Because sanitized, conventional, perfectionist approaches to exercise are boring, unrealistic and unhealthy. Dirty Strength™ Radio is about being balanced, functional and fit in the modern world. We talk about everything from food to farming, gut and pelvic health to the can-do attitude we need to…
Join Sarah as she talks about what you ACTUALLY need to do in 2020 to achieve your goals and make lasting change. Sarah is sharing her FAVORITE tip for helping women discover the best place to put their energy to change their bodies and their lives. To check out here FREE course, Breathe Like A Bad Ass, head here. For more from Sarah head on over to Instagram!
Today we are going deeper into the Dirty Strength philosophy and talking about the THREE ways to de-sanitize your fitness practice and why you want to do it. Sarah is sharing advice, information and helpful suggestions for getting started with this paradigm shift. It's time to get dirty, and less "perfect" y'all. Are you ready? Shoutout to Katy Bowman, Daphne Miller, and Kate Galliett who I mention on the show today! Checkout my FREE course. Breathe Like A Bad Ass
Join us today as we here from Ginny MacColl, Ninja Warrior, Broadway performer, actress and all round bad ass. At 68 years old, Ginny is showing ALL women that NOT only is it essential that we strength train, but that STRENGTH is AGELESS! Ginny started strength training at 64 to get her first pull up, then went on to compete on American Ninja Warrior and star in a major motion picture alongside Diane Keaton. HELLO! Ginny is such an inspiration and she is both sharing her story of cultivating dirty strength while raising her kids in the mountains of Pennsylvania AND the health benefits of strength training-how it reverses aging. Don't miss this episode and PLEASE share with all the women in your life! For more from Ginny find her on Instagram or Facebook. To enroll in my FREE online digital course, Better Than Kegels- Click here.
Today we are diving into PRIMAL movement and WHY it's one of the most efficient and effective ways to train the pelvic floor. From breathing, to eye movement and head control, contralateral movements and pelvic floor responsiveness to stimuli, we are making sense of ALL the complexity that takes place in the body to make us strong and READY for life. Whether you have pelvic floor problems or not, you want to listen to this episode because this is NOT just about your pelvic floor, but about WHOLE BODY RESPONSIVE and balanced strength. To take my free digital course head to https://tinyurl.com/sarahbreathe ! That episode I mentioned with Jaimie Lee is Season 1, episode 25.
Sarah is sharing her THREE strategies to help you get back to movement after discovering your have over-recruitment of the pelvic floor. Symptoms of over-recruitment include, but are not limited to: tailbone pain, piriformis pain, pelvic pressure and spasms, low back pain, leaking, constipation, tight achy hips and more! You DON'T want to miss this episode! For more from Sarah follow her on Instagram at @sarahsmithstrength. To grab her FREE digital course, Better Than Kegels-Breathe Like A Bad Ass, click this link.
Today on the show we are chatting about that mind/body connection. Why? Because it has HUGE implications for coming back from any injury, PARTICULARLY those pelvic floor related ones. I'm sharing my own pelvic floor diagnosis and rehab journey on the episode today and giving you tips on how to train both the mind and the body to get cracking on your own rehab, growth and conquering process. Tune in! To grab my FREE breathing course, Better Than Kegels.
Today on the podcast we have Nora Matthew who is an absolute bad ass boss. StrongFirst Level 2, American College of Sports Medicine Personal Trainer, Original Strength Coach, founder of Pregna-Fit and Her Strength Studio and mom of three, Nora knows a thing or two about fitness and athleticism for women. Today we chat about our experiences training after babies despite prolapse, and Nora shares some pretty incredible insights on fitness for women, how her training philosophy is DIFFERENT than most studios for the ladies, the staggering results her clients get from learning to nourish their bodies and what to look for in your own gym and fitness programming. Tune in because you do NOT want to miss out on the information, inspiration and encouragement in this episode. For more from Nora, head to her_strength_studio on Instagram or Pregnancy_Fitness or Her Strength Studio.com. To sign up for my FREE digital course, Better Than Kegels click here.
