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Real Health with Rach

Real Health with Rach

By Rachel Hoeppner
A podcast for women about health, wellness, and real life! You'll hear women sharing their stories, experts giving advice and insight, and from me, Rach, about my personal health journey. My goal is to educate you on a wide variety of health topics and give you tactical advice to be your best self. Welcome and I'm so glad you're here!
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Bonus Episode: Enter your Thrive State with Dr. Kien Vuu
On this episode, I sit down with Dr. Kien Vuu, one of the most sought-after anti-aging physicians in the country. At his VuuMD Longevity and Performance Clinic, Dr. Vuu regularly works with celebrities, top corporate executives, and high-functioning professionals to optimize their health, performance, and vitality. As someone who has overcome two chronic diseases himself, Dr. Vuu is passionate about empowering people to reclaim their health and live with fulfillment, abundance, and purpose. Dr. Vuu is the author of the new book Thrive State: Your Blueprint for Optimal Health, Longevity, and Peak Performance, which we will be discussing in this episode. Dr. V is going to help us understand what epigenetics are and the important role they play in our longevity. He will leave you with actionable takeaways you can start implementing right now, at home, for free to increase your health, longevity, and enter your own Thrive State.  You can get your own copy of Dr. Vuu's new book on thrivestatebook.com, on Amazon, or wherever books are sold. If you want to stay in touch with Dr. V on social, you can find him on Instagram at @kienvuumd. FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook WANT TO WORK WITH RACH? Looking for personalized health and nutrition support and want to work with Rach? Learn about her signature 12-week coaching program and sign up for a FREE 30-minute breakthrough chat HERE!
33:27
June 23, 2021
25: What I learned in 2020 and my goals for 2021 with Rach
On the season finale, I'm going to walk you through my goals from 2020, if I achieved what I set out to do, and my lessons learned during the pandemic. I think it can be immensely helpful to hear the goals and lessons learned from others, and I highly encourage you to do your own reflection activity and take inventory of the previous year. I'll then shift gears and take you through my goal setting process for the new year! It's so important to get intentional on how we want to feel and who we want to be this year and I'll give you the step by step process to help make it your best year yet! Finally, I'll share my personal and professional goals for 2021 so you know exactly where I'll be focusing my energy and it might help give you ideas for your own goals if you haven't set them yet! Thank you so much for all of your love and support through 2020, I am eternally grateful. The show will return for Season 2 later this year with new guests, new content, and more from me on my personal health journey! Until then, be well, stay real and I'll see you so, so soon! FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook INDIVIDUALIZED HEALTH COACHING: Looking for personalized health and nutrition support? Sign up for a FREE 30-minute consultation with Rach to talk about your specific health concerns and learn about her 6 month coaching program! realhealthwithrach.com
33:25
January 6, 2021
24: My Human Design reading with Courtney Badger
On this episode, Courtney Badger is back on the show to do a Human Design reading on me! If you haven't listened to last week's episode yet, I highly recommend you start there to get to know Courtney and learn about what Human Design is. During this episode, Courtney shares my Human Design chart with me and walks me through my results to help me better understand myself and my soul energy. We recorded this live for the show so you'll get to know me better as I get to know myself through this tool! If you enjoy this episode and want to stay in touch with Courtney, you can find her on Instagram at @thewanderingmanifestor. Courtney also has a Facebook group where you can learn more about Human Design - you can find it here at Manifesting Generators. FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook INDIVIDUALIZED HEALTH COACHING: Looking for personalized health and nutrition support? Sign up for a FREE 30-minute consultation with Rach to talk about your specific health concerns and learn about her 6 month coaching program! realhealthwithrach.com
32:06
December 30, 2020
23: Human Design and Unlocking your Full Potential with Courtney Badger
On this episode, I sit down with Courtney Badger, a women's Freedom Coach and Human Design expert. If you have no idea what Human Design is, don't worry, I didn't either! Courtney teaches me about Human Design and how she uses this tool to help her clients unlock their full potential. She'll leave you with tactical advice you can implement right away to live into your true self and let go of self doubt! Join us next week as Courtney returns to the show to do a Human Design reading for me. You'll get to see this powerful tool in action and get to know me better at the same time. If you enjoy this episode and want to stay in touch with Courtney, you can find her on Instagram at @thewanderingmanifestor. FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook INDIVIDUALIZED HEALTH COACHING: Looking for personalized health and nutrition support? Sign up for a FREE 30-minute consultation with Rach to talk about your specific health concerns and learn about her 6 month coaching program! realhealthwithrach.com
35:10
December 16, 2020
22: Disordered Eating and Finding Food Freedom with Ekaterina (Kate) Timofeeva
On this episode, I sit down with Ekaterina (Kate) Timofeeva, a Food Freedom Coach, to discuss disordered eating. Kate is vulnerable and shares her personal history with disordered eating and diet culture. After struggling for many years and being isolated from friends and family, Kate decided to seek therapy and adopt an intuitive eating mindset. Since then, Kate has healed her relationship with her body and was able to achieve food freedom. Now Kate works as a Food Freedom Coach to help other women let go of negative feelings towards food and embrace healthy habits. My favorite part of this episode is our discussion of disordered eating as a spectrum of behavior. There is no black and white in this area and you do not need to have a formally diagnosed eating disorder to have a strained relationship with food. If you are struggling, I urge you to reach out to friends or family members for support with seeking treatment that is appropriate for you. If you love getting to know Kate, you can stay in touch with her on Instagram at @ekaterina.timofeeva_ FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook INDIVIDUALIZED HEALTH COACHING: Looking for personalized health and nutrition support? Sign up for a FREE 30-minute consultation with Rach to talk about your specific health concerns and learn about her 6 month coaching program! realhealthwithrach.com
42:50
December 9, 2020
21: Staying healthy during cold and flu season with Dr. Erin Ellis
On this episode, I sit down with my favorite naturopathic doctor, Dr. Erin Ellis, to discuss immunity and staying healthy during cold and flu season. We discuss how to support your immunity and avoid getting sick in the first place, as well as what to do when you start to feel under the weather. Dr. Ellis also shares her thoughts on the flu shot, which has been an extra hot topic this year! She is such a great resource, in addition to being my personal doctor, and I know you're going to love getting to know her! If you enjoy this episode and want to stay in touch with Dr. Ellis, you can follow her on social @dr.erinellis and visit her website at drerinellis.com. She has some great wellness packages going on this year for people in AZ! FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook INDIVIDUALIZED HEALTH COACHING: Looking for personalized health and nutrition support? Sign up for a FREE 30-minute consultation with Rach to talk about your specific health concerns and learn about her 6 month coaching program! realhealthwithrach.com
38:08
December 2, 2020
20: Online Business Essentials: Branding, Content Creation, & Monetization w/ Chris & Eric Martinez
On this episode, Chris and Eric Martinez are back on the show for part two! Last week we got to know them and their personal background, this week we are talking all things business. This is a bit of a different episode for me, as its focusing on the health of your business (which can directly impact your personal health). If you're a current or aspiring entrepreneur, then this episode is for you! Chris and Eric are successful business owners and business coaches and are sharing their best advice for business owners who are building a presence online. We will be covering branding, content creation, and monetization, which are all immensely important topics for entrepreneurs. I know you're going to love this episode and have a ton of takeaways, so be sure to grab a notebook and pen ahead of starting the show. If you love getting to know Chris and Eric and want to stay in touch with them, grab a copy of their book, or work with them in their business coaching program, you can get all of the details from their social media @ChrisandEricMartinez or on their website dynamicfitpros.com. FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
33:00
November 18, 2020
19: Using fitness to overcome grief and adopting a growth mindset with Chris and Eric Martinez
On this episode, I sit down with the Dynamic Duo – Chris and Eric Martinez. These two are hilarious twins that operate a world-class online fitness and lifestyle company by the name of “Dynamic Duo Training.” They are also business coaches, #1 international best-selling authors, and podcast hosts. During the show, Chris and Eric share their personal story of overcoming the death of their father when they were teenagers. After a series of bad decisions and negative coping mechanisms, Chris and Eric found healing through fitness. They were able to shed their victim mentality and adopt a growth-oriented mindset to become the successful professionals they are today. They'll leave with you some great tactical advice on shifting your mindset and how to create a kick ass morning routine!  If you love getting to know Chris and Eric and want to stay in touch with them, grab a copy of their book, or work with them in their business coaching program, you can get all of the details from their social media @ChrisandEricMartinez or on their website dynamicfitpros.com.  FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
28:49
November 11, 2020
18: Are you unknowingly being poisoned by black mold? Stephanie Center walks us through it.
On this episode, I sit down with Stephanie Center, a holistic health practitioner and Occupational Therapist. She is also the founder of Holistic House, which is a safe space to learn simple, effective, and evidence-based strategies for achieving optimal health and wellness. Steph discovered functional medicine after a personal health crisis with black mold. During this episode, Stephanie discusses her personal experience with black mold toxicity and how she went undiagnosed for so long. She'll help you understand some of the warning signs and how you can create the healthiest, toxin-free environment in your home.  If you enjoy getting to know Steph in this episode, you can connect with her on social @holisticstephaniemarie. She periodically offers a course called Low Tox Life and has a free detox essentials guide on her website.  FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
41:22
November 4, 2020
17: Celebrity life coaching and social media toxicity with Sam Jones
On this episode, I sit down with Sam Jones, a celebrity life coach joining us all the way from the UK! Sam is a life & business coach working with influencers, business owners and big brands. He spends his time split between working with private clients in his 90 day program, mentoring other coaches to become better at what they do, and helping brands understand their staff’s mental well-being. Sam and I are both passionate about social media toxicity and he will help you understand the effect social media has on your mental health, why you need to set boundaries, and how to deal with negativity online (whether you're exposed to or receiving it). If you want to stay in touch with Sam, or work with him in his coaching practice, you can find him on social @samjoneslifecoach and visit his website at https://www.samjonescoaching.com/. The previous episode of my show was edited by Puneeth Shenoy, who did a great job and was very easy to work with. If you're looking for a podcast editor for your own show, you can reach out to him at puneethshenoy01@gmail.com and let him know Rach sent you! FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
40:34
October 28, 2020
16: My mental health journey: Breaking the stigma with Rach
On this episode, I take you through my personal mental health journey. Breaking the stigma of talking about mental health is so important to me and I can't ask you guys to do something I haven't done  myself. While I've always been an open book, I've struggled with shame and self consciousness around my mental health issues and this is the most vulnerable content I've ever shared. I really hope that in hearing my story and life experience, you realize that you are not alone. If you look at my social media from the outside and think I have it all together, you're wrong. I'll cover my life long battle with anxiety, my history of panic attacks and subsequent use of anti depressants to treat  them, and I'll leave you with the coping mechanisms I've learned that  have helped me the most. If you're struggling right now and need someone to talk to, my DMs and email are always open, so please don't hesitate to reach out for support or a friendly ear to listen. During the show, I reference my favorite book on meditation, Stress Less, Accomplish More, which I highly recommend if you're struggling with anxiety or want to learn to meditate! FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL:  @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE:  realhealthwithrach.com
34:15
October 21, 2020
15: Getting your kids to eat healthy and the importance of role modeling with Amy Ballantyne
On this episode, I sit down with Amy Ballantyne, a holistic health coach and busy mom of three kids, to talk all about health and nutrition for parents and children. Since I have no expertise in this area, I've brought in an expert to help busy parents learn how to balance their own health along with the health of their kids. Amy and I start by talking about healthy habits for parents and cover sleep, nutrition, and exercise. We dive into the importance of role modeling and how the behaviors you exhibit for your kids will set the stage for the rest of their lives. Finally, we talk about nutrition and supplementation for children and how Amy has gotten her kids, even her pickiest eater, to enjoy eating veggies!  If you enjoy getting to know Amy and want to stay connected, you can find her on social at @AmyBallantyne. She is also offering a free 30 minute consultation for my listeners, which you can sign up for here. Finally, during the episode Amy talks about the multivitamin she uses with her kids, and she represents a line of supplements, which you can learn more about here.  FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
36:46
October 14, 2020
14: Overcoming limiting beliefs and nurturing a positive mindset with Nicola
On this episode, I sit down with Nicola Hatfield, a Success & Confidence coach who focuses on mindset work and goal achievement with her clients. She is my first international guest coming to us all the way from the United Kingdom! I love her accent almost as much as I love her energy and passion for her work. During the show, we discuss limiting beliefs - what they are, where they come from, and how to overcome them. If you feel like you're the only one who focuses on the negative, it's not your fault! Our brain's default programming is to see the negative and you have to make a conscious effort to override that. Nicola leaves you with some tactical advice to create and maintain a positive mindset, which I think we could all use a little more of right now.  If you want to work with Nicola, check out her course, or just follow her on social to see all of her positive content, you can find her at @nicolacharlottecoaching. FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
39:23
October 7, 2020
13: Colon resection surgery and coping with major digestive issues with Bobbi Klein
On this episode, I sit down with Bobbi Klein, a motivational speaker and event marketer who loves to live life to the fullest. She's normally on the road traveling 90% of the time, but makes herself and her health a priority. A decade ago, Bobbi was suffering from unexplained weight loss, abdominal pain, and malabsorption of nutrients, but couldn't get an accurate diagnosis from a doctor. After a trip to the ER and prescription for pain meds, she was written off as "crazy." Not long after, Bobbi ended up in emergency surgery and had part of her colon resected (she was definitely not crazy). Following her surgery, Bobbi spent multiple years in recovery and talks us through the specific modalities she used to heal her gut and microbiome. We talk about her love of ice baths, the paleo diet, and the importance of your circadian rhythm.  If you enjoyed hearing Bobbi's story and want to stay connected, you can find her at social @bobbiklein.  FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
37:12
September 30, 2020
12: Muscle testing and low tech healing with Dr. Hesu Whitten
On this episode, I sit down with Dr. Hesu Whitten, a licensed chiropractor and creator of The Whitten Method. Dr. Whitten has been in practice since 1999 and has studied the art of muscle testing since 1993. He is also one of 6 world masters of Clinical Kinesiology. During the show, Dr. Whitten and I discuss the art of muscle testing - what it is and how he used it in his practice to better understand the initiative needs of his clients. He helps us understand how the type of doctor you choose to see will greatly impact the care you receive and how to be an advocate for your own healthcare. As always, it's important to me to leave you with tactical advice that you can implement right away to be a better version of yourself. Dr. Whitten will share the guidance he gives to all of his patients, regardless of what he is treating them for, and you can implement his suggestions right now, for free. If you would like to connect with Dr. Whitten or take his most recent course, which is live right now and being recorded, you can find him at whittenmethod.com.  FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
38:03
September 23, 2020
11: Learning to cope with anxiety (especially during COVID) with Jenn
On this episode, I sit down with Jenn Kalchik, of Jenn and Tonic, to talk about her personal mental health journey. Jenn is super honest about her struggle with anxiety and talks about her experience with panic attacks, anti-anxiety medication, and therapy. We talk about how to communicate with those around you about your mental health needs, including your partner, friends, and even your employer. This year has definitely been anxiety inducing for me, and Jenn had to deal with the added stress of being furloughed and moving to a new state at the same time. Jenn shares the coping mechanisms that have helped her stay sane, centered, and grounded this year, which I know you are going to appreciate and implement in your own life! I'm grateful to Jenn for being open and honest about her own mental health journey, because it is so important to me that we de-stigmatize talking about mental health and make "my therapist said" a commonplace in our conversations. If you want to stay connected to Jenn, you can find her blog @jennandtoniclife. During the show, Jenn references her favorite podcast, Harry Potter and the Sacred Text, if you want to listen to a fun twist on your fave Harry Potter texts! FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
34:53
September 15, 2020
10: Yoga, sound healing, and why you need a spiritual practice with Ali
On this episode, I sit down with Ali Fitzpatrick, a spiritual coach, soul alchemist, certified kundalini yoga instructor, and sound healer, to discuss her personal health journey and the work she does to help client establish a spiritual practice. If you have no idea what any of the things Ali does are, don't worry, I had no idea either! By the end of the episode she'll help you understand what kundalini yoga is, how it differs from other forms of yoga, and how yoga and sound healing can help improve your physical and mental health. If you currently don't have any kind of spiritual practice (whether that be prayer, yoga, or meditation), this is a great episode to learn about the importance of it and get started with some tactical advice and guidance.  I absolutely love Ali's energy and know you are going to enjoy getting to know her! If you want to stay connected after the show, you can find her on Instagram @the.wellness.wander3r and her Facebook community at The High Vibe Society: A Soul Centered Space for Women FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
32:41
September 9, 2020
9: Losing 129 pounds and becoming a competitive bikini model with Haile
On this episode, I sit down with Haile Kucera to talk about her personal transformation and extreme weight loss. After a breakup, Haile realized she wanted to change her life and decided to take on a massive weight loss of 129 pounds. She shares how she first got started - when she was scared of going to the gym and not being able to finish a workout - and how you can make working out a non-negotiable part of your self care. We also discuss nutrition and how Haile used counting macros and intermittent fasting to achieve and maintain her weight loss. Finally, we talk about Haile's new passion - competing in bikini modeling shows! She shares how she overcame insecurity and self consciousness to rock a bathing in front of a group of strangers who are there to judge her (chills literally just went down my spine).  Haile has such wonderful energy and I know you are going to love getting to know her and her positive messages on self love and body acceptance.  If you want to stay in touch with Haile, or work with her as a coach, you can find her on Instagram @hailekucera or Youtube at Haile Kucera.  During the show, Haile references the website IIFYM.com (If it fits your macros) along with the books The Slight Edge and The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck.  FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL:  @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook  FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE:  realhealthwithrach.com
34:55
September 2, 2020
8: Convincing a stubborn person to adopt healthy habits with Rach's husband Brett
On this episode, I sit down with my husband Brett to talk about getting your spouse, family member, or friend on board with a healthy lifestyle. Brett speaks from personal experience since he resisted joining me on my health journey for over a YEAR (I know, imagine my frustration)! I'm sure many of you are in the same boat where you are excited about new lifestyle choices that are making you feel better, look better, and be healthier overall, and you want to share those with people you love. Brett walks us through his own health journey, why he was resistant to getting on board with the changes I recommended, and what ultimately got him bought into the healthy habits he has today. He shares his best advice for those who are resisting change as well as advice for those who are trying to get someone on board. We have so much fun together and I'm excited for you to get to know him!  FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL:  @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
31:15
August 26, 2020
7: Life coaching, nutrition, mindset, and motivation with Karen Vincent
On this episode, I sit down with Karen Vincent, a licensed mental health counselor, certified health and nutrition coach, and expert in mindset and motivation. Karen help us understand the differences between therapy and life coaching and when you might choose to do one or the other during your life. We have a great conversation on nutrition and Karen shares some advice and tangible actions you can take to feel more empowered and in control of your diet. Finally, we dive into mindset and motivation and Karen has some great takeaways that you can implement immediately to boost your mood and set yourself up for success! If you want to stay in touch with Karen, or work with her as a coach, you can find her on Instagram @karenvincentcoach or visit her website https://www.karenvincentsolutions.com/ FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL:  @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook  FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE:  realhealthwithrach.com
39:55
August 19, 2020
6: All things algae - Health benefits and how it can support your immune system in light of COVID-19
On this episode, I sit down with Catharine Arnston, the founder and CEO of Energybits, a company that produces high quality algae. Catharine educates us on all things algae, which you may currently know nothing about (I know I didn't!). By the end of the episode, you'll understand the two main types of beneficial algae - spirulina and chlorella - and what the health benefits of each are. Catharine also shares how algae can help strengthen your immune system in light of global health concerns related to COVID-19. Despite this being the longest episode of the podcast to date, there is still so much to learn about this incredible food. If you are looking for more information, you can find a list of resources on my blog, on the Energybits.com website, or by following @Energybits on social. If you decide you want to try out their products, you can get 20% off your purchase using promo code RACH or find sample packs on Amazon here.   FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook  FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE:  realhealthwithrach.com
54:01
August 12, 2020
5: From two traumatic car accidents to running a marathon with JoElle
On this episode, I sit down with JoElle to discuss her very personal and inspirational journey. JoElle shares how she overcome two traumatic car accidents and the depression and grief associated with loss of function. She also talks about her own journey with health and wellness which includes a Jillian Michaels cruise, becoming a Beachbody coach, and getting certified to teach fitness classes. She is an inspiration to me and I know you are going to love getting to know her! During the show, JoElle shares that her favorite book is Girl, Wash your Face by Rachel Hollis. If you want to connect or work with JoElle, you can find her on Instagram @JoElleMic. FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
33:12
August 5, 2020
4: Diversity, inclusion, and representation in health and wellness with Antonette
On this episode, I sit down with my friend, Antonette, to discuss diversity, inclusion, and representation in the health and wellness space. If you didn't know, the health and wellness industry is predominantly white and does not portray beauty/health in a way that represents all skin colors, body types, gender identities, or ability levels. Because of this, women (and particularly women of color) often times have a negative self image or do not feel empowered to enter into or thrive in this space. Antonette gets real on her personal experiences around this topic, how it influenced the way she raised her daughter, and what lessons she has taken back to her workplace. She shares great advice for women of color who may be feeling insecure or unrepresented and advice for allies, like myself, on how we can work to create more welcoming and inclusive communities for all.  During the show, Antonette references a few resources that may be helpful if you're looking for more information or ways to talk about uncomfortable topics like race. The Power of Vulnerability by Brene Brown, Making Sense and 10% Happier podcasts (with Sam Harris), and The Values Factor by Dr. John Demartini. You can connect with Antonette on Instagram at @antonette_sovia. FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
36:31
July 29, 2020
3: Being consistent, prioritizing yourself, and why you might need a coach with Antonette
On this episode, I sit down with my friend, Antonette, to discuss her journey with fitness and wellness. Antonette talks about the importance of being consistent, especially with your exercise, and how it can help you stay sane with everything going on in the world right now. While Antonette is in phenomenal shape, she talks about why she chooses to work with a coach to help her set and achieve goals related to fitness. If you've ever considered getting a coach, or just want to know what it's like, this is the perfect episode for you. Finally, Antonette talks about the importance of prioritizing yourself, especially as a parent, and how she was able to do so as a single mom when her daughter was young. I know you guys are going to love this episode and I'm excited to welcome Antonette back next week for Part 2 of our conversation where we will dive into diversity, inclusion, and representation in the health and wellness space. FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
40:02
July 22, 2020
2: Plant-based eating, becoming a runner, and pursuing your passion with Molly
On this episode, I sit down with one of my very close friends, Molly, to discuss her health journey. Molly walks us through her experience with veganism- what made her decide to adopt a plant-based diet and why she ultimately returned to an omnivorous lifestyle. If you’re vegan or have been considering a plant-based diet, Molly gives her best advice and recommendations to avoid protein and vitamin deficiency. Molly also takes us through her journey to become a runner and gives her best advice for someone who is thinking of getting started. She shares her favorite book, The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg, and you can connect with her on social at @MollyMadeDesign. FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
28:17
July 15, 2020
1: Get to know Rach
On this episode of the show, I want all of you to get to know me! I'll be sharing my background, how my health journey got started, and where I'm at today. During the episode I reference the enneagram personality test, which you can find and take on Google, my current doctor, Dr. Erin Ellis (@dr.erinellis on Instagram), and the book Beyond the Pill written by Dr. Jolene Brighten if you want to learn more.  FOLLOW RACH ON SOCIAL: @realhealthwithrach on Instagram Real Health with Rach on Facebook FIND AND SUBSCRIBE TO THE BLOG HERE: realhealthwithrach.com
34:21
July 8, 2020
Welcome to the Real Health with Rach podcast!
I'm your host, Rachel, and I run the Real Health with Rach blog dedicated to recipes, advice, and recommendations for living your healthiest, happiest real life. You can connect with me on social @realhealthwithrach and check out my blog here! I was inspired to create this show after attending RISE Conference, where I saw women getting up in front of 4000 strangers and sharing their real life experiences to help others. It made me realize that I wasn't alone on my own health journey and that so much of what we may be going through, someone else has gone through, too.  What to expect: You'll be hearing from real women who are openly sharing their personal experiences related to health, nutrition, fitness, business, parenthood, relationships, and anything else we can think of. You'll also be hearing from experts in nutrition, fitness, women's health, skin care, mental health, and a variety of other topics. Finally, you'll be hearing from me, Rach, about my personal journey, lessons learned, advice I can share, and challenges I've dealt with.  My hope is that you can listen to an episode of this show and hear that someone else is in the same boat, has gone through the same thing, or has overcome with the same obstacle as you. We are not meant to do life alone and I want to make sure you know that it's. not. just. you. You can expect 30 minute episodes, released every Wednesday, and I hope you find them easy to listen to while you're getting ready, on your way to work, making dinner, or on a run. I'm so excited to get this party started! The first episode is launching on July 8th so until then, be well, stay real, and I'll see you soon!
01:58
June 20, 2020