SISTERHOOD OF SWEAT - Motivation, Inspiration, Health, Wealth, Fitness, Authenticity, Confidence and Empowerment

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Welcome to the Sisterhood of S.W.E.A.T where we will approach the difficult topics of life, have inspiring guests, and bring empowerment to all. This community is a place where we can be who we are instead of who others want us to be.

Dec 31, 2017

I so enjoyed having Dr. Lori Shemek on The Sisterhood of SWEAT podcast! She is so lovely to work with. I just loved talking with her and learning how to decrease FatFlammation.

Dr. Lori Shemek's books are "How to Fight FatFlammation" and "Fire Up Your Fat burn"

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Lori Shemek, Ph.D. is a leading fat cell researcher, health expert, weight loss expert, keynote speaker and recognized authority on inflammation and its role in weight loss, preventing disease and optimizing health. Dr. Shemek is the bestselling author of ‘How To Fight FATflammation!’ (HarperCollins) and the bestselling author of “Fire-Up Your Fat Burn!’  


Dr. Lori Shemek, a health expert for the ABC TV show Good Morning Texas, has been featured on NBC The Doctors TV, CNN, NPR and Fox News, and in Dr. Oz’s Good Life Magazine, Health, Shape, Woman’s Day, Prevention, Redbook, Ladies Home Journal, The Huffington Post and numerous others.


Dr. Shemek is known as “The Inflammation Terminator” She has made it her mission to help clients lose weight and educate the public on the toxic effects of certain foods and lifestyle choices and how they create inflammation in the body resulting in weight gain and poor health.

The Huffington Post has recognized Dr. Shemek twice as one of the Top Health and Fitness Experts alongside such names as Dr. Oz and David Zinczenko author of ‘Eat This, Not That’ and the Huffington Post has also recognized her as one of the Top Diet and Nutrition Experts.

Dr. Shemek holds a Doctorate in Psychology; she is a Certified Nutritional Consultant and a Certified Life Coach.

Keynote Speaker: U.S. Army – Ft. Sam Houston, Joel Osteen/Lakewood Church,  92Y Kaufmann Symphony Hall, Global Health Summit - 2013, 2014, 2015, Osteoporosis Society, Weekly Fitness Challenge - Multi-State Tour; Chicago School Districts including many others.

  • If you are overweight your fat cells are inflamed.
  • There are two types of inflammation: acute and silent.
  • Symptoms or indicators of silent or low-level inflammation.
  • When the mitochondria in your cells aren’t functioning optimally, your metabolism runs less efficiently.
  • Fat is your largest endocrine organ.
  • Supplementation that can decrease inflammation.
  • Foods that can help reduce inflammation.
  • Why not all calories are created equal and you don't need to count them.
  • Foods that can help reduce inflammation.
  • Eat fat to lose fat.
  • Hidden sugars in your favorite foods that you may think are healthy for example; wheat bread, wheat pasta, and yogurt.
  • Sugar is the #1 inflammatory food.
  • It is important to eliminate sugar to decrease inflammation in the body. 
  • Reducing excess carbohydrate intake can reduce inflammation.
  • Increasing veggies and leafy greens helps to increase your mitochondria and reverse cell inflammation.
  • When you eat healthy fats you are increasing Ghrelin (The hunger hormone) and increasing Leptin (Saiety hormone).
  • Some recent research shows that canola oil may be associated with alzheimer's disease.
  • Why it's important to eat grass fed beef, wild fish, and free range/pasture raised chicken. 
  • MCT oil and it's benefits.(Brain Octane from Bulletproof brand)
  • Over 40 you need to boost your metabolism effectively and you need to gain muscle mass.
  • HIT training and strength training is the ultimate cocktail for losing weight and maintaining muscle mass.
  • Adequate protein in your diet to maintain muscle mass is key.

Dr. Lori's books are "How to Fight FatFlammation" and "Fire Up Your Fat burn"

Dec 30, 2017

Click the link for Two Free Chapters to Isaiah's new book "The Science of Intelligent Success"

Isaiah Hankel received his doctorate in Anatomy & Cell Biology and is an expert on mental focus, behavioral psychology, and career development. His work has been featured in The Guardian, Fast Company, and Entrepreneur Magazine. Isaiah’s previous book, Black Hole

Focus, was published by Wiley & Sons and was selected as Business Book of the Month in the UK and became a business bestseller internationally.  Isaiah has delivered corporate presentations to over 20,000 people, including over 300 workshops and keynotes worldwide in the past 5 years.

Isaiah is the founder and CEO of Cheeky Scientist, a career training company that specializes in helping PhDs transition into corporate careers; he is also the director of Hankel Leadership. Through these ventures, Isaiah has consulted on career development, employee management, entrepreneurship, focus, and motivation at several Fortune 500 companies. He has been invited to speak at top institutions including Harvard Medical School, Stanford University, Vanderbilt University, University of Chicago, University of Oxford England, the Marie Curie Institute France, and the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Isaiah grew up working on a sheep farm in the Pacific Northwest of the US before going on to get his doctorate. After receiving his doctorate, Isaiah started and successfully exited several other technology-based companies, and then went on to be formally trained in the fields of behavioral economics, behavior psychology, and online marketing. Isaiah’s blue-collar background, white-collar corporate training, and academic credentials allow him to work with a wide range of organizations and connect meaningfully with all types of individuals and institutions.

