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Reframing Exercise: The Importance of Building and Maintaining Muscle

podcast December 31, 1969


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Starting a new year often gets people interested in improving or revisiting their exercise regimens. But workout culture is so fraught with harmful weight loss narratives that the critical benefits of movement often get overshadowed.

In this episode, I share my knowledge of cardio, mobility, and strength training, and my own life-changing fitness journey. I also explain my strategy for building a health-focused routine rooted in building strength and longevity as an act of kindness to your future self.

I also talk about…

  • The unique benefits of strength training for women
  • What a healthy fitness routine could look like
  • Understanding basal metabolic rate
  • Nutrition and sleep basics
  • Some tactical tips for understanding your strength workouts

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