The Overcomer's Podcast

The Overcomer's Podcast

The Overcomers podcast interviews people about overcoming adversity. We believe that adversity can become your advantage. We ask people to tell us how their past has built muscles instead of scars. The topics that we cover include abuse, addiction, incarceration, depression, anxiety, health problems, loss of income, loss of employment. Each person will share how they navigated these situations in life to become the Overcomer that they are today.


September 21, 2023 43 mins

Do you have any pain in your body and are interested in what to do to just get out of the pain quickly? What if you could be on a program that is both a fitness program and doctor-supervised?

Together with his wife Sarah, our today’s guest is the co-founder of Functional Effect located at Downers Grove, Illinois. Not only did Dr. Tyler Reynolds obtained his Doctorate of Chiropractic from the National University of Health Science, h...

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Gray 's work has impacted people worldwide, transcending language barriers. And now, with an accessible online course, he's simplifying complex concepts for coaches and individuals alike.

But here's the kicker: It's not just about the physical. We'll discuss how your body's movements are connected to your overall health, and how making the right changes can transform your life.

So, join us for an enlightening conversation with Gray...

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It can be incredibly challenging when you're told that you'll never be able to do something again. Allyson Moore is a true exemplar of resilience, and she's here to share her remarkable fitness journey and what the word "Overcomer" truly signifies to her.

What we're about to delve into will not only motivate those within the fitness community but also resonate with individuals who have a passion for fitness, regardless of their bac...

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Have you ever heard that not all waters are equal? Yes, you've got it right. There's water that's actually better and healthier!

Lynda Cormier, co-founder of giawellness, has explained the importance of lower viscosity in water, which enables it to enter cells more rapidly. This, in turn, contributes to our well-being, as water stands as one of the foremost essential nutrients our body requires!

Listen and learn more about the "bet...

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You can 'have it all' but not feel satisfied at all. That's what this podcast interview with David Waldy is about – how he changed his life through purposeful actions and thoughts to become the man he wanted to be and pursue the things he desired in life.

David Waldy is a Kansas farm boy who had a happy childhood. Upon high school graduation, he rejected a full academic scholarship. Instead, he pursued alternative education in lead...

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In this special episode of the Overcomer's Podcast, we're exploring a tough topic – abuse and how people can heal from it. Our guest, Andrea, has helped many people who've gone through tough times, and she's here to share what she's learned.

We'll talk about how some people use others' weaknesses for their own gain, which is really sad. Andrea tells us stories about how she's supported people who've been hurt by abuse and violence,...

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There are moments in our lives when we might have believed that certain actions were unwise, yet our emotions clouded our judgment, leading us down paths we believed were right at the time, only to face the repercussions later. But isn't life a journey, a series of steps where perfection eludes us and mistakes are part of the landscape?

This podcast episode introduces you to someone who experienced this journey firsthand, emerging ...

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In this episode, we had the privilege of speaking with Dan John, an All-American discus thrower, Olympian in lifting and Highland Games, and the holder of the American Weight Pentathlon record. Despite facing multiple losses of loved ones, including his wife, in just a couple of years, Dan exhibited remarkable resilience and continued to give his best in his career and life.  

Dan shared his expertise in fitness and h...

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Discover the incredible journey of Denise Druce, the esteemed 2023 IDEA® World: IDEA Inspiration Award Recipient, as she unearths her life's true purpose by teaching yoga to a profoundly meaningful audience—the incarcerated.

Denise's life stands as a testament that dedicating oneself to one's passion can lead to lifelong success and fulfillment.

Join us in this awe-inspiring podcast episode to delve into the origins of Denise's unw...

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We often believe that leading a healthy lifestyle by exercising and eating well will shield us from any health issues. While this may be true for some, it's not always avoidable. Fortunately, Jeff had been living a healthy lifestyle when he was struck with a stroke. Through his determination and perseverance, he managed to recover and even perform in a Spartan Deka.


Listen to Jeff's compelling journey and how he triumphed over th...

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Are you pursuing your passions, or are you stuck in the daily grind? Whatever you're doing, ensure that it brings you joy and fulfillment, rather than resentment. Make an effort to incorporate your passion into your daily life, even within your paid employment!


Our guest, Amy Boone Thompson, started as a trainer and is now the CEO and owner of IDEA Health & Fitness Association. She simply followed her passion and found happin...

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Jimmi embarked on a courageous journey of reliving his traumatic experiences to find healing. Through his book, he passionately aims to help and rescue children from predators, while also raising awareness about how these predator organizations operate to protect the vulnerable.


During the episode, several important points were discussed, shedding light on the impact of trauma:


  • The human body ha...
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Have you ever thought that those earning six to seven figures are living perfect lives? Well, you've got it all wrong.

The truth is, even those who seem financially secure have their own unique set of challenges. Allan Blain has faced his fair share of adversities and has overcome them all. He continues to navigate different problems because, as he believes, life is a journey, and obstacles are an integral part of it. However, he i...

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Are you pursuing your passions, or are you stuck in the daily grind? Whatever you're doing, ensure that it brings you joy and fulfillment, rather than resentment. Make an effort to incorporate your passion into your daily life, even within your paid employment!


Our guest, Amy Boone Thompson, started as a trainer and is now the CEO and owner of IDEA Health & Fitness Association. She simply followed her passion and found happiness ...

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Motivation and inspiration are two beautiful forces that should intertwine, igniting the flame of aspiration within you. Have you ever considered the power of aspiration? Did you know that you have the potential to "change" your DNA?


You absolutely cannot miss this week's episode of the podcast, where I had the privilege of interviewing once again the bestselling author, real estate artist, and philanthro-capitalist, Frank McKinn...

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In today's fast-paced life, do you find yourself truly living in the present moment? Can you let go of thoughts about tomorrow or the "what-ifs" of yesterday? Are you leading a life that holds deep meaning for you? If your answer is "No," it's time to consider the changes needed to create a life you truly love. But if your answer is "Yes," congratulations! You're already on the right path, continuing to embrace the better life you ...

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How are you doing when it comes to managing your finances? Are you facing challenges in budgeting effectively? Or do you have questions about reducing financial stress?

Don't miss this week's podcast episode, where we have the privilege of interviewing Shannon Simmons, a licensed CPA and the founder and CEO of Fit For Profit.

Despite being an accountant, Shannon found herself in a situation where she couldn't pay her tax bill, desp...

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As Memorial Day approaches, this episode is dedicated to the veterans who have dedicated their lives and service to our country.

Do you happen to know any veterans or families of veterans who may be struggling emotionally, physically, or mentally? If so, please share this week's episode with them.

There is no greater grief than losing a loved one, especially to suicide. Jeaneane Henson, a mother, experienced immense sorrow after lo...

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Have you ever felt like someone is watching you or had a sense of knowing how and what you're feeling? That feeling of never being alone?

Sometimes, even in the midst of difficult times or when there's no one around, we feel and think that we are not alone. This is exactly what Mary Jackson has felt since she was a child, and now she wants to share what it means to her.

You should listen to this podcast episode where Mary shares he...

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Are you currently facing adversity? How are you coping while navigating life's challenges?


In this week's episode, we have an interview with Frank McKinney, who successfully fought and overcame Chronic Myeloid Leukemia. He is now two years cancer-free and has written a book about his experience and how he conquered one of the greatest adversities in his life.


After listening to this episode, you will definitely want to buy the ...

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