  • How a wake-up call makes you quickly re-define your life and what actually matters in your life.
  • Defining real success for yourself
  • The distinction between fake and intelligent achievement and how clarity is key.
  • Fake Success is built on a shaky foundation. If you life gets rocked a little bit it falls away.
  • In Real Success you are doing things for the right reasons which puts you more in touch with who you really are.
  • Keeping up with someone else's goals is an example following after fake success.
  • We can be influenced by the goals of others that we surround ourselves with. 
  • It is important to align your goals with who you really are and your true identity.
  • Mental Energy is your most valuable asset, not time, money, or relationships.
  • The Science of dealing with negative and manipulative people.
  • How to understand and identify manipulators in our life.
  • Strategies to keep yourself from distractions and unwanted drama.
  • The Science behind why engaging with negative energy takes your performance levels.
  • Why and how we can set better boundaries 
  • Why you should say always say no first.
  • Why 50 % of your relationships may be fake.
  • How to identify the people that are holding us back in our life and surround ourselves with those who support us.
  • Why its important to set aside time by yourself during your peak mental energy hours.
  • How to fight for, protect, and surround yourself with good mental energy.
  • How and Why you may need to take a relationship fast.
  • When confused about the people you surround yourself with, step away for a bit so you can see your relationships more clearly.
  • Communication and taking responsibility is key in developing good relationships.
  • Sometimes you just need to take a brief time-out when it comes to relationships.
  • Why its so important to seperate yourself from those who drain your mental energy.
  • The positive people generally don't come into your life until the negative ones are gone.
  • Why you should eliminate the people who undermine, constantly cut you down, and ultimately drain your energy.
  • How to take a two-step gut check.
  • How to create a power network.
  • How being with people that give you energy actually help you to create more and be more productive in your life
  • Good competitive energy actually may sharpen you to do better and be better.
  • Why you don't always want to be the smartest person in the room.
  • Why your life is your fault.
  • How to lose the victim mentality.
  • You don't control what happens to you, but you can control how you respond to it.
Dec 26, 2017


Ross Pelton is the Natural Pharmacist. He received his BS degree in pharmacy from the U. of Wisconsin.  He also has a Ph.D. in psychology and is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist (CCN). In October 1999, Ross was named as one to the Top 50 Most Influential Pharmacists in America by American Druggist magazine for his work in natural medicine. He is the author of ten books and numerous online health seminars. Ross is currently the Scientific Director for Essential Formulas. The link to his blog and personal WEB site is:

What we discussed in this episode:

  • Dr. Ross discusses his recommendation for daily supplements. 
  • The liver is the organ of detoxification
  • Telomeres protect your chromozones and DNA.
  • Telomere length represents our biological age as opposed to our chronological age.
  • The higher your glutathione levels the slower the shortening of your telomeres.
  • Elevating glutathione levels is great for anti-aging and detoxification.
  • The supplement of RegActiv helps to elevate glutithione and detoxify the liver..
  • Your diet is critical to your health.
  • Know what your eating. Is it loaded with GMO's? 
  • Make sure your meat is pasture raised and pasture finished, otherwise you may be eating meat that has GMO's, because they were fed corn at the end. Eighty eight percent of our corn is genetically modified.
  • Dr. Ross recommended reading "The Plant Paradox'
  • If you have bodyfat, you can count on the fact that you have  inflammation.
  • The number one thing for healthy aging is maintaining your muscle mass to prevent sarcopenia. 
  • Reduce inflammation with Omega 3's, increasing your muscle mass,
  • A vitamin D defienciency can upset your sleep cycle
  • Test your fasting blood sugar to know where you fall individually on with your blood sugar levels. Test your blood sugar also to test your reaction to various carbohydrates.
  • Gerson Therapies for cancer and accelerating detoxification.
  • Tips to stay healthy and why you should cut out sugar at the holidays.


Dec 8, 2017

Andrea Beaman is a Natural Foods Chef, health educator, thyroid expert, holistic health coach and herbalist, dedicated to alternative healing, and sustainable eating and living.


Andrea was a featured contestant on Bravo’s Top Chef. She is a regularly featured expert on CBS News, and hosted the Award Nominated, Fed UP! A cooking show that educates viewers how to cook for, and cure, their bodily ailments.      


Andrea is recognized as one of the top 100 Most Influential People in Health and Fitness, received the Award For Excellence in Health Supportive Food Education from the Natural Gourmet Institute for Food and Health, as well the Health Leadership Award from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition.


As a keynote speaker and teacher, Andrea inspires audiences to take action on their health. She teaches engaging cooking demos and health programs to students and clients through live conferences, schools, and online programs, reaching vast audiences around the world.   

Andrea is the author of The Whole Truth – How I Naturally Reclaimed My Health, and You Can Too! and The Eating and Recipe Guide – Better Food, Better Health, and Health is Wealth – Make a Delicious Investment in You! And, Happy Healthy Thyroid The Essential 

  • Why my Las Vegas Uber driver should be a health coach
  • How to experience the holidays the same without an overdose of sugar.
  • Nourish your soul with connecting with others.
  • Engage your senses with the scents of the holiday.
  • Your sense of smell is connected to your memory.
  • Fill yourself up with all of the wonderful experiences of the holidays.
  • In the fast-food lane you don't know what your getting.
  • Nobody needs a crap sandwich. 
  • Cook your food at home so you know what your getting.
  • Great wintertime workouts
  • Medicinal aspects of alcohol.
  • Types of alcohol to have at special occasions.
  • Why casinos don't have windows.
  • My experience with Dr.Fred Pescatore's detox. The A-List Diet
  • Andrea's take on the importance fasting and detoxing that has been done for centuries.