Find Your Fit | Wellness, Fitness & Nutrition
About This Show
Find Your Fit is creating an inclusive community around exercise, nutrition, and well-being. Get up and move with us and our guests as WE share our step-by-step journey into personal well-being, greater energy, life balance, and greater longevity. Created by people with disabilities and with an emphasis on the experiences of people with disabilities, our practical tools, information, and inspiration helps make exercise and nutrition more accessible, affordable, and achievable for everyone. So whether you are blind, have another disability, have been left behind in the mainstream fitness movement, or just need a little extra motivation to get moving, this is the podcast for you. Underwritten by United States Association of Blind Athletes, Colorado Center for the Blind, and PUSH 2.0 Water.
Most Recent Episode
Find Your Fit™ Episode #26 Special Guest Joe Shaw
Jessica welcomes Amber Sherrard (Intern Amber) to the WE Fit Wellness Team. Amber will be interning at WE Fit Wellness for the next several months, so get use to her voice on the Find Your Fit podcast. Amber is a nutritionist and yoga instructor and will be sharing her knowledge with all of us over the next several months. Amber tells us about how she is adjusting to moving to Colorado Springs to work with the WE Team. She also tells us some of the outdoor activities she has partaken since arriving to Colorado.
Jessica thanks our sponsors: Push Beverages, the Colorado Center for the Blind (CCB), and the National Federation of the Blind (NFB).
Kevan and Jess welcome Joe Shaw as the guest for this episode of the podcast. Joe Shaw is a family man, a blind entrepreneur, a fitness activist, and is active in civic life of Nashville. He teaches about, “bro logic and bro science” Joe was a weightlifter, he pumped weights from time to time until he got married, but then the doctor told him that his triglyceride level was absolutely off the charts and he should’ve been dead yesterday. Joe tells us that he runs with Achilles International and has run several half marathons and marathons since he has rededicated to a healthier lifestyle. He also does Crossfit 4 to 5 days per week. Joe also shares some difficult experiences while getting healthy and how he read “Standing on One Foot” by Dr. Kenneth Jernigan for motivation and encouragement.
For Fit Chat, Jess and Amber talk about some food trends for 2017, including technology in the kitchen like the smart teapot that can adjust the amount of caffeine in your cup, crickets as a source of protein in either cricket flour or protein bars called CROBARS, and lower alcohol consumption with “mocktails.” Jessica tells us why she does 108 Sun Salutations for the New Year. She also tells us what the