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Wellness While Walking
Wellness While Walking
Carolyn Cohen

Inspiring, interesting, and funny news and stories about health and life are delivered to you by Health Coach Carolyn in this walking... more

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Could Meat Raised Right Be Healthy for Us and the Planet? Karli Amonite from Heritage Hills Farmstead Tells Us What to Look For

When Karli Amonite couldn’t get the food she needed to heal from a chronic illness, she and her husband dug... more

30 Nov 2022 · 39 minutes
Am I Paleo? Plus, Shortcuts in the Kitchen with Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo

Kitchen tips and tricks abound in the second part of our chat with Michelle Tam, co-founder of Nom Nom Paleo,... more

23 Nov 2022 · 41 minutes
Michelle Tam of Nom Nom Paleo and a Plan for Fast, Simple, Healthy Flavor-Packed Meals, With a Side of Humor!

Nom Nom Paleo’s Michelle Tam is in the house -- and specifically the kitchen -- today! Her infectious warmth, humor... more

16 Nov 2022 · 37 minutes
147. Walking for Fitness, Health, Weight Loss and More: What Does the Reseach Say, with Prof. Marie Murphy

Long or short walks? Brisk or slow? Count steps or not? Will walking help me lose weight? How can I... more

09 Nov 2022 · 42 minutes
Health Documentaries Demystified, with Prof. Jason Osder

Documentary films can be powerfully persuasive, and our guest today helps us understand why, and then gives us a roadmap... more

02 Nov 2022 · 41 minutes
Walking Pain, Balance, Agility + Footwear: Dr. Courtney Conley of Gait Happens, Part 2 on our Fit Feet!

((BREAKING! Get 10% off the Fit Feet Program*!)) Let’s talk footwear, pain while walking and what to do about it,... more

26 Oct 2022 · 32 minutes
Feet First with Dr. Courtney Conley of Gait Happens: How Our Feet Are Pivotal to Walking and Our Health

Good health starts with our feet! Today, we’ll delve into feet, toes, ankles and everything they’re connected to (which is... more

19 Oct 2022 · 38 minutes
Thin On The Outside/Fat On The Inside (TOFI), BMI, and More Metabolic Madness

Does obesity drive disease, or vice versa? We talk TOFI (Thin On The Outside/Fat On The Inside), BMI, sugar in... more

12 Oct 2022 · 45 minutes
Health and Adversity: Can We Use Hormesis to Impact Our Longevity and How We Feel Today?

Our bodies (and also our minds) were meant to be challenged, and sometimes, in our comfortable society, the challenges aren’t... more

05 Oct 2022 · 29 minutes
My Inactive Lifestyle? Plus, Wellness + Tech: What’s Ahead

Yep, we dig into why (and how often) my wearable technology is telling me to stretch my legs, and what... more

28 Sep 2022 · 33 minutes
Forming Healthy Communities with Candice Maudsley

Maybe forming a group to help support you on your health journey is outside your comfort zone. But maybe it’s... more

21 Sep 2022 · 45 minutes
Compound Interest and Your Health Journey + Hunger Hormone Help with Dr. Leslie Meyers, ND

Our levels of hunger and satiety are controlled in part by hormones, as are many of our bodies’ systems. What... more

14 Sep 2022 · 35 minutes
How to Avoid Hormone Horrors with Dr. Leslie Meyers, ND

Insulin, cortisol, ghrelin, leptin, estrogen – these are some of the hormones that keep the trains running on schedule. Many... more

07 Sep 2022 · 36 minutes
An Easy Dinner Framework + Savoring Summer and Life

We do a deep dive into a new approach to thinking about dinner, since  the change in seasons can up-end... more

31 Aug 2022 · 40 minutes
Short Walks for our Health (New Research!) + Longer, Slow Walks for Our Well-Being, with Jonathon Stalls

Just 2 minutes of walking could have an impact on our health! We’ll dive into some new research that highlighted... more

24 Aug 2022 · 30 minutes
The Life-Changing Benefits of a Slow Walk with Jonathon Stalls

Walking for fitness and health is finally receiving its proper glory, after being under-recognized for far too long. No other... more

17 Aug 2022 · 38 minutes
Pandemic Weight Gain Persistence + The Power of Coaching with Janet Hunter (listener and new health coach!)

