Strong Woman Radio, Episode 30, Nia Shanks

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Welcome to Strong Woman Radio, a sanctuary free of testosterone (except for a few special guests), where ladies who like to lift heavy things can chitchat about the struggles and success that comes with being a woman in a male dominated sport. We welcome listeners of all sports, be it strongman, Crossfit, olympic lifting or more; but be warned we don’t like running very much unless we are carrying or dragging something heavy while we do it.

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Episode 30, Nia Shanks

  • Intro (0:00)
  • Latest & Greatest (1:14)
  • More from Nia and why she is passionate about what she is passionate about (3:51)
    • Your health and fitness choices should empower you
    • What inspired Nia to get into fitness and what inspired her to promote this message?
    • Being positive about your focus right now
    • What other people have to say and validating ourselves through others
    • How Nia launched the Lift Like a Girl brand and what happened when it took off
    • Her training focus these days
    • Offers online distance coaching
    • Tips on getting started with strength training
    • Favorite movements to teach and why
    • Her favorite forms of fuel
  • Find Nia on her site here
  • You can also find all of her resources here, including the book she mentioned on binge eating
  • Thanks everyone, we will be back next week!
  • Outro (43:15)

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