Episode 10: Kathy Smith On Fitness, Family And BLT’s

“Each One Of Us Has Majesty Within Us” Kathy Smith

Recorded a week before Kathy left for Rio Brazil to cheer and support her daughter Kate Grace in the Olympics, Kathy and I sat down to talk about her past, her present and her magnificent future both inside and out of the fitness industry. Side note Grace made it to the Olympic finals while also running a personal best. 
Kathy shares how that at a very early age she lost both her parents. It was this tragedy that propelled her into running, and she shares how movement also helped her heal through this challenging time.

We go back into where her fitness career began: hint – album cover to the left and how she is always learning, evolving and reinventing both her career and life’s journey.

As with all my guests, Kathy reveals how important her morning rituals are. She shares how she spends her mornings and reveals her favorite B.L.T (no it is not what you are hoping it is – it’s better)

Kathy discusses the power of intuition and shares how she manages to stay in the present so that she can hear the whispers from the world. This is where she can be open and available to the new opportunities all around her. Kathy reminds us the importance of not taking anything personally and shares that she too has to work hard to remember this lesson.

I love that at about 30 minutes in Kathy begins to dive into the good stuff and shares her continuing journey to create a life of meaning and purpose, she also shares this wonderful quote that I promised to put into the show notes.

Quote by Thomas Cooley: “I am not who you think I am; I am not who I think I am; I am who you think I am”

Kathy talks about the power of gratitude and how she finds time to marvel in the smallest of moments and finds the extra-ordinary in the seemingly ordinary of days.

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More about Kathy

Kathy Smith, New York Times bestselling author, has stood at the forefront of the fitness and health industries for over 30 years. She has sold more than 20 million exercise DVDs, and she has been featured on countless media outlets, including The Today Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View and Good Morning America.
They call Kathy Smith “A Fitness Revolutionary” for a reason. Several, actually…
Her new podcast, On Health: The Art Of Living ranked as the #18 podcast on iTunes’ overall New and Noteworthy list, and the #12 best show in Fitness & Nutrition. Its radio-on-demand format highlights the latest research and information on how to lead a healthier lifestyle, break bad habits and instill positive new behaviors in order to have a fit body and fit brain!
With a passion for providing healthy food on a budget, Kathy recently released a protein powder, Kathy Smith Wellness, a formula that is clean, natural, and delicious.
And, Kathy developed a 90-day weight loss app, ReShape. This wellness program offers downloadable workouts, food plans, shopping lists, hundreds of recipes, and is topped off with BrainTap, a brain-based approach to enhancing focus and relaxation.
As a sought-out educational and motivational speaker, Smith has appeared at events for the American Heart Association, American Diabetes Association, Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles, and is currently touring nationally with her presentation “The Stress Solution: Train Your Body, Train Your Brain.” She recently gave the keynote address at Edward Jones’ annual Managing Partners Conference in Phoenix and St. Louis.
Ageless Energy, Smith’s latest TV special, aired nationally on PBS. With her “Four Pillars of Fitness Success at Any Age,” she inspired viewers to shift their perspectives on fitness with a series of tools for boosting energy, stamina, strength and vitality.
She’s the mother of two daughters, Kate and Perrie, and when she’s not on the road, Kathy can usually be found hiking or skiing in the mountains of Park City, Utah.

Mentioned In The Show

International Council On Active Aging

The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz

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