Beyond The Fit

Beyond The Fit

Holly Cotton is a renowned health and fitness authority. Her expertise in wellness encompasses all angles of well-being. Holly is the author of “Day 1” and “Strong. More than Muscles” which details her story of being diagnosed and surviving cancer. As a nurse and fitness instructor Holly has always held a passion for helping people find the healthiest version of themselves. She is also the founder of Strong Squad, her company with a mission to help people define their own strong physically, mentally and spiritually.

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June 29, 2022 42 min

In this episode, host Holly Cotton has a Q&A session with multiple award winning producer Sean Keys in tribute to African American Music Appreciation Month. Sean is a Billboard/Mediabase Chart Topping Producer, 2021 NAACP Image Awards Nominee (Outstanding Producer of The Yr) and a 2022 BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Awards Recipient. 

Listen in as we talk about the importance of spotlighting artists, different music genres, some of ...

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In this episode, host Holly Cotton has a Q&A session with Delisia S. Davis aka "deesexywife", YouTube relationship expert, life coach and author of The Sexy Wife...how to get, keep and please your man.

Listen in as we talk about the importance of balancing wife/partner vs. everyday woman roles and some of her best episodes. This episode's goal is to highlight the importance of keeping relationships happy and healthy....

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In this episode, host Holly Cotton has a Q&A session with the hosts of the hit show "Gossiping Heifers". They discuss obstacles of developing their brand and platform as women in a male dominated industry. We also talk about some of their popular previous show topics (including controversial BLM episode, gun control and healthy sex lives). Empowering women in media is this show's goal. 

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In this episode, host Holly Cotton discusses PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome). We explore symptoms, risk factors and why minorities have an increased morality and morbidity rates with this syndrome. PCOS Management Coach and survivor, Neme Conan-Orisakwe joins in on this episode. She shares her expertise and experience with PCOS as well as discusses her book "Beat PCOS, Reclaim Fertility".

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In this episode, host Holly Cotton discuss Melanoma Awareness Month. She explores warning signs of skin cancer, diagnosing, prevention and being an advocate for your own health. Education of skin cancer in minorities and raising awareness for melanoma are this episode's goals. 

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In this episode, host Holly Cotton discuss Mental Health Awareness with professional basketball player, Marshay Moore and the pressure of maintaining performing at an athletic level in sports. They explore how to identify warning signs and coping strategies with mental health issues as an athlete and common disparities between men and women athletes.

Identifying and getting support early is crucial for our mental health and knowing ...

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In this episode of Beyond the Fit, host Holly Cotton covers the " Pretty Girls Lift" event in Dallas, Texas. She also discusses the importance of having good mental health, early identification of mental health concerns and finding support outlets such as fitness and community events.

Identifying and getting support early is crucial for our mental health and knowing that you are not alone and raising awareness is this episod...

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In this episode of Beyond the Fit, host Holly Cotton has q&a with Houston's Rare Breeds gym owner, Justin Marlin, regarding following his dream of opening a gym, unexpected expenses and issues as well as balancing a healthy relationship in the fitness industry.

The goal of going Beyond the Fit is bringing awareness to different topics to push us to pursue life goals, spread awareness and answer questions about health and lif...

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In this episode of Beyond the Fit, host Holly Cotton discusses April's Sexual Assault Awareness with Lt Merrell Merricks of the New Orleans Sexual Crime Investigation Department. They define different sexual assaults, how to prevent assault and the process of reporting assault as well as populations affected.

Part of going Beyond the Fit is bringing awareness to different topics that others may be dealing with or may encounter t...

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In this episode of Beyond the Fit, host Holly Cotton covers the "Ebony Fit Weekend" traveling event live. Listen to interviews from the organizers, the Mayor of Houston, and trainers/class hosts of the event. She discusses the importance of having a strong fitness community to keep us motivated and disciplined!

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In this episode of Beyond the Fit, host Holly Cotton discusses April's Autism Acceptance Awareness campaign. She defines what autism is, risk factors, populations affected, and coping techniques for autistic individuals. She also discusses the importance of having a strong fitness community to keep us motivated and disciplined!

She also gives a sneak peak into next episode's topic where she covered Ebony Fit Weekend live!

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In this episode of Beyond the Fit host, Holly Cotton, discusses the effects of mental clarity on your life. Lack of focus, memory loss, sleep disorders, reduced motivation, depression, weight gain...these is related to a cluttered mind. This episode includes how to identify signs and recommendations to get your mind back so you can increase your productivity and performance at whatever it is you want to do.

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Join Beyond the Fit host, Holly Cotton, as we discuss deciphering nutritional labels, how to determine your % daily values, and portion control to help you start or maintain your current fitness goals. Whether it be choosing today to be your "Day 1" or you needing help with staying motivated, this episode will help you maneuver and understand the nutrition labels on your favorite foods. 

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Join Beyond the Fit host, Holly Cotton, as we discuss common women's health topics and issues. We are joined by Dr. Alicia Sanders, gynecologist, and obstetrician, to get answers to these questions!

Holly and Dr. Sanders discuss topics such as sexual health, hormone abnormalities, incontinence, weight gain, endometriosis, and fibroids.

Getting older doesn't have to affect your sex life or fitness status, you just need mainten...

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In this episode of Beyond the Fit host Holly Cotton discusses inflammatory response in the body.

Is your lifestyle making you sick? Are your dietary choices causing fatigue, bloating, or joint pain? In this episode, we examine commonly misdiagnosed symptoms of inflammation and how not making changes can lead to chronic medical conditions such as diabetes, Alzheimer's Disease, various cancers, amongst other things. We explain wha...

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oin Beyond the Fit host, Holly Cotton, as we discuss common questions and issues men face. We are joined by Dr. Paul Gittens a leading sexual medicine specialist and urologist to get answers to these questions! Holly and Dr. Gittens discuss topics such as testosterone, prostate abnormalities, erectile difficulties, and recommendations for treatment options. Getting older doesn't change how you live, you just need maintenance to...

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Join Beyond the Fit host, Holly Cotton, as we discuss common barriers to getting in shape. Some of the topics covered are time restraint, being self-conscious, how to reduce fitness boredom and a bunch of other stuff in between!

Whether it be starting, revamping and refocusing, or just trying to get active...this show has the tools you need to reach your fitness goals this year!

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Join Beyond the Fit host, Holly Cotton, as we discuss having optimal sexual health as we age. We explore various issues men and women can encounter and recommendations to help with these issues, in addition to seeking medical help.

In this show, we discuss erectile dysfunction and endometriosis, and we touch on testosterone and estrogen levels and how they change over the life span.

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Join Beyond the Fit host, Holly Cotton, as we discuss surviving life and listen in on her story of cancer survivorship. This show embraces how surviving is more than just getting over something . We are joined by guest, Lindsey Vertner, who survived being brain dead and in a coma to become an inspirational speaker and author.

What are you surviving and overcoming this new year? This show is the motivation you need to get started or ...

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Join Beyond the Fit host, Holly Cotton, for a discussion on how to get and stay motivated. Holly answers frequently asked questions regarding getting and staying in shape, nutrition, exercising and also discusses the correlation between abdominal fat and stress.

How are you going into the new year? This show is the motivation you need to get started or the support you need if you hit a plateau or just need some advice.

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