Today, we have Rochelle Truehart-Lambert, owner of Truehart Wellness. She is a licensed massage therapist and was recognized as the regional therapist in 2014.
In this episode, Rochelle shares how her passion becomes her career. How did she start the business? What are the different methods that she uses in her sessions to help her clients get them on their wellness recovery?
In this episode:
00:54 – How Rochelle became a massage therapist?
02:44 – The passion became a career.
04:42 – “Everything I had been through and all the different physical ailments that I’ve had give me that insight to be able to fix someone… to help get them on their wellness recovery.”
06:24 – The feeling of having a mentor.
06:56 – “We can’t cure cancer, but we could make her everyday life a little better”
10:15 – How did Rochelle’s business come to fruition?
12:29 – How does her client influence the service she provides?
15:00 – What is cupping?
17:14 – Customer service vs. customer experience
19:00 – Ailments that hypnosis deals with
20:40 – Business expansion. Her husband and her business partner
22:30 – Stress as a whole being thing
24:25 – “That whole discovery of not only learning what is in pain but why it’s in pain that aspect of massage…”
27:13 – Aroma Therapy: Essential oils and its medicinal purpose
28:10 – Truehart Wellness’ other services
32:40 - How often does Rochelle recommend people to get massage therapy?
33:43 - The importance of drinking water.
For more info, visit Rochelle’s website Truehart Wellness
Today, we have Ashley Brodeur of Active Lifestyle Fitness. Ashley is an Exercise Physiologist and an NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist. She is also a Fascial Stretch Specialist L3, Reiki Master, Certified Aerial Yoga Instructor, and a YMCA Pilates Instructor.
In this episode:
00:49 – How Ashley got into fitness?
03:17– What led her into getting her own studio?
08:19 – When did Ashley open her company?
11:09 – Active Lifestyle Fitness schedule of classes.
12:04 – Aerial yoga.
15:34 – What is fascial therapy?
20:31 – How do fascial stretch therapy works?
28:37 – The importance of educating the client.
32:18 – Community inside Active Lifestyle Fitness
For more information about Ashley, visit her website at Active Lifestyle Fitness LLC
Her email address is email@example.com
Linked In: https://www.linkedin.com/in/abrodeurpt/
Essentials of Strength Training and Conditioning by G. Gregory Haff
The Go-Giver by Bob Burg, John David Mann
In today’s episode, Roger will talk about foot pain. He shares some advice on dealing with it.
00:43 - Spending more times barefoot is the answer to a lot of foot problems
01:10 - What is a bunion?
04:00 - Flip-flops are not good with foot pain
07:00 - Stop relying on stability shoes especially if you have plantar fasciitis
07:48 - Find somebody who does know what they’re doing
Today, we have a special guest Pat Tudryn. This is the story of his ACLR and cartilage repair journey.
In this episode:
01:50 – Pat acquired his ACL tear 3 years ago
03:58 – I’m pretty athletic in my entire life and adulthood
07:07 – Pat decided to visit a surgeon
13:47 – Getting the second and third opinion just make things even more difficult because every person I saw gave me a different method that they would do to repair the cartilage in my knee
15:41 – Recovery timeline after surgery.
16:42 - Pat shares his experience after surgery.
22:25 – I wasn’t allowed to do any PT on my leg to ensure the cartilage repair for six weeks.
30:01 – Hardships that Pat experienced after the surgery
36:33 – Pat has undergone his third surgery.
41:13 – Progress after the surgery
43:51 - Pat talks about how covid played a part in him spending time with his son.
48:45 – At the end of the day, when I see the kids smiling, having a good time… there’s joy in that
Meet Erica Gonzales, founder and owner of ECycle in Wilbraham. She began her fitness journey 20 years ago and has been in the fitness industry for 10 years. She also competed in bodybuilding and finally chose to focus on her business.
In this episode:
00:35 – How Erica got into fitness.
05:33 – How Erica started her business.
06:26 – The same kind of group started to follow you and they motivate each other and it becomes a little community and its fun.
09:56 – Erica’s fitness background.
16:35 – It’s really rewarding to see people change their lives
19:38 – Erica’s bodybuilding experience
22:11 – The importance of eating.
27:35 – ECycle's class schedules.
34:07 - Events.