This is the FIRST episode in a series allllllll about food! Today Sarah is chatting about food, why we should consider what we eat an important decision, but not the MOST important decision, not worth obsessing over. Check it out! LOTS of great guests in this series. You'll love it! Oh and tea to tinyurl.com/betterthankegels to get my FREE digital course on breathing to improve your digestion. It's all about BREATHING to get into that "rest and digest" state, yo!
There really is NO title that can fully reflect all the things Laura Schoenfeld, RD and I chat about today on the show. From how to fuel your body, what's the deal with SIBO, to hormonal imbalances, type A personality struggles and body obsession and pelvic floors and faith-based fitness, we cover it ALL! You can find more about Laura at lauraschoenfeldrd.com Follow here on Instagram @LauraSchoenfeldrd AND on Facebook you can join her FREE Fed and Fearless society. Find all here FREE ebooks and resources on her website! Share this episode with the women in your life, it's a MUST LISTEN!
HUGE life changes, uncertainty unpredictability can be scary, but also an opportunity for exposure. As we take a second look at our lives, our fitness practices and our faith expression, what are we seeing? Is our faith real and practiced in a way that can help others find answers? Does our fitness practice prepare us for life? Do we tend to focus on the negative and all that is outside of our control? If we are believers in Jesus, does that bring us TRUE comfort during this time? Join Sarah as she talks about some silver linings and opportunities that Coronavirus has presented us all with in 2020 and the Dirty Strength of fitness and faith in quarantine.
Today I'm joined by Victoria Barrios of Avidity Sisters to chat about how food intolerances do NOT have to mean a life of restriction, fear and fragility! Victoria shares her own discoveries on how food was impacting her Tourette's syndrome, how she healed from that and how she and her sister Jaimie have created a business that helps women live and THRIVE in the face of food-triggered health problems! Victoria works remotely with women that want to pursue fitness goals and gives them hope, freedom and shares her faith-based perspectives on health. It was an honor to have her share her story with the Dirty Strength™ community! Come listen! For more form Victoria head to Instagram, Facebook, or take her FREE COURSE!
Today it's all about PRACTICING love and gratitude for our bodies, even when we don't FEEL those emotions, because our inner conversations impact our healing progress and journey forward. Whether you have prolapse, a "tight" pelvic floor, a history of over-training, under-eating, or body betrayal this episode is breaking down WHY the words we use have the power to change function. Tune in to hear concrete strategies for moving forward even if right now, you sort of hate your body. My free breathing course can be found here. Come follow me on Instagram or Pinterest!
Postpartum is a strange period. So much joy, fear, trepidation, sleep deprivation, frustration, elation and uncertainty. Women are often looking to social media and their peers to decide what is appropriate for them because EVEN with all that we know about the impacts of pregnancy and birth on the body, we have still not armed women with adequate information for why their bodies are different and how to retrain them! As mentioned in this episode, my free course is here. And my Connect Your Core and Pelvic Floor™ course is here.
Today we in for such a treat because we are joined by Vera Fabian of Ten Mothers Farm in Cedar Grove, North Carolina! Vera takes time out of her busy day of running her farm with husband Gordon and their friend Luke to chat with us about SO many aspects of nutritious food production. From soil health, to shelf life, nutrient content and the truth about food labels, Vera is sharing some super helpful info and tips for slowly transitioning to a simple whole foods diet comprised of locally sourced items! Once a week I take a vacation to Ten Mothers Farm by visiting their impressive Instagram account and scrolling through the lovely pics. I highly recommend you take a look too! AND if you're in the Chapel Hill, Hillsborough or Durham area, join their CSA! If there was ever a time to invest in locally produced and reliably nutritious food and avoid the crowded grocery stores, it's now my friends!
