode I talk about the 21 things I plan to do in 2021. What is on your to do list for the next year? Are you making a plan to move forward? How will you check in and stay accountable for your list? Send me an email and let me know Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com For more exercises you can do at home, check out my YouTube Channels  Laura Turner https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqeAG6BvrTX1KeZSiNYauDA The Cheer PT https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGfCxZDRdChxrciNILX4jow  One podcast I would recommend that I talk about in this episode is Happier with Gretchen Rubin. She and her sister Elizabeth give some great insight into creating a happier you. You can find the podcast on your favorite platforms, or at this link https://gretchenrubin.com/podcasts/ You can download your copy of Move Better's Guide to Health and Fitness here https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NqfK396wqPiCWyVzrWN1rO_SUBW4Gg6_/view?usp=sharing  If you're a cheerleader and want to improve your jumps (or if you aren't a cheerleader, but want some new exercises to build powerful legs :) ) https://drive.google.com/file/d/1LPKQ6HOdAEOtpdugGVLQ4XAOO3Y5XLdy/view?usp=sharing Or if you're looking to jump start your way to a healthier cheer season.. The 7 day health cheer challenge is for you https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bcaAe_I1g3xbNPZEblm0twf3HMSQHuVc/view?usp=sharing Cheers to a Happy and Healthy 2021!
21:14
December 30, 2020
Episode 21 Interview with Keyonni Adams
Today I welcome Keyonni Adams of Keyp it Fit. Key is a physical therapy student and health and fitness coach in Ct. We talk about her journey from being a college basketball player to weight gain after stopping basketball and leading her to her own venture into health and fitness. We cover topics from enjoying the process vs only working for the outcome  to meal prep, working with a coach and more.  To learn more about Key, follow her on Instagram and Twitter @Keyp_itFIT  or on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/key.adams.1848 Her email is keyonni@keypitfit.com and to join her Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/KeysToFitness To learn more exercises that are easy to do at home, subscribe to my YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCGfCxZDRdChxrciNILX4jow  If you'd like to work with Laura you can schedule a virtual discovery visit and find out if Move Better is for you https://calendly.com/laura-movebetter/discovery-visit Cheers to your movement health.
29:04
December 16, 2020
Periodization
Thank you for listening. In today's episode I talk about why changing your routine around matters and how you can plan now for a goal you have, thru the year.  To get Move Better's  free guide to Health and Fitness, please go to  https://drive.google.com/file/d/1oSCD4wHok9O0tF02-BS4F1sea0SU8kEb/view?usp=sharing If you would like to know more about how to work periodization into your home routine, please email me Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com To join my Facebook group LT's Unique Movement Beauties and continue learning more about movement and fitness, you'll find it here https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties
11:52
December 04, 2020
Episode 19 Interview with David Bayliff
In this episode, I talk with physical therapist David Bayliff. David owns Bayliff Integrated Wellness in Phoenix Arizona. David gives some excellent pointers for how to stay fit while at home from chair squats to dancing to your favorite song. The key takeaway for me was that we need to find joy in everything that we do, including our movement practice. Reminder, I'm hosting a workshop on Wednesday September 30, 2020 at 7pm. You can register on my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/2600827633559571/
29:19
September 27, 2020
Managing Back Pain at Home
Back pain is prevelent, but it doesn't have to be debilitating. Listen to what your body feels like. Start to be aware of which positions relieve pain or increase pain, and then challenge yourself with other activities. If it gets too much find the comfortable position. Movement has been shown to be more helpful in managing pain than rest. You may need to move slowly until you are comfortable.s Learn to not be afraid to move. Learn how to breathe. Believe that you will get better. Find what corrective exercises are right for you. I think strength and mobility exercises helps to keep you moving in the right direction. The more strength we build the easier it is to move. It's common in women over 50 to develop osteoporosis, but strength training and weight bearing exercises like walking can help prevent bone loss. Exercise and mobility can also help if you have radiating symptoms. I'll be hosting a virtual workshop on September 30, 2020 on the ABC's of managing Low Back Pain. You can sign up on my Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/2600827633559571/  Cheers to your movement health!
