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Primal Potential - The Anti-Diet Solution to Mastering Fat Loss Naturally

The Primal Potential Podcast is the anti-diet approach to mastering fat loss NATURALLY. Everyone knows they should eat better and exercise regularly but Primal Potential talks about strategy for the tough stuff - HOW to overcome emotional eating, hormonal imbalances, unhealthy habits and your all-or-nothing dieting mindset. Each week we tackle a mainstream myth or challenge, we talk about weight loss facts, strategies and practical solutions for implementation. This isn't another preachy, weight loss show - we get to the root of FAT LOSS and how you can eat, live and think to optimize your body's ability to burn fat and keep it off! Primal Potential is here to help you lose weight, get healthy and master fat loss NATURALLY.
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Jun 29, 2017

Are there foods that you feel have more power than you do? Like once you stop with that certain thing, you just can't stop? Do you ever feel like you're addicted to sugar?

I've certainly been there and so has one of my clients, with whom I'm chatting on today's episode.

After losing 100 pounds, she convinced herself that she had been addicted to certain foods and she didn't have the power or self-control to include them in her life. For a time, that perspective really served her. It helped her keep the weight off and consistently make quality food choices.

However, things changed and she realized she wanted to trust that she has far more control than any food, at any time. She wanted to find her own power and move beyond the idea that food was more powerful than she was.

Today we chat about finding your power, overcoming fear and a different approach to the idea of food addiction.

http://primalpotential.com/354-tackling-food-addiction/

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Jun 27, 2017

Who hasn't seen the sensational headlines over the past couple weeks? Everything from "Coconut Oil Isn't Healthy. It Never Was Healthy" to "The World Just Fell Out of Love with Coconut Oil".

Where did this come from? Is there new research we need to consider? In today's episode we're looking at this coconut oil controversy, where it came from, the science that is referenced and how you can find what works best for your body.

http://primalpotential.com/353-coconut-oil-controversy/

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325: Dietary Fats To Avoid & Why

075: Dietary Fat & Cholesterol

Dr. Chris Masterjohn's Podcast On Saturated Fat Research

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Jun 24, 2017

One of the primary reasons we haven't reached our goals is that we doubt ourselves. It's not the doubt itself that is the problem, but it's the inaction & inconsistency that stems from doubt.

In today's episode I'm talking about why we doubt and how to leave all your past failures, frustrations and missed opportunities behind you so you can create a dramatically different outcome than anything you've had before.

We talk through legitimate hurdles to success like projecting past failures onto future attempts, valuing information over implementation and much more.

http://primalpotential.com/352-overcoming-doubt/

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http://primalpotential.com/sum17replay

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Jun 22, 2017

I could have called this episode so many different things. I could have called it "Lifestyle Transformation After Baby". I could have called it "When You Should NOT Workout". I could have called it "Learning To Be Calm As A Fat Loss Strategy". I should probably just keep it simple and call it awesome.

In today's episode I'm talking with one of my Fat Loss Fast Track clients who has lost 90 pounds, 40 of which has been in the last few months of her Fat Loss Fast Track experiences.

At first, we talk a lot about what has worked well for her. We talk about how learning to be less reactive and more calm has helped her weight loss but also her happiness.

Then we start to talk about exercise, sleep and when to push yourself.

Not only is she inspiring, she's incredibly wise and I know you're going to get so much out of her story!

http://primalpotential.com/351-lost-90-pounds/

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Jun 20, 2017

Too often, we scramble for solutions without taking the time to really define and understand the problem. That leads to lots of effort with little results. We either solving the wrong problem or implementing the wrong solution, or both. It's a waste of time & a fast track to frustration.

Today's episode features a candid conversation with one of my Masters Club clients. Prior to her time in the Fat Loss Fast Track, she was always on a diet. She felt like her only weight loss strategy was "eat less" and she was exhausted by it.

Though she developed a solid strategy that worked for her, she struggled to make consistent positive choices after having a baby and juggling life, marriage & motherhood.

Through the course of our convo we define the problem, toss around potential solutions and determine a course of action to help her learn more about what works for her and get back to feeling her very best.

http://primalpotential.com/350-identifying-the-real-problem/

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Jun 17, 2017

I'm so excited to have one of my Fat Loss Fast Track clients on the show today. She's in the trenches of creating lasting change and refining what works best for her body & lifestyle.

After feeling great about her first 12 weeks in the Fat Loss Fast Track, she struggled with enthusiasm, engagement & consistency in the second 12-weeks.

She talks candidly about cycles of success and how she's fighting back to recreate momentum.