Weight loss isn’t a typical topic here on Wellness While Walking. Perhaps you’ve heard the advice to “eat less, move... more

10 Aug 2022 · 37 minutes
Hampton Liu Offers Up a Movement Option (+ Some Entertainment)

Sometimes, what’s old is new again, and that’s true with a type of movement we might want to reconsider! Join... more

03 Aug 2022 · 39 minutes
Good/Better/Best Health Decisions

Should we use a Good/Better/Best continuum to help us make decisions consistent with our health goals? Or is there something... more

27 Jul 2022 · 34 minutes
Fatigue: From "Busy Mom Syndrome" to Long COVID to Chronic Fatigue + More, with Dr. Jenny Tufenkian

Tired? Fatigued? You’re not alone. What can be done? We explore exhaustion with Dr. Jenny Tufenkian today, and I share... more

20 Jul 2022 · 35 minutes
Heal From Within, with Dr. Jenny Tufenkian, ND: Natural Techniques From Ancient Practices to Modern Science

We’re looking at Naturopathic Medicine today, with the help of Dr. Jenny Tufenkian, ND. What is a naturopathic doctor, and... more

13 Jul 2022 · 33 minutes
Being Our Own Advocate: We Can't Take a Backseat in Our Wellness Care, with Sarah Fay

Sarah Fay and I wrap up our conversation about her mental health misdiagnoses, and what's happened since her book, Pathological:... more

06 Jul 2022 · 34 minutes
Something We Need to Know About Mental Health with Sarah Fay, author of Pathological: The True Story of Six Misdiagnoses

Sarah Fay, author of Pathological: The True Story of Six Misdiagnoses, shares with us her decades-long struggle with mental health,... more

29 Jun 2022 · 33 minutes
Kendra Adachi Returns: Losing the Kitchen Stress and Shame + Finding What Matters in the Heart of the Kitchen, with the Lazy Genius

Kendra Adachi’s bestselling The Lazy Genius Kitchen is a guide to making the kitchen a place of lower stress, zero... more

22 Jun 2022 · 35 minutes
Kendra Adachi Tells Us How to "Lazy Genius" Our Lives to Feel More Like Our Authentic Selves!

Kendra Adachi of The Lazy Genius joins us today to share her approach to living well and on our own,... more

15 Jun 2022 · 40 minutes
Secrets of the Well-Hydrated: An Easy Tweak to Our Feeling Our Best, with Dr. Dana Cohen

Dr. Dana Cohen spills the (decaf) tea on what else keeps us hydrated, and we do a speed round of... more

08 Jun 2022 · 32 minutes
Hydration: A 2% Shortfall Has Consequences. What To Do About It, With Dr. Dana Cohen, co-author of Quench

Dr. Dana Cohen joins us to talk about one misunderstood consideration when we’re trying to feel better and enjoy enhanced... more

01 Jun 2022 · 37 minutes
Introducing The Hot Flashes & Cool Topics Podcast: Women’s Brains in Midlife with Dr. Louann Brizendine

The female brain has the potential to be stronger and better in midlife! Whether you’re a woman in midlife or... more

25 May 2022 · 42 minutes
My Current Elimination Diet (+ Positivity + Fermented Foods Replay)

When my travel digestion woes didn’t resolve, I started an elimination diet to see what could be at the root... more

18 May 2022 · 42 minutes
To Be Healthy, We MUST Walk Against Traffic!

Call it swimming upstream or walking against traffic, but it’s what we need to do if we’re trying to live... more

11 May 2022 · 40 minutes
Our Busy Brains + Comfort Food + Community + More with Dr. Romie Mushtaq

Dr. Romie joins us today, to talk about her brainSHIFT program, which can help address our too-busy brains. But we... more

04 May 2022 · 38 minutes
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28 Apr 2022 · 1 minute
Another Path to Wellness With the Hosts of TV's GardenFit!