07:35
September 24, 2020
Episode 16 with Maria Amendolia
"It's all in how you approach activity. If it's play to you then it is play"  You can reach Maria at www.TakeShape.net or on Instagram @takeaction.takeshape
27:16
August 27, 2020
Interview with Rocky Snyder
This is a fantastic episode with Rocky Snyder, owner of Rocky's Fitness Center in Santa Cruz, CA. Give it a listen, leave a review and if you like it hit subscribe.  Let me know your biggest takeaway...I can't pick just one :) You can find all of Rocky's contact info here linktr.ee/rockysnyder
43:49
August 09, 2020
Episode 15 Interview with Marcia Svaleson
Marcia is a pilates instructor and restorative exercise specialist. She uses NKT and AiM in her work. Marcia has done a great job during the Covid crises at continuing her classes and training sessions via Zoom. She gives some excellent advice on easy things to incorporate at home. You can find her at Website www.kenshobodyandmind.com Facebook @Kenshobodyandmind And on Instagram @themovementexplorer
38:13
August 06, 2020
Episode 14 Interview with Shawn Kitzman
Shawn Kitzman is a massage therapist and movement coach. We talk about Shawn's journey in fitness, the importance of setting goals, the benefits of having a coach and how he works with baseball players to help keep them on the field. Shawn can be reached at: website http://www.shawnkitzman.com/ On Instagram @thepitchingnerd  and on Facebook @snrgymovementtherapycasestudy As always, if you like this and want more, please leave a review and hit that subscribe button. 
51:42
August 02, 2020
Episode 13 What are these things, Neurokinetic Therapy, Anatomy in Motion and Immaculate Dissection?
NKT, AiM and ID are 3 incredible systems I use to help people move easier and better. In my upcoming episodes, I will interview practitioners who also incorporate some of these into their own practice. In this episode, you will learn a little more about the systems. If you'd like to find someone near you who works with these, or if you're interested in taking a course, check out the links below.  NKT https://neurokinetictherapy.com/ AiM https://findingcentre.co.uk/ ID  https://www.immaculatedissection.com/ As always, let me know if you have any questions. And for all shows, leave a review. If you like them, subscribe and listen more :)
11:13
July 29, 2020
Episode 12 Financial Fitness with Shawn Tidd
In this episode, Shawn and I talk about how finances can impact stress and therefore your overall health. He talks about the importance of finding out where you are at and creating a plan for the future; why life insurance is important and the different types of life insurance. He can be reached at 508-335-2630 or stidd@primerica.com And as always you can reach me at laura@movebetterllc.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/MoveBetterPTandFitness/ or on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/movebetterptandfitness/
26:10
July 20, 2020
Episode 11 Interview with Certified Dolce Diet Coach,Mike Sabo
In this episode, Mike and I talk about how important nutrition is to meet your fitness goals. Mike can be reached @Mikesabo_bjj or @strengthandbodyoptimization  And you definitely want to check out his exercise videos that will help keep you motivated and moving forward :) If you have questions or comments, or if there is a topic you would like to hear more about, you can reach me by email laura@movebetterllc.com or you can join my group https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties or follow me on Instagram @movebetterptnfitness 
27:11
July 16, 2020
Episode 10 Interview with JoJo and Cory
In this episode I talk with JoJo and Cory Rankin of RFamily Strong about the importance not only of what we communicate, but also how when we talk with our significant others about fitness and life.  The R Family Mission  R Family Strong We are Cory and JoJo Rankin, Founders of R family Strong LLC. We help married entrepreneurs keep their marriage and business alive. As marriage coaches we help couples identify core concerns, strengthen communication, create business family balance, re-spark marital love and cultivate peace at home. Our Why: As foster parents, we believe that every child deserves to have peace at home. We started  R Family Strong after a tragedy that changed our lives forever. We saw families destroyed before our  eyes and we knew our lives would never be the same. From that moment forward we have dedicated our lives to helping families become their best. We know that tomorrow is not promised and we invite all couples to strengthen what matters most in life.. We work one on one with couples to  give individualized coaching specific to the relationship. We help couples that have a great marriage and want to make it better, couples that feel stuck and not sure how to improve their marriage and couples that believe their marriage is ending. We offer a FREE Marriage Elevation call where we make a plan to enhance the relationship. We believe that every individual, couple and family matters and want to strengthen as many as possible. To learn more about the RFamily Strong programs check out https://www.rfamilystrong.com/  To buy Cory's book on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Keeping-Your-Marriage-Business-Alive/dp/B08673L2SM/ref=sr_1_3?crid=1EBQ4BJH1CY2N&dchild=1&keywords=cory+rankin&qid=1592925343&sprefix=cory+rankin%2Caps%2C184&sr=8-3 To join their Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/strongermarriage/ And to join my Facebook group for all things movement and fitness https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties/
27:32
July 06, 2020
Episode 9 Dr. Katrina Kneeskern
Do you get flustered when everything doesn't go as planned? I know I do.  I thoroughly enjoyed chatting with Dr Katrina Kneeskern. Due to technical difficulties I feel like I cut this one short. And I  can't wait to have Dr K back on again! If you would like to learn more about Dr Kneeskern, check out all her sites (Instagram, Podcast, Facebook group, email) at linktr.ee/Doctorkatrina816 If you'd like to learn more and continue the conversation about movement join my FB group  @LTsUniqueMovementBeauties https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties/ And as always, if you like what you hear, leave a review and share it with someone who may benefit from the conversation. If you would like to see something different, please also leave a review so that I may continue to learn and serve others.
