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181: Reviewing Body Image, CrossFit, Murph, etc with Dr. Megan Cannon Ph.D

Listen to Episode 181 on Body Image with Dr. Megan Cannon Ph.D

Our Regular Sports Psychologist Co-Host, Dr. Megan Cannon, Returns To Discuss Body Image:

 

Megan is our repeat co-host for targeting Body Image, mental health, fitness, and general daily mindset. She talks to our audience about so many high-value topics, with today’s important theme of the female as well as the male, Body Image. Specializing in Sports Psychology, Megan brings a wealth of mindset development and a whole lot more to our show. Listen in while we catch up with Dr. Megan Cannon Ph.D.

Today’s new podcast episode is a newer format we’re testing out with the doc! We’re breaking our one-hour recording sessions up into 30-minute power sessions. Let’s see how you, the listeners, like the performance and knowledge we can cram into 30-minute episodes! Today’s first thirty power session is on the importance of Body Image, I think we definitely got plenty of impact in with this topic, listen in!

 

On This Episode You Will Hear:

  • [00:30] Introduction
  • [08:45] Comparing women’s body image goals vs the means body images.
  • [10:00] Shoutout to Coach Jimmy Hirsch aka JimJom on Instagram. His incorporation of yoga, mindset, meditation and more into his CrossFit training has been impressive!
  • [17:40] How this applies to the CrossFit space and other forms of fitness, strength training lifestyles.
  • [20:10] Prevent your brain from going to the thoughts around what we lack. Reframe around what you can do, what you ARE capable of. Stop focusing on the thought of, I Can’t Do This or I Can’t Do That.
  • [27:00] Talking current body types relating to the powerlifting and the Olympic Lifting spaces.
  • [27:40] Anybody that is challenging their body to get outside of its comfort zone… it’s just admirable.
  • [31:20] Final Words

 

Anybody that is challenging their body to get outside of its comfort zone… it’s just admirable. – Dr. Megan Cannon Ph.D.

 

 

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Final Words:

  1. Focus on and give your body credit for what it CAN do.
  2. Be aware of the filters that are on, the messages that are being sent. Be a more educated consumer. Choose the messages that ultimately lead to those positive thoughts.

 

Action Steps:

Follow Dr. Megan on Instagram after Listening to Episode 181 on Body Image

About the author, Scott

Host of the LIVETHEFUEL Podcast | Public Speaker | Sales & Marketing Professional | Coach | Traveler | Consultant | Health Educator | Former Firefighter

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