Our bodies do NOT have tot be such a mystery to us. In fact, I don't think it was part of God's plan at all for us to be spectators to the extent that many of us have become for our health. So today I'm talking ALL ABOUT the benefits of tracking your menstrual cycle. Tracking will change your approach to fitness, help you to better understand your pelvic floor AND more effectively help you conceive or AVOID conceiving, but also, so much more! For more from Sarah, head to @sarahsmithstrength. Toni Weschler's Book, Taking Charge Of Your Fertility is here. She's OG. Check her out! Some beyond PG language in this episode, FYI
This is a podcast that addresses strength in ALL the forms, and this week we are talking about spiritual strength. Where we get it, why we need it and how we grow it. If you're a fellow Believer, grab a pen and paper because I have some AWESOME verses for you! If you are NOT a Believer, you are so welcome here for ALL the content. This one is a doozie! Russ Dizdar. Follow me on Instagram! DM me your thoughts, questions! Share this episode with a friend, please!!
This 30 minute episode is JAM PACKED with thoughts and recommendations on honoring God with our bodies while feeling confident, healthy and joyful. Come hang out with me on Instagram and take my FREE breathing course, tinyurl.com/betterthankegels.
Today's episode is a completely new take on the self care movement and it's not going to make you feel guilty for not doing enough nor overly indulgent for investing in yourself! Come listen to expert implementer, Laura Meeks and her new perspective on how to cultivate joy and curiosity and let THAT be your self care & self enrichment! From habits and hobbies you've never considered to list making and lounge reading, we are covering LOTS of options for the busy women that are looking to not lose themselves in their jobs and desire to LIVE their lives! For more from Laura head to CultivatingYourJoy.
There's nothing off the table in this episode I did with Aleks Salkin. Aleks is a brilliant strength coach and movement specialist that is chatting with my today about ALL the things. We talk about learning languages, our relationships to physical exercise, diet fads like that Vegan and Carnivore Diets, foam rolling and MORE! For more from Aleks click here and join his FREE 8 week challenge!
Now is a time for us all to dig deep and grow our physical and spiritual strength, but so often we get the formula wrong. We end up sourcing our strength from the wrong places OR striving ourselves into the ground causing injury and exhaustion. For my FREE breathing course head to tinyurl.com/betterthankegels.
Gut testing has become very popular, but with it comes these "weeding" protocols and the belief that to be well we have to kill the bad bugs, Candida and parasites. But is that true? What are the dangers of these intense weeding protocols? Tune in to learn more and here Sarah's own gut health experience! Tinyurl.com/betterthankegels for my free breathing course!
Today Candace Smith of Beauty of Strength(@beauty_of_strength) is joining us on the show and it's all about LIFTING and EATING! Candace breaks it all down for us! She shares about her own journey of transitioning from a place of abusing her body with too much exercise and too little food and why she LOVES "lifting and eating the things"! Candace is pro-carb, pro-rest, pro-muscle and has decades of training experience to share with us today! She's also explaining how to track macros, so DON'T miss this episode! For more from Candace head to her website or social media! Instagram. Facebook.
You asked and I'm sharing! This is what I eat, why and how I came to figure out what works for me! Recipes, substitution suggestions, my SUPER no frills diet and how I feed my kids are all in this episode! For my free breathing course that will help IMPROVE digestion and hunger/satiety signals-sign up here!
Today we are reading the story of David and breaking down what it means for us today in 2020. From fitness training, to boldness in our faith to speak against the culture, we are DIVING in deep to 1 Samuel 17 to appreciate that with God, the battle is already won! To watch the video footage of PP testifying in court (as referenced) click here. To learn about fetal tissue in vaccines, click here. Please share this episode with your peeps!!
Per your request, I'm sharing a bit about our shutdown experience here, why we've decided to homeschool and why YOU are qualified to do it too, should you choose to accept this mission.
Today I'm chatting with Nora Matthew of Her Strength Studio in Albany, NY and our conversation is SOOOO chock full of controversial thoughts, honesty and truth bombs that you don't want to miss it! Nora is a mom of three (soon to be 4). Like me she has pelvic organ prolapse and is sharing a little bit about her pregnancy experience (she's in her second trimester). Nora is an al around BAD ASS, intelligent and free-thinking woman which is why I LOVE her! But the real juicy stuff is when we talk about our state mandate's that require gyms to be closed, what that means for us personally and the health of our nation. You'll either love it or hate it, but if you love it, please share this episode with your buds!
