Livea's Lifestyle Playbook

Livea's Lifestyle Playbook

NBC Sports Reporter Michele Tafoya welcomes you to the Livea Huddle, a brand-new podcast about all things health and wellness by Livea Weight Control Centers! Join Michele in deep conversations about health, weight loss, self-care, and so much more.

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June 8, 2021 25 min
Michele Tafoya welcomes Mankato Center Director Charlie onto this week’s episode of the Livea Lifestyle Playbook! Charlie shares his favorite tips for getting back on track after a bad day. Pro tip: When you have a difficult day, that’s when you need Livea the most! Listen to learn Charlie’s five tips for getting back on track. Next, Michele speaks with Minnetonka client Sue, a Registered Nurse who lost nearly 80 lbs. several years...
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Michele Tafoya welcomes Registered Dietitian Terrie to this week’s Livea Lifestyle Playbook! They discuss cabin season, the trouble that many Livea clients run into with alcohol and weekend meals, and the importance of setting intentions ahead of the weekend. Terrie also explains the concept of ketosis, and how an off-plan meal can take you out of that fat-burning state and slow your progress. Listen to learn more about eating heal...
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This week on the Livea Lifestyle Playbook, Michele Tafoya sits down with Mitch, the Center Director in Rochester. Mitch has a background in kinesiology and exercise science, and previously ran a gym in Ohio for nearly 10 years. With Livea, Mitch endeavors to empathize with his clients and set them up for success as they start a weight loss and exercise journey! Mitch often shares that you can’t out-exercise a bad diet, so it’s impe...
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On this week’s episode of the Livea Lifestyle Playbook, Michele Tafoya talks with Registered Dietician and lifestyle coach Rachel from the St. Cloud Center. Along with many other health and wellness topics, Rachel shares tips on making smart decisions at the grocery store. They discuss how to make sure you have a good balance of protein, grains, vegetables, fruit and dairy when you’re shopping. What are the best low salt and low...
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Michele Tafoya speaks with Registered Dietitian Lauren on this week’s episode of the Livea Lifestyle Playbook! They discuss the most important thing that Lauren wants Livea clients to know (hint: it has to do with the nutritious food you eat every day!). Learn how Lauren helps her clients take their lifestyle change one step at a time. For some clients, it’s as simple as introducing one more vegetable into their recipe repertoire! ...
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Michele Tafoya speaks with Livea’s Director of Operations, Diane, in this week’s episode of the Livea Lifestyle Playbook! Diane was drawn to Livea after experiencing her own weight loss journey. Now, after more than 8 years as the Minnetonka Center Director, and now Director of Operations, Diane reflects on how many clients say how much better they’re feeling after losing even the first few pounds. Learn about one of Diane’s client...
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Michele Tafoya opens this episode of the Livea Lifestyle Playbook with a conversation featuring WCCO’s Rebecca Kolls. As a Master Gardener, Rebecca shares how getting her kids into gardening was a great pathway to introducing good nutrition! She also shares her tips for growing your own vegetables at home (pro tip: start small!), and listen for her favorite pesto recipe. Next, Michele speaks with Shannon, a Woodbury Livea Center cl...
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Michele Tafoya speaks with Marcia, a Lead Lifestyle Consultant with Livea in St. Cloud who has been in her role for 10 years! Marcia speaks about her love for the clients in St. Cloud, and how special the weekly meetings are for her. She also acknowledges how challenging it can be for some clients to take the first step with Livea – one client even sat in their car for two hours before coming in for the first appointment. Plus, hea...
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This week, Michele sits down with Livea’s Apple Valley Center Director, Lindsey. As the head of the Nutrition Department for Livea, Lindsey oversees a team of Registered Dietitians, and meets with clients every day! Learn how Lindsey gets to know each of her clients, and determines how they can overcome the roadblocks that kept them from reaching their goals in the past. You’ll also hear how the Livea team converted to virtual supp...
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Host Michele Tafoya sits down with Livea’s Fitness Director Crem in this episode of the Livea Lifestyle Playbook. Learn why there’s never a bad time to start a workout or activity routine! Crem shares her favorite ways to add activity into your day, and how nutrition is the largest factor in your weight management success. In the second half of the show, Michele speaks with Livea Brand Ambassador Tami Hedrick! Tami and Michele firs...
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Michele Tafoya opens the Livea Lifestyle Playbook with a conversation with Livea CEO Heather Holmberg. They discuss why Heather is so passionate about the Livea brand, what differentiates the program from others out there, and how Michele’s husband and Heather’s husband, father and step-mother found success on the program! Also, learn how the Livea team adapted to the COVID-19 pandemic while continuing to provide support to their c...
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Features highlights from our 2020 podcast. Listen as Michele talks with several of our Livea experts, brand ambassadors and clients. You’ll hear clips from previous podcasts featuring client success stories, health and wellness tips from our experts and feel good stories about how Livea changes lives.
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Episode 7 follows Michele Tafoya’s conversation with Registered Nurse Mary, who chose to work with Livea to benefit from the support of Registered Dietitians! Learn how losing 40 lbs. has been a “game-changer,” and how a pair of boots inspired Mary to improve her health! Next, Michele speaks with Amy, an elementary school teacher, who lost 75 lbs. in 6 months with Livea in Rochester. Learn how Amy’s doctor reacted to her cholestero...
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Michele Tafoya sits down with Livea Brand Ambassador and comedian Miss Shannan Paul! They discuss Miss Shannan’s comedy career, how she overcame negative self-talk, and what drew her to beginning her weight loss and wellness journey with Livea. Next, Michele speaks with her good friend of 30 years, Al, who joined Livea after seeing Michele’s husband’s success on the plan. Learn how he broke his pattern of late-night eating!
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This week, Michele speaks with Jenn from Edina who ran track in high school and lost weight with Livea while training for a marathon. She’s kept 53 lbs. off for over two years! Learn what Jenn means when she says “I got me back.” Next, Michele catches up with KFAN’s Chris Hawkey, who lost weight with the Livea team nearly 10 years ago. Tune in to hear why seeing a photo of himself on stage motivated Chris to lose weight and change ...
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Michele Tafoya sits down with Connie, Minnetonka Livea’s Center Director, and Livea’s VP of Operations, Melissa. They discuss the Livea client experience from the perspective of Michele’s husband who lost 37 lbs. with Livea in Edina. Melissa and Connie elaborate on the “why” behind the program, and how the Livea team helps clients maintain a healthy lifestyle long after they finish the program. Next, Michele speaks with Dave Ryan f...
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Episode 3 finds Michele speaking with singer/songwriter and NBC’s The Voice finalist Kat Perkins, who lost 30 lbs. with Livea! Tune in to learn how Kat lost 30 lbs. while travelling the country with her band. Next, Michele sits down with Livea’s Director of Fitness, Crem, to discuss the Get Up and Move Exercise Initiative and why movement is so important to overall health.
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Michele Tafoya chats with Dr. Cathy Whiting about her 15 lb. weight loss, and why Livea’s welcoming environment was so important to her. Next, Michele speaks with Dan Holmberg, husband of CEO Heather Holmberg, who lost 40 lbs. with Livea and shares his personal struggle of losing weight as a former college athlete and busy father.
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NBC Sports Reporter Michele Tafoya welcomes you to the Livea Huddle, a brand-new podcast about all things health and wellness by Livea Weight Control Centers! Join Michele in deep conversations about health, weight loss, self-care, and so much more. This week, Michele sits down with Livea COO Andrea Sowers and Registered Dietitian Beth Maschoff for a quick primer on who Livea is, and why they do what they do. Next, Michele speaks w...
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