26:58
June 28, 2020
Episode 8 Dr. Mason West
What a fun time I had talking with Dr. Mason West about strength and conditioning.  If you would like to learn more from Mason, you can find him on Instagram @Dr.MasonWest_sportspt ( https://www.instagram.com/dr.masonwest_sportspt/) For more fitness and movement tips or conversation, come join the Facebook group LT's Unique Movement Beauties https://www.facebook.com/groups/LTsUniqueMovementBeauties/ Or click here for more health and fitness tips and to  get your copy of my FREE Guide to Health and Fitness here:  https://move-better-llc.mykajabi.com/health-and-fitness-tips     If you found value, or you would like to see something different, please consider leaving a review and sharing with your friends.  Thanks so much for listening. I hope you enjoy.
47:25
June 25, 2020
Fitness at home-Mental Health
Exercise helps our mental health and our mental health is may affect our fitness. One thing we'll dive into more as we go forward is the benefit of meditation on our fitness routines. What questions do you have? Let me know and I'll make sure we talk about it going forward. You can reach me at Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com And for more info..my Guide to Health and Fitness is https://move-better-llc.mykajabi.com/health-and-fitness-tips I'll catch you next time!
12:08
June 22, 2020
Fitness at home-Rest and Recovery
We go, go go in our lives...and usually in our fitness routines too. Are you getting enough rest? Is it really important? What does your body feel like? That will be your answer. For my Guide to Health and Fitness go here: https://move-better-llc.mykajabi.com/health-and-fitness-tips To reach me by email Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com
08:26
June 15, 2020
Fitness at home-Nutrition
Maybe I should have made this episode 1 lol...but for real, if you aren't aware of what you're eating, you're likely going to struggle with your fitness. In this episode I only touch the surface. There are many options out there...which is right for you? I look forward to diving into this topic as we go forward. For my free Guide to Health and Fitness go here: https://move-better-llc.mykajabi.com/health-and-fitness-tips And you can reach me at Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com
15:21
June 08, 2020
Fitness at home-cardio
I stopped doing straight up cardio years ago...and then I noticed I wasn't able to ride as well as I wanted to. There are different types of cardiovascular exercise. In this episode I discuss the why's, what's and hows. For more info go get my FREE Guide to Health and Fitness here: https://move-better-llc.mykajabi.com/health-and-fitness-tips If you have any questions, you can always reach me at Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com
12:02
June 01, 2020
Fitness at home-Strength
Yes. You need to strength train. No you won't 'get big' by lifting heavy weights. Let's talk about the importance and benefits of strength training. For more info go get my FREE Guide to Health and Fitness https://move-better-llc.mykajabi.com/health-and-fitness-tips And if you have questions you can always reach me at Laura@MoveBetterLLC.com
12:30
May 25, 2020
Fitness at home-Mobility
Why is mobility important in a fitness routine? What is good mobility?  In this episode, I  discuss both. For my Guide to health and fitness, check https://move-better-llc.mykajabi.com/health-and-fitness-tips 
15:38
May 18, 2020
What does being fit really mean?
In this episode I talk about my own fitness journey and set expectations for this podcast. Thank you for listening.  I look forward to exploring home fitness options with you. For more health and fitness tips, get your copy of my FREE Guide to Health and Fitness here https://move-better-llc.mykajabi.com/health-and-fitness-tips  
12:04
May 12, 2020