For more info about Erica, visit here website at ECycle Wilbraham
Phone number: 4132182399
Personal email: Mary87e@yahoo.com
Today, we have Liane Muise Smola of Guidance By Li. She became a personal and grief coach after experiencing the grief herself after losing her brother 7 years ago.
In this episode:
01:20 – What is grief coaching?
02:25 – Approaches of grief coaching
06:20 – It has to be the person to recognize that they need help and take the first step
08:13 – There’s life on the other side of grief, there’s a life of happiness and joy
13:30 – To cry over someone that you’ve lost or cry over a situation or hardship that
you’re going through, there’s nothing wrong with that.
14:50 – Liane shares her story
21:00 – Liane dedicated her time and effort to find a way to live in a happier space
22:40 – Start your day in gratitude
24:50 – Liane’s morning routine
31:00 – Self-reflection of what success is
33:00 – How happy can I be every day and how present can I be for everyone that I interact with?
For more info, visit her website Guidance By Li
Facebook: Guidance By Li
Today, Doc Rog interviews Sahar, manager of Amped Fitness Enfield. Sahar shares her experience with eating disorders, toxic relationships, and her journey to health and fitness, and her desire to help others. This is a must-listen episode!
In this episode:
1:57 – Sahar talks about how she got into fitness.
4:43 – What is eating disorder.
7:30 – How long Sahar suffers from bulimia?
12:53 – How Sahar handles a sudden intervension as people starts to catch on and have questions?
16:30 – Sahar's advice to women who might be suffering from the same disoder
18:55 – Roger talks about the stigma around mental health.
19:55 – Sahar mentioned the show Intervention.
24:16 – Sahar shares her recovery process.
27:32 – How Sahar find her way to healthy habits, excercises, and food
32:40 – Amped Fitness
For more info, you can reach Sahar at:
Meet Steve Czerniejewski, Founder of Full Plate Strength and Conditioning learn his journey, and how he transformed his passion into running top-notch strength and conditioning helping local sports teams and athletes.
In This Episode:
0:41 – What got Steve into fitness training?
13:25 – Steve and friends opened up a garage gym
18:00 – Steve transitioned from fitness to strength and conditioning
24:15 – The goal of Full Plate Strength and Conditioning
28:16 – Giving and helping each other out in the community
29:26 – Steve shares the benefits of living off of less.
32:35 – The importance of having a good quality coach.
34:42 – Programs and services that Full Plate are offering
35:51 – Gym membership or group coaching
38:32 – The story behind the logo
42:32 – Full Plate focuses on cross-fit
For more information, visit Full Plate Strength and Conditioning
Their email is firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit their Facebook and Instagram:
Full Plate Strength & Conditioning
Today Doc Rog chats with Nick Saccente, former CrossFit Regionals competitor, former international level Olympic weightlifter, and current strongman competitor. They discuss Nick's fitness journey, exercising for Competition and Sport vs exercising for optimal health and wellness, as well as reminisce about that one time they shared a bed and Nick became the little spoon (what?).
In this episode:
1:16 – How Nick got into fitness?
4:15 – Nick’s stint in weightlifting.
7:33 – How Nick brought weightlifting in western Massachusetts?
10:51 – Nick got attracted to weightlifting and being strong.
12:57 – Sports is unhealthy for the body.
16:55 – Nick’s goal is to be healthy as he can be getting into a competition.
24:10 – Nick shares that Rob Kearney was the one who pushed him into strongman.
28:41 – The difference of weightlifting and strongman community.
32:23 – It’s okay for your fitness passion to change.
35:44 – The acid bath.
42:33 – Emotional state control.
44:58 – It takes 66 days to form a new habit.
48:31 – What is controlled aggression?
For more info visit Nick’s Instagram: @eltoro_conqueso
Meet Brian Beauvais, learn about how he completely ruptured his Achilles and what that was like for him emotionally and physically.
***Show correction. Doc Rog speaks about Tendon repair vs remodeling. The correct vernacular is repair vs REGENERATE. All tendons remodel with loading. We apologize for the misspeak.
Welcome to the Move Well radio podcast. Where we discuss all things related to health and wellness. We dispel common myths and misconceptions regarding healthcare. And we do it in a way that you can actually understand.
