If you like to workout and have ever spent anytime at the gym (or with Peleton) today’s episode is for you. Today I talk with my friend, Amy Connell about some “secrets” of the fitness industry. We talk about what it’s like to be an over-forty fitness instructor. She shares her story of a personal struggle with body image, and we talk about things you may not know about that person leading your group fitness class or personal training. Here are a few other topics we explore:
- Why women over 40 may need to work out differently than other women.
- What happens when we don’t give ourselves grace to age!
- Why Heather has never taught step aerobics.
- Why mobility is important.
- How to stop idolizing fitness professionals, and
- How you can make a difference for Christ at your gym!
I think you’ll glean a lot of wisdom from this fun conversation!
Connect with Amy here: GracedHealth.com or on her podcast: Graced Health.
Connect with Heather here: www.comparedtowho.me
Support Compared to Who? on Patreon: www.patreon.com/comparedtowho
More about Amy:
Amy Connell is an NASM Certified Personal Trainer, Nutrition Coach, and imperfect eater. She is host of the Graced Health podcast. She seeks to equip women with simple and grace-filled ways to take care of and appreciate their God-created body … and enjoy a little chocolate in the process. She lives in the Houston, Texas area with her husband of 23 years, their two always-hungry teen boys, and her stray-turned princess pit bull named Grace. Her podcast tagline is: Providing women simple and grace-filled ways to take care of themselves, all with a little chocolate.
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