Jun 20, 2018
Jenn is hosting her weightlifting coach Rachel for a talk on building trust and confidence with the body through weightlifting. This is packed full of vision, reflection, humility and commitment.
Weightlifting in this sense is Olympic Lifting. The conversation is about empowerment of a strong physical body and the fat losses being a secondary benefit.
Jenn and Rachel discuss this and much more about their journeys to strong.
0-Jenn's long intro and reflection
6:15 Rachel's intro and weightlifting
7:45 Our way to zen
10:20 Fuel the fire of trust, weightlifting builds courage and patience. It's therapeutic properties.
16:13 Rachel discusses her experience with endometriosis, hypothyroidism and exercise
20:10 Listening to your body is important! Takeaway tips
22:30 Addiction and exercise to seeing the light of body empowerment
24:00 Managing a lifting mindset while dealing with chronic issues
25:13 Nervous system and menstrual cycle role in mindset and mindfulness
26:58 Thoughts on assessing before exercise
30:56 Method for trusting and testing the mind body connection
Referencing integrative health journal that supports exercise and diet for endometriosis and estrogen based issues
35:30 Brain's influence on exercise
41:00 Pain and movement, learning to trust is so important!!!
42:30 Correction The Pain Handbook, correct name Explaining Pain
44:04 DIMS and SIMS https://noijam.com/2015/03/12/dim-sims/
Find Rachel on Instagram
Pain and the brain, short video on DIMS
Read more on Jenn’s blog about pain and movement