The Fit Writer

The Fit Writer
A Certified Personal Trainer, blogger, writer, and small business owner shares her thoughts, opinions, and knowledge about fitness, nutrition, mental health, and everything in between. Support this podcast:

Toxic Positivity + Why It’s Bad
Jul 31 • 21 min
If you’ve never heard of toxic positivity, I am explaining what it is and why it is bad to always say things like, “stay positive,” “it could be worse!” or “positive vibes ONLY.” Website: Instagram:…
To Calorie Count or Not To Calorie Count?
Jul 24 • 11 min
Today I’m diving into a question I am asked all the time… do you actually need to calorie count to reach your goals? While calorie counting is beneficial for some people, it might not be for others! I break it down in this episode. Website:…
My Experience Weaning Off Of Anti-Depressants
Jul 16 • 16 min
Today I am sharing my personal experience of weaning off of my anti-depressant and birth control. I decided to share this because when I was doing research about what to expect, I didn’t find much! DISCLAIMER: I am not a medical professional and this…
I Am Anti-MLM. Here’s Why.
Jun 25 • 24 min
Today I’m discussing why I am anti-MLM. This isn’t just me hating- I am speaking from experience here as I used to be in an MLM. I also share my experience with being harassed by a group of Monat distributors. LINKS: Website:…
I Don’t Care If My Clients “Cheat”
Jun 22 • 13 min
Why is cheating on diets even a THING?! Today I am discussing why I don’t care if my clients treat themselves, and why I REALLY hate it when people say that they “cheated on their diet.” LINKS: Website: Fitness + Nutrition…
UNSCRIPTED: A Statement from The Fit Writer about BLM and Racial Inequality
Jun 22 • 22 min
Today I am discussing my stance on the racial inequality and injustice that we are seeing RIGHT NOW in the United States. My bottom line: I believe that Black lives matter and have committed myself to stand up against racism by educating myself, my…
Mental Health Timeout
Jun 3 • 8 min
Welcome to Season 5! I am back after taking a mental health timeout. Here is WHY it is important to take some time to focus on your mental health… and also what you can look forward to this season! LINKS: Website: Fitness +…
UNSCRIPTED Review of 10 Fad Diets
Apr 13 • 25 min
Today’s episode is different as I review an article about TEN fad diets from the past decade… completely unscripted and without looking at the list first! This idea came about when I was on the Creative Banter Podcast a few weeks ago and my best friend…
What To Do When You Want to Eat All the Quarantine Snackies
Apr 6 • 11 min
It can be tough to be home all day surrounded by food! Here are my tips for overcoming the temptation to mindlessly snack all day. It really all boils down to mindfulness and self-discipline, my friends! LINKS: Website Four Free At-Home Workouts Instagram…
When You’re Essential: Taking Care of Yourself
Mar 30 • 15 min
In this episode, I am discussing how essential personnel can take care of themselves (meaning health/fitness) during the COVID-19 pandemic. These people are on the front lines of this pandemic and deserve recognition! The bottom line here: listen to…
Overcoming Mindset Blocks in All Aspects of Life with Hannah Deindorfer
Mar 23 • 33 min
In this episode, I am welcoming Hannah Deindorfer on the podcast! We are discussing mindset and mental blocks that we BOTH see in our own businesses, plus how to overcome them! HANNAH’S LINKS: Instagram Website Facebook Group KAYLA’S LINKS: Website…
2019 Air Force Suicide Statistics
Mar 9 • 32 min
In 2019, the Air Force had 137 “suspected suicides.” Obviously this is an alarming statistic! In this episode, I discuss my personal opinion about what the heck is going on and what can be done about it. LINKS Website Instagram Facebook Group 4 FREE…
Couples Q+A with My Husband!
Mar 2 • 29 min
In today’s episode, my husband Michael and I are answering YOUR questions! We received nearly 20 questions to answer from my listeners so we sat down with our coffee one Sunday morning and answered them together. BONUS: Zeke gives his two cents at the…
Fitness Foundations with Holly (dochollyhealth)
Feb 24 • 29 min
In today’s episode, I am talking with guest Holly from @dochollyhealth all about building a solid foundation in fitness! Holly is a Certified Personal Trainer AND Physical Therapist, so she provides some REALLY good info in this episode! Bonus- she lives…
Diet Talk: The Paleo Diet
Feb 17 • 16 min
In this episode, I am sharing the audio from a live video that I did for The Fit Writer Insiders Facebook group about the Paleo diet. I’ll be discussing what the Paleo diet is, the ideas behind it, pros, cons, and what I personally think about it as a…
Personal Training Is Beneficial For EVERYONE!
