Welcome to USANA’s podcast series focusing on health, fitness, and an active lifestyle. Let’s Go! with USANA explores the benefits of living an empowering life—even if you’re just getting started.
Hosted by Ben Raskin, Let’s Go! is all about helping people stay motivated to make positive life changes and feel supported in living a healthy, energetic lifestyle. A special guest joins each episode to talk about nutrition, the importance of exercise, setting goals, keeping a positive mindset, and more.
“It’s like there’s this nagging little friend inside your head that keeps pushing you down and, worst of all, you keep coming back for more.”
Tessa Romero is a life and fitness coach and an expert on mind-body alignment. A busy mother of two, she encourages women to quit self-doubting and become your own best friend. Tessa offers her insights on silencing the self-criticism by focusing on small, obtainable goals. Hear her tools to help you take control of your life and achieve your new, healthy goals.
“Don’t beat yourself up! Too often people get into the mindset of all or nothing. And if they mess up, they write it off as a complete failure. If you’re struggling with a new lifestyle change, you might be taking on too much.”
Shelli Baxter, USANA’s executive director of global nutrition, joins the show to share her tips for overcoming the roadblocks many face when starting a healthy journey. She’s a big proponent of making small, consistent changes and a champion for encouraging people to push through the first phase of a new routine. All diets can be challenging in the beginning, but Shelli has the expertise to help all of us start, follow, and maintain a smart diet plan.
“A good diet is the best way to support your gut health. Take time to look at what you’re eating and make better, more conscious food decisions. What’s good for you is also really good for your microbiome.”
–Dr. Rachel Brewer
Dr. Rachel Brewer is the director of new product research at USANA. She’s a laboratory-trained scientist with a focus in molecular biology and nutrition. Rachel shares her knowledge of the microbiome and why it’s essential for good digestive health. You have a front row seat to learn the steps you need to take to protect your gut and support a whole-body lifestyle.
“Taking time for ourselves can be one of the easiest things we can do. Pause, take a deep breathe, and reflect on your life. This creates a sense of release and reprieve from the world.”
Amy Zirneklis is a certified mindfulness instructor and a proponent of incorporating self-reflection into your life. She teaches techniques to achieve a mindset focused on relaxation by deliberately paying attention to thoughts and sensations—without judgment. Amy will discuss the importance of self-reflection and why a positive attitude and self-love are important for your overall health. She’s explored the benefits of taking time for yourself and how these moments of reflection become the foundation of a happy life.
“Let’s talk about really being present with your food. Are you enjoying what you’re eating? Do you even know why you’re eating it? Let’s really discuss why we’re eating what we’re eating.”
Shelli Baxter is USANA’s executive director of global nutrition and a whiz for helping people get the most out of what they eat. She’ll share her expertise in creating a meal plan that is not only healthy, but something you actually want to eat. You’ll discover Shelli’s favorite foods for good health, how to be kinder to yourself, and tips to make small changes for noticeable results.
“Pressure is a privilege. It means you care about what you’re doing and have the will to never stop, no matter what.”
Priscilla Loomis is a track and field all-star for Antigua and Barbuda specializing in the high jump. She is passionate about encouraging others to follow their dreams and strives to be a role model for anyone who has faced adversities and roadblocks. In her pursuit of gold, Priscilla shares her secrets for staying focused, overcoming setbacks, committing herself to a dream, and still having fun along the way.