Podcast Episode:

311: Restore Health At Any Age w/ Joan and Michelle MacDonald

It is never too late to improve your health & well-being, and Joan MacDonald (who might better know as @trainwithjoan) is an awesome example of that.

In this episode of the Grace & Grit podcast, I have the awesome privilege of sitting down with both Joan and her daughter Michelle to talk about the journey to improved health and the things that are so often overlooked along the path to making meaningful change. Things like…

  • Developing compelling reasons to stay the course.
  • Learning how to enjoy the process.
  • Letting go of beliefs that no longer serve you and developing new ones.
  • Relying on discipline when motivation wanes.
  • Celebrating wins.
  • Finding a community to support you.

And so much more!

This dynamic duo has just released their first book called, Flex Your Age: Defy Stereotypes and Reclaim Empowerment, and after you listen to this interview, you are definitely going to want to add it to your shopping list:)

Enjoy! And please share with the women in your life who you think could benefit from hearing the message too.

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Guest Bio

Joan MacDonald + Michelle MacDonald 

Joan MacDonald (@trainwithjoan): Joan is a fitness influencer in her late seventies who has inspired millions all over the world to take charge of their health. Joan herself was very overweight for most of her adult life, and it was only in her 70th year that she was finally able to turn that around, and start a transformation journey that continues to this day. She lost 70 lbs and has kept it off, since 2017, and shows no signs of stopping. She now has a book out, her own fitness app, and an instagram account that is at 1.7 million. You can find her in magazines, newspapers, podcasts, youtube and many other platforms.

Michelle MacDonald (@yourhealthyhedonista): Michelle has been coaching women since 2012, beginning with athletes getting ready for competition on the natural bodybuilding stage. She also started coaching women who wanted to have a major lifestyle change, working with them in what she terms “transformation groups”. These groups became so successful that Michelle couldn’t keep up with the demand and create a team of coaches for a program called The Wonder Woman, which focuses on women’s health and fitness. Michelle’s most successful client is, of course, her mom, Joan.

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