Eat the Rules with Summer Innanen

Movement Series: This is another instalment of the movement series where I’m joined by Michelle Vina-Baltsas, professionally trained coach and certified intuitive eating counselor. We’re talking about intuitive movement – what it is, how to overcome exercise resistance, the importance of movement as we age, and how to get started with intuitive movement in mid-life.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/209
In this episode, we talk about:
- The evolution of Michelle’s relationship with movement,

- Exercise resistance – what it is and how it manifests,
- How to work through the grief of your body changing as you age,
- How everything we do is some type of movement and it all makes a difference,
- The magical question to ask yourself so you know that your movement is intuitively based, and not driven by diet culture,
- The myth of 10,000 steps a day,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/209
Direct download: 209_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: This is another instalment of the movement series where I’m joined by Jenna Doak, co-owner and head trainer at Body Positive Fitness. We’re talking about why she started Body Positive Fitness, her journey away from toxic fitness culture, and how to get over all or nothing thinking to help you have a better relationship to movement.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/208
In this episode, we talk about:
-  The challenge of getting out of the normalized toxic behaviours while still working in the fitness industry,

- The joy of training and moving without an end goal of losing a certain amount of weight,
- How she removes shame from her practice,
- That there are so many ways to move your body, it doesn’t need to be something you hate or dread, it should be something that’s fun for you,
- How she handles goal-setting with her clients,
- Advice for someone who wants to go to a trainer, but is nervous about gyms and being entrenched in diet culture,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/208
Direct download: 208_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: This is another instalment of the movement series where I’m joined by Steph Dykstra ­– creative director and martial arts coach at Iron Lion Training. She is talking about her relationship with her body through various sports, including boxing and powerlifting, how movement can be an outlet for emotions, and how her facility leads with inclusivity.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/207
In this episode, I talk about:
- How Steph’s journey helped her see what sort of space she ultimately wanted to create,

- The continued pressure she felt to be smaller in the fitness world and the consistent work involved to have a healthy mindset when competing,
- Advice for people who are working to change their relationship to movement,
- Tips for overcoming the all or nothing mentality,
- How to move away from esthetic based goals and how to use the five whys,\
- What an inclusive space actually looks like,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/207
Direct download: 207_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: This is another segment in the movement series, a series of episodes to help you change your relationship to movement. In this episode I’m giving you 8 steps to take to heal your relationship with movement.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/206
In this episode, I talk about:
- How movement is not an obligation and there’s no morality associated with it,

- A question to ask yourself to stop letting your weight dictate your movement choices,
- The importance of listening to what your body needs and not the “shoulds,”
- How to define what you really want out of movement,
- How acceptance is not about letting yourself go or giving up,
- The impact of your environment on healing your relationship with movement,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/206
Direct download: 206_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

Movement Series: I’m kicking off the movement series, talking about my history with exercise, when you might need to take time off, why we need to move away from black and white thinking, and how I navigate my relationship with movement now.
Show notes: summerinnanen.com/205
In this episode, I talk about:
- Why I distinguish between exercise and movement,

- How you can end up taking any kind of movement too far,
- That not all bodies are predisposed to look a certain way and no amount of exercise can change that,
- How it’s totally normal to want to lose weight in our society, what we don’t want is for that desire to be dictating our decisions and actions,
- Some warning signs for when you might need to take some time off,
- How there are so many other forms of movement that aren’t intense, and we need to stop thinking that only certain types of movement count,
Plus so much more!
Get the shownotes:  summerinnanen.com/205
Direct download: 205_episode.mp3
Category:Health -- posted at: 6:00am EST

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