Sharing my home birth experience and why I believe supported home births can be the MOST empowering introduction to motherhood and specifically what attributes I believe should be incorporated into ALL birthing experiences, even when more intervention is necessary or preferred. To take my breathing course, head to tinyurl.com/betterthankegels
Empowerment is a HUGE buzz word right now, but how does one actually become "empowered" where does our power come from? Can someone give it to us? All this and SO much more discussed on this week's episode of Dirty Strength Radio™! I'm giving you MY take, and the dirt on the dirty work of empowerment! For more from Sarah, head to @sarahsmithstrength on Instagram or Pinterest! Please like, share, subscribe and rate this show!
This one goes out to all the wives and mamas that are looking for the TRUTH about love and how to navigate boundaries in marriage and motherhood. The world is shouting at us, "PUT YOURSELF FIRST!" But not only is that an ideaology that doesn't work in real life, it's not Biblical. Does that mean we have to be a doormat that doesn't take care of ourselves? You'll have to come and listen to find out!
Today it's all about tongue ties! YEP! Why? Because your tongue determines the function of your airway, signals to the diaphragm, controls posture and directly impacts gut and pelvic health. You do NOT want to miss this episode on airway health! To take my free breathing course, head to tinyurl.com/betterthankegels Come hang with me on Instagram too!
Today I am joined by Jordana Duncan, specialist in Oro-facial myofunctional therapy and owner of MotorMouthPro and holistic and progressive dental practice, Spring Smiles in Holly Springs, NC. From reflux to snoring, digestion struggles to posture, pelvic health, TMJ pain and poor sleep we are delving into WHY your resting tongue position is the key to healing for you AND your kiddos! Don't miss this one!
When it comes to conquering prolapse, we HAVE to look beyond the pelvic floor. Often the pelvic floor was NOT the only cause of your prolapse so is we are going to move forward, we have to find the other contributing factors. Today I'm sharing THREE lesser known, atypical causes and contributors to prolapse and what to do about them! To take my FREE course, head to tinyurl.com/betterthankegels DM me on Instagram or email me at Sarah@sarahsmithstrength.com
Tune in this week to here Sarah getting personal about the work she is doing behind the scenes, the work that matters MOST in life, why and how to do it. Mama's, you won't want too miss this one! For breathing tips, get the BEST free digital breathing instruction course of 2020- tinyurl.com/betterthankegels
Today I am sharing the formula you need to build strength over the next month. IN just FOUR weeks you will be strong, resilient and capable WITHOUT burning yourself out. Tune in today to hear the exact number of reps, rounds and the movements we are using for this. To take my free course, head to Tinyurl.com/betterthankegels and to join my Dirty Strength Radio Army newsletter and get access to MORE information about this episode and upcoming offers-click here.
In today's Short Stack Sunday episode, we talk ALL about God's divine wisdom that he set apart for us at the beginning of EVERYTHING, it's power and how to use it! Tune in to hear what God has revealed to his people and what it can do to your life! Please like, share, review and send to a friend. Thank you for your support!
Today on Dirty Strength Radio we are addressing diastasic recti. DR is a becoming an increasingly more commonly addressed condition in the exercise world, but with that has come some misinformation and ineffective strategies. Tune in for a compact and short explanation on what matters MOST when it comes to rehabbing DR and how to get started! To take my free breathing course, head to tinyurl.com/betterthankegels
At some point, your preferred exercise modality or pelvic floor management strategies will stop working. You will have a flare up of symptoms. You'll get injured. You'll stop seeing physique changes. Or you'll just feel crummy. Today we are talking about WHAT to do when that happens! Tune in to hear why it happens and how to get out of that dark slump when it does! To take my free breath course, head to Tinyurl.com/betterthankegels
Today's episode is on FIRE! Krystle Miller of The Armed Muva (find her on Instagram, Facebook and YouTube, is sharing her firearm journey. This mom of three decided that she didn't want to just rely on others to keep her and her family safe during this intense time in the US, so she took action. She purchased a firearm, trained to use it and now she is bringing her online and in-person community along the journey with her, inspiring and empowering other women to do the same! You do NOT want to miss this episode. We talk ALL about how to get started with a firearm, why women should feel like they can be "their own first responder!" and the racist roots of gun control in America. For more form Krystle, click the links above to follow her! Please like, share, review and subscribe to Dirty Strength Radio™!
