The Live Diet-Free podcast

The Live Diet-Free podcast

If you’re tired of gaining and losing the same weight, feeling like you’re the only person out there struggling, and want to learn how to lose weight and live your healthiest, happiest, and most confident life - without perpetual dieting - this podcast is for you. Fitness industry veteran, certified personal trainer, sports nutritionist and coach, Esther Avant, will help you learn how to enjoy the process of truly changing your lifestyle and guest interviews will help you realize you are not alone in your struggles.

Episodes

May 23, 2024 10 mins

Trying to figure out how to snack less during the day?


So was I.


Join me for a tour of my brain and the exact steps I took to successfully kick the habit to the curb.


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Ever wish it was easier to resist temptations, stay patient with your kids, or GSD at work without being a ball of stress?


There is and today's guest, Nithya Karia, is here to show us how!


It starts with a simple five-habit framework that will help you consistently prioritize your wellbeing and access your highest potential - that’s the version of you that you feel proud of, that makes those great decisions, and tha...

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May 16, 2024 11 mins

Don't worry, I'm not coming for your wine -- or am I?


Alcohol is such a hot button issue and I'm not here to tell you what to do with your life or your body but I do think we should talk about the role alcohol is playing in your life and whether you're ok with that trade off.


Share your thoughts with me at www.facebook.com/groups/livedietfree


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Have you ever seen people raving about a meal delivery or cleaning service and thought, "I wish I could afford something like that."?


Or maybe you'd love to work with a coach to help you reach your weight loss goals but just feel like the budget is too tight after you pay for all the stuff your kids need for sports, house stuff, and other necessities.


Today's guest, Spending Coach, Mary Ann Stenquist, ...

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Before you get sucked in to ads & products promising they'll tighten your skin or erase stretch marks, give this a listen.


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If you're a woman who has or will go through menopause (aka ALL OF US), you need to listen to this episode.


I'm joined by fitness and women's fitness expert, and author of Menopocalpyse, Amanda Thebe, for an episode devoted entirely to the menopause transition.


Whether you're in the thick of symptoms right now, you haven't had a cycle in years, or you want to educate yourself about what's to come,...

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If you've ever plugged your info into a calorie calculator, and then another, and then gotten a free "macros check" from a coach and ended up with your head swimming with all sorts of different numbers and still no idea where to start, this episode is for you.


I'm breaking down why this happens and walking you step-by-step through figuring out your calorie needs.


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Mindful eating - you hear the term everywhere but it's kinda vague and can leave you wondering what it really means and how to know if you're doing it.


Today's guest, weight loss dietitian, Jackie Kirschen, is here to clear all of that up.


Regardless of the approach you're taking to lose weight, honing the skill of mindful eating will benefit you, especially if you don't want to track obsessively or ...

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If you're not a milk fan, sub any other food comparison in here, the tips I'm sharing to help you decide what's best for YOU apply to any food choice you're faced with.


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It's not comfortable or pleasant to talk about but losing a parent - and grief, in general - is inevitable and today's conversation with grief coach, Jacey Keller, will help you be prepared.


Whether you've just experienced a loss, your parents are alive and well, or you're supporting a loved one through their own loss, you'll get something out of today's episode.


We talk about how to not lose you...

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Feel like you're addicted to sugar?


(You're not but here's how to eat less of it).


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How many times have you scrambled to make dinner after a stressful workday followed by chauffeuring kids around to miscellaneous afterschool activities?


You go to the trouble because sitting down for a family meal, even just once a week, is important to you.


But instead of feeling appreaciated and being rewarded with a pleasant time at the table, everyone sits around in silence, shooting down your attempts at conversation...

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Is it inevitable to feel hungry all the time when you're trying to lose weight?


Maybe it even feels like a badge of honor, like the hunger pangs are your fat cells shrinking?


Let's talk about how much hunger is normal and how to go about minimizing it so that you're not at risk of blowing your deficit when you get hangry. 


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Most of us have an inner voice who's pretty critical and can be loud at times (sometimes what feels like all the time).


Having that voice is normal and a byproduct of our brain always being on the lookout for threats to our safety.


While we can't fully eliminate it, today's guest, Cynthia Phelps, is teaching us how we can work on developing an Inner Ally who helps balance out our self-talk and supports us when...

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If you're having trouble staying committed to your weight loss goals when push comes to shove (like when staying in bed sounds way more appealing than waking up to workout or the cookies in the hotel lobby smell sooooo good), you're not alone.


Commitment is one of the 3 Cs of succcess so how do you get better at it?


I'm sharing my top tips here.


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Ya know that cycle of wanting to lose weight, committing to whatever diet or workout program, being "good" for a few days, and then falling off and struggling to start again?


We all do, so don't think there's something wrong with you.


On today's episode, I'm interiewing Gary Fahey about why change is so hard and how we can reprogram our brains to make it way easier to do the stuff that'll h...

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You've probably heard you should be eating small meals throughout the day to stoke your metabolism.


And you've probably also heard that fasting and skipping breakfast will help turn your body into a fat burning machine.


So which is it? Does it matter?


Tune in to find out.



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Cravings - we all have em, and most of us struggle with knowing what to do about them.


Not for long.


Today I'm joined by Dr. Glenn Livingston, who literally wrote the book on how to defeat your cravings.


Learn what actually causes them (it's not what you think) and how to break the cycle where you give in to them, beat yourself up about it, rinse, and repeat.


Once you know exactly what to do to make c...

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Should you be eating "clean"?

Are you even really sure what that means?

The alternative, "dirty," sounds bad, right?


Let's dive into clean eating and how much it matters for your weight loss and overall health.



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Most of us want to be more productive, disciplined, and confident, but don't know where to start - until now.


Today I'm joined by leadership coach, Desiree Petrich, who's sharing 5 rules you can apply to your life ASAP to to help you live up to your potential. 


Desiree Petrich is a keynote speaker and host of the Lead With Confidence podcast. Desiree is also the owner and CEO of Intentional Action LLC which p...

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