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September 12, 2022 40 min

In this week's episode, we connect with author, personal trainer & WIFA ambassador, Rachel Lavin.

We talk about 

  • Her book The Doughnut Diaries
  • Body Image and Body Love
  • Things we'd love to see differently in fitness

Rachel Lavin is a Published author of The Doughnut Diaries, Certified Personal Trainer and a Certified Health Coach. She grew up in Northern California and has lived in Hawaii, Vancouver, Washington and Portland, Oregon. She currently lives in Greenville, South Carolina with her Boyfriend.

Rachel has been teaching group fitness classes since 2000.  She has taught dance classes, Aqua aerobics, stretch classes, Jazzercise and corporate Bootcamps until 2010. In 2006 Rachel graduated from Portland Community College with an Associates Degree in Applied Sciences and became an ACE certified Personal Trainer. Currently Rachel has been specializing in one on one Personal Training. Rachel creates a special bond with all of her clients. It is important for her to be their teammate as well as their cheerleader while teaching proper exercise technique.

Rachel has been recovering from restrictive diets and binge eating and really wanted to share her story with the hope that she could reach as many people as possible who have had similar experiences. She wants to be an ally for the people all over the world with the hope that we can win this fight on how we see our bodies and to love our bodies unconditionally. Rachel believes that we are all in this together and no one is alone. 



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