New Year's resolutions and all the commitments to a better "healthier" lifestyle are around the corner, but what is the best course of action for you? What's YOUR preferred love language for YOUR body? Tune in to find out and make your 2021 health resolutions different, more effective and enjoyable than ever before! To take my FREE breath course, head to tinyurl.com/betterthankegels
Today I'm joined by the one and only Lindsay Mumma, DC of Triangle Chiropractic and Rehabilitation here in Raleigh and Lindsay Mumma in the ol' Instagram world. Lindsay shares with us, what exactly chiropractic care is, what it does and what the heck is an "adjustment". Lindsay explains how working with a chiropractor can reduce pain in pregnancy, reduce your labor, expedite your postpartum healing process and make you a better functioning human being over all! A fellow-lover of movement and outdoor life, Lindsay is dropping all the knowledge bombs and incentives for moving better today.
Today's amazing guest is Dr. Stephanie Seneff of MIT. Dr. Seneff is chatting with us on the real impacts of glyphosate, aka Round UP in our foods, environment, and medical therapies. From fatty liver disease and gut health issues, to autism and pelvic floor dysfunction, we are exploring the far-reaching impacts of glyphosate and it's ability to alter collagen and enzymatic pathways in the body. You do NOT want to skip this episode. For more from Dr. Seneff, head to her website here.
Happy New Year! 2020 saw a HUGE increase in home gardens and I am hoping that 2021 will welcome even more people into the act of growing their own food and getting down and dirty! Today I'm chatting and sharing some of my advice for getting started with gardening. From locations, to plant variety, soil amendments and garden size, we are hitting all the best topics to inspire and educate you on what you need to consider when getting started with YOUR garden!
Hey all! Come listen in to what your options are for overcoming pain during intercourse! This episode is for you if you have painful sex, have noticed sex is less enjoyable since baby or menopause OR you have a known pelvic floor issue and are struggling to enjoy sex again! To take the course I recommend in this episode head to tinyurl.com/Betterthankegels OR click here
Breaking down my FAVORITE strategies for FINALLY finding consistency in exercise and it's not about being MORE disciplined. Tune in to hear all about my tried and true personal strategies and coaching tips for my clients that helps them get good results long-term because they don't get on and off the wagon over and over again. My courses can be found here: http://sarahsmithstrength.com and in my bio on Instagram too! Fierce In 5 is here too.
Breaking down what it's like to raise your own meat today on the show and how the process can change your health, perspective and food habits! We are talking about how impactful HOW your meat is raised can be for your health and the various ways you can get involved with your local food production system, whether it's at a local farm, in your yard of changing how you think about what you buy at the grocery store, my story about our rooster and raising animals as meat is at your disposal for some reflection and discussion! I mention Daphne Miller's books Farmacology and Jungle Fever. Please like, subscribe and review Dirty Strength Radio!
Today I'm joined by Suzanne Ko of Skofit, a postnatal pelvic floor and core oriented strength coach, mom of two and freedom fighter that encourages women to self-advocate for their health. Suzanne and I basically have a super chill conversation about her postpartum experiences, how she discovered that depletion in pregnancy can cause dental health issues and that hypertension is in fact hormone mediated! For more from Suzanne, head to @skofit on Facebook and Instagram!
Have you ever had one of those weeks when you think, "Ok, whatever this is, it's not working,?" Many of us health conscious peeps who are looking for answer, solutions and improvement can find ourselves in the middle of a plan, habit or therapy that really isn't getting us the result that we want and THEN the question becomes, "Why is this not working and is it that my body is freaked out and stressed?" Tune in today as Sarah talks about the 5 areas to look at to measure whether your current health and lifestyle approaches are getting you what you wan and what to do about it!