Feb 3 • 19 min
In this episode, I discuss why personal training is beneficial for everyone! If I had a nickel for every time someone told me no to a FREE personal training session or consultation because “they don’t need a personal trainer because they don’t need to…
Overcoming the Dreaded Weight Loss Plateau
Jan 27 • 11 min
Discussing exactly what a weight loss plateau is and how to overcome one! Of course, if you have tried everything and you are still not seeing progress, it is best to speak to a medical professional because it could mean that there is an underlying…
Jan 20 • 14 min
In today’s episode, I discuss “cheat” meals/days and being balanced in the realm of dieting. Enjoy! LINKS: Apply here for my Healthy Mind, Healthy Body 12-week Life Transformation: Website:…
Creating a PLAN for Your Goals!
Jan 6 • 11 min
Welcome to 2020! In this episode, we are talking about how to set goals and actually achieve them. It is all about creating a plan and sticking to it! Here are the things I consider when I am setting a goal for myself. TRAIN WITH ME IN 2020:…
I Quit My Corporate Gym Job!
Dec 30, 2019 • 25 min
I QUIT MY JOB TO FOLLOW MY DREAMS! Ever since I worked at Anytime Fitness back in 2015-2017, I’ve wanted to be a small business owner. Certain events have led me to quit my most recent corporate gym job, and I am sharing some of those events with you in…
About Creating Boundaries
Dec 12, 2019 • 9 min
In this short but helpful episode, I discuss how I have created boundaries to take care of my mental health and avoid burnout. Find my blog at —- Send in a voice message: Support this…
Staying Balanced During the Holidays with Corinne Blackmon
Dec 4, 2019 • 36 min
In this episode, I sit down with Corinne Blackmon to discuss the holidays and FOOD! Corinne is the founder and owner of Girls Got Goals where she helps women lose fat, gain confidence, embrace the scale, and redefine their relationship with food with her…
Strength Training + Why You Should Do It
Sep 26, 2019 • 13 min
8 reasons why you need to add strength training to your workout EVEN IF your goal is to lose weight. See my last blog post here: and follow me on IG at! —- Send in a voice message:…
Hello from South Florida!
Sep 16, 2019 • 13 min
Welcome to season 3! I am just here to update you all on my move and how life is going. I took a little break but now I am back!! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
How to Break a Bad Habit
Jul 19, 2019 • 14 min
Tips about how to break a bad habit! Blog: Insta: Facebook: —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Frequently Asked Fitness Questions
Jun 3, 2019 • 19 min
I answer the top ten most common #fitness questions I get as a Certified Personal Trainer. Find me on my blog at —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Mental Health Conversations Series • Feat Aisha Thomas
Apr 4, 2019 • 47 min
A conversation between me and Aisha Thomas about mental health, especially mental health in young people! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Adjustment Disorder
Mar 13, 2019 • 33 min
What is an Adjustment Disorder? I am here to break it down for you and tell you about my experience with it! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
How Fitness + Mental Health Go Together For ME
Feb 27, 2019 • 21 min
How fitness impacts my mental health and vice versa! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Jillian Michaels vs CrossFit
Feb 20, 2019 • 23 min
My opinion about Jillian Michaels and what she said about CrossFit, as a CPT and CrossFit noob myself 🏋🏼‍♀️ —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
“You’re Too Pretty to Be Depressed” and Other Ridiculousness
Feb 13, 2019 • 22 min
Going over some of the things people have told me when they find out about my mental illnesses! To include the dreaded “you should do yoga” and “just let it go.” I am not Queen Elsa, thanks! 😉 —- Send in a voice message:…
Gym Etiquette
Jan 30, 2019 • 21 min
The do’s and do nots of gym life! I don’t nitpick when it comes to gym etiquette, so hopefully these things are common sense! Above all, just be nice! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Mental Health Conversations Series • Feat Harlee Keller
Jan 16, 2019 • 34 min
The very FIRST episode in my new series, Mental Health Conversations. My best friend Harlee is here to talk all about mental health with me! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Jan 2, 2019 • 40 min
I talk about my journey of taking anti-depressants, including my fears, thoughts, and the dreaded side effects. —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
My Health Journey
Dec 19, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode, I share my very own journey to health with you! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Why I Talk Openly About Mental Health
Dec 12, 2018 • 15 min
Just a few reasons why I talk openly about mental health and my mental illnesses! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:
Seven Tips for Getting Healthy
Dec 5, 2018 • 20 min
A Certified Personal Trainer’s advice for people who want to get healthy! Follow me at the and on the IG! —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
My Experience as a CPT + Advice for Future Trainers
Nov 28, 2018 • 25 min
All about my experiences as a personal trainer: the good, the bad, and the ugly. PLUS: my advice for future certified personal trainers. —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast:…
Introduction | The Fit Writer
Nov 25, 2018 • 6 min
Who am I? Why am I called the Fit Writer? What will this podcast be about? —- Send in a voice message: Support this podcast: