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Dec 23, 2020

In this episode, Nikki chats with yoga teacher Kathy Dodd about how ageism shows up in the yoga space and what teachers and students can do to change the narrative.

They discuss:

  • Why we shouldn't assume that gentle is always better as we get older
  • How representation of more diverse ages in teachers and students...

Dec 14, 2020

In this interview, Nikki chats with Pilates teacher and owner of the online Pilates and fitness apparel store Maria Silver about why size inclusivity is important in the fashion and athleisure wear industry.

They discuss:

  • Why Maria has worked to make her clothing line as size inclusive as possible from day one
  • The work...

Dec 7, 2020

In this interview, Nikki chats with strength coach Marianne Kane about finding fitness in uncertain times.

They discuss:

  • How action is the antidote 
  • The value of a low bar and small consistent actions
  • The role of stress and uncertainty in feeling less than motivated
  • The mental health benefits of fitness
  • Being aware of...

Nov 30, 2020

In this episode, Nikki chats with strength and conditioning coach Damali Fraiser about her approach to strength training and some of the social issues in the fitness industry.

They discuss:

  • The process of getting started with kettlebells
  • Benefits of strength that have nothing to do with weight loss
  • Why it is important...

Nov 24, 2020

In this episode, Nikki and Pilates teacher and strength coach Kayleigh Miller discuss what the science says about the idea that some forms of exercise such as Pilates, can create "long and lean" muscles whereas other forms, such as strength training will make you "bulky."

They cover:

  • What it actually means and requires...