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What She Gained

May 26, 2022

Hello, hello, hello, everyone! I am really excited for you to listen to this conversation with Sam Christy as she and I talk about how pervasive diet culture is in the fitness industry. We also discuss ways to cultivate an approach to movement and exercise in your life that feels more intuitive and good to you. It is refreshing to listen to some incredible knowledge from a fitness professional who has a body neutral approach… this is such a good episode! I hope you love it too!

Samantha Christy is a Registered Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist in Cleveland, Ohio. Founder of Triple-A Wellness, a company focused on empowering people to live their best life through positive relationships with food and their body. Triple A Wellness is all about providing inclusive, body neutral, and non-diet counseling to Anyone with Any Body, Any Where.

Sam has a Master's Degree from Colorado State University and a BS in Kinesiology from Penn State and has worked in the fitness industry for almost 10 years.

Sam currently works one-on-one with clients to provide lifestyle and behavior changes to help them live their best life through proper nutrition and a healthy relationship with their bodies. Sam specializes in disordered eating and eating disorder recovery in addition to intuitive eating and aligns with Health At Every Size paradigms.

Sam follows an all-foods fit approach that helps people find food freedom. She specializes in working with those that have been chronic dieters and want to break free of the diet mentality.

Sam’s experience in the fitness industry has allowed her to be an expert in many areas, including kettlebells, TRX, ViPR, Schwinn Cycling, and as an Orangetheory Fitness Coach. Sam has a body neutral approach to fitness and focuses on helping clients feel strong and empowered.

Listen in as we discuss:

  • What it is like for Sam to have a body neutral approach in the fitness world. [13:11]
  • The “black and white” mentality of diet culture vs. intuitive movement & intuitive strength. [15:11]
  • Some really practical ways for people to find what they enjoy related to body movement.[17:41] “If I am not sweating, then it is not worth it.” Is that true? [21:12]
  • What is HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training)? [21:58]
  • Suggestions for those who have taken a break from body movement and now want to step back into movement in a more intuitive way. [33:22]


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