I know! This episode is a DOOZIE! Since when is stress beneficial? Since always. Today Sarah chats about how to eliminate the useless stress and welcome the useFULL stress in your life to grow better. Don't forget to review this episode on iTunes and be eligible to become the reviewer of the MONTH and get 50% off a program! Grab my FREE Free In 3 program here. Or head to https://tinyurl.com/freein3
We all do it. We forget to trust God with our health issues. We fixate on how we feel in our bodies in this moment and forget the bigger picture, like eternity and all that. BUT what IF learning to honor Matthew 6:33 was the secret to unlocking our health problems, de-stressing our bodies and streamlining our healing process? Tune in to today's episode to learn more about how seeking God first, ACTUALLY makes us better. Don't forget to rate and review the show on iTunes to be entered to become "Reviewer of the month!".
If you want your pelvic floor to feel better, you're tired of feeling pain from your workouts and all the dieting and training you're doing ISN'T helping you lose fat, then it's time for you to do some Middle Movement. Sign up for Free In 3, tinyurl.com/Freein3
Ahhhh. This episode is close to my heart. In a culture that is constantly dishing out confusing information on how to finally love and feel at home in your body, this is my message to you! To get "Free In 3", head to tinyurl.com/freein3 Hi! I'm Sarah Smith! I help deplete women find their spiritual and physical strength to overcome pelvic floor problems and depletion of energy! I'm a mom of three, prolapse conqueror, strength coach and soil scientists that loves the Most High God! Please LIKE, SUBSCRIBE, REVIEW and SHARE! Find me on social media @sarahsmithstrength or at SarahSmithStrength.com
Following up from our last episode on doing hard things, we are now talking about how to re-charge from and prepare for that hard work with simple tips on how you're going to make sure your body is replenished and restored. You've heard the phrase, "You can't pour from an empty cup." And it's true, if the well is dry you're going to crash and burn. There's a whole spiritual side to this as well, but today we are talking about physical habits to help restore us! Tinyurl.com/freein3 Tinyurl.com/betterthankegels
Today's episode is phenomenal because Donna Zubrod is here with us today explaining what "YAM" short for "your abdominal massage" is and how it can be a game-changer for your health and fertility! Donna is a licensed massage and body work therapist that also works as a doula, fertility awareness educator and has tremendous intuitive healing abilities as far as I'm concerned. She's an amazing wealth of knowledge and I know that you will love her. She works in person but teaches abdominal massage via Zoom as well! You can contact Donna via her website https://www.sevengenerationswellness.com Donna is a guest expert in my upcoming course, Hold Up! a digital course for women with pelvic organ prolapse if they are contemplating surgery as well as a prehab and rehab course for prolapse surgery!