I think it's powerful to see & hear what strategies work for people and how they overcome obstacles. Today's episode is a great example.

http://primalpotential.com/349-success-cycles/

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Jun 15, 2017

Be careful. Your lies will become your truth. The messages we send to ourselves via our thoughts & words become our reality. They are powerful.

Your thoughts & words are not only descriptive but also prescriptive. They are instructions to your subconscious & they inform your behavior.

If you're saying that you're out of control and have no motivation, that will become your truth, whether you want it to or not.

If you struggle with doubt or negativity, don't miss today's episode!

http://primalpotential.com/348-lies-become-truth/

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Jun 13, 2017

I had a busy weekend, full of lessons, many of which came from my first time on a bike in God knows how many years.

Saturday, I ate lots of treats (for me) and several alcoholic beverages. Sunday, I ate really clean & biked around Martha's Vineyard.

On both days, I was reminded of powerful lessons that help me break through my mental barriers, make progress towards my goals and take great care of myself.

In today's episode, I'm sharing 5 of those real-life lessons with you! I hope you enjoy them!

http://primalpotential.com/347-5-life-lessons-for-success-fat-loss/

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Jun 10, 2017

You might not see it this way, but chances are, you're creating chaos in your life.

Often, we turn to food & alcohol in response to stress, emotion, tension or anxiety. Food allows us to escape, avoid & numb whatever is bothering us.

Then, we turn our attention to an attempt to NOT eat or drink in response to these feelings.

However, that's like trying to lower a fever with ice instead of addressing & resolving what's causing the fever.

In today's episode I will share what I wish I knew when I was younger about emotional reactions that contributed to overeating, binging and obesity.

http://primalpotential.com/346-stop-creating-chaos/

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Jun 8, 2017

The other day I overheard a conversation between two women at the gym. One woman was complaining to the other about her stress incontinence, or, as she described it, leaking urine during her workout.

The other woman shared that she has the same problem and they attributed it to having kids and talked about how there was no solution other than surgery.

That's not true.

In today's episode, I'm talking not only about stress incontinence but about how we ignore problems instead of fixing them. That has got to stop.

We power through workouts without regard to what is happening with our bodies. We do nothing about aches, pains, incontinence, headaches and other symptoms instead of looking to identify & resolve the underlying issue.

Whether you workout or not, whether you experience stress incontinence or not, I strongly recommend you listen to this episode, and to your body.

http://primalpotential.com/345-stress-incontinence-solutions/

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Becoming A Supple Leopard by Kelly Starrett 

Find a physiotherapist in your area:

Canadahttp://www.physiotherapy.ca/About-Physiotherapy/Find-a-Therapist-Directory

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Jun 6, 2017

A couple weeks ago I went up to Albany, NY to watch one of the CrossFit regional competitions. All of the athletes were highly skilled and wanted to win. However, being highly skilled and wanting to win wasn't enough.

As I watched the competition, I paid close attention to factors that made athletes struggle & falter as well as common factors that set athletes up for success.

In today's podcast, I'm sharing with you 6 critical strategies that will help you crush your goals based on what I observed at the regionals.

We all want something, but that doesn't mean we consistently do the work to stay focused and achieve our desired outcome. Today's episode will help you crush your goals and move from wanting to win to actually winning.

http://primalpotential.com/344-crush-your-goals/

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Jun 3, 2017

Please do not confuse thoughts with emotions. Many people think that it's our emotions, our feelings, that drive our choices.

It's not.

It's our THOUGHTS. Sure, it can be our thoughts about what we feel, or it can just be thoughts without emotional ties.

If you want to change the choices you make, you've first got to understand the thoughts that drive them, both good & bad.

You have to be willing to surrender this hyper focus on tactic. If you aren't consistently making the kinds of choices you want it, it's not because you've yet to find the right program, meal plan or calorie allotment.

It's because of the way you think prior to making a choice.

Today I'm going to help you discover the thoughts that are helping you, the thoughts that are hurting you and what you can do about it.

http://primalpotential.com/343-drives-choices/

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Jun 1, 2017

Can sun exposure increase your metabolism? Can it help you burn fat more efficiently?

The answer is yes. In today's episode we're going into the science of sun, your skin & hormones to look at how moderate sun exposure can minimize cravings, reduce inflammation, increase energy and support your metabolism & ability to burn fat.

I know our society talks about the dangers of the sun and tells us all to put on sunscreen before we talk to the mailbox but here's the reality: sun burn is bad, the sun is not.

There are many health benefits of sun exposure beyond vitamin D and we'll be talking about them today!

http://primalpotential.com/342-sun-exposure-your-hormones/

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