17 Sep 2021

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Ep. 29 - Body Image, Eating Disorders and Social Media w/ Rachel Saunders

Today, we sit down with fitness model and personal trainer, Rachel Saunders. They dive deep on the struggles of women in the fitness space including, body image issues and eating disorders. Rachel also shares her personal experiences with competing and gives us a brief rundown of how she preps. Also, stay tuned to discover Rachels 3 best tips for women on enhancing your glutes.

“Nothing else to push me other than my own goal.”

– Rachel Saunders

Timestamps:

2:50 Who is Rachel Saunders and how she became part of the fitness world

8:17  What motivated Rachel to compete

11:33 Rachel’s advice to women who struggle with comparisons on social media

19:44 A quick rundown of Rachel’s training, cardio, and meal plan

25:40 Eating disorders amongst competitors

38:09 What Rachel focuses on during the offseason for strength goals

42:42 How Rachel approaches nutrition with her general population clients

45:15 3 best tips for women on building or growing glutes

49:45 Supplement staples every client should use

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