Recorded this episode from my vacation and sharing what I bring on vaca with me habit-wise, supplements and fitness equipment and what I don't bring or worry about when I travel. Feeling good on vacation is a MUST when we are busy mommas, but who wants to be afraid or obsessed with routine when we travel, NOT ME! Listen to this episode to help prep for summer trips NOW by creating habits and routines that make you feel so good, you don't want to leave them! To grab Free in 3 head to tinyurl.com/freein3 To. learn how to breathe to calm your nervous system, head. to tinyurl.com/betterthankegels
Now is a time to unabashedly stand up for your beliefs. Today we are chatting about how to depart from mainstream narratives, formulate our own ideas and body share your perspective, even when unpopular! It's a fun one! Book recommendations: Uncle Tom's Cabin-Stowe Black Red Necks and White Liberals-Sowell Unseen Realm-Heiser A Day In The Life of Ivan Denisovich-Solzhenitsyn 12 Rules for Life-Peteron A History of the American People-Thomas Brave New World-Huxley Plague of Corruption -Mikovitz The Truth About Covid-19-Mercola**haven't read but heard great things! Dirty Genes-Lynch Mere Christianity and the Abolition of Man-Lewis Movement Matters-Bowman The Healing Power of the Vagus Nerve-Rosenberg
Hey Lovelies! Today's episode is a topic near and dear to my heart, PROLAPSE! Listen to this episode to learn the 5 habits behind your prolapse problem so you can begin your journey to address them! Surgery is NOT a fix all for prolapse. Fifty percent of surgeries for prolapse fail, but addressing these habits will help you to avoid surgery (because your prolapse symptoms will diminish and or disappear) as well as help your surgery stick, if you had it done already! To get on my email list head here and get my high value FREE three day exercise formula! To review the podcast, please head here to learn how! And to take my FREE breath course, head to tinyurl.com/betterthankegels
I love this episode because I have been wanting to get Sally on the show for a while and now she's here! Today the world's expert on and premier advocate for oxalate awareness is here and she is dishing ALL the dirt on oxalates an anything but benign plant chemical. Oxalates have been implicated in vulvar pain, connective tissue failures, bone pitting, brain fog, joint decay, even breast cancer and eye sight! Whether you suspect that you have been injured by oxalate toxicity, or you haven't, you want to listen to this episode because your celery juice, Swiss chard, almond flour and spinach smoothies might be behind your chronic health and pelvic problems! For more from Sally, please head to https://sallyknorton.com where you can get her cookbook and learn more on how to work with Sally!!
We often hear cliche phrases about the "power of prayer" but today we are going to delve into what it REALLY means to engage in praying, connect to the spiritual realm and how that impacts our nervous systems, minds and quality of life too! To join the prayer channel, sign up for Telegram (a free app) https://t.me/MoreThanConquerorsPrayer AND to grab my FREE webinar on prolapse head here. So much love to you all, please review my podcast on Apple podcasts!
Today's show is all about #science. As we see our freedom to question science as it relates to our own experiences and healthcare diminish, we need to be asking ourselves, "What is science" "Who are the scientists?" and "What science is the most valid?" To learn more about Sarah and her work AND to sign up for Dirty Strength Diaries, head to dirtystrength.com. Enter to win 50% a Sarah Smith Strength product by reviewing the podcast today on Apple podcasts! Please share this episode on social media and with a friend to spread the good news and empowerment to the people in your life!
My guest today is Mary Clark of the Raleigh Wellness Center. Mary is my acupuncturist and is a wealth of knowledge for all things Chinese medicine, herbal medicine and anatomy. Mary uses a combination of massage, acupuncture and herbal medicine to help her patient's body's health and balance themselves. She has cared for me through several crisis and I credit her for helping me shift my priorities and my mindset around health to investing in and trusting my body more. Her clinic is located in North Raleigh. You can find it here. There's no health issue I can imagine that Mary couldn't help you work through. Today on the show we specifically talk about Qi depletion and the role it plays in pelvic health. So mamas with adrenal fatigue, exhaustion, burnout, pelvic floor issues, thyroid and gut health struggles this one's for you!
Although a complex discussion in some ways, I'm keeping it simple today as I break down HOW to know when you're ready to return to one-size fits all exercise programming, the signs that say, "you're not ready" and what to do about it! This one is for all the postpartum mamas, folks coming back from a pelvic floor problem of any variety (or core) and people that are recovering from burnout or any injury really. Head to dirtystrength.com for free stuff and to learn about my digital courses!
Today I'm breaking down the common complaints of men with pelvic floor issues today on the show! We are talking about what is at the root of these problems and how to start to tackle them! For my breathing course, head to www.dirtystrength.com and take "Better Than Kegels"! To explore more help if and when pornography is playing a role in your pelvic floor or sexual dysfunction, head to https://fightthenewdrug.org https://www.verywellmind.com/breaking-pornography-addictions-1270612 and https://www.covenanteyes.com/2020/03/19/how-to-find-the-right-support-group-for-porn-addiction-recovery/ Conviction is not condemnation, my friends. The world needs whole, confident, healthy and balanced men!! You can beat this!