And it’s hosted by yours truly, Dr. Roger St. Onge. Dr. of physical therapy, founder of Move Athletics physical therapy and performance.
This episode picks up right where the last one left off, if you haven't listened to that, please go back to that one first.
This is Part 3 of a 3 part series where Casey and Doc Rog take a deep dive into busting nutrition myths and a drop ton of useful knowledge.
In this episode:
1:36 – Q- What are the things that go into the caloric needs? That would be an example of your physical activity level, right? Or is that more of your daily total energy expenditure? Like, where does that fit in?
2:42 – Casey explains how you burn calories.
4:23 – Roger and Casey talk about anorexia and some people think wrongly about calories.
7:11 – Q- Should I eat 6 small meals throughout the day or should I eat 1 big one or 3? Or, does it matter?
9:22 – Roger and Casey discuss intermittent fasting and restrictions in diets.
15:00 – Casey tells people about balance.
15:24 – Roger and Casey talk about the importance of Why.
19:19 – Casey explains that being lean does not equate to being healthy.
23:12 – Roger mentions consistency.
This is Part 2 of a THREE part series where Casey and Doc Rog take a deep dive into busting nutrition myths and a drop ton of useful knowledge.
This episode was broken into 2 parts, to make it more easily digestible. Stay tuned for part three!
Today Dr. Roger interviews Emmanuel Nyongani AKA Panther. They discuss Emmanuel's fitness journey, what to look for in a personal trainer, and Emmanuel's philosophies of training and building relationships with clients.
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Today Dr. Roger interviews Scott Weiss of Kay Journal. They discuss what led Scott to Founding Kay Journal Coaching and how he helps people discover their purpose and intentionally live up to their potential.
For more info:
FB @ Kay Journal
Today Dr. Roger chats with Stephen Bryla owner of, Go With The Float, Float tanks up in Easthampton Massachusetts. They discuss all things related to floating…What it is, who it's for, what it may do for you, how it came about, and more.
Today Dr. Roger interviews Laurent Vitrac, ISSA Personal Trainer, Bootcamp Instructor, Nutrition Coach, OCB Men's Classic Physique Competitor. They talk about setting goals, achieving goals, and a whole lot of nutrition and healthy habits!
Today's episode Dr. Roger interviews Brennan Mckenna of F 45. A 45 minute full body high intensity functional fitness class designed for the active, busy professional. They discuss Brennan's Journey to where he is now and what F 45 is all about. If you haven't heard of a 45 definitely check them out.
Mention this podcast to get a free week long trial!
IG and FB @f45_Training_riverdale, and @F45_training_Hampshiremeadows
In today's episode Dr. Roger talks about when shoulder (or insert other body part) pain here pain might not be from that body part. He describes why it is important to have your function tested and not just look at a photo to determine what is causing your pain and what to do about it..
Today Dr. Roger interviews Dr. KainKaryam of 4 Elements DPC, an extremely affordable, membership based, direct primary care model. They discuss how to keep medicine focused on the patient, and how relationship based primary care is coming back around. Once upon a time, you had full access to your Doc. You could call them, they would come by your house, and you actually knew each. Dr Kainkaryam is part of a movement that is bringing it back!
For more info check out
@4 Elements Direct Primary Care
Today Dr Roger chats with Geoff Sullivan Of Continuum Performance Center about how Geoff's journey throughout the fitness landscape lead him to opening CPC, and how Geoff created an environment that consistently drives excellence from all the CPC clients and coaches.
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Have you ever thought to yourself and this hurts because it's inflamed, or been told that your problem is caused by inflammation?
Has anyone ever told you what inflammation is or explained why they think it's bad?
In today's episode Dr. Roger discusses what inflammation is, what it really does, and not only why it is not bad, but actually necessary.
Today Dr. Roger and Dr. Matt Castanho talk all about what a Naturopathic Physician does, CBD, the systems inside the body that react to CBD and THC (the endocannabinoid system), Dr. Castanho's experience with extremely low testosterone and mercury poisoning as a teenage, and how the COVID vaccine is very different from traditional vaccines.
To find out more about Dr. Matthew Castanho, find him at
One thing that we hear all too often are athletes and clients saying "I am out of alignment". Fortunately that's just not true and you are not a fragile being. Dr. Roger talks about how resilient you are and why you are not "out of alignment"