Kelsey Wells | Stop Measuring Success on the Scales

There are only a handful of trainers who can claim a following like Kelsey Wells. You may even be one of her 2.4 million followers on Instagram. Well this year, Kelsey launched a program on the Sweat app called Redefine Fitness: Strength and Mindfulness. Now I assumed that the program was based on the premise that strength training could be a form of moving meditation, like yoga, because that’s been my own experience of it. But when I spoke to Kelsey while she was in Sydney recently, her explanation took our conversation to a very different place.


In this episode, we talk about the importance of redefining the term ‘fitness’, why ditching the scales was important to her mental health but still allowed her to hit her goals, and how giving up and starting again is an important part of life.


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CREDITS:

This podcast was hosted and produced by WH editor-in-chief Lizza Gebilagin with additional sound editing by Abby Williams.


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