Awe-inspiring gardens set the backdrop for us to talk about functional movement. Our bodies were meant to move quite a... more

27 Apr 2022 · 46 minutes
Distractions: What's Getting in the Way of Your Best Life with Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist, the Uncluttered course, and new book, Things That Matter, shares a wise man’s observation that... more

20 Apr 2022 · 32 minutes
Minimalism + Things That Matter with Joshua Becker

Joshua Becker of Becoming Minimalist joins us to share how minimalism can help us improve our health and live the... more

13 Apr 2022 · 41 minutes
Feeling Blah? From Lanuishing to Flourishing with Kelly Reznikoff, MA

Please vote for me as host of Wellness While Walking, as part of the Top Mom Podcaster designation from Podcast... more

06 Apr 2022 · 33 minutes
Flourishing + A Life Most Worth Living with Kelly Reznikoff

Associate Certified Coach, Kelly Reznikoff puts positive psychology to work, explaining to us and modeling for us what it means... more

30 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Smoothies 101, Plus Other Breakfast Options We Can Make Ahead, Part 2

Breakfast on-the-go is one of the many benefits of smoothies, and we’ll dive deep into these popular options – a... more

23 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Breakfast: The Hows, Whats and Whys of the Littlest Meal Full of Big Controversy (incl. Make-Ahead Options)

Breakfast might be the most controversial meal of the day! Truth is, we all break our fasts at some point... more

16 Mar 2022 · 30 minutes
What Skeptical Law Enforcement Agents Learned About Mindfulness, with Retired FBI Supervisory Special Agent Scot Huntsberry

Scot Huntsberry, retired FBI supervisory special agent, shares today some revelations students had at the FBI’s National Academy when introduced... more

09 Mar 2022 · 40 minutes
Making Strides in Wellness with FBI Agent Scot Huntsberry + A Tribute to Herbert Benson, MD

What do you think a new FBI agent who’s just moved his family of 7 to a new state for... more

02 Mar 2022 · 35 minutes
Finding Your Walking Sweet Spot + Resolution Check-in (Mine, Too!)

How can we balance general exercise recommendations with what’s right for us personally? We explore finding our walking sweet spot!... more

23 Feb 2022 · 34 minutes
Mindset Tweaks to Achieve Our Health Goals

Can how we THINK make all the difference in the success we find in making our goals a reality? I’ll... more

16 Feb 2022 · 36 minutes
A Shortcoming of Our Modern Diet: Chef James Barry Talks Nutrition, Cooking and Pluck

Former personal chef to the stars James Barry joins us to talk about cooking, meal planning and the nutrients we’ve... more

09 Feb 2022 · 37 minutes
Functional Fitness Through the Years with Stephanie Taddei (Pt. 2)

Fitness instructor Stephanie Taddei returns to share with us more motivating information! We talk about the importance of maintaining our... more

02 Feb 2022 · 39 minutes
A Menu of Movement Options with Instructor Stephanie Taddei

A healthy “diet” of physical activity can include a lot of different kinds of movement. Fitness instructor Stephanie Taddei shares... more

26 Jan 2022 · 32 minutes
Improving Metabolic Health + Establishing Balance: Marty Kendall Returns!

Protein leverage, fat/weight loss, diet culture and diets, metabolic health and more -- not easy topics, but we have Optimising... more

19 Jan 2022 · 38 minutes
Data-Driven Tweaks: Fasting, Weight Loss, Insulin Resistance + More with Marty Kendall

Diets don’t work, right? We know resolutions to shed excess fat usually backfire. Often, the same is true for folks... more

12 Jan 2022 · 33 minutes
Walking Into the New Year + A Resolution Tweak + Becoming a Morning Person

Though you and I probably aren’t underrating walking as a form of exercise, apparently some do! Here’s why they shouldn’t!... more

05 Jan 2022 · 33 minutes
Rest and Reset: A Short, PreAmble Episode

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29 Dec 2021 · 6 minutes
Coaching Through the Emptying Nest + Other Transitions with Coach Christine

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22 Dec 2021 · 32 minutes
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20 Dec 2021 · 8 minutes
Appreciation + Giveaways + Looking Ahead, While Walking!

