This summer has been full of hot weather and even hotter CVG releases. From the Metamorphosis collection to the upcoming Mythology collection, there is a pattern for everyone. It’s been a great summer for the Thick Thighs Save Lives podcast too! Here are our favorites – and yours – from the summer!
#5 – Butt Stuff Is The Key To Life (EP. 129)
Do you do enough butt stuff? That’s what Rachael and Kelsea want to know. Taking care of your glutes isn’t just an aesthetic choice either – your gluteal muscles are a very important muscle group that can really affect how you do some of the most basic things. Listen in to learn the things you should know about the posterior chain, where glute imbalances lie, and how to know if you’re struggling with this muscle group.
#4 – Your Body Needs A Rest Too (EP. 120)
What is deloading? And do you need to do it? In this episode, Rachael and Kelsea discuss deload weeks – what you’re supposed to do during them and signs that you might be in need of one. Listen in to hear what they have to say about what deloading weeks are for and why you really do need them, especially as you become a more advanced athlete.
#3 – Push Ups – Get Off Your Knees (EP. 126)
Why should you get off your knees? In this episode, Rachael and Kelsea discuss push-ups – how you should do them, how you can modify them, and why you need to get off your knees while you do them. Listen in to hear about how to correct faults in push-up positioning, how to modify push-ups correctly, and how to have fun with your push-ups while using quality mechanics.
#2 – Strong Like B*tch That Fights Bears (EP. 125)
How do we not only appreciate our own bodies instead of bashing them, but also teach the next generation to do the same? How do the messages in the media and in social media affect those goals? This episode’s guest is Meg Boggs. She’s a mother, wife, content creator, power-lifter, and self-empowerment advocate. Listen in to hear what she has to say about the damaging messages in the health and fitness industry, what role models like Meg means for the new generations, and how listeners can get started on getting more confident and more empowered.
#1 – Creative Positive Self Talk (EP. 127)
Do you ever speak badly about yourself, either in your own head or in front of others? Self-image is important, and negative self-talk isn’t as innocuous as you may think it is. In this episode, Rachael and Kelsea discuss self-image. Listen in to learn about why the stories you tell yourself about yourself matter so much, why you might describe yourself differently in different parts of your life, and why it’s harmful to speak badly about yourself – even if you’re “just joking.”