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The Fitnessista Podcast: Healthy In Real Life

Dec 1, 2021

 Hi friends! So excited to be chatting with my friend Natasha on the podcast today! We’re talking about so many important topics and I hope you take the time to listen to this one!

Here’s what we talk about in this episode:

- Her background and how she helps postpartum clients

- The postpartum recovery journey and adapting your life for diastasis recti

- How to get back into your workout routine when you’re rehabbing an injury

- What makes occupational therapy so awesome

- and so.much.more

Here’s a little bit more about Natasha:

Natasha is a Women’s Personal Trainer specializing in prenatal and postpartum fitness. Natasha started her career as an Occupational Therapist where she helped older adults regain their independence through therapy. In 2014, after the birth of her daughter, Natasha founded Fit Mama Santa Barbara and focused her energy on improving women’s health. She works with clients both in Santa Barbara and worldwide through her online platform. She is passionate about educating others and loves using her expertise to provide valuable information on various health and fitness related topics.

Natasha graduated from McMaster University in Ontario, Canada with a degree in Kinesiology. After graduating she decided she wanted to pursue a career in Occupational Therapy and went on to obtain her Masters of Science in Occupational Therapy. She has since obtained many additional certifications to better serve her clients. Natasha is also a seasoned freelance writer and has been features in publications such as, Fitness magazine, Oxygen magazine, and Huffington Post. You can find her on Instagram @fitmamasb or Facebook @fitmamasb

Resources from this episode:

Check out Lumen! This is the metabolism tracker I use and recommend. It customizes your nutrition plan based on whether you’re predominantly burning carbs or fat. The goal is to make your metabolism more flexible - you want to be able to switch between using carbs and fats as an energy source - and you can customize the track based on your personal goals. Check it out here and use FITNESSISTA for an extra 10% off. 

I love love love the meals from Sakara Life. (Also, none of my Sakara meals spiked my blood sugar while I was wearing my CGM. Even the delicious breakfast vegan pastries, like the roasted apple pancakes or the Chocolate Love Muffin). Use this link and the code XOGINAH for 20% off their meal delivery and clean boutique items. They have so many great gifts (for others and yourself!) for holiday!!!

Get 15% off Organifi with the code FITNESSISTA. The green juice and gold powder are my favorites! I recently fell in love with Harmony and drink it like a hot cocoa in warm almond milk or add it to my smoothie. 

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