Prizes, insider info, and what’s ahead for 2022! Walk with me to celebrate 100 episodes of Wellness While Walking! **NEW**... more

15 Dec 2021 · 34 minutes
On the Menu Today: Happiness, with Dr. Scott Glassman Part 2

Full-spectrum happiness is within our reach! Check out some more of the menu of activities and exercises Dr. Scott Glassman... more

08 Dec 2021 · 37 minutes
A Happier You! A Conversation with Scott Glassman, PsyD

A Happier You? Sound good? I think so, too! There’s always room to uplevel our happiness, and Dr. Scott Glassman... more

01 Dec 2021 · 33 minutes
Sarah Hart-Unger on Planning for Health + We Are the Average of Those Around Us

Sarah Hart-Unger and I continue with our conversation and planning and living intentionally, and she shares wisdom about planning for... more

24 Nov 2021 · 30 minutes
Planning for Our Best Lives with Sarah Hart-Unger

Planning can help us check the productivity box, but it can also guide us on our journey to live a... more

17 Nov 2021 · 32 minutes
Walk + Talk Therapy in Nature with Jen Udler: A Powerful Trifecta

We’re doing a deep dive into the intersection of movement, nature and mental well-being with walk and talk therapist, Jen... more

10 Nov 2021 · 38 minutes
Swedish Death Cleaning + Tips for Stress Reduction and Movement While On the Road!

Are you trying to wrestle yourself free from a lifetime of clutter? Maybe Swedish Death Cleaning is for you!  We... more

03 Nov 2021 · 29 minutes
Food, Beverage + Sleep Tips While Traveling and How I Did on My Challenge!

Fresh from my first big trip in years, I go through some of my best strategies for staying healthy while... more

27 Oct 2021 · 38 minutes
Hold Me Accountable + What Dogs Know + Join the #100thanks Campaign!

Re-entering society after socially distancing? We talk about how I’m going to approach flying across the country for my first... more

20 Oct 2021 · 24 minutes
91. Now We Need 7,000 Steps?? And Why Our Wellness Efforts Might Leave us Tired

How many steps are associated with a longer, healthier life? 7,000? 10,000? More? Fewer? Do we know the answer? And... more

13 Oct 2021 · 35 minutes
Food Addiction: A New Take, Plus Teen Food Restriction and More with Abby Ellin

Can food be addicting? After we tackle that dicey topic, we return to our chat with journalist Abby Ellin, this... more

06 Oct 2021 · 33 minutes
Health and the Power of Quitting? Abby Ellin Explains

Quitting Diet Coke™ as your superpower? Never underestimate the power of a quitter! We’ve got journalist, writer and podcaster Abby... more

29 Sep 2021 · 30 minutes
Decluttering for Clarity: Purging the Excess to Find Our Ideal Life with Mary Vraa

We delve into the importance of decluttering, beautifying, and simplifying our physical environments – especially our homes – to give... more

22 Sep 2021 · 33 minutes
My Recent Health Mistakes Report Card + Talking to Strangers

It's so easy to get off the path to health and well-being, so I share how I deviated from my... more

15 Sep 2021 · 34 minutes
Kicking a Habit: 8 Tips from a Health Coach Who’s Been There!

Trying to change up a bad habit? As quitting Diet Coke™ hits the headlines, we run through several tips and... more

08 Sep 2021 · 32 minutes
Getting More Veggies In: Replay, Plus New Segment!

In this updated popular episode, we make the case for adding another vegetable or two into our diets, and then... more

01 Sep 2021 · 38 minutes
A Healthy Habit Change Advanced Gem + Back to Basics, Pt. 2

Yep, this episode is chock full of some of the most practical next steps my clients work on with me... more

25 Aug 2021 · 37 minutes
Back to Basics, Pt. 1 + The Motivation Behind Wellness While Walking

The fundamentals of health are on tap today, as I speak with Jason Dowse about the importance and power of... more

18 Aug 2021 · 32 minutes
Wellness While Walking
Kicking a Habit: 8 Tips from a Health Coach Who’s Been There!
Wellness While Walking

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Trying to change up a bad habit? As quitting Diet Coke™ hits the headlines, we run through several tips and tricks to... more